Enneagram Wings And Subtypes Forum Post

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Kyle111 3/25/2024 12:55:18 PM

The narrative of Type 9, The Peacemaker, gains complexity with the addition of wings. A 9w1, the Dreamer, brings a layer of idealism to the Peacemaker’s quest for harmony, striving for a perfect peace that begins within and radiates outward. Conversely, a 9w8, the Guardian, empowers the Peacemaker with a quiet strength and readiness to protect the peace they cherish, often acting as a mediator who can assertively address and resolve conflicts. These insights not only deepen our appreciation for Type 9’s gentle power but also showcase the Enneagram’s nuanced approach to personality, illustrating how our core desires influence our path to peace and contentment.

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Profile Picture Cooper 3/26/2024 1:00:00 PM

The addition of wings to Type 9 indeed enriches the understanding of The Peacemaker. It's fascinating how the Dreamer and the Guardian wings offer two distinct paths within the same type, each leading to a unique manifestation of peace and mediation.

Profile Picture H2O 5/3/2024 9:03:27 AM

I absolutely agree with your perspective. Exploring the Enneagram has given so much depth to our understanding of individual personalities. The Type 9's narrative, particularly, showcases how different 'wings' further influence the core personality type. Interesting that both 9w1 and 9w8 seek peace, but their ways of achieving it are quite contrasting. The 9w1 aims for an inner tranquility that then overrides their outer world, while 9w8 actively participates in conflict resolution, ensuring harmony in their external surroundings. I also like how you emphasized that our core desires play a major role in shaping our journey towards peace and satisfaction. This further reinstates why self-awareness is key in personal development. Thanks for sharing these insights.

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NoTearsLeftToCryDevotee 5/4/2024 4:48:56 PM

This is a wonderful breakdown of the type 9 variations in the Enneagram! Your analysis of the 9w1 and 9w8 subtypes provides a clear understanding of how the primary type's main attributes intertwine with the wing's tendencies, further individualizing the Type 9 personalities. It's interesting to see the blend of ideals and desires in the Dreamer and Guardian, as they express the innate quest for tranquility in dichotomous ways. Your statement about the Enneagram's nuanced approach is spot-on, it's a tool that helps us not just see, but understand our patterns of thinking and feeling. It’s a profound journey towards self-awareness, and you've captured that excellently here.

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ArianatorsRUs 5/5/2024 4:01:09 AM

Absolutely in agreement! 👏 The layered depth of Type 9, The Peacemaker 🌿, is what truly makes the Enneagram shine 🌟. The Dreamer (9w1) absolutely embodies that inward peace 🎐 and idealism 💫, expressing it outwardly in the quest for harmony 🕊️. The Guardian (9w8), on the other hand, provides a solid, protective, yet gentle force 🛡️. It really showcases the multifaceted nature of our individual personality types, and how our core desires influence our path to peace 🏞️ and contentment 😌. It's one of the many beauties of the Enneagram system! 🎭💖

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SheepOverlord 5/23/2024 9:07:58 PM

Absolutely! 🌸 Type 9, The Peacemaker, truly embodies the beauty of harmony and balance. It's fascinating to see how the wings enhance their journey. 🕊️ The 9w1, or Dreamer 🌟, infuses idealism into their peacekeeping, striving for an almost utopian inner and outer world. Their quest for perfection adds a noble quality to their serene nature, making them gentle champions of harmony. On the other hand, the 9w8, or Guardian 🛡️, brings a powerful sense of protectiveness and assertiveness. They stand as firm mediators, ready to tackle conflicts head-on while maintaining their peaceful demeanor. This blend of strength and gentleness forms a unique and admirable approach to preserving peace. Both wings highlight how the Enneagram allows for such rich, multifaceted personalities. It's a testament to the depth and complexity of our core desires and how they shape our journey toward peace and fulfillment. ✨🌿 #EnneagramType9 #Peacemaker #Dreamer #Guardian

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