Though Adam Petty seems powerful and intense in a quiet sort of way (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is really quite soft, sentimental and vulnerable inside.
Adam has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Petty to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Petty tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Adam likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Adam Petty has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Adam Petty than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Adam Petty takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Adam Petty feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Adam Petty needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Adam Petty becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Adam Petty functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Petty often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Adam Petty also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Petty's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
Petty is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
Adam Petty is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Adam Petty tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Adam Petty has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Adam Petty has a healthy amount of self-control and self-discipline. Petty also radiates a rather responsible, trustworthy, solid feeling about himself which will win him the confidence of others, especially his superiors.
Although he takes himself and his responsibilities seriously, there is also a part of Adam Petty that rebels against rules and restrictions and the need to contend with outside authority. Petty can feel torn between conforming to the rules or fulfilling his obligations, and breaking free of them. His wilder side will now be described.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Petty, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. Adam Petty craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Adam Petty possesses inventive and creative genius.
While he is realistic and conscientious (or overly conscientious), as described above, Adam Petty also has an otherworldly, dreamy, or mystically-inclined side, as described below.
Adam Petty tends to be very impressionable and psychically open, and as a youngster, he may have been dominated in relationships with more forceful personalities. Afraid of confrontation, Petty may have become passive, identified himself as a helpless victim, or tried to achieve his desires in underhanded ways.
Adam's hypersensitivity to his environment is likely to be a challenge for him in other ways as well. Pollutants, ugliness or dissonance in any form may affect Adam Petty more than most people.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Adam often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Petty is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Adam Petty tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Adam Petty both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
He is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. Adam Petty has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to him.
Appearing successful and attractive to the public is important to him. Adam Petty probably enjoys wearing stylish clothes and modern jewelry. He tends to seek admiration from others and social acceptance is necessary to Adam's well-being.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Sextile Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Uranus
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun aspects Saturn and Neptune
Sun Quincunx Neptune
Sun Square Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Venus/MC