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Rowe Enneagram Test

This test is designed to score your results for the following 306 items, the first 27 of which scoring how closely you identify with a set of limiting subconscious beliefs for each Enneagram type (3 randomly chosen for each type), the next 27 of which scoring how closely you identify with a set of coping strategies employed as a result of having these subconscious beliefs (again, a random 3 of each type), the next 90 of which scoring you along a set of natural gifts and talents for each type (10 of each) and the last 162 of which scoring you along the three subtype descriptions for the nine types with 6 items chosen for each subtype: 3 positive items and 3 negative items. Because there are 846 items stored in the database, you will receive a random 306 of those 846 items whenever you take this test; your results are therefore subject to change upon a retest.

You can select five options per question, where the leftmost choice corresponds to "disagree/no" and the rightmost choice corresponds to "agree/yes." The three options in the middle correspond to only moderate preferences for each side, the middle option being specifically for "no preference for either side." To aid you in remembering this, "yes" and "no" have been labeled on their corresponding columns and have been colored appropriately.

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The following is a list of limiting subconscious beliefs for each type; please choose the appropriate choice for each belief. no yes
#1 I'll be condemned if I deviate from my ideals and high standards.
#2 Something better (more exciting, more fun) has to be just around the corner; I just need to keep looking.
#3 Others fit in better than I do.
#4 Getting angry disconnects and isolates me from people.
#5 To be loved, I must keep myself positive and life "up."
#6 It is selfish to have my own needs.
#7 It's important to present a winning image.
#8 Allowing myself to fully feel my emotions would be unpredictable and scary.
#9 Emotional need is equated with weakness.
#10 The powerful take advantage of the innocent.
#11 I can never be out of control (or else I'll be led astray by strong subconscious impulses and desires).
#12 Others have happier, more fulfilling lives than I do.
#13 My value is dependent on the positive regard of others.
#14 I'm on my own in the world, separate from the environment (an outside observer).
#15 To be loved I must be unique, special and distinctive.
#16 I have to earn love, approval and appreciation.
#17 I must rely on something (like a religion or belief system) or someone outside myself for security.
#18 To be loved, I must forget myself.
#19 To be loved, I must be strong and self-reliant.
#20 I require numerous enjoyable outside experiences to feel fulfilled.
#21 Having my own agenda disrupts harmony with others.
#22 Most people have hidden agendas and are not to be trusted.
#23 It's best to need little so I'm not dependent on anyone.
#24 I'll be severely reprimanded if I make mistakes.
#25 True feelings are not to be expressed if they make you look bad.
#26 I'm here to serve others' needs.
#27 To be loved I must be loyal and supportive ALL the time.
The following is a list of coping strategies for each type, where they focus their attention as a result of their subconscious beliefs; please choose the appropriate choice for each belief. no yes
#28 Altering and adapting yourself to be more likeable and lovable
#29 Work exceptionally hard and compete to be the best
#30 Looking for something and/or someone outside the self to believe in and put loyalty into
#31 Searching for the ideal (partner, job, body,...., life) that will compensate for what I feel is missing inside
#32 Minimizing physical & emotional needs to preserve personal autonomy
#33 Being ultra-responsible and reliable ("I must..., I ought to..., I should...")
#34 Discerning the "right" thing to do (working hard, being honest, moderate, thrifty, etc.)
