Enneagram and Sexual Expression
Type ONE - The Reformer or Perfectionist
(this is a series of nine - Type ONE is shown below)
Does your Enneagram type follow you to the bedroom? Yes, it does!
INNER BELIEF of average ONEs
"I am a good partner and i make love correctly. ” (Ann Gadd)
MOTTO of Average ONEs
"I do the right thing."
FRUSTRATION of Average ONEs
"I try to be a better person and improve my skills as a lover, but my partner doesn't appreciate my efforts."
HEALTHY sexual expression ONEs
A calm abiding coupled with an appreciation of our many unique and valuable differences. This serene, innate idealism can result in unrestricted and uninhibited personal expression. The heart opens with unconditional goodness, joy, and felt-sense of the sacred.
If you have had a challenging experience with an ONE, you will learn about healthy ONE expression!
At their BEST, type ONEs are extraordinarily wise, discerning, and principled with a higher purpose. At their WORST they are emotionally constricted, often workaholic, perfectionistic, demanding and opinionated.
Photos contains characters who likely imbue ONE energy.
We will examine the full spectrum of SEXUAL EXPRESSION of Type ONE:
- Levels of Health
- Tips and Tricks
- EROTIC BLUEPRINTS™
DID YOU KNOW
♥ Sexual passion doesn't have to wane as you spend more years with your partner!
♥ Your sexual vibrancy can increase even if you are single or celibate or resting!
"Sexual incompatibility" can be transformed into INTIMACY when we have greater understanding and appreciation of ourselves, and of our partner.
Photo is Mel Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge) and Jack Sheridan (Martin Henderson) from Virgin River, Netflix 2019-21, who play type ONEs in the show.
This is part of our ENNEAGRAM and SEXUAL EXPRESSION SERIES which addresses how the Enneagram can be valuable to understanding love, intimacy, and sexuality. We are starting with ONE and ending with NINE.
BIO of Group Leader and Facilitator Paul Paiva
Rev. Paul Paiva, M.Div., M.A., is a devout Feminist Christian who is sex-positive, LGBTQIA-embracing, poly-friendly, and kink-friendly. For 17 years he has taught the Enneagram as a tool for personal growth to couples, individuals, and groups, and has served 9 years on the board of Enneagram Colorado (IEA), and is a former president. He does couples counseling, and is a certified intimacy and sexuality coach who teaches the Erotic Blueprints™ to singles and couples who want to ignite their passion, including those affected by religion-induced expectations and shame. He is a former Roman Catholic priest who performs romantic and entertaining wedding ceremonies.
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