Though he may appear to be a leader (as described on the previous page), Alan Ladd prefers to be an equal partner rather than an autocrat. Even when he is in a position of authority, Ladd seeks the opinions of others before acting. Inside he may feel more indecisive or concerned with what other people think than his confident, proud bearing would suggest.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Alan Ladd instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Alan does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Ladd since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Ladd will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Alan Ladd, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Alan Ladd invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Alan Ladd seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Ladd perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Alan Ladd appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Alan Ladd fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Alan. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Alan Ladd also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Ladd dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
The urge to learn and to communicate is essential to Alan Ladd, and he expresses himself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. Ladd is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, Alan enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for himself what is going on in the world around him.
Alan Ladd 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. Alan Ladd has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Alan has to overcome considerable hardship in order to fulfill his personal destiny. However, he does have the strength and stamina necessary to do so. Support and helpful guidance from his father or other significant men in his life may well be lacking. In fact, their disapproval of Alan and their harsh criticism are apt to be two of his greatest handicaps, and at times he may feel quite discouraged and alone. But true self-reliance and a solid sense of his own powers may well be the silver lining to that cloud in his life. Alan Ladd needs to learn to follow his own creative impulses and heart's desires, regardless of what his critics or the authorities say.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Alan often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Ladd is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Alan Ladd tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Alan Ladd both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
He is a bit impulsive and excitable and wants things done quickly. Alan Ladd tends to be very impatient with anyone who is slower or less energetic than he is. Ladd will fight for what he wants but should guard against mishaps or accidents.
With his charm and outgoing personality Alan Ladd has no trouble attracting people and he enjoys pleasant and congenial relationships with them. He may choose social contact with generous or wealthy people and would prefer to live in a beautiful home.
He may find it hard to establish relationships with other people and he tends to look for more timid partners. Alan Ladd could also have difficulty expressing his ideas to others as well as coming to an understanding with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Quincunx Saturn
Sun Square Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/Asc.
Sun Conjunct Jupiter/Asc.
Sun Conjunct Neptune/N. Node