The Easygoing, Self-Effacing Type:
Receptive, Reassuring, Agreeable, and Complacent
Basic Fear: Of loss and separation; of annihilation
Basic Desire: To maintain their inner stability and peace of mind
Superego Message: "You are good or okay as long as those around you are good or okay."
Direction of Disintegration: Enneagram Type 6
Complacent Nines suddenly become anxious and worried at Six.
Direction of Integration: Enneagram Type 3
Slothful, self-neglecting Nines become more self-developing and energetic, like healthy Threes.
Source: The Wisdom of the Enneagram