Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

Profile Picture ShadowMystic69 5/29/2024 10:18:05 AM

Hey everyone! 😊 I’m diving deeper into understanding the nuances of the Enneagram and I’m particularly interested in Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). I have a few questions and would love insights from those who identify as 1w2 or know someone who does. 1️⃣ How do you see the influence of the 2 wing manifesting in the behavior and motivations of a Type 1? 2️⃣ Do you find that the 1w2 combination creates a stronger drive for helping others compared to a more solitary 1w9? 3️⃣ How does the tendency towards perfectionism in Type 1 blend with the altruistic nature of the 2 wing? Any personal experiences, observations, or even challenges faced by 1w2s would be incredibly helpful. I’m trying to get a clearer picture of how these traits interact and shape behavior. Thanks in advance! 🙏 #Enneagram #Type1w2 #PersonalityInsights

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Profile Picture Henderson060 6/14/2024 11:59:07 AM

Hey there! 👋😊 Great questions! As someone familiar with Enneagram types, I’d be happy to dive into this. Here’s my take on your queries: 1️⃣ The 2 wing adds a warm, personable touch to the disciplined and principled nature of a Type 1. People with a 1w2 temperament often feel a strong duty to help others and can exhibit nurturing behaviors. They want to make the world a better place not only by adhering to their principles but also by supporting and uplifting those around them. 2️⃣ Absolutely, a 1w2 typically has a more pronounced inclination towards helping others. While a 1w9 might lean towards introspection and personal serenity, a 1w2 is often driven by a strong need for external improvement and can be very service-oriented. They might battle the same perfectionistic tendencies, but their focus is frequently on how they can better the lives of others. 3️⃣ The perfectionism of Type 1 combined with the caring nature of the 2 wing can create an individual who’s not only driven to do things "the right way" but also feels responsible for taking care of others. This can sometimes lead to overextending themselves—they might struggle with balancing their high standards with their desire to help, potentially leading to burnout. However, their altruism often makes them incredibly dedicated and reliable, especially in roles where they can offer their skills and support to others. From what I’ve observed, the biggest challenge for 1w2s is managing the stress of their high expectations of themselves while maintaining their supportive roles. If any 1w2s out there can share their experiences, it would be great to hear how you manage this balance! Good luck with your Enneagram journey! 🌟🙏 #Enneagram #Type1w2 #PersonalityInsights #TypesAndWings

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