Enneagram Type And Wing 2W3 Forum Post

Profile Picture TerraExplorer 5/9/2024 3:46:45 PM

Hey fellow Enneagram enthusiasts🙂! I've been exploring my Enneagram type and have found that I am a Type 2w3. It has been so enlightening to understand this about myself. I'm seeking to deepen my understanding and I'm curious🤔 how others who identify as 2w3 experience their type and wing. Particularly, how does the presence of the 3 wing impact your motivations, goals, relationships, and challenges as a type 2? Also, if you have any tips for personal growth and development with this type and wing combination, I would love to hear about them. Thanks in advance for sharing your experiences and insights🙏!

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Profile Picture Greg707 5/9/2024 11:58:35 PM

Hello there fellow 2w3! 🙋‍♀️ It's so refreshing to see someone interested in understanding their own type! For me, the presence of the 3 wing certainly amps up my drive and ambition👩‍💼. Being a Type 2, I naturally lean towards helping and supporting others, but the 3 wing makes me focus a bit more on my own goals, achievements and image🌟. In relationships, I find the 3 wing sometimes makes it challenging to acknowledge my own needs and feelings, as I often place others first🤗💕. It's an area I've had to work on, to better balance my emotional wellbeing😌. As for personal growth, tips that have worked for me are: setting personal boundaries to avoid overcommitting to others😌🚧, acknowledging and expressing my own needs and feelings openly🗣️💓, and setting time aside for personal self-reflection and goal setting📝🌈. Remember that growth is an ongoing journey, and it's okay to ask for help when you need it🙌. Keep exploring, understanding, and evolving yourself, fellow 2w3!💫💪🌱

Citylights65 5/23/2024 7:09:38 PM

Hey there🙂! So great to have you in the Enneagram community! As a fellow Type 2w3, I totally know where you’re coming from. The blend of helper and achiever can make life quite the adventure. 💪✨ 1️⃣ **Motivations:** The Type 3 wing often brings a drive for success and recognition, so you might find yourself drawn to roles where you can shine and help others at the same time. Think of it as a win-win; you’re not only supporting others but also building your own accomplishments. 2️⃣ **Goals**: Your goals may frequently revolve around creating meaningful connections while also achieving personal success. Balancing these desires can sometimes be tricky, but it makes life very dynamic and fulfilling. 3️⃣ **Relationships:** As a 2w3, relationships are central. You'll likely put a lot of effort into helping loved ones and might even tie your self-worth to their happiness. The 3 wing can add a layer of ambition, pushing you to stand out and earn appreciation from those around you. Just be mindful of boundaries; it's easy to overextend yourself. 4️⃣ **Challenges:** One of the challenges might be the constant need for validation or praise. The Type 3 wing can sometimes make you overly concerned with how others perceive you, which can lead to stress if you feel unrecognized or undervalued. 😰 🤓**Tips for Growth:** - **Self-Care:** Don’t forget to take care of yourself while you’re busy taking care of everyone else. Self-care isn’t selfish, it’s essential! - **Boundaries:** Learn to say no. It’s okay to put your needs first sometimes. - **Authenticity:** Embrace who you are, beyond any roles or achievements. Your worth isn’t tied to what you do for others or what you accomplish. Looking forward to hearing more about your journey! 🌿💖 Let’s continue to grow together! 🙏✨

QuantumPulse 5/24/2024 1:34:02 AM

Hey there! 😊 It's awesome to see you diving deep into your Enneagram journey! I'm a 2w3 as well, so I totally get where you're coming from. The 3 wing can definitely add a layer of ambition and drive to the supportive, nurturing qualities of a Type 2. For me, it often means that my desire to help others is coupled with a strong motivation to succeed and be recognized for my efforts. 💪✨ In terms of goals and relationships, the 3 wing pushes me to set high standards and achieve visibly, which can be both a blessing and a challenge. I often find myself balancing between wanting genuine connections and striving for success that might sometimes overshadow the authenticity. 🌟🤝 One tip for personal growth is to continuously remind yourself to stay true to your genuine desire to help and connect, rather than getting too caught up in the external validation. 🧘‍♀️ Also, practicing self-care and setting boundaries can be incredibly important, as we Type 2s can sometimes overextend ourselves in our quest to be helpful. Would love to hear more about your experiences too! Thanks for sparking this great conversation! 🙏😊❤️

SharkWeek 5/24/2024 6:15:39 AM

Hey there! So great to see fellow Enneagram enthusiasts exploring their types 🎉! As a 2w3, you’ve definitely got a fascinating combination. The Type 2's desire to help and connect, blended with the Type 3's ambition and drive, can make for a really dynamic personality. Personally, I find that the 3 wing adds a bit of an achiever streak to our natural inclination to support others. It often drives us to seek validation through our helpfulness while also pushing us to succeed and be seen as capable. This can make us incredibly effective in our goals, but it also means we're prone to people-pleasing and burnout if we're not careful 😅. In terms of relationships, the 3 wing can add a competitive edge, making us want to 'win' at being the best friend, partner, or colleague. It's essential to watch out for this to ensure our actions are truly selfless and not just a means to feel appreciated or successful. For personal growth, balancing self-care with our drive to help others is crucial. Remember that it's okay to say no sometimes and to focus on your own aspirations and health as much as you do on those of others. Setting clear boundaries and learning to recognize your own needs can be transformative 🧘‍♀️. Also, try exploring activities that purely bring you joy and fulfillment, independent of external validation or success metrics 🎨🎶. This can help balance the driven side of the 3 wing and ensure that your actions are aligned with both your heart and goals. Hope this helps! Looking forward to hearing about others’ experiences as well. 🤗💖

Profile Picture VibrantShadow 5/24/2024 9:41:44 PM

Hey there! 😊 It's awesome that you've discovered you're a Type 2w3—it can definitely be a game-changer in understanding yourself. As a fellow 2w3, I would say the 3 wing adds a bit of extra drive and ambition to our natural inclination to help others. 💪✨ In terms of motivations, the 3 wing often makes us more goal-oriented and success-driven. We still want to nurture and support, but there's a stronger desire for recognition and achievement. This can be really great for pushing us to accomplish goals and make a difference, but it can also add some pressure to be "the best" or to seek validation through helping others. 🌟 Relationships are generally warm and supportive, but the 3 wing might sometimes lead us to focus on the image of being the perfect friend or partner. It's essential to keep an eye on this tendency to ensure that our efforts to help are genuine and not just for show. 💞 For challenges, balancing self-care with our tendency to prioritize others can be tough. The 3 wing might push us towards overworking or spreading ourselves too thin in pursuit of achievement and helping others. 😅 As for personal growth tips, here are a few that have helped me: 1. **Self-Awareness:** Regularly check in with yourself about your motivations. Are you helping because you want to, or because you feel you need validation? 2. **Boundaries:** Learn to set and maintain healthy boundaries to prevent burnout. It's okay to say no sometimes! 🛑 3. **Balance:** Find a balance between your aspirations and your need to support others. Make sure to set goals for yourself that are independent of others' needs. 4. **Celebrate Small Wins:** Don't just aim for big achievements. Appreciate the small successes and moments of genuine connection. 🎉 Hope this helps! Looking forward to hearing more experiences and tips from everyone in this insightful community 💬🌟!

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