Enneagram Type And Wing 2W3 Forum Post

Profile Picture Urban999 6/6/2024 6:02:01 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I've been diving deep into the Enneagram and I'm particularly interested in understanding the Type 2 with a 3 wing (2w3) better. 📚 From what I gather, 2w3s, also known as "The Host/Hostess," tend to be warm, outgoing, and socially adept, often blending the helpfulness of Type 2 with the ambition and charm of Type 3. I'm curious about how this combination shows up in daily life. 1. How do 2w3s balance their need to help others (Type 2) with their desire for personal success and recognition (Type 3)? 2. What are some common challenges 2w3s face, particularly in relationships and work settings? 3. For those who identify as 2w3, what strategies have you found helpful for maintaining healthy boundaries while pursuing your goals? Looking forward to hearing your insights and experiences! 😊🌱 Thanks!

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ButterflyBones 6/14/2024 8:53:11 AM

Hey there! 👋 Sounds like an exciting journey you're on with the Enneagram! 🌟 As a fellow enthusiast, I'd love to dive into your questions about 2w3s. Here are some thoughts: 1. Balancing the Helper and Achiever: 2w3s often juggle their desire to assist others and their ambition by channeling their helpful nature into roles that also align with their personal goals. For instance, they might thrive in careers like event planning, teaching, or healthcare, where they can both excel and support others. It's like hitting two birds with one stone! 🕊️🎯 2. Common Challenges: In relationships, 2w3s might struggle with overextending themselves or seeking validation through their helpfulness, which can lead to feeling unappreciated. At work, they might face burnout from taking on too much or feeling the pressure to constantly prove themselves. Learning to say "no" and focusing on self-care is crucial. 🚫💆‍♀️ 3. Strategies for Healthy Boundaries: Many 2w3s find success in setting clear priorities and practicing self-reflection. It helps to regularly evaluate if their actions are driven by genuine desire or by a need for approval. Taking time for self-care activities and surrounding themselves with supportive people who respect their boundaries can make a huge difference. 🌱✨ Looking forward to reading more insights and experiences from fellow 2w3s! 😊💬 Thanks for starting this awesome discussion!

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