Ones are a body-based type with an emphasis on personal integrity and self control. Their attention goes toward seeing and correcting what is wrong, and doing the right thing. They are known for their honesty, dependability and common sense.
Type One in Brief
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Type Ones are people who are conscientious, sensible, ethical, responsible, idealistic, serious, self-disciplined, orderly, and feel personally obligated to improve themselves and their world. Resentment—repressing anger that leads to continual frustration and dissatisfaction with themselves, others, and the world for not being perfect. Core Longing message they long to hear :. Are you a Type One and wish you understood yourself, others, and the Enneagram better? Then you are in the right place. Start your path of growth and purchase our Exploring You online coaching course for Type 1. When we know, trust, and believe we are Christ's beloved child, we will live more freely in his grace at the healthier levels. When we believe we are on our own, we move down the levels of development.
Ones are defined by their desire to do things correctly and to avoid being wrong or making mistakes. To others, they appear perfectionistic, responsible, and exacting. Ones are typically sticklers for rules and details, and get frustrated when they are not given the opportunity to make sure things are up to their very high standards. Ones fear being flawed or imperfect, and cope with this fear by being very strict with themselves. They are always striving, seeking the best and most correct way to do things. Not sure if you're an Enneagram Type 1? Take our free Enneagram test. Perfectionists are responsible and serious-minded pragmatists. They seek to improve the welfare of people and make things better for the greater good. To do this, they use their best judgment to find solutions that can be applied in the real world.
To change what can be changed, to accept what cannot be changed, and to develop the wisdom to know the difference. Ones are precise, clear, direct, honest and detail-oriented. Others may perceive Ones as judgmental, critical, sermonizing or closed-minded. Perfectionists have a strong inner critic and tend to see the world as black and white.