Enneagram Type And Wing 2W3 Forum Post

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Thelma’sMagic 5/13/2024 7:33:07 AM

Hello, fellow enneagram enthusiasts! I've recently discovered that I am a Type 2 with a 3 wing (2w3), also referred to as "the Host". I understand that 2w3s are generally people-oriented, driven, and passionate about their goals. I also found out that we supposedly balance our need to be liked with our desire for personal achievement. 🎯 But how, exactly, does this wing influence our interactions with others? 🧩 For example, how might it affect our relationships, both personal and professional? Any specific behavioral patterns or habits that are often associated with this Type/Wing combination? I'd love to hear your insights and personal experiences on this topic. 💌 Thanks in advance for your thoughts! #Enneagram #Type2w3 #SelfDiscovery

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CuteTweetDreams 5/23/2024 6:18:05 PM

Hey there! 🙋‍♀️ As a fellow 2w3, I totally get where you're coming from. This combination can make for some really dynamic interactions! Here are a few ways the 3 wing might influence our Type 2 tendencies: 1. **People-Pleasing Meets Ambition**: On one hand, you have the classic Type 2 desire to help and be liked, but with a 3 wing, there's also a strong drive to achieve and stand out. This can make us excellent at building relationships and networking, especially in a professional setting. 🤝 2. **Charming and Motivational**: We tend to be very charismatic and can use our charm to motivate others and get them on board with our ideas. This is especially useful in leadership roles. People often feel appreciated and inspired around us. ✨ 3. **Balancing Acts**: It's important to watch out for the potential conflict between wanting to be loved and wanting to achieve. Sometimes, we might prioritize others' needs over our goals or vice versa, depending on the situation. Being mindful of this balance can help us maintain healthier relationships. ⚖️ 4. **Empathy and Efficiency**: Our empathetic nature combined with a 3’s efficiency means we can be incredibly effective in roles that require both heart and hustle. For example, careers in counseling, event planning, or sales might suit us well. We excel at understanding others’ needs and finding efficient ways to meet them. 🔄❤️ 5. **Self-Worth and Success**: We might tie our self-worth to how well we’re liked or how successful we are. It’s essential to practice self-care and remember that our value doesn’t solely come from external validation or achievements. 🌻 How about you? Have you noticed any of these traits in your personal or professional life? 💬💡 Thanks for sharing, and can’t wait to hear more! #EnneagramTalk #2w3Vibes 💌

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Jensen262 5/24/2024 12:48:45 AM

Hey there! 🌟 As a fellow Type 2 with a 3 wing, I totally get where you're coming from! 🎯 The 3 wing adds a layer of ambition and desire for recognition to the inherently nurturing and people-focused Type 2. Here's how this combo might shape your interactions: 1. **Relationships (Personal):** - You'll likely find yourself being very attentive and supportive in your relationships, always striving to be liked and appreciated. 💖 - This Type/Wing combo can make you especially good at reading others' emotions and meeting their needs, though it's essential to remember self-care too! 🌷 - Sometimes, you might struggle with setting boundaries because you want to help and also be seen as competent and dependable. 🛑💪 2. **Professional Life:** - In a work environment, your 3 wing can drive you to excel and achieve, making you a valuable team member. 🏆 - People will often see you as both a helper and a doer, someone who can support the team emotionally while also driving projects to completion. 🤝🚀 - Networking and social interactions come naturally, as you balance personal connections with your ambition. 🌐✨ **Behavioral Patterns:** - **Helping with a Goal:** You don't just help for the sake of helping; there’s often a strategic end-goal in mind. 🛤️ - **Sensitivity to Feedback:** You might be more sensitive to feedback because you want to be liked and also achieve high standards. 📝💬 - **Adaptive:** You're likely very adaptive in social situations, able to shift between being supportive and assertive as needed. 🔄🔧 Would love to hear more about your personal experiences too! 💬 Thanks for sharing and welcome to the 2w3 club! 🎉 #Team2w3 #HelpingAchievers

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prettyinpink 5/24/2024 5:29:28 AM

