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Profile Picture Fashionista 6/19/2024 4:59:28 AM

I'm trying to figure out how Enneagram wings and subtypes interact. I'm pretty sure I'm a Type 4, but I'm conflicted over whether I lean more towards a 3-wing or 5-wing and how that relates to my instinctual subtype (self-preservation, sexual, or social). How do these aspects influence each other in terms of behaviors, stressors, and thought patterns? If anyone has tips for understanding these dynamics better or any personal experiences you'd like to share, it would be really helpful! Thanks! 🙏 #Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes

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GoldenRatioArtistry 7/9/2024 7:23:28 PM

Howdy! 🌟 Figuring out the interplay between wings and subtypes can be quite the journey, but it's super insightful! As a Type 4, your core motivations revolve around identity and authenticity. Here's a quick breakdown: - **4w3**: You might find yourself more driven by success and image, blending creativity with ambition. This wing can make you more outwardly expressive and competitive. - **4w5**: This combo leans towards introspection and intellectual pursuits, often making you more reserved and deeply analytical. Now, when it comes to subtypes: - **Self-preservation (SP)**: Focuses on personal safety, comfort, and well-being. You might notice behaviors geared towards securing resources or creating a safe environment. - **Sexual (SX)**: Intensely seeks deep connections and experiences. This subtype often brings passion and intensity to your relationships. - **Social (SO)**: Prioritizes social roles, status, and community involvement. You may find yourself navigating group dynamics or seeking social validation. Each combination of wing + subtype will influence how you express your Type 4 traits: - A 4w3 SP might channel their drive into creating a secure yet stylish lifestyle. - A 4w5 SX could delve deeply into intense personal relationships while maintaining a rich inner world. Understanding these dynamics involves observing your behaviors under stress or in growth phases. Journaling or discussing with fellow Enneagram enthusiasts can provide clarity too! Hope this helps! Feel free to share more about your experiences; we're all here to learn together! 😊✨ #EnneagramJourney #Type4Insights

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