#35 Doubt/mistrust others; Test other's loyalty
#36 Planning ability (for pleasurable, positive experiences)
#37 Can be extremely focused and work diligently
#38 Not recognizing that you even have needs
#39 "Polarize," an NLP term meaning contrary/polar opposite thinking
#40 Overusing imagination to fantasize about ideal situations
#41 Suppressing negative, unpleasant and unlikable feelings
#42 Cope with fear by acting strong (or smart) to win support and/or by acting sexy or coquettish to attract support
#43 Conserving energy and withdrawing to refuel
#44 Perceptiveness
#45 Indirectly displacing anger through correcting errors and/or championing social causes
#46 Maintaining comfortable, predictable routines
#47 Heightened imagination and positive, anticipatory thinking
#48 Fighting perceived injustices
#49 Imagining and engaging in interesting activities
#50 Being strong, and forceful if necessary, to gain respect
#51 Minimizing hopes and expectations (that way you can't be disappointed)
#52 Intense focus on tasks, goals, achievement, and success
#53 Protecting the weak, innocent and disadvantaged
#54 Resisting over-influence from the environment
I have these natural gifts and talents that I take for granted: no yes
#55 The ability to inspect products, services, or processes to evaluate their quality or performance
#56 The ability to analyze
#57 The ability to mobilize and marshal people to help others in need
#58 The ability to identify and utilize all available resources at my disposal
#59 The ability to identify and make use of available resources in ingenious ways
#60 The ability to work hard with steady and persistent effort to achieve goals
#61 The ability to focus and concentrate fully when I'm on task
#62 The ability to produce positive change in the world (with my vision, compassion and strength)
#63 The ability to work in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment calling for quick thinking/action
#64 The ability to do precise, meticulous, accurate, high quality work (impeccable workmanship)
#65 The ability to share my findings with others (for my joy and their knowledge)
#66 The ability to help people view life from a more universal, metaphysical perspective
#67 The ability to see the good in others even when they don't see it in themselves
#68 The ability to commit to those I care about and be loyal, dependable and responsible
#69 The ability to see the bright side of any problem or situation
#70 The ability to enforce policies and procedures and speak up against dishonesty/unfairness
#71 The ability to focus and concentrate deeply on projects that interest me
#72 The ability to work steadily and persistently toward my goals without giving up
#73 The ability to communicate with and care for animals (some Nines are gifted with animals)
#74 The ability to positively reframe any setback/disappointment as a great learning experience
#75 The ability to listen to people patiently, attentively and nonjudgmentally
#76 The ability to investigate, inquire and research
#77 The ability to handle crises well by remaining calm and collected
#78 The ability to bring enthusiasm, optimism, passion and fun to whatever work I do
#79 The ability to build rapport and trust with anyone by being genuinely interested in them
#80 The ability to learn quickly
#81 The ability to build trust with people with my strong sense of integrity and hard work ethic
#82 The ability to find and correct errors, flaws and omissions that others overlook
#83 The ability to work for the common good and support causes (especially underdog ones)
#84 The ability to investigate, probe and question
#85 The ability to mediate conflicts and disagreements between people; to harmonize
#86 The ability to adapt, accommodate, "go with the flow" and "live-and-let-live"
#87 The ability to learn quickly and do many different things well (can be a blessing or a curse)
#88 The ability to take control of a bad situation (a failing business or government, for example) and turn it around
#89 The ability to put enormous energy, passion and intensity into whatever I do
#90 The ability to make people feel included and important
#91 The ability to intuit and inwardly perceive other people's needs
#92 The ability to take charge and assume positions of leadership
#93 The ability to lead discussion groups and build teams
#94 The ability to create financial independence (because of my strong desire not to be dependent on anyone)
#95 The ability to multitask and juggle many roles and responsibilities in life
#96 The ability to help others grow and develop their potential
#97 The ability to broadly comprehend a subject while penetrating it deeply (and in great detail!)
#98 The ability to work well with my hands, with tools and with possibly machinery
#99 The ability to fight for truth and justice and stand up for what I believe in
#100 The ability to reveal deep, hidden, subtle truths about the human condition that have profound affects on people because they are experienced universally but unspoken of
#101 The ability to see patterns and possibilities
#102 The ability to creatively solve highly complex and mentally challenging problems
#103 The ability to think systematically and approach problems carefully and methodically
#104 The ability to be sincere and authentic about who I am which gives others permission to be honest and real about who they are
#105 The ability to model integrity by living in alignment with my values (when very healthy)
#106 The ability to experiment, explore, question and make discoveries
#107 The ability to interact well with people interpersonally/socially (I can be very charming)
#108 The ability to develop myself and my potential to be all I can be
#109 The ability to sacrifice immediate, personal gratification for the greater good of all
#110 The ability to use good common sense and take a realistic, pragmatic approach to life
#111 The ability to keep personal information confidential (important for most occupations)
#112 The ability to see the big picture and develop long-range strategic goals
#113 The ability to encourage, uplift, inspire and empower people
#114 The ability to heed my conscience when making decisions
#115 The ability to follow rules, procedures and policies (as long as they are fair and ethical)
#116 The ability to experiment, investigate, explore and discover (I'm insatiably curious!)
