Type Nines tend to thrive in environments that allow them to have stability and cheers them on. They also enjoy a slower pace.
Nines work professionally best with driven and rational peers. They also need to be held accountable when working with another type Nine. They bring peace to a job and those around them. They do not like feeling overlooked or ignored and can often miss deadlines.
Romantically, Nines are supportive and understanding partners, They like to share the load of making decisions and leading in a relationship. They adapt well to changes, take pride in understanding other perspectives and are very encouraging. They do not fare well with emotionally charged issues or lengthy discussions.
HOW TO LOVE, SUPPORT and GET ALONG WITH YOUR TYPE NINE:
Inquire about their frustrations in a kind and receptive manner
Remain open and do not pressure
Listen fully to them. They can tell when you are not present
Validate their perspective; especially when you have a different opinion to share
Demonstrate verbally and nonverbally that their thoughts and opinions matter
When they are an unhealthy Nine, they tend to meander in a talk-style because they are unsure of what to say or feel
They will sometimes just go along with a plan to get along with you
Nines are very nonjudgemental, optimistic and engage fully with others
Peace and harmony being disrupted make me upset
Being told what to do instead of being asked
Feeling overlooked or dismissed
Rude, insensitive and inconsiderate people turn me off
Do not confront a Nine directly and expect thoughts immediately
Encourage a Nine to name their own desires and wishes
Try to focus on what they do as opposed to what they forget to do
Need alone time and independence
Don’t interrupt them while they are talking. They meander to get to the point.
Give clear and direct instructions
Ask questions of a distracted Nine to redirect them