Relationships and Compatibility

Category: Enneagram in Practice

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Profile Picture Greg707 4/19/2024 4:10:10 PM

New to this and thinking I’m a Type 9. Love peace and harmony, but do other 9s find they sometimes avoid confrontations to the point of being passive? How do you assert your needs without disrupting the peace?

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Profile Picture Missme78 4/19/2024 2:30:44 PM

Type 3 here, just diving into the Enneagram. I’m all about achieving goals, but sometimes feel it’s hard to connect on a deeper level. Any other 3s find it tough to balance ambition with vulnerability in relationships?

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Profile Picture Equinox79 4/19/2024 12:40:40 PM

I’m starting to resonate a lot with Type 2 characteristics, especially when it comes to relationships. I love being there for my partner, but I sometimes wonder if I’m too much. Like, is there such a thing as helping too much or caring too much? How do other Type 2s ensure they’re not overwhelming their loved ones with their desire to assist and connect? I’m trying to find the right balance between being supportive and giving my partner space to breathe.

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Profile Picture Owen515 4/19/2024 11:25:39 AM

New here and pretty sure I’m a Type 9. I value harmony a lot, but sometimes feel I’m too passive. How do other 9s assert themselves in relationships without fearing they’ll rock the boat too much?

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Profile Picture Paige616 4/19/2024 8:50:44 AM

Type 7 here, and all about fun and adventure. But sometimes I wonder if I’m too much for the more grounded types. How do you find balance in a relationship when your partner is, let’s say, a Type 5?

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Profile Picture Cooper 4/18/2024 6:25:28 PM

Just uncovered I’m likely a Type 5, all about that knowledge life. But intimacy can be a bit challenging. How do you open up to someone when you’re used to being in your head all the time?

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Profile Picture Chris303 4/18/2024 6:15:00 PM

Sup, Enneagram enthusiasts! Just started exploring this whole personality thing and think I might be a Type 8. Always been the assertive type, you know, not afraid to speak my mind. But sometimes, I worry this strong personality of mine might intimidate potential partners. How do you find someone who can handle your intensity? Or should I tone it down a bit? It’s like I’m torn between being true to myself and not scaring people away. Any other Type 8s grappling with this?

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Profile Picture Celestine 4/18/2024 5:40:40 PM

Learning I might be a Type 9 and really valuing harmony in my relationships. But sometimes, I feel like I lose my own voice. How do other 9s make sure they’re heard without causing waves?

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Profile Picture SteveO 4/18/2024 3:40:55 PM

Hey, just found out about this Enneagram stuff and thinking I might be a Type 2. I always put others first, but does that ever scare people away, thinking it’s too much? How do you balance caring with giving space?

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Profile Picture AuroraSeeker 4/18/2024 1:50:50 PM

Recently found out I might be a Type 3 and it’s got me thinking about how I approach relationships. I’m all for achieving and being seen as successful, but does that drive ever get in the way of building genuine connections? Sometimes I worry that I’m too focused on how the relationship looks from the outside rather than how it feels on the inside. How do other Type 3s navigate the need for achievement with the need for authentic, deep relationships? Looking for guidance on how to not let my ambition cloud what’s truly important.

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