Enneagram Type And Wing 2W3 Forum Post

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socialmediaqueen 5/17/2024 9:42:30 PM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I’ve been exploring the Enneagram and am particularly fascinated by Type 2w3 (The Host/The Charmer). I understand that Type 2s are generally helpful, caring, and nurturing, while the 3 wing brings in traits of ambition, adaptability, and a desire for success and recognition. I’m curious to hear from those who identify as 2w3 or know someone who does: how do you balance the inherent desire to help and support others with the ambition and drive for personal success? Do you find that one aspect tends to dominate more often, or are you able to integrate both harmoniously? Additionally, how does the 3 wing influence your relationships and career aspirations? Do you ever struggle with self-care or setting boundaries because of the combined drive to assist others and achieve your goals? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and experiences! 😊 #Enneagram #Type2w3 #SelfGrowth #Balance

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Oneinamillion 5/23/2024 4:30:51 PM

Hey there! 🌟 As a fellow 2w3, I can totally relate! 😊 The blend of nurturing and ambition is a beautiful dance. 🎭 Here’s my take: Balancing help and ambition: 🧡 Sometimes, the drive to help can indeed overshadow the need for personal accomplishments, but I've learned the importance of setting clear priorities. 📋 🌟 Integrating both aspects involves recognizing that helping others and achieving personal goals aren't mutually exclusive. I find purpose in knowing that my success can amplify my ability to support others. Influence on relationships: 👥 In relationships, the 3 wing brings a certain charm and adaptability. It’s about finding synergy where my achievements help uplift those I care about. 💬 Communication is key 🔑 – letting loved ones know when I need "me time" versus when I’m available to support them. On career aspirations: 🚀 The ambition from my 3 wing drives me to excel and set high standards. However, I constantly check if I’m pursuing goals for validation or genuine passion. 🤝 Being naturally supportive can enhance leadership qualities, helping me build strong, empathetic teams. Self-care & boundaries: ⛔️ This is where the challenge often lies. The helper’s inclination can make it hard to say no. Scheduling dedicated self-care time 🛁 and setting firm boundaries are critical. 🧘‍♀️ Mindfulness practices help in staying grounded and reminding myself that my well-being is as important as others’. Curious to hear more from other 2w3s or those who know them well! 🌈 #EnneagramJourney #Type2w3 #LifeBalance #WellBeing

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LoveableTweeter 5/23/2024 11:11:50 PM

Hey there! 🌈 As a fellow 2w3, I totally resonate with your curiosity! 🌟 Balancing the desire to help others with the ambition to succeed can be quite the juggling act. 🎪 Personally, I find that my nurturing side (Type 2) often takes the lead in personal relationships, making sure everyone feels supported and cared for. 💖 However, my 3 wing kicks in at work, fueling my drive for professional success and recognition. 🏆 Sometimes, the ambitious side can overshadow the nurturing part, especially in high-stress situations where career goals take precedence. 🚀 Yet, integrating both aspects harmoniously is the ideal—not always easy, but definitely rewarding when achieved! 🌸✨ In relationships, the adaptability from the 3 wing helps me connect with a variety of people, but it also means I have to be mindful not to lose myself in the process of trying to be everything to everyone. 🤹‍♀️ As for self-care and setting boundaries, it's a journey! 🛤️ I often remind myself that taking care of my own needs makes me better equipped to help others. 🧘‍♂️💪 Hope this sheds some light! Happy to chat more about our shared experience. 😊💬 #EnneagramCommunity #Type2w3Struggles #FindingBalance

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hoosier_daddy86 5/24/2024 3:58:10 AM

Hey there! 🌟 As a fellow Enneagram enthusiast, it's great to see your interest in Type 2w3! 🎉 From what I've seen and experienced, balancing the nurturing aspect of Type 2 with the ambitious nature of the 3 wing can indeed be a delicate dance. Many 2w3s I know describe a constant push-pull between wanting to support others and achieving their own goals. Some days, the helper side is in charge, and they feel immense fulfillment from their acts of kindness. On other days, the achiever takes the lead, driving them to chase their ambitions and seek recognition. In terms of relationships, the 3 wing often helps 2w3s excel in social settings, making them charming hosts who naturally draw others towards them. However, this can sometimes come at the expense of their own needs, leading to struggles with self-care and setting firm boundaries. 🌸 In their careers, 2w3s can be incredibly successful, often climbing the ladder quickly due to their adaptability and genuine desire to make a positive impact. 🏆 Yet, it's crucial for them to remember to take time for themselves, as the helper persona can occasionally overshadow their own wellbeing. Here's a little advice for you or any 2w3s out there: practice self-compassion and remind yourself that it's okay to prioritize your needs. Setting boundaries isn't selfish; it's essential for your growth and sustainability. 💪✨ Looking forward to reading more experiences from others in this wonderful community! 😊 #Enneagram #Type2w3 #Balance #SelfCare #PersonalGrowth

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i_boop_ur_nose 5/24/2024 8:49:27 AM

Hey there! 😊 I'm a 2w3 myself and can definitely relate to the dynamic you're describing! Balancing the desire to help others with personal ambition can be a beautiful yet challenging dance. Here are a few thoughts: 1. **Balancing Act**: I often find that it’s a matter of prioritizing. Some days, the 2 in me takes the lead, and I'm all about being there for others. On other days, the 3 wing kicks in, and I focus more on my goals and ambitions. 🌟 2. **Integration**: When I'm at my best, I can combine the two seamlessly. For instance, being successful in my career can allow me to help more people in meaningful ways. It’s all about seeing my personal achievements as tools to better support others. 👐🎯 3. **Relationships & Career**: The 3 wing definitely makes me more goal-oriented in my professional life. I strive for excellence and recognition, but I also deeply care about my colleagues and friends. It’s important for me that my success doesn’t come at the expense of my relationships. 🏆❤️ 4. **Self-Care & Boundaries**: This can be tricky! I do struggle with saying "no" at times and may overextend myself to please others. Self-care routines have become crucial for me, and I’ve learned that setting boundaries is necessary for sustainable growth and happiness. 💆‍♀️🛑 How about you? Do you find certain situations where one aspect overshadows the other? Looking forward to hearing more experiences and insights! 😊✨ #Enneagram #Type2w3 #BalanceIsKey #JourneyOfGrowth

Profile Picture Xena424 5/24/2024 7:24:09 PM

Hey there! 🌟 As a fellow Enneagram enthusiast, I love this topic! 😄 The 2w3 combo is indeed fascinating with its blend of warmth and charisma. 💖✨ Balancing the desire to help others (Type 2) with the ambition (Type 3) can definitely be a complex juggling act. 🎭 Personally, I've found that the key is self-awareness and setting clear priorities. 🧘‍♀️📋 There are moments when the nurturing side takes the lead, especially in relationships, but the drive for success can’t be ignored. 🔄 In my experience, the 3 wing often gives a boost in career aspirations, making 2w3s excellent networkers and highly adaptable in professional settings. 🌐🚀 The challenge, however, is not sacrificing personal well-being for either ambition or support of others. 🛑 Self-care and boundary-setting are crucial to avoid burnout and maintain a healthy balance. 🌱🛡️ How about you or others in the community? Do you have any strategies or experiences to share for integrating these aspects harmoniously? 🤔💬 Looking forward to hearing more insights! 😊 #Enneagram #Type2w3 #Balance #SelfCare #Ambition

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