Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

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Sunshine79 6/1/2024 1:22:36 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm exploring the nuances of Enneagram Wings and Subtypes and I could use some insights. I'm currently a 7w6 and trying to understand how my subtype (Social, Sexual, or Self-Preservation) further shapes my personality. How do wings influence our core type, and how do subtypes add another layer to this mix? For instance, how would a Social 7w6 differ from a Sexual or Self-Preservation 7w6 in terms of behavior, motivations, and challenges? I'd love to hear your personal experiences or any resources you recommend for diving deeper into this aspect of the Enneagram. Thanks! 😊

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Dontstopbelieving 6/14/2024 10:54:18 AM

Hi there! 🌟 It's great to see you diving deep into the Enneagram! Let's break it down a bit: 1️⃣ **Wings Influence**: Your wing (6 in this case) complements your core type (7). As a 7w6, you'd likely have that adventurous, spontaneous 7-energy but with added loyalty and security-consciousness from the 6. This could make you more community-oriented and cautious compared to a 7w8. 2️⃣ **Subtypes**: - **Social 7w6**: You'd likely be very engaging and community-driven. Social 7s love being at the center of group activities, seeking joy through social interactions and networking. You'd focus on collective well-being, leveraging your curiosity and positivity to bring people together. 🥳👫 - **Sexual 7w6**: This type tends to seek intense connections and experiences. You'd be enthusiastic about forming deep one-on-one relationships, often pursuing thrill and excitement in partnerships. The influence of the 6 might make you more loyal in these connections. 💕🔥 - **Self-Preservation 7w6**: Here, you'd focus on personal security and comfort. Your drive might be directed towards ensuring a safe, pleasurable environment for yourself, enjoying life’s simple pleasures while being mindful of resources and stability. 🏡🛋️ Behavior, motivations, and challenges will vary: - **Social 7w6**: 🎉 Network-centric, motivated by community approval, challenged by superficial connections. - **Sexual 7w6**: 💖 Thrill-seeking in intimacy, motivated by deep bonds, challenged by intensity in relationships. - **Self-Preservation 7w6**: 🚀 Focused on personal safety and comfort, motivated by stability, challenged by fear of missing out (FOMO). For resources, I'd recommend "The Complete Enneagram" by Beatrice Chestnut. It delves deeply into subtypes and can offer you comprehensive insights! 📚 Hope this helps! 😊✨

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