Enneagram Type Six – The Loyalist
Overview of Type 6:
Type 6s are the Loyalists. They are hard working, committed, anxious, and responsible.
Type 6s’ basic desire is to build security and support around them. Their basic fear is being without any support or guidance.
Type 6s seek security by building strong relationships around them. They value trust, loyalty and honesty in relationships and will work hard to care for their loved ones. Due to their desire to maintain security, they worry a lot about losing that support. They tend to fixate on the worst case scenario and experience a lot of doubt and insecurity.
Type 6s seek to build strong relationships, often through a playful or caring personality. If you need a lot of reassurance to calm down your anxiety and restless mind, you might be a Type 6.
Levels of Development for Type 6:
Type 6s can vary greatly in their behavior, depending on their current level of development. You can also move between levels of development based on different circumstances in your life. Read more about development levels here: