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Type 7. Enthusiast

Click books below. (The description here was salvaged from Dave's Enneagram Site, when it was about to be deleted in 5/98. Check his new site for updates. )
Palmer
E-gram
E-gram  in Love & Work
Pocket E-gram
Riso and Hudson
Understanding E-gram
Discovering Your Type
E-gram Transform.
Baron & Wagele
E-gram Made Easy
Are You My Type?
Keyes
Emotions and E-gram
Hurley & Dobson
What’s My Type?
Callahan
E-gram for Youth
Naranjo
E-Type Structures
Excerpts from Enneagram Books
   Riso - Understanding the Enneagram
 

Personality Type Seven: The Generalist
The Accomplished, Extroverted, Excessive, Manic Person

Childhood Origin: Disconnected from mother-figure.
Basic Fear: Of being deprived.
Basic Desire: To be satisfied.
Healthy Sense of Self: I am happy.
Characteristic Temptation: To be too acquisitive.
Characteristic Vice: Gluttony.
Characteristic Virtue: Gratitude.
Hidden Complaint: I am happy, although I would be a lot happier if I got everything I wanted.
Key Defense Mechanisms: Repression, externalization, acting out.

Don Richard Riso

Understanding the Enneagram:
The Practical Guide to Personality Types
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990, 288 pages

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