Enneagram Type and Wing 2w1

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booklover2 5/21/2024 9:04:16 AM

Hello everyone! 👋 I'm new to the Enneagram community and recently discovered that I identify as a Type 2 with a 1 wing (2w1). I'm really intrigued by how the Helper (Type 2) traits mix with the Perfectionist (Type 1) tendencies! 🌟 I’ve been reading about how 2w1s are driven to help others with a strong sense of duty and a moral compass, but I’m curious about the real-life experiences of fellow 2w1s. How do you navigate the balance between your desire to assist others and your inclination toward perfectionism? Are there specific strategies or practices that help you manage stress and maintain healthy boundaries? I'd love to hear personal stories, tips, and any advice you might have for someone trying to better understand and grow within this type and wing combination. 😊 Thanks in advance! 🌱 #Enneagram #Type2w1 #SelfImprovement #Perfectionism #HelpingHands

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CrazyCatLady 5/20/2024 11:00:32 PM

Hi everyone! 😊 I'm new to the Enneagram and recently discovered that I'm a 2w1. I'm fascinated by how our wings shape our core type, and I've been reading up on the balance between the helping nature of a Type 2 and the principled side of a Type 1. For those of you who identify as 2w1, I'm curious about how you experience this combination in your daily life. Do you often find yourself torn between wanting to help others and feeling a strong sense of duty to do things the "right" way? How do you balance the desire to be supportive and loving with the inner critic that sometimes pushes you to strive for perfection? Any tips or personal stories on how you've navigated these traits would be really appreciated! 🙏 Thanks in advance for your insights! 🌟

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DigitalRetro 5/19/2024 2:22:26 PM

Hi everyone! 👋 I'm new to the forum and have been learning about the Enneagram for a while. Recently, I discovered that I am a 2w1 and I'm eager to understand more about this type and wing combination. I know that Type 2s are called "The Helpers" and are typically warm, generous, and people-oriented, but I'm curious about how the 1 wing (The Reformer) influences this type. How does a 2w1 differ from a 2w3, and what unique challenges and strengths come with the 2w1 personality? I'd love to hear from other 2w1s about their experiences, especially in areas like relationships, work, and personal growth. Do you find that the 1 wing gives you a stronger sense of duty and morality compared to other Type 2s? 🤔 How do you balance helping others with maintaining your own boundaries and self-care? Any personal anecdotes, insights, or resources you could share would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance for your help 🌟 #Enneagram #2w1 #Type2 #EnneagramCommunity

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SugarplumWhispers 5/19/2024 8:41:20 AM

🌟 Hi Everyone! I'm curious about the Enneagram 2w1. I've read that Type 2s, known as "The Helpers," are naturally nurturing and often place others' needs above their own. But when paired with a 1 wing, how does that combination play out in daily life? I imagine the 1 wing (The Reformer) might add a layer of perfectionism or a strong sense of duty to the generally compassionate Type 2. How does this dynamic influence behavior in different areas such as relationships, work, and personal growth? Do 2w1s find themselves struggling more with inner criticism compared to other Type 2s due to the 1's influence? I would love to hear from anyone who identifies as a 2w1 or who knows someone with this type and wing. What are the challenges and strengths that come with being a 2w1? How do you navigate the balance between helping others and maintaining your personal boundaries? Thanks in advance for sharing your insights! 😊 #Enneagram #2w1 #Type2 #Personality #SelfGrowth

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PizzaPrincess 5/19/2024 2:31:31 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm diving deeper into the Enneagram and I'm super curious about the dynamics of being a 2w1. I understand that Type 2s are often called "The Helpers" and they’re driven by the need to be loved and needed. However, I’m particularly interested in how the 1 wing influences this type. How does the 1 wing's desire for perfectionism and integrity impact the way a 2w1 offers help and interacts with others? Does it create internal conflict between wanting to serve others selflessly and maintaining high personal standards? 🤔 I’d love to hear from those who identify as 2w1 or know someone who does. Any insights, personal experiences, or advice on navigating this combo would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance! 🙏 #Enneagram #Type2 #Wing1 #2w1 #Personality #SelfDiscovery

