Enneagram Type and Wing 1w2

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sunshine_and_rainbows 6/14/2024 9:49:13 PM

Hello everyone! 👋 I’ve been exploring the Enneagram and discovered that I identify as a Type 1 with a 2 Wing (1w2). I understand that the primary traits of a Type 1 are a strong sense of ethics, a desire for justice, and an inner critic that pushes for perfection. On the other hand, the 2 Wing seems to add a dimension of helpfulness, warmth, and a desire to support others. My question is: How do you balance the need for perfection and order (Type 1) with the nurturing and supportive aspects (Wing 2)? Do you find it challenging to manage the critical inner voice while also being compassionate towards others? I’m also curious about practical tips for managing stress as a 1w2. I find myself getting overwhelmed by trying to meet high standards and maintaining harmonious relationships. Any advice or personal experiences would be highly appreciated! 😊 Thanks in advance for your insights! #Enneagram #Type1 #1w2 #PersonalGrowth #SelfDevelopment

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JustACooldude69 6/14/2024 9:23:42 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm curious to learn more about the 1w2 personality type. I understand that the core Enneagram Type 1 is the Reformer/Perfectionist, driven by a desire for integrity and improvement, and the Type 2 wing adds a layer of caring and helpfulness. For those who identify as 1w2, how do you balance the drive for personal and societal improvement with the natural inclination to assist and connect with others? 📚💪 Do you find that your Type 1 need for order and perfectionism ever conflicts with the Type 2 desire to nurture and support those around you? How do these traits play out in your daily life, especially in relationships and work situations? Would love to hear your experiences and any tips you might have for other 1w2s trying to find harmony between these aspects of their personality. Thanks! 🙂 #Enneagram #Type1w2 #PersonalityTypes #SelfImprovement #PersonalGrowth

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AuroraBorealisRush 6/13/2024 11:21:08 PM

Hello everyone! 😊 I'm curious about the dynamics of being a 1w2 in the Enneagram system. As someone who is primarily driven by a desire for perfection and ethics (the Type 1 traits), but also has a strong inclination towards helping others and being emotionally supportive (the Type 2 wing), I sometimes feel like I'm being pulled in two directions. For those of you who identify as a 1w2, how do you balance your inner critic and high standards with your nurturing and altruistic tendencies? Do you find that one aspect often takes precedence over the other, or have you found a way to integrate both smoothly? Additionally, how do you handle conflict, given the perfectionist and helper aspects of your personality? Any strategies for maintaining harmony while staying true to your values would be greatly appreciated! Looking forward to your insights and experiences! 🌟 Thanks!

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HoneybeeChatter 6/13/2024 1:11:37 PM

Hello everyone! 🌟 I've been delving into the Enneagram and recently discovered I'm a 1w2. I'd love to hear from others with this type and wing combination. How do you find the interplay between the inner critic (Type 1) and the helper (Type 2) in your daily life? 🤔 For me, I notice a constant push for perfectionism and a simultaneous urge to support and care for others. Sometimes it feels like a tug-of-war between pursuing my high standards and wanting to be there for everyone else. How do you balance these two strong drives? Do you have any strategies or insights on integrating the best of both worlds to live a more balanced and fulfilling life? Any personal experiences, tips, or resources would be greatly appreciated! Looking forward to hearing your thoughts. 😊 Thank you!

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DaisyChainsaw86 6/13/2024 2:35:25 AM

Hi everyone! 👋 I'm diving deeper into understanding the Enneagram and I'm particularly interested in the nuances of Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). I get that Type 1s are often called the 'Reformers' or 'Perfectionists' with a strong internal sense of right and wrong. They strive for integrity and are driven by a desire to improve the world. But when you add the 2 wing, which brings in a 'Helper' dynamic, how does that influence their behavior, motivation, and relationships? For those who identify as a 1w2 or know someone who does, can you share examples of how the 2 wing affects their life? Are there particular challenges or strengths that stand out because of this combination? 🧐 I'm also curious about any tips or personal growth strategies that might be effective specifically for 1w2 individuals. How do you balance the urge for perfection with the 2 wing's desire to assist and connect with others? Looking forward to hearing your insights! 😊 Thanks in advance!

