Parenting and Family Dynamics

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CupcakeHolder 6/19/2024 4:16:14 PM

I'm a Type 3 struggling to find balance between my career and being present for my family. It's all about achieving excellence at work, but I'm worried it's coming at the cost of deeper connections with my partner and kids. 🏅 I often feel torn when choosing between attending an important meeting or going to a school event. Any Type 9s who could help me with sustaining harmony? How do you realign when you feel driven constantly by goals but low on grounding influences at home? Advice welcome from all types!

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MovieBuff 6/19/2024 5:59:15 AM

Getting curious about how different Enneagram types navigate parenting and family dynamics 🌐. Any parents in the forum noticed distinct differences in their approach based on their type? For example, are Type 1s more structured, or do Type 9s adapt a more laid-back style at home? How about when you add kids with their own specific types into the mix—any tips on balancing these various energies while fostering a harmonious environment? Would love to hear about your experiences for better practical application in daily life.

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iamtheartist 6/19/2024 2:32:17 AM

Has understanding your Enneagram type influenced how you parent your children? 🧸✨ Though many agree with typical parenting tips, I wonder to what extent knowledge of one's Enneagram type changes things. Each child is unique as well, hence I'm interested in hearing diverse perspectives on family dynamics informed by Enneagram insights. Whether it's navigating an especially emotional Type Four teen or guiding an overachieving Type Three, experiential wisdom can serve us all. Share challenges, triumphs, or nuances; let's learn together! ✨📚 #ParentingWithEnneagram #FamilyInsights

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Profile Picture Tyler898 6/18/2024 6:19:41 PM

Has anyone noticed specific Enneagram types clashing more within family dynamics? 🤔 As a Type 7 parent, I often feel like my enthusiasm and spontaneity overwhelm my Type 5 partner and our Type 1 child. How have other parents managed to balance such differences? Any practical tips for understanding and working with these diverse energies to foster a harmonious household? Also, how can we leverage each type's strengths to better support each other? Looking forward to your insights! 🌟 #Enneagram #Parenting #FamilyDynamics

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Profile Picture Kingston363 6/18/2024 7:20:03 AM

Share your experiences on common misconceptions about your Enneagram type and how you’ve overcome them! 🧠 Whether it’s about being misunderstood or navigating family dynamics, your insights can help others. How do you debunk stereotypes in parenting and relationships? Let’s dive into these discussions and grow together. Your story could be the lightbulb moment someone else needs! 💡💬 #EnneagramJourney #FamilyDynamics #MyTypeMyStory

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Profile Picture Danielle030 6/17/2024 8:37:44 PM

I'm struggling to find balance in my role as a parent. As an Enneagram Type 1, my drive for perfection sometimes causes tension and prevents me from being fully present. I’m worried my critical nature might be affecting my kids negatively, and I'm constantly stressed about not being the "ideal parent." How do I let go of my high standards and address family dynamics more effectively? Tips from other Type 1s or anyone who has navigated this would be appreciated.🙏

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Profile Picture Gale 6/17/2024 11:01:39 AM

How do different Enneagram types approach parenting? 🧸 As an Enneagram 2, I find myself extremely nurturing, but sometimes I struggle with setting boundaries with my kids. 🛑 I've read that Enneagram 8s, for example, might have a very different style, perhaps more authoritative. For those of you who know your Enneagram type, how has it influenced your parenting or family relationships? Any specific challenges or strengths you've noticed? Would love to hear your experiences and any tips for balancing our natural tendencies with healthy family dynamics!

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Profile Picture VelvetMystic87 6/16/2024 10:06:58 PM

How do your Enneagram types influence your parenting style and family dynamics? 🧩 I'm curious about the intersection of personality and parenting, and how self-awareness of one's type might help in understanding and relating to our kids. Have you found any strategies or insights particular to your type that have been especially effective or challenging in family settings? Would love to hear your experiences and tips on fostering a more harmonious home! 🏡 #Enneagram #Parenting #FamilyDynamics

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Profile Picture VelvetMystic87 6/16/2024 9:58:55 PM

How do different Enneagram types influence parenting styles and family dynamics? 🧩 I’ve noticed my Type 2 tendencies make me more nurturing, but I sometimes struggle with boundaries. How does your type impact your approach to parenting or interacting within the family unit? Share your experiences and any tips for balancing these dynamics effectively! 🌟 #Enneagram #Parenting #FamilyDynamics

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Profile Picture AzureDreamer 6/16/2024 2:15:08 PM

Ever feel misunderstood because of your Enneagram type? 🤔 Let's shed light on common misconceptions! Share your experiences and strategies for overcoming them, especially in parenting and family dynamics. How do you stay true to your type while navigating family roles? Your stories can help others on their journey. Drop your thoughts, tips, and insights below! 🌟✨ #Enneagram #FamilyDynamics #ParentingSecrets

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