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  1. The Random Enneagram/wing thread

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    I'm aware the title can be easily misinterpreted. This is just a thread I created to put down all the enneagram types if all wings were possible. I made a thread about this a few weeks ago in which I asked PerC to say which enneagram they would be if any wing was possible, and I got a good...
  2. ENFJ Teenager - any advice?

    Myers Briggs Forum
    Hello to all of you, awesome people! Before this goes any further, I'd like to tell you that I'm a newbie here, I was on this site yesterday for a solid four hours, so I'm pretty sure I'm starting to grasp how things work around here :) Basically, I'd like some advice from all of you...
  3. [Enneagram Type 2] Type Two: The Helper (Timeless' Description)

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Some people see the world as dangerous, and some see it as safe. Some see it as just or unjust. Nevertheless, we all live in the same world. Elements of our personality color our views, and human perception is little more than an inkblot test. One purpose of the Enneagram of Personality is to...
  4. How We Stay Stuck

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Once we establish our personality styles or paradigms to help us apprehend and navigate around the world, we can either keep them pliant, flexible, accommodating, and up to date; or we can rigidly maintain them, assimilating everything into them, and suffer what Joel Barker (1992) calls...
  5. The Three Vs of the Enneagram

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Author: Jerry Wagner When I was first introduced to the Enneagram, we got only the bad stuff -- the distortions, fixations, compulsions, exaggerations, vices, bad breath, etc. When I, in turn, presented the Enneagram styles this way, people would ask: "Isn’t there anything good about any...
  6. [Enneagram Type 2] Type 2: The Loving Person

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Core Value Tendency: TWOS value and are attracted to love. They want to be generous persons, seeking to make the world a more loving place to live in. Harmonious intimate mutual relationships are what life is all about. Adaptive Cognitive Schema: The proper understanding of freedom enables TWOS...
  7. The Responders: One, Two, and Six

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    If you are a One, it’s likely that you: Obey (or fight with) an inner voice that points out your faults and mistakes and tells you how you could have done things better. Measure everything — especially yourself and your own performance — by exacting standards because there is a right...
  8. The Harmonic Groups

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    The Harmonic Groups The Harmonic Groups are useful for transformational work because they indicate how each person copes when they do not get what they want (as...
  9. The Law of Three

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Three Basic Orientations The three orientations are an expression of the Law of Three, on which the entire Enneagram concept is based. This law states that there are three kinds of forces that act in the human nature - the Active force, the Responsive force and the Neutral force and that...
  10. Why Do We Burn Popcorn?

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Why is microwaving popcorn considered an art? Why do so many people continue to burn microwave popcorn after the first time they ruined it and created one of the most foul smells? Which personality types are best suited for microwaving popcorn efficiently? Before we that, let's examine why it is...
  11. Statements of Type 2

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    1. At my best, I love others unconditionally and do not concern myself with how people repay what I do for them. 2. People would say that I really care about the welfare of others. 3. Some people may think of me as a saint, but I know my imperfections and don't think of myself that way...
  12. The Dominant Affect Groups

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    The Dominant Affect Groups are important for transformational work because they reveal the unconscious emotional background we bring to all areas of our lives. In technical language, these have to do with 'object-relations' theory. Modern psychological theory has identified three fundamental...
  13. The Centre of Type 2

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Two identify mainly with their Feeling Center. However, the true qualities of the Feeling Center are blocked when Twos are functioning in ego. Thus, Twos attempt to compensate for this blockage by demonstrating their loving feelings through action – by doing things for people. In simple terms...
  14. The Distinctions of Type 2

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    In the Enneagram's organization, Twos, Threes and Fours form an emotional trio, in that they share general tendencies and undercurrents. People within this trio of styles can experience a kind of ongoing confusion about their identities, confusing who they are with the roles that they play...
  15. Type Two Variant Stackings

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Healthy Twos know how to give of themselves without the need for reciprocity on their terms. If their love goes unreciprocated, they might still focus energy on the situation, but they accept life for what it is. As Twos become less healthy, pride creeps in and they can't accept that the love...
  16. Type Two Wings

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Two Wing One Average 2/1 combines oneish judgment with twoish people-pleasing. 2/1s are tighter and more rigid than 2/3s, but less exacting than 1/2s. They regulate their behavior carefully, in order to stay polite and proper. Overall, they want to put on a happy face, but because of repressed...
  17. Type Two - Expanded

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Recognizing Twos Type Two exemplifies the desire to feel loved, to connect with others in a heartfelt way, and to be a source of benevolence and love in our world. Twos are easily the most people-oriented of the Enneagram types. They focus on relationship and feel best about themselves when they...
  18. Type Two Misidentifications

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Type Two-Type One This is not a common mistype, but does occur when a wing is mistaken for the dominant type. In other words, 1w2s can sometimes be confused with 2w1s, but confusion is far less likely with 1w9s (owing to their reserved and relatively unemotional demeanor) and 2w3s (owing to...
  19. Type Two Compatibility

    Type 2 Forum - The Helper
    Type Two-Type One Enneagram Ones and Twos are a complementary couple since both offer the other the example of their own qualities. Both types are highly dutiful and are attracted to service roles and occupations: both may be...
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