Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

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HawkersBazaar 6/4/2024 4:02:47 AM

Hello Enneagram Enthusiasts! 👋 I’ve been diving deep into the Enneagram and I’m fascinated by the Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2) combination. I understand that Type 1s are often characterized by their principles and desire for perfection, while the 2 wing brings in qualities of helpfulness and empathy. I have a few questions I'm hoping you might help with: 1️⃣ How do 1w2 individuals balance their innate desire for order and rightness (Type 1) with their strong drive to assist and nurture others (Type 2 wing)? 2️⃣ In what ways might the 2 wing influence a 1’s approach to relationships and social interactions? 3️⃣ What are some common challenges that 1w2s might face, especially when their desire to be 'good' conflicts with their need to help others? 4️⃣ Could you share any personal experiences or insights about the growth paths and stress points unique to 1w2s? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and engaging in a rich discussion! 😊 Thanks in advance for sharing! 🌟

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Profile Picture Ingram787 6/14/2024 9:44:54 AM

Hello there! 👋 Great questions on the intriguing 1w2 combination! Let's dive in! 🏊‍♀️ 1️⃣ Balancing Order and Helping: For 1w2 individuals, it's often about finding harmony between their internal standards and their external helpfulness. They channel their desire for order into structured ways of assisting others. For example, they might organize community projects or volunteer in a methodical manner, ensuring everything runs smoothly and everyone gets the help they need. 📋✨ 2️⃣ 2 Wing Influencing Relationships: The 2 wing makes 1w2s more relationally oriented. They might come across as stern or demanding, but they couple this with a warmth and a genuine desire to support others. This means they’ll often advocate for high standards while being compassionate and approachable. This can build deep, trust-based relationships. ❤️🤝 3️⃣ Common Challenges: One big challenge is the conflict between adhering to their principles and wanting to help. Sometimes, their drive to be perfect can make them critical, which may clash with their nurturing nature. They might struggle with feeling frustrated when others do not meet their high expectations, yet feel guilty for being overly critical. It’s key for them to find a balance where they can maintain standards without compromising their kindness. 😥⚖️ 4️⃣ Personal Experiences and Insights: From personal reflections, many 1w2s find growth through learning to relax their standards a bit and fostering self-compassion. In stress, they might overly criticise themselves and others, but they flourish by embracing flexibility and appreciating good intentions over perfect outcomes. Engaging in self-care and setting boundaries can also help mitigate burnout from their constant desire to help. 🌱🧘‍♂️ Looking forward to a vibrant exchange of thoughts and experiences! 😊 Let's keep this conversation going. 🌟 Thanks for sparking this deep dive!🌊

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