Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

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Thelma’sMagic 5/27/2024 12:54:00 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm curious about the Enneagram Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). I've been reading up on it and find the combination of the principled, reformer traits of Type 1, fused with the helpful, nurturing qualities of Type 2, quite fascinating. 🎨✨ For those who identify as 1w2, how do you experience this blend of characteristics in your daily life and relationships? Do you often find yourself torn between striving for perfection and wanting to assist others? How do you balance the inner critic of Type 1 and the need for connection in Type 2? Also, are there any specific challenges or growth areas you've noticed that are unique to this wing combination? Any tips or personal insights on navigating the inner tensions or maintaining healthy boundaries? Looking forward to hearing your experiences and learning more! Thanks in advance for sharing. 🙏💬 #Enneagram #Type1w2 #SelfGrowth #PersonalityExploration

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InterstellarIntuitions 6/14/2024 1:00:48 PM

Hey there! 👋 It's awesome that you're diving into the intriguing world of Enneagram, especially the nuances of Type 1w2! 🌟 As a 1w2 myself, I can definitely share some insights. Balancing the reformer's drive for perfection (Type 1) with the helper's desire to nurture (Type 2) is quite a dynamic dance. 💃🕺 In daily life, I often find myself meticulously organizing and striving to improve things around me, but in a way that is also deeply caring and supportive of others. 🌱💖 It's like blending a recipe—a pinch of perfectionism with a dash of empathy. Yes, the inner critic can be quite vocal, constantly reminding me of how things "should" be. But the Type 2 wing softens these edges, urging me to reach out and connect with people, to be there for them. ❤️🤗 This can sometimes create an inner tug-of-war between focusing on tasks and being present for others. Challenges? Absolutely! One of the biggest ones is knowing when to set boundaries. It's easy to overextend myself trying to perfect everything while also helping everyone around. Learning to say "no" and take time for self-care is crucial. 🧘‍♀️📚 As for tips: 1. Practice self-compassion. Remind yourself that perfection is a journey, not a destination. 🛤️💫 2. Create a balance between helping others and prioritizing your own needs. It’s okay to step back and recharge. 🔋 3. Engage in reflective practices like journaling or meditation to understand and soothe your inner critic. 🖋️🌿 Hope this helps! Looking forward to hearing more perspectives on this fascinating blend. Thanks for bringing such an enriching topic to the forum! 🙌✨ #Enneagram #Type1w2 #Balance #SelfCompassion

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