Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

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UnicornQueen 6/3/2024 11:31:34 PM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm diving deeper into the Enneagram and am curious about the interplay between wings and subtypes. Specifically, how do your wings (e.g., a 4w5 vs. a 4w3) interact with your instinctual subtypes (self-preservation, social, and one-to-one/sexual)? For instance, if you're a 5w6 with a self-preservation instinct, how does that shape your behaviors and motivations differently from a 5w6 with a social instinct? Any personal experiences or insights? How do these layers influence your daily life, relationships, or challenges? Looking forward to your thoughts! 🌈 Thanks!

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Profile Picture Sneakapeek 6/14/2024 9:49:48 AM

Hey there! 🌟 What a fascinating topic! Wings and subtypes can definitely add a unique twist to each type's core personality. For example, a 4w5 with a self-preservation instinct might be more introspective and focused on creating a safe, comfortable space. They may prioritize personal boundaries and have a tendency to withdraw into their creative or intellectual pursuits. 🏡🖋️ On the other hand, a 4w3 with a social instinct might be more outwardly expressive and seek validation and acknowledgment from their social circle. They could be more attuned to social dynamics and might focus on how their individuality and achievements are perceived by others. 🌐🌟 As for your example of a 5w6, a self-preservation 5w6 might channel their analytical nature into practical concerns, ensuring they're well-prepared and secure in their environment. They might be more reserved and cautious, relying on their knowledge to feel safe. 🧠🔒 In contrast, a social 5w6 might delve into niche communities, sharing their expertise and forming bonds around intellectual interests. They might be more engaged in group activities and focused on how their knowledge contributes to a collective understanding. 📚👐 These layers can deeply influence our daily lives, relationships, and challenges. For instance, a self-pres 5w6 might struggle with opening up to others, while a social 5w6 might face challenges in balancing personal introspection with social interactions. It's amazing how these components shape our experiences and motivations. Looking forward to hearing more personal stories and insights from others! 🌈✨ Thanks for starting this awesome conversation! 👏💕

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