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Type 2: The Giver - The Narrative Enneagram

The Giver

Focus of Attention
Others’ needs, feelings and desires

Basic Proposition
You gain love and approval, and fulfill your personal needs, through giving to others.

Strengths
Caring, helpful, relationship-oriented, generous, sensitive to others’ feelings, supportive and exuberant

Challenges
Prideful, dependent on approval of others, intrusive, demanding, privileged

Stress PointEnneagram Type 8
The stress point is where we go when feeling stressed and pressured, or when mobilizing for action.
Security PointEnneagram Type 4
The security point is where we go when feeling relaxed or secure, or paradoxically, when feeling overwhelmed or exhausted.

Source: The Narrative Enneagram