If your enneagram test shows that you’re a 6w5, it means that your dominant wing is a six wing and you have a few traits from the five wing personality types.
A 6w5 is usually more serious than any other six personality type. This is because while a six wing is loyal, helpful, and driven by stable relationships, a five wing keeps to themselves and works to gather knowledge.
This balances out the 6w5 to be a hard worker who is reserved but loyal to their close friends.
When placed in a setting of various backgrounds- whether it be a diversity of beliefs or upbringings, a personality types’ weaknesses and strengths will be intensified.
Each Enneagram will have different motivators, since they are all driven by different value systems. Enneagram 6w5 is motivated by knowledge and meaningful connections.
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Every Enneagram responds to stress differently and will have different triggers.
An Enneagram 6w5 will be stressed by:
A 6w5 enneagram type will thrive in a work space that makes them feel safe. Since 6w5 enneagram types are so cautious, they want to be in a place of stability and be encouraged to learn.
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A 6w5 has a dominant type 6 and an enneagram wing 5. While a 5 is inquisitive and knowledge driven, the 6 wing tend to focus on security and loyalty.
The personality of a 6w5 is hardworking, cautious, and loyal to those they deem to be in their inner circle. They tend to be skeptical of the world and only trust those closest to them.
Out of the nine personality types, a 6w5 is one of the most serious. They get this mostly from their five wing.
This enneagram type will desires to feel secure and valuable, so they keep their guard up to protect themselves. Their greatest fear is losing their stability.
A six wing five will feel motivated by stable relationships/jobs and finding solutions to problems. Their greatest stressors are instability in their every day life, rejection, and feeling like they’re unable to make a guided decision.
A 6w5 will likely choose a work environment when they can feel safe yet encouraged. It is important to reassure 6w5s of their security when giving negative feedback or resolving conflicts.
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