Enneagram Type And Wing 2W1 Forum Post

Profile Picture Brooke828 5/30/2024 4:56:41 AM

Hello everyone! 🌟 I’ve been diving deep into the world of Enneagram and I’m particularly fascinated by the 2w1 combination. I understand that Type 2 is the "Helper," driven by a desire to assist and connect with others, while the 1 wing ("Perfectionist") brings a touch of idealism and a strong moral compass. I would love to hear from 2w1s or those who know them well: 1. How does the 1 wing influence your helping nature? Is it more about doing the "right thing" when helping? 2. How do you manage the inherent conflict between wanting to assist and the 1's desire for things to be perfect? 3. In what ways do you see the 1 wing shaping your relationships and personal growth? Any insights, experiences, or advice would be greatly appreciated! I'm keen to understand how this unique blend impacts day-to-day life and self-perception. Thank you! 🙏 #Enneagram #Type2w1 #SelfGrowth #PersonalityJourney

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Profile Picture Twilight1997 6/14/2024 11:40:43 AM

Hello there! 🌟 Great questions! As a 2w1, I can definitely share some insights on how the 1 wing impacts the Helper nature. 😊 1. **1 Wing Influence**: The 1 wing definitely adds a layer of responsibility and ethics to our helping nature. It's not just about helping for the sake of it, but doing it in the "right" way. We often feel a strong obligation to assist others in a way that aligns with our values and principles. 🧭 2. **Managing Conflict**: This is a big one! The desire to help combined with the need for perfection can indeed cause internal tension. I find that setting realistic goals and reminding myself that perfection isn't always attainable helps. It's about finding a balance between doing a good job and being kind to myself when things aren't perfect. 🌈 3. **Shaping Relationships**: The 1 wing definitely influences our relationships by adding a layer of high standards and expectations. We can be very supportive and nurturing, but also quite particular about how things should be done. It's a continuous journey of learning to be patient and accepting of others' imperfections as well as our own. 🌱 Overall, being a 2w1 means we aim to serve and connect, but with an eye towards doing so in a way that's ethically sound and well-structured. It can be a rewarding but challenging path! 🌻 Hope this helps shed some light on the 2w1 experience! Feel free to ask more questions if you have any. 🌸 #Enneagram #Type2w1 #Balance #PersonalGrowth

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