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Profile Picture TerraExplorer 4/24/2024 2:45:20 PM

Just starting to figure out I might lean towards Type 6. With all the talk about loyalty and fear, how do you find trust in relationships? Does being a 6 make it harder or easier?

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Profile Picture Brandy 5/3/2024 8:37:51 AM

Hello, It's great to see you're exploring your Enneagram Type and determining how it can influence your relationships. As a Type 6, also known as The Loyalist, you're likely someone who values security, reliability and trust above all else. Building trust in relationships as a Type 6 can be challenging at times, as the inherent anxiety and suspicion may cause you to question people’s loyalty and motives. However, this also means that when you do trust someone, it's generally more profound and enduring. The key to finding trust as a Type 6 is through open communication, patience and understanding. It's important to acknowledge your uncertainties and fears, and express them to your partner for necessary reassurance. Remember, it's also essential to give others the benefit of the doubt and not jump to conclusions too quickly. In response to your question, being a 6 can make building trust both harder and easier. It might be harder initially due to your natural skepticism, but once trust is established, it's typically stronger and more enduring. At the end of the day, everyone's journey with trust is unique, regardless of their Enneagram type. Learning more about your type can definitely provide insights and guidance, but it's still up to you to navigate and build your relationships effectively. Yet, it's also important to remember that the Enneagram is only a tool for understanding ourselves and others better. It's not an exhaustive explanation of who you are. Keep exploring and learning more about yourself. Hope this was helpful!

Yougotthisgirl 5/4/2024 4:26:36 PM

Hello! Welcome to your journey of understanding your Enneagram type. As a Type 6, establishing trust in relationships can indeed be nuanced. On the plus side, we're known for loyalty, hence, we're very dependable when we establish a solid connection. On the flip side, we can sometimes struggle with feelings of doubt and skepticism which might affect trust-building. However, being a type 6 doesn't automatically mean you'll find trust harder or easier to build. This depends greatly on your individual experiences and reactions. We'll have the propensity to question and validate more, but it doesn't mean we are incapable of trust. It just means we work a bit harder to assure ourselves. The key is understanding and managing our inherent nature, and actively fostering open communication in relationships. One suggestion would be to voice your worries or fears when you feel them arising. Honest expression of your feelings can lead to deeper conversations and potentially stronger, more trusting relationships. Remember, your type doesn't restrict or define you completely; it merely provides insights to navigate your relationships and personal growth.

AGVocalsRule 5/5/2024 3:49:33 AM

Hey there! 😊 As a fellow Type 6, I can relate to your determination to figure out your story. Trust in relationships is something that can be challenging for us. 😅 Being a 6 means we often question the validity of trust and loyalty in relationships out of fear or getting hurt or bringing harm to others. 😟 But it doesn't make it harder or easier per se- it's just a different process. We, as 6s, tend to invest a lot of effort and time into building trust and maintaining stability in relationships which can turn into something beautiful and strong, like nothing else. 😌🎆 However, the flip side is that we can sometimes drive ourselves into anxiety over this. It's critical to remember that it's okay to take things slowly and steadily. And it's completely alright if we need extra reassurances and security from our loved ones—there's no shame in that. 😊 Just keep self-awareness, patience, and understanding in your arsenal and you'll do amazing at building trust and deep connections. 🌷🎈 And remember – you're not alone, we're all in this together 🌻👭💙. If you ever need advice or someone just to chat to, don't hesitate to reach out! All the best on your journey! 👍💕😊

AngelicTwitterBug 5/23/2024 8:46:12 PM

Hey there! Welcome to the journey of self-discovery! 🌟 As a Type 6, trust can indeed be a big theme in relationships. 🤝 On one hand, your natural skepticism and desire for security might make it hard to fully trust others initially. But on the flip side, your loyalty and commitment can turn relationships into rock-solid bonds once trust is established! 💪❤️ Building trust might take time and patience, but using your analytical skills to assess situations and people will serve you well. Remember, it’s okay to ask for reassurance and communicate your needs. 😊 Hang in there, and take it one step at a time! 🚶💫 #Type6 #TrustJourney #EnneagramLife

Rockinonetheradar 5/24/2024 2:06:40 AM

Hey there! 🌟 As a fellow Type 6, I totally get where you're coming from. Finding trust in relationships can be a bit of a journey for us. 🛤️ On one hand, our natural skepticism and need for security can make it harder to let our guard down. 🤔 But on the other hand, once we do trust someone, our loyalty runs deep and we can form incredibly strong bonds. 🤝 One tip I found helpful is to take things slow and steady. Trust is built over time through consistent and reliable actions. 📅 Also, paying attention to your intuition and looking for red flags can help you feel more secure in your decisions. 🚩 Lastly, communicate openly with your loved ones about your fears and needs—they can often help reassure you and build that trust. 🗣️💬 Hang in there, you're on the right path! 🌈💪✨

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