#117 The ability to work long and hard on someone else's behalf
#118 The ability to accept enormous responsibility and solve difficult problems
#119 The ability to move into focused action when known difficulties/problems arise
#120 The ability to work well under pressure
#121 The ability to "learn more to earn more" -- I naturally want to stay on the cutting edge of breakthrough success technology
#122 The ability to "think outside the box" and envision exciting, creative and novel ideas
#123 The ability to speak my mind and inspire others to do the same
#124 The ability to pay careful attention to details
#125 The ability to see deep underlying principles of life and universal truths that escape most
#126 The ability to be touched deeply by beauty, kindness and love as well as sadness, sorrow and pain
#127 The ability to bring people together
#128 The ability to listen well and empathize deeply with others
#129 The ability to explore the world of dreams and symbols and think holistically
#130 The ability to cooperate and collaborate with others as part of a team with a common goal
#131 The ability to sell, promote and market myself, my services, and my products
#132 The ability to empathize with people and console and reassure them
#133 The ability to endure hardships and difficult times (with my quiet strength and tenacity)
#134 The ability to take initiative/action and get things done (and get things done quickly)
#135 The ability to work hard, persevere and do whatever it takes to succeed
#136 The ability to work long and hard on anything that captures my interest/imagination
#137 The ability to behave appropriately and diplomatically when out in public
#138 The ability to seek to understand myself deeply (and then help humanity do the same)
#139 The ability to protect people and create security and stability for them
#140 The ability to feel things deeply and share the depths of my soul with others, warts and all
#141 The ability to help people relax, see the big picture, and put things in perspective
#142 The ability to detect when someone is being untruthful
#143 The ability to create "works of art" (term used broadly) that are beautiful, poetic, touching
#144 The ability to remain a source of strength, stability, reliability and dependability for others despite extreme hardship or trying circumstances
The following is a list of statements taken from each subtype description. Please choose the appropriate choice for each item. no yes
#145 Seek adulation and recognition from others
#146 You're very protective -- of yourself, your loved ones, your possessions, your friends, and others in need
#147 Want success but worry about feeling overwhelmed and overstressed by too much responsibility
#148 Can have trouble setting your own goals and following through with your innermost intentions
#149 Ambitious and hard working
#150 Black and white thinking can cause you to hold grudges against people for small disagreements
#151 Indecisive and ambivalent because of your inner anxiety
#152 Intuitively know the needs and interests of others
#153 Can be aware of group expectations but have enough self-esteem to do what's best for yourself
#154 Are attracted to a strong, decisive, assertive partner that makes you feel more alive and secure but don't like it when your assertive partner is impatient or aggressive with you
#155 Strong fears of rejection and abandonment; you have serious doubts about your desirability
#156 Fear being rejected
#157 You may like a more withdrawn type of partner that you can mold
#158 Like to put your trust and support in a cause or group you believe in; can be self-sacrificing
#159 Strong sense of social responsibility
#160 You don't like having too many expectations or duties placed on you by the group
#161 Can be overly protective of your time, money, space and energy output
#162 Like to be seen with successful people to enhance their own social value
#163 Charismatic and charming; outgoing and personable
#164 Easily get bored with mundane reality so you embellish it with fantasy, imagination & wishful thinking
#165 Warm, friendly, pleasant, easy-going and considerate yet also dynamic and alive to yourself
#166 You can occasionally act counterphobic and rebel against an untrustworthy authority figure
#167 Can be neglectful of important responsibilities and obligations
#168 Some choose work that helps others become more attractive
#169 Can be territorial about your possessions and get bent out of sorts if someone moves something of yours
#170 Are goal-oriented, hard-working and energetic
#171 Create aesthetically pleasing surroundings in your home that have emotional resonance for you
#172 Want to know everything about your partner -- body, mind and soul; no secret is too sacred
#173 Long for a soulmate to come along and sweep you off your feet; to save you from an ordinary life
#174 Expect to be abandoned at any time and are terrified of having no support so you stay in bad situations
#175 Are likely a workaholic because independence and security are extremely important to you
#176 Can have voyeuristic tendencies and/or be sexually perverted
#177 Crave yet fear intimacy due to hidden feelings of undesirability
#178 Excellent social skills and great conversationalists
#179 Fear making mistakes, fear catastrophes
#180 Great at saving and investing money
#181 Are capable of bringing passion, intensity and excitement to your intimate relationship
#182 Some can neglect relationships and/or health due to heavy workload
#183 Socially compare yourself with others; you're strongly identified with your social role
#184 So focused on goals, mission, purpose that you can't relate to people
#185 Work long hours to preserve their security and mitigate anxiety
#186 Passionate
