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This is a discussion on Type an ENTJ Ennea-noob! within the What's my Enneagram type? forums, part of the Enneagram Personality Theory Forum category; Hi! I'm really new to the Enneagram, and just learned about it from my friend. I took a test and ...

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    Type an ENTJ Ennea-noob!

    Hi! I'm really new to the Enneagram, and just learned about it from my friend. I took a test and it gave me 5w6. I like the result, but those tests aren't exactly reliable, and I wanted to get some informed opinions on this. I am pretty sure my first insinctual variant is Sp, however. I don't know much about the types, and their core fears and whatnot. I am 14 years old, and have been diagnosed w/Aspergers Syndrome and OCD. Anyways, here's the questionnaire:

    1. What drives you in life? What do you look for?

    My determination to make an impact on the world and change it for the better. I have a vision and I want to be an usher of change. I want to understand the universe and make logical sense of it. I have high standards of people/things and am driven to see these standards met. I want to inspire others and be admired by others.

    2. What do you hope to accomplish in your life?

    I hope to turn visions into reality, I hope to make intellectual discoveries, I hope to implement theories into the real world, I hope to be remembered and admired, I hope to explain everything, I hope to accomplish whatever I set my mind to.

    3. What do you hope to avoid doing or being? What values are important to you?

    I avoid doing menial, rote, and tedious tasks. I hate doing things over again. I avoid being dumbfounded, incompetent, irrational, unpredictable, overtly emotional, and wrong.

    4. What are your biggest fears (not including phobias)? Why?

    Hmm. Well, I am an entomophobe to the absolute extreme. I also fear being tricked, oblivion, the unknown, being wrong, and being unable to understand something.

    5. How do you want others to see you? How do you see yourself?

    I want others to see me as Ingenious, Rational, Ambitious, Helpful, Useful, Admirable, & True. I see myself as intelligent, willful, esoteric, reclusive, and overtly skeptical.

    6. What makes you feel your best? What makes you feel your worst?

    Solving a problem, Seeing a plan come to fruition, Understanding a subject, Being admired and helpful. // Being incapable, uninformed, wrong, without drive

    7. Describe how you experience each of: a) anger; b) shame; c) anxiety.

    a) I can react aggressively and argumentatively when people don't see things the way I think they should sometimes(I know its immature, but I'm being honest), when people are not making use of their potential, when I feel threatened in some way(mentally/physically/emotionally.) When I'm angry I typically just bust out the seams, and try to annoy people. b) When I experience shame, I feel depressed that I couldn't do better, when I know I could have. c) When I experience anxiety I become obsessive and exude nervousness. It's pretty obvious when I'm stressed because I pace, bite my nails, and do all of the tell-tale signs.

    8. Describe how you respond to each of: a) stress; I try to rationalize the issue and if it is really worh being stressed out about. If so, I try to solve the root of my anxiety. b) unexpected change; with skepticism c) conflict rationally and controlled In conflict, I am very direct and confident. However, I can be sensitive inside at times.

    9. Describe your orientation to: a) authority; Authority must meet my standards to be over me. They need to be improving and staying competent b) power I don't like people having too much power. I like to control stuff, butI would never seek power to be a dictator or something. How do you respond to these? With challenge and questioning

    10. What is your overall outlook on life and humanity?

    Humanity is an intelligent species that needs to do their best to preserve their kind and understand the world around them. My outlook on life is that it is a journey and it's potential is unlimited. IDK, I'm really just making this up off the cuff.

    So, we've reached the end! What type do you think I am? Post below. If you have any further suggestions, please share. Thanks! - Jack



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    If you have anything to add, be sure to post below! - Jack

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    1w2, 6w5, 3w4 "The Taskmaster" archetype. See how it fits.

    FYI: There's a chance that you may fluctuate a bit between now and your mid-20s. Your physical and cognitive development are as yet not completed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tanstaafl28 View Post
    1w2, 6w5, 3w4 "The Taskmaster" archetype. See how it fits.

    FYI: There's a chance that you may fluctuate a bit between now and your mid-20s. Your physical and cognitive development are as yet not completed.
    I think you might be onto something with that. It seems pretty good. I definitely see some of myself in all three of those types. I completely agree with the part about having to constantly be doing something to keep anxiety at bay. If I am just sitting there doing nothing for a lengthy period of time, I get anxious, bored, and angry spontaneously. I definitely could see One as my main type for sure. The only thing is that I'm not a typical moral person. I do dedicate a lot of my time to contemplation of what is right/wrong in my eyes, and tend to be a living representation of what I believe to be correct. It's just that my view of morality is very different from what most people view it. And yes, I suspected age would be a factor. Do you think enneagram types change or are always there? Like I mentioned earlier, I'm really new.Thanks for the suggestion! If anybody else has anything to add at all, please do below! - Jack
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    Quote Originally Posted by philosopherspidy View Post
    I think you might be onto something with that. It seems pretty good. I definitely see some of myself in all three of those types. I completely agree with the part about having to constantly be doing something to keep anxiety at bay. If I am just sitting there doing nothing for a lengthy period of time, I get anxious, bored, and angry spontaneously. I definitely could see One as my main type for sure. The only thing is that I'm not a typical moral person. I do dedicate a lot of my time to contemplation of what is right/wrong in my eyes, and tend to be a living representation of what I believe to be correct. It's just that my view of morality is very different from what most people view it. And yes, I suspected age would be a factor. Do you think enneagram types change or are always there? Like I mentioned earlier, I'm really new.Thanks for the suggestion! If anybody else has anything to add at all, please do below! - Jack
    Not a problem, and I encourage others to take a shot, even if they differ from me. I'm not infallible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tanstaafl28 View Post
    Not a problem, and I encourage others to take a shot, even if they differ from me. I'm not infallible.
    Yes I want to hear everybody's thoughts, and thanks again for your help. I relate to the taskmaster probably the most, but I also relate to the technical expert and strategist as well. As for my main type being 1w2, that a tough one. It appears most likely my dom is 1, the wings I'm not so sure. I'm extremely reserved like with the 9 wing but am driven to action like the 2 wing. I'm more intellectual like the 9 wing, but I have a stronger superego influence like the 2 wing. I'm more big-picture and theory-driven like the 9 wing, but passionate and forceful more like a two. 6, 5, or 3 dom are also possible. Interesting.
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