Are there countertypes in Naranjo’s Love Types?

By |2021-01-07T14:36:36+00:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Relationships|

The Enneagram Love Triads At the 2017 Enneagram Global Summit lectures, Jessica Dibb was chatting to the late Claudio Naranjo in a talk entitled “The Enneagram and Multiplicity.” Naranjo described how we can divide the nine basic Enneagram Types into three triads that reflect these [...]

Love Triangles—How we approach relationships and sex based on the Hornevian triads.

By |2020-02-19T03:07:09+00:00February 16th, 2020|Categories: Relationships|

Sex – it can carry us on wings of pure sensual pleasure, or crush and humiliate us. It can take us from the sacred sublime to the darkest, most depraved aspects of humanity. Sex presents paradox: pleasure/pain, love/hate, gentleness/brutality, spiritual transcendence/primal urge, unconditional giving/self-gratification, playful fun/serious [...]

Enneagram Type 1 in Couples’ Relationships

By |2020-02-24T21:36:26+00:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Relationships|

For over 15 years working as a Marriage and Family Therapist, I have found that combining 2 powerful models help couples improve communication, intimacy, connection, conflict resolution, while facilitating effective, developmental shifts for each partner: The Developmental Model (via The Couples Institute) and the Enneagram. [...]

Response vs. Reaction

By |2018-07-31T00:18:31+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Relationships|

Relationships of any kind often have moments of difficulties. Many of these difficulties arise from a type of reactivity that occurs in each one of us. Reactions arise from body, mind, or heart centers of the individual. The reaction comes from that aspect of ourselves [...]