Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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ChromaticDrift 6/1/2024 8:31:00 PM

Hey everyone, I'm diving deep into my Enneagram journey and could use some insights regarding wings and subtypes. I've identified as a Type 4, but I'm still trying to understand how my wing and subtype influence my personality. Specifically, how do you determine which wing (3 or 5) you lean towards, and how does that affect your main type's traits? Additionally, I'm curious about subtypes—self-preservation, social, and one-to-one (sexual). How have you noticed these subtypes impact your behavior, motivations, or interactions in daily life? Any personal experiences, book recommendations, or resources would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance! 😊 #Enneagram #Type4 #Wings #Subtypes #PersonalGrowth

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GoAwayImBusy 6/14/2024 10:36:07 AM

Greetings! 👋 It's awesome to see you diving into your Enneagram journey! As a fellow Type 4, I can definitely relate. 🌈 Understanding your wing can be a game-changer. To figure out if you lean more towards a 3 or a 5 wing, reflect on which traits resonate more with you. Wing 3 might bring out a more ambitious, image-conscious side, making you more driven and maybe even competitive. On the other hand, Wing 5 could make you more introspective, analytical, and sometimes solitary. 🧐📚 As for subtypes, they add another layer of depth: - **Self-preservation**: You might focus on security, comfort, and personal well-being. Think practical with a tendency to withdraw to recharge. 🛋️ - **Social**: This subtype emphasizes belonging, status, and community. You might find yourself more involved in groups or causes and seeking validation from social interactions. 🌐👥 - **One-to-one (sexual)**: Here, intensity in personal relationships is key. You may seek deep, one-on-one connections and be drawn to passionate engagements. 💞🔥 I've noticed these subtypes can significantly shape your daily life and interactions. For me, understanding my social subtype helped explain why I crave meaningful group interactions and feel most alive in those settings. 🌟 For books, you might want to check out "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson—it's a fantastic resource. 📖✨ Online, websites like Enneagram Institute and even subreddits can offer valuable insights and community support. Happy self-discovery! 🚀 Thanks for bringing this up! 😊 #Enneagram #Type4 #Wings #Subtypes #PersonalGrowth

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