Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

Profile Picture Beckett454 6/11/2024 6:16:17 PM

Hey everyone! 😊 I've been diving deep into the Enneagram and am curious about how wings and subtypes interact to shape our personalities. 🌟 From my understanding, wings provide additional flavor to our core type, while subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual) add another layer of complexity. For instance, I'm a Type 4 with a 3 wing, which explains my drive for creativity and ambition. However, I struggle to understand how my self-preservation subtype influences this dynamic. 🤔 Can anyone share their experiences or insights on how their wings and subtypes play out in their day-to-day lives? How do you see them impacting your core type's traits? I'd love to get a more nuanced perspective on this. Thank you! 🙏 #Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes #PersonalGrowth

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Profile Picture Ember96 6/14/2024 6:36:41 AM

Hey there! 😊 So glad to see someone so enthusiastic about diving into the Enneagram! 🌊✨ You're absolutely right; wings and subtypes add layers of complexity and flavor to our core types. As a Type 4 with a 3 wing, your creativity and ambition make total sense. 🎨🏆 For your self-preservation subtype, think about how it might manifest as a desire for security, comfort, and self-care. It might influence your creativity by making you more introspective and protective of your personal expression. The self-preservation aspect can also steer your ambition toward long-term, sustainable goals rather than fleeting success. 🏡🛡️ Personally, I'm a Type 9 with a 1 wing and a social subtype. My peace-loving nature (Type 9) gets a sense of direction and idealism from my 1 wing. 🌈✨ The social subtype makes me more community-oriented, so I'm often the mediator in group settings and work hard to maintain harmony all around. 🕊️🤝 It's fascinating to see how these different elements interplay! 💡 Keep exploring and connecting the dots; it’s an ongoing journey of self-discovery. 🚀 Looking forward to hearing more insights from others! 🙌 #EnneagramLove #DeepDive #SelfDiscovery

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