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ENNEAGRAM

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Ancient symbol. Modern psychology. 
POINT TWO: THE GIVER

Generous, Compassionate, People-Pleasing, and Manipulative

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BASIC DESIRE

to be loved, needed, and wanted by others

PASSION / BLINDSPOT

Pride:

manifests as the formation of a love-worthy appearance on the outside to mask an internal sense of being unlovable

CENTER OF INTELLIGENCE

Heart / Feeling

wisdom held in the heart and through emotional awareness is used to create a self identity that will manifest a worthy exterior in order to conceal the deep shame and guilt around the feelings of unworthiness

 

 expel energy outward to create opportunities to prove their value

Pain & suffering often transforms into 
internalized & redirected shame & guilt 

 

BASIC FEAR

to be unlovable, unneeded, and unwanted by others, to be unworthy of love

 

FIXATION / TRAP

Flattery:

seek out connections to feel valued and manipulate their true emotions in the hopes that people will value them for what they offer and not for who they truly are

WINGS

ONE

negative — self-critical, seeking approval and becoming insecure, uncomfortable

positve — aware of own growth, encouraging, supportive, deeply connected to helping

 

THREE

negative — overly competitive and obsessive, manipulative and dishonest, difficultiy taking care of own needs and wellbeing

positive — adaptable and communicative, connected to optimistic world-view and serving humanity, flexible and highly responsive

CORE MOTIVATION

to strive to be lovable, to express their feelings for others, to be needed and appreciated, to get others to respond to them, to vindicate their claims about themselves.

VIRTUE / GIFT

Humility:

acceptance of authentic self allows for a deeply unselfish and humble human who is free to give to others with abandon, generosity, and no strings attached

ARROWS / LINES

FOUR

negative — become self-absorbed and deeply judgmental, self centered and manipulative, sad

positive — deeply connected to compassion and emotional honesty, find their own voice

 

EIGHT

negative — deeply angry, belligerent of others who do not value them, distorted emotions and manipulative behaviors

positive — anger used as wake up call to find their truth and strength, deeply connected to protecting humanity by leading with compassion