#187 Can be aware of group expectations but have enough self-esteem to do what's best for yourself
#188 Affectionate, nurturing
#189 Inner tension between wanting to fit in, be accepted and belong yet still be special, unique and stand out
#190 Can have a difficult time committing and tend to scatter their energy in every direction
#191 Expressing feelings that occur in the moment is difficult without having time to think about them
#192 Are able to deal with difficult, even painful, situations by choosing to see the positive that can come from any situation
#193 Are looking for the ideal partner who doesn't recoil from your intensity, social awkwardness or shyness
#194 Extremely accepting of other people's individuality and right to express themselves
#195 Keep up with what is going on in their community
#196 At worst, can be an antisocial crackpot propounding your provocative, even anarchistic views to others
#197 Flattering, ingratiating, seductive
#198 You can justify and rationalize anything you do for the sake of having fun
#199 Can be very open-hearted and merged with your partner at times
#200 Keep yourself physically strong and/or physically attractive
#201 Want to make sure you always have what you need and aren't deprived, limited or constricted
#202 Can have fixated beliefs and paranoia about anyone who is not in alignment with your beliefs
#203 Get angry when your partner makes an important decision without consulting you first
#204 Subconsciously act warm and friendly towards others to disarm potential hostility
#205 Excellent at connecting people together for their mutual benefit
#206 Won't let their guard down until you feel safe to do so, when you really trust and respect someone
#207 Usually are good at debating, analyzing, critiquing, investigating, researching, conceptualizing, etc.
#208 Can be a workaholic
#209 For all your bravado, you actually have a deep fear of rejection which is why you feel the need to possess and control your partner in the first place
#210 Get rebellious when people try to tell you that you should give up dreaming and be more practical
#211 Can be self-centered, thoughtless, impatient, demanding and grumpy when feeling frustrated or deprived
#212 Insecure, possessive and jealous (strong fear of abandonment)
#213 Pride in ability to socially connect people and help others
#214 You can completely lack discernment and get involved in risky love affairs, flirt with danger or live on the edge in other ways to feel fully alive; excessive living can lead to burn-out and depression
#215 When healthy, are concerned about eating well, exercising regularly, getting adequate sleep, paying bills on time and basically keeping yourself well-functioning
#216 Critically and obsessively compare yourself to others
#217 Can develop excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
#218 Like going to seminars, conferences and meetings to learn new knowledge and meet like-minded people
#219 Possible eating disorders
#220 If you feel misunderstood or rejected in any way you can become quite emotionally distant
#221 Inner tension between social responsibility to others vs. a strong desire for excitement, adventure, fun
#222 At worst, anxiety attacks, work burnout and nervous breakdowns
#223 The positive energy of group involvement invigorates and enlivens you
#224 Like to be the center of attention, the head honcho, the big cheese
#225 Like time alone. Can be balanced with regard to own needs vs. others' needs
#226 Fear becoming dependent on others or having others dependent on you
#227 Often drawn to politics and/or journalism
#228 Responsible, willing to make sacrifices, detail-oriented, thrifty
#229 Not very adaptable; see things as black and white
#230 Stand by your true friends through thick and thin; will come to their defense in times of need
#231 Tend to be lusty in love; can be competitive, impulsive and impatient too
#232 Tend to collect things you never use "just in case you ever need it" and because you are chronically indecisive about what you should throw away and what you shouldn't so you keep everything
#233 Trust and privacy are big issues; don't want your partner discussing relationship issues with other people
#234 Can envy or resent the very qualities in your mate you originally admired or wanted in yourself
#235 Able to be extremely open-hearted, compassionate and loving toward all sentient beings
#236 Know what you want out of life and don't get pulled off course by other people's agendas and desires
#237 Like to be spontaneous but also like planning so that you can do as much as possible with your time
#238 Are willing to confront people who take advantage of your kindness and charity
#239 Can be tenacious, determined and resolute to achieve your lofty goals
#240 Maintain order and comfort for everyone in your home
#241 Often love to cook for others
#242 Can be excellent at investing money and creating stability/security for yourself and loved ones
#243 Health conscious (exercise regularly, eat well, etc.)
#244 Would make a great teacher, mathematician, scientist, consultant or computer programmer
#245 Very sacrificial for a greater good or cause
#246 Underlying feelings of scarcity cause you to withdraw into privacy
#247 Tactful with good manners and a gracious way with people
#248 Can expect preferential treatment for love and attention given to others
#249 Can avoid groups and organizations altogether while still caring about your social position and how you are seen by society
#250 You are easily influenced by the people around you, so you like to make people happy so that you can stay happy (and avoid any kind of conflict)
#251 Give their time, energy and even money to improve conditions for people and/or the world
#252 Know how to look attractive: you workout, eat right, pay attention to style and grooming, etc.
