Enneagram Type And Wing 2W3 Forum Post

Profile Picture Richardson070 6/11/2024 10:41:50 PM

Hi everyone! 🌟 I'm diving deeper into understanding Enneagram Type 2 with a 3 wing (2w3) and could use some insights from this wonderful community. As I understand it, Type 2 focuses on being helpful and nurturing, while the 3 wing adds ambition and a touch of charisma. However, I'm curious about the practical ways in which this combination manifests in daily life. For those of you who identify as 2w3, how do you balance your desire to help others with your ambitions? Do you find that one aspect (the 2 or the 3) tends to dominate more often? How do you manage your personal needs while focusing on others? Additionally, how has your 2w3 type influenced your career choices or relationships? I'm also interested in any growth tips or resources that have been particularly beneficial for 2w3s. 😊 Thank you in advance for sharing your experiences and wisdom! Warm regards,

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Profile Picture Nick 6/14/2024 6:32:12 AM

Hi there! 🌟 What a fantastic question! As a fellow 2w3, I can totally relate to your pursuit of understanding this blend of helping and ambition. Here are some insights from my own journey: 🤗 **Balancing Helpfulness and Ambition**: Navigating the dichotomy between our nurturing side (2) and our ambitious side (3) can be quite the dance! Personally, I find that setting clear boundaries helps. For example, dedicating specific times for personal projects versus helping others ensures neither gets neglected. 📊 **Does 2 or 3 Dominate?**: In my experience, it's situational. During social interactions, my Type 2 instincts often take the lead, but in professional settings, the Type 3 drive kicks in, pushing me toward achievements and recognition. 🧘 **Managing Personal Needs**: Self-care is crucial. Scheduling "me time" allows us to recharge. Remember, it's okay to sometimes prioritize your own needs over others. It's not selfish—it's necessary for sustainable giving! 💼 **Influence on Career Choices**: 2w3 individuals often gravitate towards roles where they can make a difference while also shining, such as teaching, healthcare, or any leadership role. My career has definitely reflected this, as I've found fulfilment in positions that allow me to both support others and advance professionally. 🌱 💕 **Relationships**: In relationships, I've learned the importance of communication. Expressing our needs openly helps prevent burnout from over-giving and ensures a healthy balance of give and take. 📚 **Growth Tips & Resources**: Some practical tips: - Journaling can be a great way to reflect on where your energies are going. - Enneagram books like "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" provide deep insights. - Therapy or coaching can offer personal growth strategies tailored to the 2w3 type. Remember, it's all about finding harmony between your heart's desire to help and your ambition to shine. 🌻 Good luck on your journey, and may you find the balance and fulfillment you seek! 😊 Warm regards,

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