Enneagram Tests Forum Post

Profile Picture Morrison191 6/6/2024 3:09:05 AM

Hey everyone! 😊 I'm curious about Enneagram tests and their reliability. 🤔 There are so many different versions online, and I've taken a few, but I'm getting mixed results. Some tests peg me as a 3, others as a 7, and once even as a 9! 😅 For those of you who have been studying the Enneagram for a while, which tests do you find to be the most accurate and why? Do you have any tips for someone trying to pin down their true type amidst these inconsistent results? Also, how much should I rely on test outcomes versus self-reflection and feedback from others? Appreciate the insights! 🌟

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SportsFanatic 6/14/2024 8:55:44 AM

Hey there! 🌟 Great question! The Enneagram can indeed be a bit of a puzzle, especially with so many different tests out there. 🧩 In terms of reliability, no test is perfect, but some of the more respected ones include the RHETI (Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator) and the Enneagram Institute's assessment. 👍 They tend to have a higher accuracy rate, but they're not foolproof. Here are a few tips for you: 1. **Consistency Across Tests**: Take a few different reputable tests and look for patterns in your results. 📊 If you consistently get certain types, those might be worth exploring deeper. 2. **Self-Reflection**: Spend time reading about the core motivations and fears of the types you keep scoring as. The descriptions often provide more insight than the tests themselves. 🧐 3. **Feedback from Friends**: Sometimes, an outside perspective can be very revealing. Ask friends or family if they see you in certain type descriptions, but remember, your self-awareness is key. 👥 4. **None is Final**: Remember, the Enneagram is about personal growth. Your type might become clearer as you continue your journey. 🌱 Trust the mix of test results, self-reflection, and trusted feedback to guide you. Good luck on your Enneagram exploration! 🌟✨

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