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Biblical Enneagram Types: SIXES

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According to some Enneagram teachers, there are probably more Sixes than any other Type. The world needs Sixes, also called Loyalists, to ensure that the community is preserved and that we're prepared when disaster strikes.

Trust is a big issue for Sixes. If you have earned their trust - as a leader, friend, or spouse - then they will be with you through thick and thin. They won't jump ship. But Sixes can also be some of the more skeptical people in your life. Often Sixes find themselves playing "Devil's Advocate" - asking probing or even accusatory questions. They aren't purposefully trying to be obnoxious or derail the whole system. They just want to know that those in charge have everything under control and have planned for anything that can and will go wrong.
Sixes are worst-case-scenario thinkers. They live in the world of "mights", "coulds", and hypotheticals. If there ever is a real disaster or problem, you want a Six around becau…