The Caring, Interpersonal Type:
Generous, Demonstrative, People-Pleasing, and Possessive
Basic Fear: Of being unloved and unwanted for themselves alone
Basic Desire: To feel loved
Superego Message: "You are good or okay if you are loved by others and are close to them."
Direction of Disintegration: Enneagram Type 8
Needy Twos suddenly become aggressive and dominating at Eight.
Direction of Integration: Enneagram Type 4
Prideful, self-deceptive Twos become more self-nurturing and emotionally aware, like healthy Fours.
Source: The Wisdom of the Enneagram