@ykgoon It looks like it's not happening. I'll need to work too long and my health will crap out too soon.
@ykgoon @machado @octesian I'm not too worried on my end; I know enough ways to make a quick buck enough for simple living, and I can cut back on expenses easily enough. My wife is probably not going to take retirement very well though, she has practically zero interests outside of work and premium mediocre food.
I used the classical test from https://www.eclecticenergies.com/enneagram/test ; the instinctual variant was a bit TMI for me and not much help.
I started with the Type descriptions from https://www.enneagraminstitute.com/type-descriptions , then borrowed a couple of books from the library to triangulate definitions. There are apparently two main descriptors: the RHETI, and another unnamed one.
@octesian @ykgoon @machado I tried 3 different tests and they generally gave me similar results (one of them gave me a somewhat higher score for my subtype which resulted in it interpreting that as my main type), so I think the classifications are pretty consistent. The descriptions of the types can differ quite a lot depending on which book/website you read. So you probably want to check out about 2 or 3 sets of descriptions for a better idea.
@octesian @ykgoon @machado The Enneagram was the first to tell that I'm primarily a harmoniser (type 9), and the intellectual side (type 5) was only a subtype. The occasional outbursts of emotional neediness stemmed from that subtype, when my go-with-the-flow behaviour (stemming from type 9) caused it to withdraw and wait for its moment to unwind.
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