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Type 8: The Protector - The Narrative Enneagram

The Protector

Focus of Attention
Injustice, not being controlled by others, and getting things moving in work or play

Basic Proposition
You gain protection and respect by becoming strong and powerful, imposing your personal truth and hiding your vulnerability.

Strengths
Courageous, strong, fair, truthful, determined, generous, protective of others

Challenges
Excessive, angry, dominating, lustful, afraid of vulnerability

Stress PointEnneagram Type 5
The stress point is where we go when feeling stressed and pressured, or when mobilizing for action.
Security PointEnneagram Type 2
The security point is where we go when feeling relaxed or secure, or paradoxically, when feeling overwhelmed or exhausted.

Source: The Narrative Enneagram