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Frequently Asked Questions: Enneagram Type 5

Enneagram Type 5

What is an Enneagram type 5?

  • An Enneagram type 5 is one of nine personality types. It is commonly called the observer or investigator. Type 5 is focused on observing and gathering the objective facts of the world in order to understand and navigate it.

What negative traits does type 5 struggle with when unhealthy?

  • Enneagram type 5 can struggle with wanting to withdraw from a world that can feel overwhelming and intrusive as well as detaching from emotions and living in their head.

What makes Enneagram 5 angry?

  • Enneagram type 5 makes sense of the world by observing and processing objective facts. They get angry when others don't clearly see the facts or simply disregard them in their logic when thinking about a problem.

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