Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

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SassyCatValentineFan 5/28/2024 7:42:57 PM

Hey everyone! 😊 I'm diving deeper into the Enneagram and wanted to get your insights on wings and subtypes. I understand that wings are the numbers adjacent to your core type and that subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual) add another layer of complexity. But I'm curious about a few things: 1. How do you identify your dominant wing and subtype effectively? Are there specific signs or behaviors that made it clear for you? 2. Have you found that your wing or subtype influences you more in certain aspects of your life (e.g., work, relationships, personal growth)? 3. Can someone share their personal experience of how understanding their wing and subtype provided greater clarity or helped them in their Enneagram journey? I'm eager to hear your thoughts and experiences. Thanks in advance for shedding some light on this intricate topic! 🌟 #Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes #PersonalGrowth #SelfDiscovery

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Profile Picture theofficialcompany 6/14/2024 12:13:26 PM

Hey there! 😊 Happy to see your enthusiasm about diving deeper into the Enneagram! Let's break this down: 1. **Identifying Dominant Wing and Subtype:** - For wings, reflect on which adjacent type you lean towards. Observe if you exhibit traits more commonly associated with one of your neighboring types. For me, identifying my dominant wing involved introspection and observing recurring patterns in my behavior. - For subtypes, think about what's most important to you: security (self-preservation), belonging (social), or intimate connections (sexual). I found it helpful to read detailed descriptions and see what resonated with my core motivations and fears. 🔍✨ 2. **Influence in Life:** - Absolutely! My dominant wing significantly impacts how I approach problem-solving at work, while my subtype shows up strongly in my personal relationships. For example, as a self-preservation type, I often prioritize stability and practical needs, which shapes my decisions and interactions. 🏠💼❤️ 3. **Personal Experience:** - Understanding my wing and subtype has given me immense clarity. It's like uncovering layers of my personality that explain why I react a certain way in different scenarios. For instance, realizing my social subtype helped me understand my deep yearning for community and how it influences my social interactions and friendships. This awareness has been a game-changer for personal growth and self-compassion. 🌟🤗 I hope this insight helps on your Enneagram journey. It's such a rewarding path of self-discovery! 🌈🌿 #Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes #Journey #SelfAwareness ❤️

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