drive and ambition
Adam Duritz avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition and personal power. His ego drive is not very dominant and Duritz is not especially ambitious or eager to push his way to the top. He may feel inadequate in situations that call for strong, forceful action. The only instance in which Adam Duritz will really fight is when he senses that his loved ones - or something dear to him- are being jeopardized, in which case he is a fierce defender. Adam Duritz has a very strong protective side. He acts on impulse and instinct and may lash out at anyone he perceives as threatening to Adam's home or family. However, Adam Duritz will rarely initiate a confrontation. His goals also tend to be very personal and centered on family closeness and inner satisfaction rather than worldly achievement.
He is sensitive to stress and does not handle a high-pressured, competitive atmosphere very well. Adam Duritz is very touchy, irritable and difficult to live with when there are many demands or stressful situations at work. His energy level varies and is very dependent on the emotional harmony (or lack thereof) in his home. A supportive partner is very instrumental in helping Duritz to achieve his goals and desires.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Adam Duritz is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and strength to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Duritz gets so involved, and identifies so much, with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
Adam Duritz has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Adam Duritz will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Adam and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Duritz chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Adam Duritz likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
Adam has courage and zest for life which can lead to great accomplishments. He uses his will-power constructively and is able to achieve something in life. Adam has the ability to advance his interests in almost any area.
The road to success, professional advancement and fulfillment of his long-range goals is likely to be easier and smoother for Adam Duritz than for many. This is partly due to his getting a great deal of financial and/or emotional support. Someone early in his life probably really believed in Adam and had high expectations for him. Adam Duritz contributes to his own success by setting high goals and enlisting the aid of friends and others to achieve these goals. A lack of selfishness or pettiness is a great boon to him. Whatever Adam Duritz does is likely to be expansive and eventually quite prosperous.
Adam Duritz has a natural ability to integrate with groups and could very well form his own associations or groups. There is likely to be a special soul-link between Adam and the friends he chooses. Adam Duritz also has a tendency to fight other people's battles.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 9th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Conjunct Sun/Jupiter
Jupiter Sextile MC
MC Conjunct Sun/N. Node