The Enneagram Type Four
I am a sensitive person who feels things more than most people- it often seems as if no-one understands me. The huge depth of feeling I experience helps me to be authentic and introspective. I am perceptive and highly intuitive.
‘Mood’ is very important to me – I have to be in the right mood to do things and if I’m not, sometimes I just can’t cope with life. My creativity and appreciation of beauty encourage me to want to surround myself with what I need to reflect my mood and my feelings.
I have tended to focus on longing for what’s missing in my life. I need to find the ideal love or perfect circumstance which will make me feel complete in the future - it is difficult to live in the ‘here and now’ which seems so mundane. For me, feelings are the reality of life. I have often felt an exquisite melancholy that makes me appreciate both the light and dark sides of life and often withdraw into my own private world of emotional turmoil.
I like to appear unique and interesting. In fact, if I’m honest, I would hate to be ordinary like most people are. Inwardly, I've secretly wanted people to notice my uniqueness, my sensitivity, the profound depth of my feelings. Sometimes, I just long for someone to rescue me, to sweep me away from all of the dreary mess of life.
Does this seem familiar?
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