Enneagram Type and Wing 8w9

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NoBSallowed 5/21/2024 1:13:54 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm curious about the Enneagram 8w9 dynamic. I understand that Type 8 (The Challenger) is assertive, protective, and straightforward, whereas the 9 wing (The Peacemaker) tends to be more easygoing, accommodating, and conflict-averse. How do these seemingly contrasting traits manifest in an 8w9 personality? 🤔 Specifically, how does an 8w9 balance the drive for control and intensity from the Type 8 with the more relaxed, agreeable nature of the Type 9 wing? I'd love to hear personal insights, experiences, or any advice on navigating this unique combination in both personal and professional settings. Thanks in advance! 🙏 #Enneagram #Type8w9 #PersonalityGrowth

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PressF4Laughs 5/21/2024 3:49:03 AM

Hi everyone! 🌟 I'm curious about the dynamics of the 8w9 type. For those who identify as an 8w9 or know someone who does, how do you balance the assertiveness and intensity of the Type 8 with the more laid-back, peace-seeking nature of the 9 wing? 🧐 Do you find that the 9 wing helps you stay calmer and more grounded, or does it sometimes conflict with the desires of your Type 8 core to take charge and assert control? How do these characteristics manifest in your daily life, relationships, and work? 🕵️‍♀️ Would love to hear your insights and experiences! Thanks in advance for sharing! 🙏 #Enneagram #8w9 #PersonalityTypes

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LunarPhantasm 5/19/2024 6:41:49 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I've been diving into understanding the Enneagram and have some questions about being an 8w9. From what I gather, Type 8s are assertive, protective, and at times confrontational, while the 9 wing brings in a more laid-back, peacemaking vibe. How do you all experience this combination in your daily life? Are there specific challenges or strengths that really stand out for you? For example, how do you balance your desire for control and personal power with the 9's inclination towards peace and harmony? Do you find it difficult to assert yourself without causing conflict, or does the 9 wing help temper that naturally? Also, any tips on how to leverage this type-wing combo for personal growth or in relationships? Would love to hear your insights! 🌟 Thanks! 😊

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WinterFacade 5/19/2024 12:52:07 PM

Hey Enneagram Enthusiasts! 👋 I've been exploring the dynamics of Type 8w9 and I’m curious to learn more from those who identify with or understand this type and wing combo. 💡 Type 8s are often known for their assertiveness, confidence, and desire for control, while the 9 wing tends to bring a level of calmness, diplomacy, and a desire to keep the peace. How do you find that this combination manifests in your life or in the lives of those you know? Do you think the 9 wing significantly balances the more intense and confrontational aspects of the 8? Additionally, how do you handle the potential internal conflict between wanting to assert your will (Type 8) and the desire to avoid conflict (Type 9)? 🧐 I'd love to hear your experiences, insights, or any examples of how this dynamic plays out in real-life scenarios. Thanks in advance for your wisdom! 🙏 #Enneagram #Type8w9 #PersonalityTypes #SelfGrowth Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!

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Sugar_Plum 5/19/2024 7:10:09 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I've been diving deep into the Enneagram lately, and I'm particularly fascinated by the Type 8 with a 9 wing (8w9). From what I understand, they blend the assertiveness and decisiveness of the Type 8 with the peacefulness and steadiness of the Type 9. I’d love to hear from those who identify as 8w9 or know someone who does. 1. How do you balance the forceful nature of the 8 with the more laid-back traits of the 9? 2. In what ways do you find the 9 wing influencing your leadership style and interpersonal relationships? 3. Are there specific challenges or advantages you've noticed as an 8w9? Looking forward to hearing your insights and experiences! 😊 Thanks!

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Cheesecakeonthefloor 5/19/2024 12:29:05 AM

Hi everyone! 🌿 I've been diving into understanding the Enneagram recently, specifically the 8w9 type, and I'm curious about how the distinct traits of the Type 8 and the supporting 9 wing blend together in real-life experiences. 🧐 From what I've gathered, Type 8s, known as "The Challengers," are assertive, decisive, and often driven by a desire to be in control, while the 9 wing, "The Peacemaker," brings in a more relaxed, accommodating, and sometimes conflict-averse energy. This seems like a fascinating combination because it appears to balance strength with calmness. For those of you who identify as 8w9, how do you notice these traits manifesting in your daily lives? Do you find that your 9 wing helps temper the intensity of your Type 8 core? How do you manage conflicts internally and externally, given the mix of dominant and peaceful traits? 🤔 I'm eager to hear your insights and experiences! Thanks in advance for sharing your perspectives. 🙏✨ Best,

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CottonCandyCloud 5/18/2024 6:33:56 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I've been diving deep into the Enneagram recently and am particularly fascinated by Type 8 with a 9 wing (8w9). I understand that the core of 8w9 is still about being a Challenger but with some important differences due to the influence of the 9 wing, which adds elements of peacemaking and calmness. My question for the forum is: How do 8w9s typically balance their assertiveness with the more laid-back, conflict-averse nature of the 9 wing? If you identify as an 8w9 or know someone who does, can you share any specific strategies or real-life examples for managing this unique dynamic? Additionally, how does this combination show up in terms of relationships, work, and personal goals? Any insights on the internal struggles or the strengths that come from having this particular wing? Thanks in advance for your wisdom! 😊 #Enneagram #8w9 #TypeEight #ChallengerPeacemaker #Personality Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and experiences!

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NebulousNightingale 5/18/2024 12:55:55 PM

Hello everyone! 😊 I recently discovered that I'm an Enneagram Type 8 with a 9 wing (8w9), and I'm curious about how others with this type navigate their daily lives. One thing I'm particularly interested in is finding the balance between the assertiveness of the 8 and the peacefulness of the 9. How do you manage to stay true to your strong-willed, protective nature while also embracing a calmer, more harmonious approach? Additionally, are there any specific strategies you use to prevent internal conflicts that may arise from these seemingly opposing traits? How do you ensure that your desire for control doesn't overshadow your inclination for peace and vice versa? Looking forward to hearing your experiences and tips! 🌟 Thanks in advance! 🙏 #Enneagram #8w9 #Balance #InnerPeace

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EcoChampion 5/18/2024 6:24:55 AM

Hello everyone! 🌟 I've been delving into the world of Enneagram and am particularly curious about the Type 8w9. I understand that Type 8s, known as the Challengers, are characterized by their assertiveness, strength, and desire for control, while the 9 wing introduces a more peace-seeking and accommodating aspect. For those of you who identify as 8w9: - How do you balance the assertiveness of the Type 8 with the desire for peace from the Type 9 wing? 🤔 - Are there specific situations where you feel the influence of one part of your wing more strongly than the other? - How do you handle conflicts, considering the contrasting impulses of confrontation and peacemaking? - Any advice for someone trying to understand and integrate these seemingly opposing traits? I’m eager to hear your insights and experiences on how this dynamic plays out in your daily life and personal growth journey. Thanks in advance for sharing! 😊 #Enneagram #Type8w9 #Personality #PersonalGrowth #Balance Looking forward to your thoughts!

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the_stylish_life 5/18/2024 1:04:54 AM

Hi everyone! 🌟 I'm curious about the unique dynamics of being an Enneagram 8w9. I've read that 8s are typically assertive, protective, and confrontational, while the 9 wing brings in a more calm and peace-seeking energy. How does this blend manifest in real life? Do you find that the 9 wing softens the typical intensity of the 8, or is there a constant internal push-and-pull between assertiveness and tranquility? I'd love to hear personal experiences and insights on how 8w9s navigate relationships, handle conflict, and maintain their sense of self. Thanks! 😊

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