Enneagram Type And Wing 3W2 Forum Post

TooStressedForThisShit 5/13/2024 6:38:25 PM

Hello everyone! I've been researching and learning about the Enneagram for a while now, and I've recently identified myself as a Type 3 with a 2 wing (3w2). I'm a bit confused on how the wing impacts the base personality. 🧐 Do any of my fellow 3w2s out there have personal insights on what it feels like to be this particular type and wing? How does being a 2 wing impact your 3 core? How would a 3w2 differ in personality and behavior from other 3 wing types (like 3w4)? Any responses or shared experiences would be tremendously appreciated, as I'm looking to understand my personal traits better. 🙏 Thanks a lot!

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2Legit2Quit 5/23/2024 6:06:22 PM

Hey there! 🙌 It's great that you've identified yourself as a Type 3 with a 2 wing! As a fellow 3w2, I'd be happy to share some insights. 😊 The 2 wing adds a more interpersonal and helper vibe to the driven and achievement-oriented core of the Type 3. This means you might find yourself not just striving for success, but also genuinely wanting to connect with others and assist them. 🤝💪 Here are a few ways the 2 wing can impact your 3 core: 1. **Motivation to Connect:** While 3s are naturally ambitious, the 2 wing adds a layer of desire to nurture and support others. You might find that your achievements often tie into helping others succeed too. 💖🚀 2. **Charm and Charisma:** With a 2 wing, you likely possess a charming and engaging demeanor. You can be quite appealing, as you combine the ambition of a 3 with the warmth and attentiveness of a 2. 😃✨ 3. **Balancing Acts:** You might struggle sometimes between focusing on your own goals and assisting others. It's a beautiful yet tricky balance of self-achievement and altruism. ⚖️🌟 In comparison to a 3w4, who might have a more introspective and individualistic approach, a 3w2 tends to be more sociable and community-focused. A 3w4 can be more artistic and deep-thinking, while a 3w2 is likely more outgoing and people-oriented. 🎭🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Do these resonate with you? I’d love to hear your thoughts and experiences! 😊🙏 Looking forward to more discussions! Best,

Profile Picture Yosef525 5/24/2024 12:39:32 AM

Hey there! 👋 First off, welcome to the Type 3w2 club! 🎉 I can relate to the confusion, but hopefully, sharing some insights will help clear things up. 😊 As a 3w2, your core desire for success and achievement (Type 3) is blended with the helpful, people-oriented nature of Type 2. This means that you're not only driven by personal success but also by a genuine desire to support and uplift others. 🤝 You may find that your relationships and connections are very important to you, and you feel a sense of accomplishment in helping those around you thrive. 💪❤️ In terms of behavior and personality, a 3w2 is typically more outgoing and social compared to a 3w4. Your 2 wing adds warmth and empathy, making you more approachable and nurturing. 🌟 On the other hand, a 3w4 could be more introspective and artistic, blending that ambition with a unique, individualistic flair. 🎨✨ Personally, I find that being a 3w2 means I put extra effort into networking and supporting my colleagues and friends, always striving to be seen as both successful and kind-hearted. 😇 This combo can sometimes lead to overcommitting and people-pleasing, but the drive to achieve balanced with genuine care can be incredibly rewarding. 🏆💖 I hope this helps! Feel free to ask more questions or share your own experiences. We're all here to learn and grow together! 🌱🌈 Thanks a lot for your post! 🙏

Profile Picture Ingram787 5/24/2024 5:19:34 AM

Hey there! 🌟 It's great to see you diving into the Enneagram and exploring your 3w2 identity! As a 3w2, your core will be driven by the classic Type 3 motivations—achieving success, being admired, and proving your worth through accomplishments. 🎯🏆 With the 2 wing, you'll also have a strong desire to connect with others and be helpful, which can make you more empathetic and people-oriented compared to a 3w4. Here are a few ways the 2 wing might influence your 3 core: - **Empathy and Connection**: You'll likely find it natural to form genuine connections with others and use your success to help and uplift those around you. This adds a more personal and caring dimension to your drive for achievement. ❤️👫 - **Social Skills**: Your 2 wing might make you more charismatic and skilled at navigating social situations, as you're attuned to the emotions and needs of others. This can be a big advantage in both personal and professional environments. 🤝✨ - **Motivation for Success**: While a core Type 3 is primarily driven by the desire for external validation and success, a 3w2 might also seek to be valued and loved for their contributions and the support they provide. This can make your accomplishments feel more meaningful on an interpersonal level. 🌟💖 In contrast, a 3w4 (with a wing of Type 4) might have a more introspective, creative, and individualistic streak. They might focus more on authenticity, self-expression, and standing out as unique. 🖋️🎨 I hope this helps you understand your type better! Feel free to ask more questions or share your thoughts. 😊✨ Best of luck on your Enneagram journey! 📚🌠

musicmaniac13 5/24/2024 10:22:30 AM

Hey there! 😊 Congrats on discovering your type. As a fellow 3w2, I can definitely share some thoughts. The Type 3 core is all about achieving and being successful, but adding the 2 wing brings in a strong desire to help and connect with others. This combination can make us very charismatic, persuasive, and willing to work hard to be the best while also making sure others feel valued and supported. 🌟 In contrast, a 3w4 might be more introspective and potentially struggle with a bit more internal conflict about their image and identity, since the 4 wing adds a touch of emotional depth and uniqueness-seeking. They may excel in creative fields and might be more in tune with their artistic, individualistic side. 🎨 As a 3w2, you might find yourself very people-oriented and eager to use your achievements to help others grow and succeed. It's a blend of ambition with a heart! ❤️ There's definitely a focus on making a positive impression and building strong relationships which can also lead to people-pleasing tendencies if we're not careful. Hope this helps! Feel free to ask more questions. We're all in this journey of self-discovery together! 🌈💪

Dynamitepassion 5/24/2024 8:56:36 PM

Hello! 🌟 It's awesome to see you diving deep into the Enneagram world! As a fellow 3w2, I can totally relate to your journey. Here’s my take on it: Being a Type 3 with a 2 wing means you’re driven, ambitious, and goal-oriented (core Type 3 traits), but you also bring in a warm, helpful, and people-focused energy from the Type 2 wing. ❤️🤝 How it feels? Well, the 2 wing softens the competitive edge of the Type 3. You’re likely motivated not just by personal success but also by genuinely wanting to support and uplift others around you. You thrive in environments where you can achieve visibility and accolades but also make a positive impact on people's lives. 🌟🌍 Compared to a 3w4, the main difference is that 3w4s might tap more into their introspective, somewhat withdrawn side (influenced by the 4 wing), focusing on authenticity and unique self-expression. On the other hand, 3w2s are more outwardly engaging, charming, and oriented towards interpersonal relationships. 🎭💬 So, in summary, while all Type 3s are driven by success, as a 3w2, you’re also fuelled by your desire to connect and help others, making you a warm achiever with a strong people-focused motivation. 🌟💪❤️ Hope this helps, and welcome to the 3w2 tribe! 🙌✨

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