#253 Do whatever it takes to "win over" people, especially a romantic interest (won't take no for an answer)
#254 Often focus on maintaining your home and the stability of your home life
#255 Go after what you want
#256 Identify strongly with your image; can be show-offs
#257 Always have other people's welfare in mind as well as your own
#258 Are passionate about life
#259 Have a lot of self-doubt about your sexual attractiveness and desirability
#260 Allow people to mistake your outer appearance and sexual appeal for your inner self
#261 Can be extremely devoted, big-hearted and loving once you trust their partner
#262 Help other people feel happy by sharing your deep gratitude and enjoyment of life
#263 Can feel lost between hope and despair and take risks to get attention or increase emotional excitement
#264 Enjoy learning widely and broadly to understand what other experts in different fields have to say
#265 Enjoy letting loose, having a good time and hosting lavish social events for your friends
#266 Can be powerful and self-assertive
#267 Can express your feelings especially well nonverbally, through your sensuality and sexuality
#268 Have learned to temper your impulsivity and risk taking; take calculated risks now
#269 Desire to find the perfect, ideal partner
#270 Start way more projects than you ever finish because of mental agitation and difficulty concentrating
#271 Believe you are only as good as your achievements
#272 Can be rigid in their viewpoint
#273 Due to social shame, you can believe you don't know how to function like normal people
#274 Meaningful objects, such as antiques or art, can appease romantic desires and longings
#275 Easily swayed by other people, you don't take responsibility for your own choices and blame your partner or other people when things go wrong
#276 Hide your neediness behind giving
#277 Can be stubborn and/or withdrawn, especially if someone is being demanding, bossy or rude
#278 May aggressively pursue and overcome all obstacles/objections when you really like and want someone
#279 Know how to get close to and intimate with people
#280 Keep up with latest developments in their line of work
#281 You foster a sense of unity and deep connection with people you are close to (like your partner, parents, children, friends, pets, etc.), and for some your spiritual teacher or even All That Is
#282 You are usually quite energetic and like to stay active
#283 Can be ingratiating and flattering to win other people's affections (and ensure your survival)
#284 Can see life as a struggle; may believe only the strong survive; can be hard-hearted, anti-social
#285 With your great intuition, can have excellent social skills, social sensitivities and great manners
#286 Orderly, organized, neat, clean
#287 When healthy you can fight injustices courageously, especially with backing from your inner circle
#288 Group involvement helps you to structure the use of your time better
#289 Conscientious about planning for the future, for yourself and loved ones
#290 Can show healthy anger
#291 Excellent material providers for your family and yourself; can be generous and big-hearted
#292 Lead a disciplined life that allows you to feel empowered and secure
#293 Easily get depressed and feel disillusioned when relationship problems come up
#294 Minor discomforts can seem unbearable --' room temp. too hot or cold, lighting to bright or dim, etc.
#295 Rigid self-control (food, environment, health, etc.)
#296 Responsible, loyal and committed, you stand by your friends and those you love
#297 Feel a sense of entitlement to get their essential needs met too
#298 Have a wide-ranging curiosity and are likely multitalented
#299 Can be tough also but prefer to use your beauty to protect yourself
#300 Overly concerned about your social position; want to be one of the intellectual or creative elite
#301 Charming, upbeat, entertaining; a gracious host and hostess
#302 Can feel incapable of meeting the same standards that others in the group are capable of meeting and fear that your defectiveness will eventually be found out and you will be rejected by the group
#303 Often protect the weaker/downtrodden/disadvantaged members of society, especially when they're being taken advantage of, and try to empower them to be more self-reliant, confident and courageous
#304 Are considerate and cooperative but have good boundaries; don't allow others to control or coerce you
#305 Give their time, energy and even money to improve conditions for people and/or the world
#306 Can be the classic lazy couch potato who asks as little of life as possible
The following questions are optional, but recommended. Please answer truthfully.
Sex: male female other
Gender: male female other
What Myers-Briggs type do you identify as?
What Enneagram type do you identify as?
Any additional comments?

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
most likely enneagram type
(with wing)
possible instinctual variant stacking

type 1self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 2self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 3self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 4self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 5self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 6self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 7self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 8self-preservation0 sexual0 social0
type 9self-preservation0 sexual0 social0