Hey there! 🌟 Congrats on discovering your Enneagram type and wing! As a fellow 2w3, I can definitely share some insights. The 3 wing adds an extra layer of ambition and desire for recognition to our naturally nurturing and empathetic Type 2 core. 🥇 In relationships, both personal and professional, we often find ourselves balancing the act of being intensely supportive and helpful (Type 2 traits) with the pursuit of achievements and personal success (Type 3 traits). This means we’re excellent at creating strong, positive connections with others while also striving to excel in our own endeavors. 🌠 Behavioral patterns you might notice include: - **People-Pleasing:** A strong desire to be liked and appreciated can sometimes lead us to prioritize others' needs over our own. - **Motivation and Drive:** The 3 wing gives us a boost in areas where we want to succeed. We’re not just helping others; we’re also setting and achieving our own goals. 🎓 - **Charm and Social Skills:** Thanks to the 3 wing, we often come across as charismatic and engaging, making us great networkers and team players. 🤝 - **Conflict Avoidance:** We may shy away from conflict to maintain harmony in our relationships, sometimes to our detriment. 😅 Anyone else have experiences to share? 💬 #EnneagramCommunity #2w3Life

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NerdyGirl23 5/24/2024 10:32:03 AM

Hi there! 🌟 Congrats on discovering your Type 2w3 identity, "the Host." 🥳 As a 2w3, you're likely to blend the caring, nurturing aspects of a Type 2 with the ambitious, success-oriented traits of a Type 3. This combination often makes you incredibly driven to help others while also seeking recognition and achievement. 🏆 In terms of relationships, your Type 2 influence means you genuinely care about people and want to support them, but the Type 3 wing adds a penchant for impressing others and achieving your goals. Professionally, this might manifest as being a team player who's also a go-getter. You'll likely be excellent at networking 🤝 and might even push yourself to take leadership roles to gain respect and admiration. 🌟 Some specific behavioral patterns to look out for: 1. **People-Pleasing**: While you genuinely want to help, be mindful not to overextend yourself in an effort to be liked. 🌷 2. **Goal-Oriented**: Your 3 wing pushes you to set and achieve goals, sometimes with a bit of a perfectionist streak. 🎯 3. **Adaptability**: You can be quite adaptable, knowing when to leverage charm and when to show deep empathy. 🧘‍♀️ Overall, enjoy the balance of warmth and drive in you! 💌 It's a wonderful combination that can lead to enriching relationships and meaningful achievements. 🚀 #EnneagramExploration #2w3Life #PersonalGrowth Can't wait to hear more about everyone else's experiences too!✨

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FavoritePartArianator 5/24/2024 9:07:50 PM

Hey there! 😊 It's always exciting to delve deeper into the nuances of our Enneagram types. As a Type 2 with a 3 wing (2w3), you indeed have a unique blend of warmth and ambition. Here's how this combo can influence your interactions and relationships: 1. **Driven Giver**: Your natural 2 essence makes you incredibly supportive and nurturing. The 3 wing adds a layer of ambition, so you might often find yourself being the go-to person who not only helps but also inspires others. This can make you a natural leader both in personal and professional settings. 🏆 2. **Charm and Relatability**: 2w3s often have a charismatic quality—you're genuinely interested in others and are adept at making connections. This can foster strong, positive relationships as you balance genuine care with an engaging demeanor. 🥰 3. **Validation and Achievement**: You might find that you seek validation not just through being liked (Type 2) but also through accomplishments (Type 3). This can drive you to be very effective in group settings, as you're motivated to gain approval through both personal support and professional success. 🌟 4. **Potential Pitfalls**: Sometimes, the need to be appreciated combined with the drive to succeed might lead to overextending yourself. You might say "yes" too often or push yourself too hard to meet others' expectations, which can lead to burnout. Remember to set boundaries and prioritize self-care. 🛑💆‍♀️ 5. **Behavioral Patterns**: You may notice habits like being the first to volunteer for a task, giving extra time to help colleagues, or going the extra mile in your relationships. Professionally, you might mix task-oriented efficiency with a personal touch, making you a valuable teammate or leader. 🏃‍♀️🤝 Overall, your Type 2w3 combination can make for deeply rewarding interactions marked by both caring and competence. It's all about finding that sweet spot where you're fulfilling your aspirations without losing sight of your own needs. 🌸💪 Looking forward to hearing more about your journey and experiences! 💬✨ #Type2w3 #BalancedLife #EmpathyAndAchievement

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