The extent of the Seven's flight from negative emotions is really a measure of the Seven's mental health; the more that the Seven flees from them, the more their strength grows and the more likely they are to erupt into consciousness in the form of an anxiety disorder or a severe depressive episode.As they are outward looking and not especially prone to introspection, it is not uncommon for Sevens to mistype themselves.
When they are able to focus their talents, they are often highly successful.
Focusing does not always come easily for Sevens, however.
For instance, if you resent being fearful, you might have worked to develop courage to compensate, but the fear is still there beneath the surface.
Sometimes a trait might be so inconsistent with our self-image, that we actually deny having it ourselves, but become annoyed by it when we see it in others.
Also, we might falsely think that we possess some desirable quality that we admire in others.
To derive accurate results from any Enneagram test, it is important to be aware of these very natural tendencies, and to answer the questions honestly.
Their tendency to believe that something better awaits them, makes them reluctant to narrow down their options or to pursue their aims with true devotion.
The central problem for Sevens is that their pursuit of pleasure is compulsive.
They are often a bit self-centered which manifests in an unfounded feeling of entitlement.
As Sevens don't want to confront their own darker emotions, they also have difficulty acknowledging the pain that others experience, so that they sometimes have a hard time seeing the reality of other people.
After you have answered enough questions to establish which types you are not, you'll get no further questions for those types.