Relationships and Compatibility

Category: Enneagram in Practice

Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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Profile Picture Franchesca 4/17/2024 4:50:06 PM

As a newbie thinking I’m a Type 4, I’m super into authentic connections. But sometimes it feels like others don’t get it. Do you find certain types are better at understanding the depth of a 4?

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Profile Picture ZenGardener 4/17/2024 2:55:55 PM

I think I might be a Type 4, deeply feeling everything and always seeking meaningful connections. But, this intensity of emotions – does it scare people away? How do you find someone who embraces your depth without feeling like you’re too much for them? It’s a bit scary, opening up and being vulnerable, fearing that it might be overwhelming. Would love to hear how other Type 4s navigate relationships and find partners who aren’t afraid of the depth.

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Profile Picture Ruby818 4/17/2024 10:05:06 AM

Learning about my Type 3 tendencies and curious how that fits into relationships. I’m all for being the best, but do you ever worry about competing with your partner instead of cheering them on? How do 3s handle this?

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Profile Picture Evan505 4/16/2024 8:30:00 PM

Hey everyone! Just started diving into the Enneagram and it’s been eye-opening. I’m starting to think I might be a Type 3 – always striving for success and recognition, you know? But sometimes, I wonder if my drive for achievement gets in the way of my relationships. It’s like I’m so focused on climbing the career ladder that I forget to nurture the connections that really matter. How do other Type 3s find that balance between career goals and personal relationships? Would love to hear your thoughts!

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Profile Picture Blake 4/16/2024 5:55:17 PM

Type 1 perfectionist here, just getting into the Enneagram. Sometimes I wonder if my need for order pushes people away. Any other 1s struggle with this in their relationships? How do you find a middle ground?

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Profile Picture Brandy 4/16/2024 3:05:05 PM

Digging into the Enneagram and I’m leaning towards being a Type 5. Love gathering knowledge and spending time in my own world, but I’m curious how this translates into relationships. Do Type 5s struggle with opening up and sharing their inner world, or is it just me? Feels like there’s a bit of a wall between me and getting closer to people. Keen to understand how to balance my need for independence and space with the desire for a close, understanding relationship.

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Profile Picture Seth919 4/16/2024 11:15:17 AM

Type 1s and their perfectionist streak – does it ever get in the way of relationships? Like, if you’re always trying to improve things, does it ever just annoy people? Would love to hear how you balance the need for perfection with letting things just be.

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Profile Picture Fiona606 4/15/2024 9:45:00 PM

Hey folks! Just joined the Enneagram bandwagon and I’m loving it. I’m starting to think I might be a Type 9 – you know, always trying to keep the peace and avoid conflict. But sometimes, I wonder if my laid-back attitude comes across as indifference in my relationships. It’s like I’m so chill that my partner thinks I don’t care, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. How do other Type 9s show their love and affection without compromising their need for peace? Any advice on communicating emotions better?

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Profile Picture Jody 4/15/2024 6:45:28 PM

Learning I’m probably a Type 5 and that explains a lot about how I handle relationships — a lot of observing before diving in. But does that make me come off as distant? How do other 5s manage to open up more?

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Profile Picture Greg707 4/14/2024 10:15:00 PM

Hey Enneagram pals! Just started exploring my personality type and I’m leaning towards Type 5 – always seeking knowledge and understanding, you know? But I’ve noticed that my analytical nature sometimes makes me come across as distant in relationships. It’s like I’m so focused on dissecting everything that I forget to just be present. How do other Type 5s let their guard down and connect emotionally with their partners? Any tips on being more open and vulnerable?

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