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Enneagram Type 8 Traits: Claudio Naranjo's Enneatype VIII

Enneatypes

Today's Enneagram personality types originated with Claudio Naranjo's enneatypes. Most, if not all, Enneagram type teachers learned of the personality types directly or indirectly from Naranjo.

What follows is the trait structure for type 8 as outlined in Naranjo's books Ennea-type Structures and Character and Neurosis.

Enneatype VIII
Coming on Strong - Lust and Vindictive Arrogance

  • Lust
  • Punitiveness
  • Rebelliousness
  • Dominance
  • Insensitivity
  • Conning and Cynicism
  • Exhibitionism (Narcissism)
  • Autonomy
  • Sensorimotor Dominance

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