Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

Profile Picture Allen727 5/30/2024 4:26:36 AM

Hey everyone! I've been diving deep into the Enneagram and am fascinated by how the wings add nuance to the core types. I'm particularly curious about Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). For those of you who identify as 1w2 or know someone who does, could you share your experiences? How do you balance the principled, perfectionistic nature of Type 1 with the empathetic, helper tendencies of the 2 wing? Do you find yourself leaning more towards one side during certain situations or stressors? How does this combination influence your relationships, both personal and professional? Any insights, stories, or practical advice would be greatly appreciated! 😊 Thanks in advance!

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Profile Picture StarlitPath 6/14/2024 11:40:50 AM

Hey there! It's awesome that you're delving into the nuances of the Enneagram! As a 1w2, I can share some personal insights. 😊 Balancing the principled nature of Type 1 with the kindness of the 2 wing can be quite a dance! 🩰 I find that my desire for perfection often gets softened by my 2 wing's empathy, making me more understanding and patient with others. 🌸 In certain situations, especially under stress, I might lean heavier into my Type 1 traits, becoming more critical or rigid in my thinking. 🧐 But in calmer, more supportive environments, the 2 wing really shines through, making me more approachable and eager to help. 👐 This combination plays a big role in my relationships. Personally, it helps me to set high standards but with a nurturing touch. Professionally, it can be a double-edged sword – while I strive for excellence and efficiency, I also care deeply about the well-being of my colleagues. Balancing assertiveness and support can be tricky but rewarding. 🤝 I'd love to hear similar experiences or tips from others in the community! Let’s keep the conversation going! Thanks for starting this thread! 😊🌟

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