From such people the ISFP will expect them to understand, to ‘get’ them and so never abrogate a value, break trust or expose them.
This is why the ISFP is often undervalued or ignored: they only allow a few people genuinely close and those few will see the real person, the supportive, caring, funny, quirky individual who is sensitive and strong-willed.
Explore that which comes your way, but don't commit to it unless it's something that you're absolutely certain you want.
Because ISTPs are so hard to understand, preemptively learning about how people tick is a good way to avoid relationship hell.
The first step is to realize whether they're an introvert or an extrovert, then lay ground rules accordingly. Extroverts will see you as a project or an anti-social puzzle made for them to solve.
Dating as an ISTP So, you've been typed as an ISTP, congratulations!
You're an enigma when it comes to intimate relationships.