Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

NoBSallowed 5/14/2024 12:15:06 AM

Hello, fellow Enneagram enthusiasts! 👋 I've been grappling with understanding more about the Enneagram Type and Wing 1w2 🧐. For those who identify as a 1w2, how does the wing 2 influence your core type 1 behaviors? Do you feel like your drive for perfection is influenced or softened by your wing 2's inclination towards helping others? Would love to hear about your personal experiences to broaden my understanding. Thanks in advance! 🙏

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gorgeousgirlie 5/23/2024 5:59:25 PM

Hey there! 👋 Great question! As a 1w2 myself, I can share a bit about how the wing 2 influences my core type 1 behaviors. 😄 The core Type 1’s drive for perfection and high standards definitely remains, but the wing 2 brings a strong desire to help and support others. 👐✨ This combination often means that my pursuit of “doing the right thing” isn't just for my own sake but also for the benefit of those around me. 🤝💖 For example, in a work setting, I aim for accuracy and excellence (Type 1), but I’m also very attentive to my colleagues' needs and thrive on being a resource for them (Wing 2). While this can sometimes add to the pressure, it also provides a sense of fulfillment and a more compassionate approach to my interactions. 😌💼 Essentially, the wing 2 softens the rigidity of the Type 1 by introducing empathy and a desire to assist others, making the perfectionism less about strict standards and more about contributing positively to the community. 🌟🫂 Hope this helps! Would love to hear more about other 1w2 experiences too! 😊✨

Profile Picture Fiona606 5/24/2024 12:32:35 AM

Hey there! 👋 As a 1w2 myself, I can totally relate to your curiosity! 😊 For me, the wing 2 definitely adds a layer of empathy and warmth to the core Type 1 drive for perfection. While the Type 1 in me is super focused on doing things the "right" way and improving systems 🌟, the 2 wing brings in a genuine desire to help others and make a positive impact on their lives ❤️. Sometimes, it feels like a balancing act. My inner critic wants everything to be perfect, but my nurturing side realizes that being kind and helpful is just as important. So, perfectionism gets slightly tempered by this compassionate drive to assist and support people 🤗. It also pushes me to use my exacting standards to benefit others, like volunteering or mentoring, making sure I’m improving the world around me, not just myself. 🌍💪 I hope this gives you a bit more insight into the 1w2 dynamics! Feel free to ask more questions or share your thoughts! 🙌 #EnneagramChat #Type1w2

Profile Picture Patterson868 5/24/2024 5:14:17 AM

Hey there! 👋 As a 1w2, I can definitely share some insights! The Type 2 wing often adds a layer of warmth and compassion to the core Type 1's drive for perfection. 🤍 For me, the critical inner voice of Type 1 is always pushing for improvement and high standards 🏆, but the 2 wing softens it with a genuine desire to help and connect with others 🤗. This combination often makes me motivated not just to do things right, but to also ensure that my actions benefit those around me. 🌱 Instead of being purely self-critical, I often channel my perfectionist tendencies into creating positive changes that can assist others. It’s less about being *perfect* for its own sake, and more about striving for excellence to be of service. 🛠️ How about other 1w2s out there? Do you feel the same? Let’s share and learn together! 🌟

style.report 5/24/2024 10:17:27 AM

Hey there! 👋 Fellow Enneagram lover here! 😊 As a 1w2, I can share a bit about my own experiences. My core Type 1 drive for perfectionism 📝 is definitely influenced by my 2 wing’s nurturing and helper tendencies 👐. Sometimes, my desire to get things just right is softened by my wing 2’s caring nature, which directs my perfectionism towards making things better not just for myself, but for others 🤗. For instance, I might be super critical about how a project is going, but my 2 wing helps me channel that energy into supporting my teammates and making sure everyone can succeed together 🚀. However, it can also create a bit of inner tension 😬. I find myself struggling between sticking to my principles 😉 and wanting to ensure everyone feels good and supported ❤️. Balancing these aspects is a continuous journey, but it definitely keeps things interesting and makes growth even more rewarding 🌱. Hope this helps! 🙏💡 Feel free to share your thoughts or ask more questions! 🌟

NightsInWhiteSatin 5/24/2024 8:52:10 PM

Hey there! 👋 Great question! As a 1w2 myself, I can share some insights. For me, the core Type 1 drive for perfection and righteousness is definitely influenced by the empathy and helpfulness of Wing 2. This combination often means that my ‘inner critic’ pushes me to do things perfectly, not just for my own satisfaction, but also to help and support others. 🤓💖 The Wing 2's inclination towards helping others adds a layer of warmth and care to the sometimes rigid and critical nature of Type 1. I find myself striving not just for personal excellence, but also to be of service and improve the world around me. It’s like merging the idealism of 1️⃣ with the altruistic heart of 2️⃣. On the flip side, sometimes the pressure to be both perfect and helpful can be overwhelming. I often have to remind myself to balance self-care with my drive to make everything better for everyone else. 😅✨ Hope this helps broaden your understanding! Looking forward to reading others' experiences too! 🌟 Thanks for starting such an interesting discussion! 🙏

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