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Profile Picture Fashionista 6/12/2024 5:31:22 PM

Hi everyone! 🌟 I'm new to the Enneagram and have recently discovered that I identify as a Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). I'm curious about how others experience this combination and its unique traits. For me, the drive to improve and adhere to high standards (Type 1) often conflicts with the desire to help and connect deeply with others (Type 2). 😬 I'm particularly interested in: 1. How do you balance the critical inner voice of the 1 with the compassionate helper in you? 2. Are there any strategies or practices you’ve found effective in integrating these aspects harmoniously? 3. Do you notice particular stress or growth points unique to this type and wing combo? Would love to hear your experiences, insights, and tips! Thanks in advance! 🙏 #Enneagram #Type1w2 #SelfGrowth

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Profile Picture Sneakapeek 6/12/2024 7:59:06 AM

Hey everyone! 😊 I've been diving deep into the Enneagram lately, and I'm curious about how other 1w2s experience the balance between their core type and wing. As a Type 1, I often find myself striving for perfection and adhering to a strong moral compass. However, the influence of my 2 wing pushes me to be more people-oriented and helpful, sometimes to the point of neglecting my own needs. For those of you who identify as 1w2s, how do you manage the dynamic between your desire for personal integrity and the urge to support others? Do you find that one aspect tends to dominate more often than the other? And how do you ensure you're meeting your own needs while still being there for those around you? Looking forward to hearing about your experiences and any tips you might have! 🌟 Thanks! 🙏 #Enneagram #Type1w2 #Balance #SelfCare #PersonalGrowth

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Profile Picture Patterson868 6/11/2024 9:57:30 PM

Hi everyone! 👋 I'm curious about the dynamics of being a Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2) in the Enneagram system. As someone who identifies as a 1w2, I often find myself balancing a strong sense of ethics and integrity with a deep desire to be helpful and supportive to others. However, this combination sometimes creates a bit of internal conflict, especially when my need for perfectionism clashes with my desire to be more compassionate and adapt to others' needs. For those of you who are also 1w2s, how do you manage these opposing tendencies? Do you find that your helpful side softens the critical inner voice of the Type 1, or does it create more pressure to meet both sets of expectations? Also, how have you found ways to practice self-care and self-compassion in this context? I'd love to hear about your strategies and any advice you have for harmonizing these two aspects of our personality. Looking forward to your insights! 🌱 Thanks!

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Profile Picture Ivy535 6/11/2024 1:04:02 PM

Hey everyone 😊, I'm trying to better understand the dynamics of being a Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). As a 1w2, I've read that this subtype tends to blend the driven, principled nature of Type 1 with the helpful, nurturing qualities of Type 2. I'm curious about how this plays out in real life, especially in terms of relationships and career. If you're a 1w2, how do you balance your intrinsic need for correctness and improvement (Type 1) with the desire to be helpful and supportive (Type 2)? Do you find that one aspect tends to dominate more than the other? Also, how do you manage stress and what are some strategies you've found helpful for maintaining balance? Would love to hear any personal experiences, tips, or insights on navigating life as a 1w2! Thanks in advance for sharing your wisdom 🙏. #Enneagram #1w2 #SelfImprovement #Community

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Bella202 6/11/2024 2:55:06 AM

Hey everyone! 😊 I'm diving deep into the Enneagram and I'm particularly intrigued by Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2) combo. I understand that the core desire of Type 1 is to be good and right, while the Type 2 wing's focus is on helping others. How do these traits interact in daily life? For those of you who identify as 1w2, do you often find yourself torn between striving for personal moral standards and the desire to assist and support others? How does this dynamic play out in your relationships and work environment? Also, how do you manage the potential stress of balancing these two drives? Looking forward to hearing your insights and experiences! 🌟 Thanks! #Enneagram #Type1w2 #Personality #SelfDiscovery

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