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6's can mistake themselves for 4's.

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Posted by froggyTheFrog (6w7) ( on February 17, 2003 at 00:57:30:

In Reply to: 4 seems to changing into 9 -- Any thoughts? posted by noetic1 ( on February 16, 2003 at 22:07:48:

You sound like you've taken a lot of tests, but it is a lot better to read up on the Enneagram. 6's connect to 9 at their healthy point. 6's often mistake themselves for 4's -- especially those who into trying to discover themselves and into psychology in general. One thing you might want to try in your quest for self-discovery is read "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" and how 6's can confuse themselves for 4's. There are also a lot of good questions in this book that don't involve number crunching but are more of the nature, "You know you just might be a 4 if..."


> As I have gone through some major challenges in my life which have caused me to question some of my notions regarding the perfect life, relationship, et al, I seem to relate more with the description of a type 9 than 4. Another funny thing is that I was in a relationship with someone who I believed to be a type 9, and totally could not understand her. Now we're not seeing one another romantically, but are very deep friends and business partners, and I understand her now better than ever.
> I'm just about to retake the test, but heretofore there has been no major change away from 4 except that 9 has become stronger as a second category. I also tend to be fairly strong in 2. Any thoughts or feedback is welcome.

> Thanks much,

> Be in peace,

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