Learn about Enneagram types and relationships
People with an Enneagram type One personality tend to be rational, principled, and judicial in their behavior. They usually have a desire for justice and equality. They are motivated by a strong sense of right and wrong.
People with an Enneagram type Two personality tend to be generous, altruistic, and empathetic in their behavior. They are hardworking and motivated people with a drive to connect with the world. They love attending to other people and feeling helpful.
How can Ones and Twos communicate effectively with each other?
Ones and Twos are helpful, dutiful personalities. Ones tend to be idealistic, seeking justice as a whole, while Twos are usually attentive, nurturing, and focused on helping people individually.
Ones should engage Twos in casual conversation by asking them about themselves.
Twos should be encouraging and attentive to Ones.
How can Ones and Twos resolve conflict?
Ones and Twos should directly address personal issues together. Ones should communicate their perspective clearly while avoiding overt criticism or harsh language. Twos should acknowledge their role in the matter while sharing their own point-of-view. Both personalities should work to find a suitable compromise in the matter.
How can Ones and Twos build trust?
Ones are likely to trust Twos when they are consistently encouraging and can directly address personal issues. Twos should support Ones in their endeavors.
Twos tend to trust Ones who are attentive and appreciative. Ones should remember to intentionally set aside time to spend with Twos.
How can Ones and Twos work together?
Enneagram Ones tend to be logical and visionary, while Twos are generally warm and caring. Ones can help Twos take time for themselves, while Twos can help Ones learn to take a step back and relax.
How can Ones and Twos deal with change?
Ones are likely to be upset by change that is out of their control. If the situation is not beneficial, Ones will likely vocalize their thoughts. Twos may also dislike change, as they tend to enjoy consistency and security.
How can Ones and Twos manage stress?
Ones and Twos need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
Ones are easily stressed by…
Twos are easily stressed by…
Ones should help Twos remember to care for themselves.
Twos should recognize and affirm Ones’ positive contributions.
How can Ones and Twos encourage and motivate each other?
Ones and Twos can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
Ones are motivated by…
Twos are motivated by…
Ones can help motivate Twos by showing gratitude for their help.
Twos can inspire Ones by supporting and encouraging their goals.