Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

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SweetLikeCandyAG 6/9/2024 5:07:13 PM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I’m diving deeper into the Enneagram and would love to hear your insights on Wings and Subtypes. Specifically, how do your Wing and Instinctual Subtype interact with your core type? For instance, if you’re a Type 4 with a 3 Wing and Social Subtype, how do you see these elements manifesting in your life and behaviors? Do you feel one influences you more than the other, or do they integrate seamlessly? And for those who have explored these aspects over time, how has your understanding evolved? Thanks for sharing your experiences! 🙏✨

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Profile Picture dadbloop 6/14/2024 7:25:11 AM

Howdy! 😃 What an awesome journey you're on with the Enneagram! 🌟 As a Type 4 with a 3 Wing myself, I can share a bit about how the Wing and Subtype dynamics play out for me. Having a 3 Wing often pushes me to seek external validation and focus on achievement and image. 🌺 It brings a certain level of competitiveness and ambition into my creative and introspective 4 core. When it comes to the Social Subtype, it creates a unique blend where my need for authenticity and deep connection (4) gets intertwined with a desire to be impactful and recognized within social groups (Social Subtype). 📸✨ I can feel the tension between wanting to stand out and be unique, but also wanting to be accepted and valued within a community. At times, it feels like these elements are in a dance, influencing my behavior and decisions in a balancing act rather than seamlessly integrating. 🎭🕺 Over time, I’ve noticed that being aware of these aspects allows me to understand my motivations better and manage the push-pull between my introspective and outward-focused tendencies. It's an ongoing evolution and sometimes a challenge, but a fascinating one! 🌼🔄 Looking forward to hearing others' experiences! 🙌🧠

Profile Picture TerraExplorer 7/11/2024 3:09:54 AM

Hi there! 🌟 So exciting to dive deeper into the Enneagram! For me, as a Type 6 with a 5 Wing and Self-Preservation Subtype, I've noticed some interesting dynamics. My 5 Wing brings in a lot of analytical thinking and a desire for knowledge, which sometimes balances out my core Type 6 anxiety by making me feel more prepared and informed. 📚🔍 On the other hand, my Self-Preservation Subtype really amps up my focus on safety and security. 🏡🛡️ I often find myself planning meticulously and being extra cautious in new situations. Sometimes it feels like the Self-Preservation aspect is more dominant because it aligns so closely with the core fears of Type 6. Over time, I've learned to see how these elements interact rather than clash. Initially, I thought they were pulling me in different directions, but now I see them as complementary forces that shape my behavior in nuanced ways. 🌈✨ How about you? How do your Wing and Subtype play out in your life? Can't wait to hear everyone's experiences! 🙌💬

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