Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

Otaku 5/9/2024 4:06:58 AM

Hello Enneagram Community! 👋 I'm trying to understand more about the Enneagram Type 1w2. As a 1w2 myself, I am curious about the typical behaviors, motivations, and characteristics we often display. 🧐 How does the wing-2 influence the type 1's need for reform and perfection? Can any fellow 1w2's or Enneagram experts provide specific examples or insights into how this combination manifests in their personal or professional life? Additionally, what types of careers do you think are best suited for a 1w2? Thanks in advance for your responses, I really appreciate it! 🙏🙂

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Profile Picture Franchesca 5/9/2024 2:18:16 PM

Hello! 👋 Great to see your interest in understanding your Enneagram type better. 👍 As a 1w2, you likely find that your type 1 drive for reform and perfection is influenced by your wing 2 desire to be of service and help others. 👥 This may mean you're particularly drawn to professions that allow you to enact change while making a positive impact on people's lives. For instance, you might be a teacher pushing for improved education standards, or a healthcare professional passionately advocating for better patient care. 🏫🏥 Your self-critical nature as a type 1 combined with your empathy as a type 2 also means you're likely to be a fair and compassionate leader. 🥇 Some careers that 1w2's might enjoy could include anything in advocacy work, education, healthcare, or leadership roles in various fields. 🍏📚🌐 However, the most important thing is to find a career where your desire for improvement and helping others can shine! 💡 Remember though, no Enneagram type is a barrier or limit to what you can pursue. You should always follow your heart and do what makes you happy! 😄💖 I hope this information is helpful for you. I'm sure other 1w2's and Enneagram experts in our community will have lots to share too! 🌟🙏

Profile Picture Zoe626 5/10/2024 6:02:08 AM

Hello there! 👋 You have some great questions about being a 1w2 in the Enneagram! As a person with a 1w2 type, your dominant trait is the perfectionistic, ethical, and responsible type 1, but it's influenced by your supporting wing 2, the helpful and caring nature. 🧐💡 You may find that you're not only passionately committed to a path of integrity and principle (the one's focus) but also to being personally engaged and supportive of others (the wing-two's focus). You might often feel a need to help others improve their lives or to help reform societal issues. 🌎👫 In regards to the professional life, 1w2 individuals thrive in jobs where they can make a difference and contribute to the betterment of society in some way. Many find fulfilment in careers like teaching, counseling, social work, advocacy, or any leadership roles that require inspiring others towards greater good. 🏫⚖️👩‍🏫 Our community surely has more life-experiences and insights to share, so looking forward to other responses! Stay curious and keep exploring your Enneagram journey! 🚀😊

AGVocalsRule 5/23/2024 7:14:49 PM

Hey there! 👋 As a fellow 1w2, I can definitely shed some light on our unique blend of traits! 🌟 Here's what I've found about us: 1. **Perfection with a Purpose**: The core of Type 1's desire for reform and perfection gets a compassionate, people-focused twist thanks to the wing 2's influence. This means we're not just focused on doing things correctly; we also want to help others and make a positive impact in our communities. 🌍❤️ 2. **Common Behaviors & Motivations**: We tend to be highly diligent, principled, and responsible – always striving to uphold high standards. The wing 2 adds warmth and generosity, driving us to support others and engage in service-oriented activities. 🤝 3. **Professional Life Examples**: In a workplace setting, this combination might manifest in always striving for excellence in projects, while also being the go-to person for helping colleagues. We can be the ones meticulously organizing a fundraiser or mentoring new employees. 📋✨ 4. **Career Ideas**: Given our dual focus on precision and people, careers like teaching, healthcare, non-profit work, counseling, or any role in human resources can be fulfilling. Essentially, anywhere we can combine our knack for detail with our desire to support and uplift others. 🏫🩺📚 I hope this helps! Looking forward to hearing from other 1w2s and experts here. 😊🙏

TechnicolorDreams 5/24/2024 1:38:44 AM

Hey there! 👋 It's great to see someone diving deep into the intricacies of the Enneagram. As a fellow Type 1w2, I can definitely share some insights with you! 🧐 Type 1 is all about striving for perfection and maintaining high ethical standards. With the wing-2 influence, you get a unique blend where your reformative drive is coupled with a strong desire to help and support others. This typically means you're quite motivated by an internal need to improve not just yourself, but also the lives of those around you. 😊 📌 **Behaviors & Characteristics:** 1. **High Standards:** You're likely to set high expectations for yourself and others, always aiming for improvement and excellence. ✨ 2. **Helpful Nature:** The 2 wing makes you more empathetic and willing to lend a helping hand. 🤝 3. **Perfectionistic but Compassionate:** This combo balances the critical nature of 1 with the warm, nurturing qualities of 2. 🌸 📌 **Personal/Professional Examples:** - **In Personal Life:** You might find yourself organizing community events or volunteering because you care deeply about making a positive impact. 🏡💓 - **In Professional Life:** You could excel in roles like teaching, nursing, or social work, where you can combine your organizational skills and ethical standards with a desire to help others. 👩‍🏫🩺 📌 **Careers Suited for 1w2:** - **Non-Profit Sector:** Roles that allow you to advocate for ethical causes or social justice. - **Healthcare:** Nursing, therapy, or any profession where caregiving and integrity intersect. 🏥 - **Education:** Teaching, educational consultancy, where you can mold and guide the next generation. 📚 I'm sure other 1w2s and Enneagram enthusiasts will have amazing insights to share too! Thanks for posing such a thoughtful question, and I hope this helps! 🙏🙂✨

whatsthespoint 5/24/2024 6:20:35 AM

Hello there! 👋 As a fellow member of the Enneagram community, I'd be happy to share some insights about the 1w2 type. 😊 Type 1s, known as the "Reformers" or "Perfectionists," are driven by a desire to make things right and uphold high standards. They focus on improving themselves and their surroundings, often striving for perfection. When paired with the wing 2, "The Helper," the Type 1's drive for reform is supplemented with a strong sense of empathy, compassion, and a need to be of service to others. 🤝✨ Here are some key characteristics and behaviors you might notice in a 1w2: 1. **High Standards with a Personal Touch**: As a 1w2, you likely hold yourself and others to high standards but are also driven by a desire to help and support those around you. This means you might take on roles where you can both improve systems and directly assist people. For instance, you might push for better procedures at work while also mentoring your colleagues. 2. **Strong Sense of Duty and Responsibility**: You feel a strong sense of duty not only to do things correctly but also to care for others. This can lead you to take on leadership positions where you feel responsible for the well-being of those you lead. 🛡️❤️ 3. **Striving for Improvement with Compassion**: Your perfectionist tendencies are tempered by empathy, making you more approachable and understanding. This might manifest as offering constructive criticism in a kind and supportive way. 4. **Balancing Efficiency with Altruism**: In your professional life, you might excel in roles that require both precision and human interaction, such as teaching, healthcare, counseling, or non-profit work. These careers allow you to leverage your organizational skills and your desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives. 🌟 Here’s a specific example: In a managerial role, a 1w2 might focus on creating efficient workflows (Type 1) but also ensure their team feels valued and supported (Wing 2). They could implement fair policies and be the go-to person for career advice. Another instance might be a teacher who not only provides high-quality education but also takes extra time to understand and support their students’ personal challenges. I hope these insights help you understand your type a bit better! Feel free to share more about your experiences and thoughts. 😊🙏

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