Peacemaker / Mediator
People of Enneatype NINE are easy-going peacemakers motivated by a desire to foster harmony in their environment, and to maintain an undisturbed and comfortable equilibrium. Their typically-calm, congenial and accepting nature makes it especially effortless for them to relate to people with a variety of opinions and temperaments. They are often a favorite and trusted confidant for others.
Nines can exhibit a wide variety of external behaviors -from introverted & creative to extroverted & witty – but what they have in common is an overwhelming interest in avoiding disturbances and keeping the peace. As such, they make exemplary mediators for others, but also end up merging with others or “going along to get along” in order to minimize upsets or discord.
Nines rarely exhibit external anger (and indeed, might not even recognize anger in themselves at all), but it is lurking underneath the surface. Nines, like all others in the body triad (8,9,1) resist being controlled or pressured, and in their efforts to avoid whatever causes them discomfort, they can be surprisingly stubborn and resistant.