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  1. Blindspot Instinct Actually Immature?

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Yesterday, I watched a podcast of Personalityhacker on Youtube talking about their recent workshop/retreat (The Way of the Symbols) with Uranio Paes and Beatrice Chestnut on the spiritual uses of the Enneagram: . In this lenghty video, one tiny quote caught my attention (I'm paraphrasing) ...
  2. SP Dominant people, how do YOU know your primary instinct is Self-Preservation?

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Hi folk! I'm going off a new tangent here and want to ask people on why they think they are this type/instinct/tritype etc. So, this thread is all about you SP doms! Regardless of your core enneatype/MBTI/Tritype/etc., why do you think you're an SP dom? Not SP so I'm gonna skip my two cents...
  3. SX/SP Guide to Friendship with the rest of the world - TIC

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Hey all. So mulling around as always about the trials and tribulations of being SX first, SO last. I was thinking rather than calling is Sexual, Emotional Connection seems more apt. Or Emotional Intimacy. I think that more aptly captures the need. I had a bad "thing" with some friends the...
  4. Can Your Instincts Ever Change?

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Title says it all, but I was wondering if your instincts can ever change? Whether it be the order, or intensity of each instinct, etc... Asking for a friend. :tongue:
  5. How to Integrate (or Grow) for Each Enneagram Type: Wings and Instincts Covered

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Hi all, Check out this link about how to integrate (or grow) for each enneagram type/wing/instinctual stacking combination:
  6. Enneagram Instinctual Variants vs. Subtype Descriptions

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Do the instinctual variant (stand-alone) descriptions you relate to, match up with your Enneagram Type's (instinctual variant) subtype description? I always score incredibly high (almost a tie) on both the Sexual & Self-Preservation instincts (when reading and interpreting their stand-alone...
  7. Which Instinctual Variant or Subtype conversation(s) sounds most like you?

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    What core type and wing(s) are you? Which of these conversations can you relate to most? What are your stacking? I wonder what variant(s) that enjoys discussions about religion, politics and sex without getting emotional about it? Topics SP (Self-Preservation) types might bring up in...
  8. Enneagram instincts = Plato's tripartite theory of soul

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    When I first read about the three enneagram instincts, the first thing that came to my mind was Plato and his tripartite theory of soul. So, basically, the So Variant would be the Spirited, Sx = Appetitive, and finally, Sp = Logical soul. Or maybe they correlate with the three Centers...
  9. [Enneagram Type 5] Is it possible to find that ideal love? SX 5w4

    Type 5 Forum - The Investigator
    These excerpts make us look so needy! lol. But, even though I rarely express it in real life, this description is accurate. Maybe it is unhealthy, and maybe just a manifistation on my bad childhood... probably both, but this is a big part of who I am. I've never been in a real relationship...
  10. Instincts in relationships

    I think the Self Preservation instinct could show up in terms of creating a warm, nesting relationship. Having the bond melt with their (both internal and external) 'castle'. Like spending a lot of resources in quality products - which again, strengthens the feeling of having a safe-having - to...
  11. INFP 4w5 here. Wanted: Instincts, please.

    What's my Enneagram type?
    Yeah. Here is another one. Let me annoy you with the usual. (And please ignore the mistakes which I'm going to make most certainly. English isn't my native language. But this site is just the best and... *sigh*) My list: Why i might be so: - subjective opinions of other people often are very...
  12. Pick 2

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    This is based on the three instinctual variants: Soc, Sx, SP. Picture you are in the following scenario: The world has experienced a worst-case zombie apocalypse with the far majority of the population of earth now being zombies. There are still pockets of humanity around the place, and...
  13. Naming All The Winged Subtypes

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Welcome! We do not have nicknames on subtypes/winged subtypes and many of us do not like the existing names. Since we are members of the largest typing community, let it be our right to name all the 81 winged subtype. What we have got so far: E Name Alternative 1 Alternative 2 1 Reformer...
  14. Unhealthy Subtypes and needed action to fix it

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    I do not know how I put this. If extreme side of a subtype is considered unhealthy isn’t it a direct indicator for a person to take action and fix it? For a SP if strategy is extreme aggressiveness or the person is too defensive isn’t that person considered unhealthy? Same applies to social...
  15. [ENTP] Instincts

    ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    Poll. Purpose: to see some patterns List your instinctual stacking If you don't know what does this mean, read this: Socionics - - Instinctual Stackings
  16. SX Last need help!

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Few Enneagram schools think that addressing and giving conscious attention to our last instinct or our blind spot is key to our personal growth. A SP last can develop certain inwardness and A SO or SOC last can develop himself by giving deliberate attention to others such as groups, teams...
  17. Please help...time to type me

    What's my Enneagram type?
    I figured it was time to figure out my tritype and check my own typing of myself Prerequisites What age range are you in? I'm 17. Just graduated high-school a month ago Any disorders or conditions we should know about? Not that I'm aware of :) Main Questions 1. What do you think your life...
  18. [Enneagram Type 7] ENFP TYPE 7 - INSTINCTIVE "Body language, Eye Contact" with others MAKES YOU FEEL

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    ENFP TYPE 7 - INSTINCTIVE "Body language, Eye Contact" with others MAKES YOU FEEL Hi everyone I am a ENFP type 7 At times I feel like I have a special gift, the gift being " super strong instincts" To the point that eye contact with others makes me uncomfortable and akward And I can pick up...
  19. Transcend.

    Who wants to be SX? The anguish, the fear of abandonment or betrayal, the jealousy at potential competition, the self-sacrifice, the desperate need to cling to another and be saved from Annihilation. This inspires both superficial Alpha male and female characteristics and knowledge in the realm...