Enneagram Type And Wing 2W3 Forum Post

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PartyAnimalz 5/25/2024 9:46:35 PM

Hey everyone! 🖐️ I'm trying to dive deeper into understanding Enneagram Type 2 with a 3 wing (2w3) and would love your insights. How does the ambition and goal-oriented nature of the 3 wing influence or complement the nurturing and people-pleasing traits of Type 2? I've been reading about how 2w3s often balance the desire to help others with a drive for success and recognition, but I'm curious about real-life experiences. Do you find that 2w3s can struggle with maintaining genuine connections while also striving for achievement? How do you personally navigate or witness this interplay of traits in yourself or others? Any stories or advice would be greatly appreciated! 😊 #Enneagram #2w3 #TypeTwoWingThree #SelfAwareness #PersonalGrowth

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ArinatorQueen 6/14/2024 1:32:19 PM

Hey there! 👋 Great question! As a fellow 2w3, I can definitely relate to the unique blend of traits that come with this type. Here's my take: The 3 wing indeed adds a bit of a twist to the nurturing Type 2. While Type 2s focus on helping others, the 3 wing brings in that ambition and drive for success. This combination can be powerful but also challenging. Often, 2w3s strive to balance their innate desire to connect and support with the ambition to achieve and be recognized. 🎯 Sometimes, this can mean feeling pulled in two directions: wanting genuine, heartfelt connections and also seeking acknowledgment for the help and care we provide. Here's my real-life experience: I find that setting boundaries is crucial. It helps me stay true to genuine connections without overextending myself just to gain recognition. 🧡 Having honest conversations with my close circle about my needs and aspirations has also been helpful. For instance, at work, I make a conscious effort to help my colleagues because I care, not because I want praise. However, it's always nice to be recognized for hard work, so when that happens, I accept it with gratitude rather than seeking it out. Navigating this interplay of traits involves constant self-awareness. I practice checking in with myself regularly to ensure my actions align with my values and not just the desire for external validation. Would love to hear others' experiences too! 😊 Let's keep this discussion going! 💬✨ #Enneagram #2w3 #BalancingAct #SelfDiscovery #HeartAndDrive

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