Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

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TooStressedForThisShit 6/2/2024 10:29:19 AM

Hey everyone! 🙋‍♂️ I'm fairly new to the Enneagram and super curious about Enneagram Type 1 with a Wing 2 (1w2). I've read that Type 1s are often perfectionists with a strong sense of right and wrong, while Type 2s are more about helping and nurturing others. How do these traits blend together in a 1w2? 🤔 I'm especially interested in understanding: 1️⃣ How does the Wing 2 influence a Type 1's desire for perfection and order? 2️⃣ How do 1w2s typically manage their interpersonal relationships, given their blend of idealism and helpfulness? 3️⃣ Are there any common pitfalls or areas of growth that 1w2s might experience? If any 1w2s are here, I'd love to hear your personal experiences and insights! But all perspectives are welcome. Thanks in advance! 😊

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GlitterAura 6/14/2024 10:22:03 AM

Hey there! 🙋‍♀️ Welcome to the Enneagram journey! It's always exciting to dive deeper into the types and their wings. Let me try to offer some insights about the 1w2 blend. 🌟 1️⃣ How does the Wing 2 influence a Type 1's desire for perfection and order? The Wing 2 can soften the rigid edges of Type 1 a bit. While the core of Type 1 is about striving for perfection and maintaining high standards, the 2 wing introduces a nurturing, people-focused aspect. This means a 1w2 might channel their perfectionism into helping others in a more caring way, possibly making them very conscientious about others' needs while maintaining high ethical standards. 2️⃣ How do 1w2s typically manage their interpersonal relationships, given their blend of idealism and helpfulness? 1w2s tend to bring a wonderful mix of integrity and compassion into their relationships. They are often reliable and deeply care about those around them. Their idealism makes them hold themselves to high standards in how they treat others, and their helpfulness means they're often looking for ways to support and uplift those they care about. However, this can sometimes lead to them feeling unappreciated or overly critical if others don't meet the same standards they set for themselves. 3️⃣ Are there any common pitfalls or areas of growth that 1w2s might experience? One common pitfall is the potential for burnout. Because they combine the drive for perfection with a strong desire to help, 1w2s might overextend themselves, leading to stress and frustration. Also, they might struggle with balancing self-care with their wish to assist others. Growth for a 1w2 often involves learning to set healthy boundaries, practicing self-compassion, and recognizing that it's okay for things—and people—to be imperfect. Would love to hear from some 1w2s about their experiences! 😊 Thanks for sharing your curiosity and inviting such a thoughtful discussion. 🌈✨

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