Enneagram & Party Dynamics: Behavior Guide

Fri Feb 10 2023

At a party, each Enneagram type will likely do something unique, revealing their individual motivations and characteristics. In this informative article, we'll explore what each Enneagram type thinks, feels, and does at a party, what they're looking forward to, and why they're attending. Whether you're a seasoned Enneagram enthusiast or just looking to understand others better, this article will give you insights into the different perspectives and motivations in social settings.

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Type 1 - The Perfectionist

At a party, Type 1s are likely to be seen helping the host, making sure everything is perfect and that everyone is comfortable. They’re not the first ones on the dance floor, but they might join in later if they feel it’s appropriate. Type 1s attend the party because they want to have a good time, but they also want to ensure that everything is going according to plan. They’re looking forward to spending time with friends and meeting new people but are likely to be a bit reserved.

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Type 2 - The Helper

Type 2s are the ultimate hosts and hostesses, ensuring everyone has everything they need and feels included. They’re often the life of the party, chatting with everyone and ensuring everyone is having a good time. Type 2s are attending the party because they want to connect with others and feel valued. They’re looking forward to spending time with friends and making new connections.

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Type 3 - The Achiever

At a party, Type 3s will likely be seen networking, making connections, and looking for opportunities to advance their careers or personal lives. They’re often the most well-dressed and charming people at the party, and they know how to work a room. Type 3s attend the party to make a good impression and advance their goals. They’re looking forward to making new connections and advancing their careers.

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Type 4 - The Individualist

Type 4s are often the most unique and creative people at the party, expressing themselves through clothing, music, and conversation. They’re likely to be found having deep discussions with a small group of people, and they may even perform or showcase their artistic talents. Type 4s attend the party to express themselves and connect with others who appreciate their uniqueness. They’re looking forward to expressing themselves and connecting with like-minded individuals.

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Type 5 - The Investigator

At a party, Type 5s are likely to be found observing, analyzing, and taking everything in. They’re often the quietest people at the party but also the most knowledgeable. Type 5s attend the party to learn something new or gain new insights. They’re looking forward to learning from others and gaining new knowledge.

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Type 6 - The Loyalist

Type 6s are often the most cautious and responsible people at the party, ensuring everyone is safe, and everything is going according to plan. They’re likely to be found checking in with their friends and ensuring everyone is having a good time. Type 6s attend the party because they want to connect with others and have a good time, but they also want to ensure everyone is safe and responsible. They’re looking forward to spending time with friends and making new connections.

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Type 7 - The Enthusiast

Type 7s are often the most energetic and adventurous at a party, trying new things and enjoying every moment. They will likely be found on the dance floor, trying new foods and making new connections. Type 7s attend the party to have fun and experience new things. They’re looking forward to having a good time and sharing stories.

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Type 8 - The Challenger

At a party, Type 8s are likely to be found leading the charge, taking charge of the situation, and asserting themselves in conversations. They’re often the loudest and most dominant people at the party but also the most protective of their friends. Type 8s attend the party because they want to have fun and enjoy themselves, but they also want to ensure that their friends are safe and cared for. They’re looking forward to having a good time and taking charge of the situation if necessary.

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Type 9 - The Peacemaker

Type 9s are often the most laid-back and easy-going people at the party, going with the flow and enjoying themselves without causing any drama. They’re likely to be found mingling with different groups and ensuring everyone is getting along. Type 9s attend the party because they want to have fun and connect with others without conflict or drama. They’re looking forward to enjoying themselves and making new connections.

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Wrap up

Each type has its unique characteristics and motivations for attending the party. Understanding the Enneagram types can help us connect with others and appreciate their unique perspectives. If you want to see how each Enneagram type flexes check the link out. Whether you’re a Type 1, Type 9, or anything in between, there’s something for everyone at a party. So go out there and enjoy yourself, and remember to appreciate the different perspectives and personalities of those around you.

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