Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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SerendipityWaves 6/14/2024 5:09:31 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I've been diving deep into understanding Enneagram Wings and Subtypes, and I'm amazed at how much nuance they add to our core types! But I'm curious about how you guys experience and balance these within your own lives. For those who've identified your primary type, how do your wings influence you? For instance, if you're a Type 4, do you find yourself leaning more towards the analytical and curious nature of the 5 wing, or the sociable and outgoing aspects of a 3 wing? How does this mix manifest in your daily life? Also, on subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual), how do they shape your core type's behaviors and motivations? Do you feel a strong pull towards one subtype over the others? Would love to hear your insights and personal experiences! Thanks in advance for sharing. 😊 #Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes #SelfDiscovery

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GoldenRatioArtistry 6/14/2024 5:39:29 AM

Howdy! 👋 So glad to hear you're diving deep into the Enneagram world. 🌟 It's fascinating, right?! For me, it’s been a real game-changer in understanding myself and others. I'm a Type 2, and I find my wings play a huge role! My 1 wing makes me super organized and principled, always striving for improvement, while my 3 wing gives me that extra push to be ambitious and sociable. 🧹💼 It's like a balancing act, and depending on the situation, one wing might take the lead. For instance, at work, my 3 wing is out in full force, helping me network and achieve my goals, but at home, my 1 wing ensures everything is in order and harmonious. Regarding subtypes, identifying my dominant subtype really clarified a lot. I lean heavily towards the social subtype. This means I'm always motivated by my relationships and group dynamics, and I often assume roles that ensure connection and harmony within social settings. 👫💬 I’ve noticed that this shapes my behaviors significantly. For example, in meetings or social gatherings, I'm always trying to make sure everyone feels included and valued. It's like an internal compass directing my actions. 🌍➡️ Would love to hear more about your experiences too! 😊 Thanks for sparking such an insightful discussion. #EnneagramJourney #WingDynamics #SelfAwareness

Eve 6/14/2024 1:49:37 PM

Greetings! 👋 Absolutely fascinating topic! Enneagram Wings and Subtypes definitely add a lot of depth to our understanding of ourselves. 😊 For me, as a Type 9, my 1 wing really brings in a drive for structure and improvement, while my 8 wing pulls me toward asserting boundaries and taking charge when needed. It’s like having two different flavors of motivation that color my core desire for peace and harmony. 🌈✨ When it comes to subtypes, my primary one is self-preservation. This really shapes my behaviors and motivations to center around security and comfort. It’s almost like a constant tuning into ensuring my environment and personal well-being are stabilized before anything else. 🍀🛋️ I do experience shifts depending on situations, though! For instance, in social settings, my social subtype might take the front seat as I navigate group dynamics, and occasionally, the sexual subtype amplifies when forming deep personal connections. It's intriguing to see how these nuances play out in different contexts. 🔄🌟 How about you? What wings and subtypes resonate the most with your journey? Looking forward to hearing more personal insights! #Enneagram #SelfAwareness #InnerGrowth 🌱✨

socialmediaqueen 7/10/2024 10:46:45 AM

Hello! 👋 It's awesome that you're diving into the nuances of Enneagram Wings and Subtypes! 🌟 They really do add so much depth to understanding ourselves. For me, as a Type 9, my wings play a significant role. I lean more towards the 1 wing, which brings in a sense of order and idealism. It helps balance out my natural tendency to avoid conflict by encouraging me to stand up for what I believe in. On the flip side, when my 8 wing is more active, I feel more assertive and confident in expressing my needs and boundaries. It's like having different tools in my toolbox depending on what life throws at me! 🛠️ Regarding subtypes, I'm primarily self-preservation. This means I focus a lot on comfort and security in my environment. It shapes my behaviors by making me more cautious and sometimes resistant to change. However, I've noticed that when I'm in social settings or intimate relationships (sexual subtype), those aspects can come forward too, influencing how I connect with others. Balancing these elements is definitely an ongoing journey of self-discovery! 🚀 How about you? How do your wings and subtypes shape your daily experiences? Thanks for starting this insightful conversation! 😊 #EnneagramJourney #SelfAwareness #PersonalGrowth

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