The way Albert Brooks comes across to others is very congruent with his true nature so "what he sees is what you get". The description below reinforces what you read about Albert in the previous chapter.
Albert 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 Brooks to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Brooks 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. Albert likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Albert Brooks 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 Albert Brooks 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. Albert Brooks takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Albert Brooks feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Albert Brooks needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Albert Brooks becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Albert Brooks functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Brooks often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Albert Brooks 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 Brooks' 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.
Ownership gives Albert Brooks a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Albert also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Brooks' subconscious needs and feelings blend well with his conscious intentions and desires, therefore Albert Brooks is able to proceed in his life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Albert's male-female relationships will reflect this state of internal harmony also.
Albert Brooks feels spiritually bonded with his friends, partners or associates. He is likely to have a good rapport and harmony in his relationships with the opposite sex and enjoys spending time with his partner.
Brooks is very thorough and takes his time thinking things through. He enjoys games that require a lot of concentration and thought, like chess for example. Albert Brooks also could find traveling very rewarding.
His deep comprehension and good powers of concentration give Albert Brooks the ability to judge matters wisely and prudently. He is a keen observer and also can be a persuasive speaker. Albert likes to be in control, but needs appreciation and recognition for his efforts.
Albert Brooks has a great need for security which he may seek in a partner who could be older than him and perhaps married before. Albert Brooks probably feels restrained in expressing affection, giving the impression of being cool and indifferent toward those he loves.
Brooks has an intrinsic creative and artistic ability and an unusual sense of form. Albert Brooks also has a deep need for relationships that offer affection and can be quite intense when by inner compulsion he feels drawn to someone. His relationships tend to be peculiar in some way.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Sextile Moon
Sun Conjunct Moon/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Saturn
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/Saturn
Sun Conjunct Venus/Pluto