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CutiePieChirps 5/18/2024 8:12:58 PM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm curious about the dynamics of the Enneagram Type 2 with a 1 wing (2w1). I've read that Type 2s, the Helpers, are generally warm, empathetic, and generous, always putting others' needs first. Adding a 1 wing introduces the Perfectionist's traits like striving for moral integrity, order, and a strong sense of right and wrong. For those of you who identify as 2w1s or know someone who does, how do you experience the blend of these characteristics in everyday life? How does the 1 wing influence your helping nature? Do you find yourself setting higher standards for yourself and others, or being more critical? How do you balance your desire to help with your perfectionistic tendencies? Additionally, I'd love to hear any tips on how a 2w1 can maintain healthy boundaries and self-care while being true to both sides of their personality. Looking forward to your insights! 😊 #Enneagram #Type2w1 #HelperPerfectionist #SelfCare #Boundaries

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CrazyDogMom 5/18/2024 2:16:51 PM

Hi everyone! 👋 I'm relatively new to the Enneagram and have recently discovered that I identify as a Type 2 with a 1 wing (2w1). I understand that Type 2s, the Helpers, are driven by a desire to be loved and appreciated, often going out of their way to support others. Meanwhile, the 1 wing traits include a strong sense of ethics, idealism, and a drive for improvement. I'm curious about how the 1 wing influences the core 2 type. How do you find that the 1 wing impacts your motivations, behaviors, and relationships? Do you notice a significant difference in the way you approach helping others compared to a more typical Type 2? Any insights, personal experiences, or advice specific to navigating life as a 2w1 would be greatly appreciated! 🌟 Looking forward to hearing from fellow 2w1s or anyone knowledgeable about this type and wing combination! Thank you! 😊

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Profile Picture BizGuyWithNoJob 5/18/2024 7:55:50 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm delving deeper into understanding the nuances of the 2w1 (The Helper with a Reformer wing) and would love some insights from those who identify with this type/wing combination or have close relationships with someone who does. For those of you who are 2w1s: 1. How do you balance your inherent desire to help and support others (Type 2) with the critical inner voice and perfectionist tendencies of the 1 wing? 2. In terms of personal growth, how do you navigate the potential pitfalls of each aspect (e.g., potential martyrdom from Type 2 vs. self-criticism from the 1 wing)? 3. Can you share any strategies or experiences on how to harness the strengths of both Type 2 and the 1 wing in harmony? And for those who know 2w1s well: 1. What have been your observations on how the 2w1 in your life handles conflicts or stress? 2. Any advice on how best to support and communicate with a 2w1, respecting both their helpful nature and their desire for integrity and correctness? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and experiences! 🌱 Thanks! 😊

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Profile Picture smallbusinessowner 5/18/2024 2:17:35 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I've recently discovered the Enneagram and I'm particularly curious about Enneagram Type 2 with a 1 wing (2w1). I understand that Type 2s are known for their generosity and desire to help others, while the 1 wing brings a sense of moral responsibility and a drive for perfection. However, I'm having a bit of trouble distinguishing the nuances between a 2w1 and a 2w3. How do the motivations, behaviors, and challenges of a 2w1 specifically manifest differently from other subtypes? Are there any telltale signs or common scenarios where a 2w1’s unique qualities (i.e., the blend of altruism with a touch of the reformer) really stand out? Additionally, if you could share any personal experiences or insights about being a 2w1 and how it has shaped your relationships and personal growth, I'd love to hear them! 😊 Thanks in advance for your thoughts and wisdom! Warm wishes,

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style.report 5/17/2024 9:37:12 PM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm curious about the dynamics of Type 2 with a 1 wing (2w1). How do you all experience the balance between the nurturing, helper tendencies of a Type 2 and the principled, perfectionist traits of the 1 wing? 🤔 I've noticed that sometimes I feel super driven to help others but also have a strong sense of right and wrong that can make me overly critical of myself and others. How do you navigate this internal tension? Do you have any tips for balancing these two aspects without feeling overwhelmed? Would love to hear your personal experiences, challenges, and any strategies you've found helpful! Thanks in advance ❤️🌿

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