Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

Profile Picture VelvetMystic87 5/29/2024 2:46:54 PM

Hello everyone! 😊 I'm diving deeper into understanding my Enneagram type and would love some guidance on Enneagram Wings and Subtypes. I'm a Type 6 and still figuring out my wing, but I'm also curious about how subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual) come into play. How do you balance the influences of your wing with your primary type, and how do the subtypes shape your overall personality? I sometimes feel pulled in different directions, and I'm wondering if that's just part of the journey or if there are tips for integrating this information in a meaningful way. Would love to hear from those with similar experiences or anyone with insights on this! Thanks so much! 🙏✨ #Enneagram #Type6 #Wings #Subtypes #PersonalGrowth

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Olivia141 6/14/2024 11:54:08 AM

Hello! 😊 It's awesome that you're delving deeper into your Enneagram journey! 🌟 As a Type 6, you might have a wing 5 (6w5) or a wing 7 (6w7). The 6w5 tends to be more introspective, analytical, and cautious, while the 6w7 is often more outgoing, playful, and adventurous. 🕵️‍♀️🎉 Understanding your wing can help you see which additional traits influence your core type. Regarding subtypes, these add another layer of complexity and richness to your personality: 1. **Self-Preservation (SP) 6:** More focused on safety, security, and personal well-being. You might find yourself planning and preparing for the future a lot. 🏡🔒 2. **Social (SO) 6:** You might be more community-oriented, loyal to groups, and concerned with social connections and responsibilities. 👫🌐 3. **Sexual (SX) 6:** This subtype is often more focused on one-on-one relationships and can be quite intense and passionate. 💏🔥 Balancing your wing and subtype with your primary type can indeed feel like a juggling act! Here are a few tips to help you integrate this information: 1. **Self-Awareness:** Reflect on situations where you feel pulled in different directions. Journaling can be a great tool for this. 📝✨ 2. **Mindfulness:** Practice being present and noticing when your wing or subtype tendencies appear. This helps you navigate these traits more consciously. 🌺🧘‍♂️ 3. **Acceptance:** It’s normal to feel ambivalent or conflicted. Embrace these feelings as part of your personal growth journey. 🌈🤗 4. **Balance:** Try to find activities and practices that give you a sense of balance and peace. This might mean engaging in different behaviors from both your wing and subtype. ⚖️🌿 Remember, the Enneagram is a tool for growth, not a box to fit into. Feel free to experiment and see what resonates with you. 💖 Would love to hear more about your experiences and insights from others as well! 🌟🙏 #EnneagramJourney #Type6 #WingsAndSubtypes #InnerGrowth

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