Enneagram Wings and Subtypes

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Profile Picture Mmmmm 6/4/2024 9:08:32 AM

Hello everyone! 🌟 I'm trying to deepen my understanding of Enneagram Wings and Subtypes and I could really use your insights. I know that wings are the numbers adjacent to our core type, and they can influence our behavior and personality. But how do you determine how strong your wing is, and how does it show up in your daily life? Also, about subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual/one-to-one), how do they interact with our main type and wings? For instance, how would a Type 4 with a 3 wing manifest differently based on whether they are self-preservation, social, or sexual subtype? Are there specific examples or experiences you can share that highlight these differences? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts. Thanks so much! 😊

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UnicornQueen 6/3/2024 11:31:34 PM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm diving deeper into the Enneagram and am curious about the interplay between wings and subtypes. Specifically, how do your wings (e.g., a 4w5 vs. a 4w3) interact with your instinctual subtypes (self-preservation, social, and one-to-one/sexual)? For instance, if you're a 5w6 with a self-preservation instinct, how does that shape your behaviors and motivations differently from a 5w6 with a social instinct? Any personal experiences or insights? How do these layers influence your daily life, relationships, or challenges? Looking forward to your thoughts! 🌈 Thanks!

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IntoYouAddict 6/3/2024 1:08:07 PM

Hey everyone! 🎉 I'm trying to get a deeper understanding of how wings and subtypes work within the Enneagram system. I've got a pretty good handle on my core type, but I keep getting mixed signals when it comes to identifying my wing and subtype. For context, I identify as a Type 4 which means my wings should be either 3 or 5. But sometimes I feel like I resonate equally with both. How common is it to feel this way, and are there any strategies for better identifying your dominant wing? 🧐 Also, I’m curious about how subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual/one-to-one) intermingle with wings. Does one affect the other, or are they more independent aspects of the Enneagram personality? Could your subtype potentially influence which wing you lean towards more? I'd love to hear your experiences and any tips you might have for navigating these layers. Appreciate any insights you can share! Thanks! 😊 #Enneagram #PersonalGrowth #WingsAndSubtypes #Type4

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PineappleFace 6/3/2024 3:06:54 AM

Hi everyone! 😊 I've been diving deep into the world of Enneagram and am curious about how wings and subtypes influence our core type. For instance, if someone identifies as a Type 4 with a 5 wing (4w5), how might their experience differ from a Type 4 with a 3 wing (4w3)? Additionally, how do the three subtypes (self-preservation, social, and one-to-one) further refine or alter the characteristics of each wing? It'd be great to hear personal experiences or insights on how these nuances play out in real life. Any book or resource recommendations on this topic would also be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance! 🙏✨#Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes #PersonalGrowth

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NoBSallowed 6/2/2024 4:32:18 PM

Hey everyone! 🖐️ I've been delving into the nuances of the Enneagram, specifically around wings and subtypes, and I’m curious to hear your insights. We know that our main Enneagram type is influenced by the adjacent wings and further shaped by our instinctual subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual), but how exactly do you see these dynamics playing out in your own experience? For instance, if you're a Type 4 with a 3 wing, how do the traits of the 3 influence your core 4 characteristics? And when layering in your dominant subtype, does it significantly shift your behavior and motivations compared to other 4s you know with a different subtype? I'm particularly interested in personal anecdotes and tangible examples of how these elements interact for you. How has understanding this helped you navigate your relationships, personal growth, or work environment? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and learning from your experiences! 🌟 Thanks! 😊

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PressF4Laughs 6/2/2024 6:14:40 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I've been diving deep into the Enneagram and would love some insights on Enneagram wings and subtypes. Specifically, I'm curious about how they interact and influence our core type. For instance, if you're a Type 4 with a 3 wing, how does that differ from a Type 4 with a 5 wing in real-life scenarios? Additionally, how do subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual/one-to-one) color the expression of our main type and wing? I’m interested in both personal experiences and any recommended resources for better understanding these dynamics. Thanks in advance for sharing your wisdom! 😊

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ChromaticDrift 6/1/2024 8:31:00 PM

Hey everyone, I'm diving deep into my Enneagram journey and could use some insights regarding wings and subtypes. I've identified as a Type 4, but I'm still trying to understand how my wing and subtype influence my personality. Specifically, how do you determine which wing (3 or 5) you lean towards, and how does that affect your main type's traits? Additionally, I'm curious about subtypes—self-preservation, social, and one-to-one (sexual). How have you noticed these subtypes impact your behavior, motivations, or interactions in daily life? Any personal experiences, book recommendations, or resources would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance! 😊 #Enneagram #Type4 #Wings #Subtypes #PersonalGrowth

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SweetTwitterrific 6/1/2024 11:29:28 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I’ve been diving deep into the Enneagram recently and am curious about how wings and subtypes interact with each other. For context, I identify as a Type 6 with a strong 5 wing. I’m particularly interested in understanding how subtypes (self-preservation, social, and sexual) can influence the expression of my main type and wing. Do subtypes significantly alter how our wings manifest, or do they operate more independently? For example, how would a self-preservation 6w5 differ from a social or sexual 6w5 in terms of behavior, motivations, and challenges? I’d love to hear from others about their experiences and insights, especially if you have the same type/wing combination or any resources you’ve found helpful in exploring these nuances. Thanks! 🙏 #Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes #Type6 #Type5 #SelfAwareness #PersonalGrowth

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Sunshine79 6/1/2024 1:22:36 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I'm exploring the nuances of Enneagram Wings and Subtypes and I could use some insights. I'm currently a 7w6 and trying to understand how my subtype (Social, Sexual, or Self-Preservation) further shapes my personality. How do wings influence our core type, and how do subtypes add another layer to this mix? For instance, how would a Social 7w6 differ from a Sexual or Self-Preservation 7w6 in terms of behavior, motivations, and challenges? I'd love to hear your personal experiences or any resources you recommend for diving deeper into this aspect of the Enneagram. Thanks! 😊

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Shopaholicgal15 5/31/2024 3:17:46 PM

Hey everyone! 😊 I'm currently diving into the fascinating world of Enneagram wings and subtypes and would love to hear your insights! 🌟 I'm primarily a Type 4, and I'm trying to understand how my wing and subtype can influence my personality and behaviors. For example, how would a 4w3 with a Social subtype differ from a 4w5 with a Self-Preservation subtype? Do you find that your wing or your subtype has a more significant impact on your day-to-day life? Also, are there any specific techniques or resources that helped you identify and understand your wing and subtype better? 📚 Your experiences, book recommendations, or any helpful tips would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance for your wisdom! 🙏💬 #Enneagram #Wings #Subtypes #Type4 #SelfDiscovery #PersonalGrowth

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