Although Anthony West seems flexible and changeable (as described on the previous page), he is really quite loyal, and he remains fixed on his heart's desires. Because he enjoys taking center stage, Anthony West often uses his verbal agility and quick wit (mentioned earlier) to entertain or impress other people.
Proud and intensely individual, Anthony West really wants to stand out, to be the very best he can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for his unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to him, and he cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Anthony West must put his personal stamp on whatever he does, and direct his own course in life. Anthony West needs to have a place where he can shine, express himself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Anthony has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Anthony West also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Anthony West, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and he secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Anthony wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. He needs someone to believe in him and his dreams. Though West appears radiantly self-confident and independent, he is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. He cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Anthony West also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person he loves feel special. Anthony West loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in his relationships. He is also immensely loyal and will defend his loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend his pride or betray his trust. However, Anthony West likes to be the strong one in his relationships and he really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Anthony needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as he is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with him.
West's strengths are his zest and love for life, his creative power and his warm and generous heart. His primary fault is his tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression he is making and with his own creative self-expression that he forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around him.
The urge to learn and to communicate is essential to Anthony West, and he expresses himself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. West is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, Anthony enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for himself what is going on in the world around him.
If he follows his true nature, his life is apt to be unconventional, unusual, controversial and full of insecurity and excitement. Anthony West cannot and will not be forced into a pre-set mold, and Anthony finds it difficult to conform. His offbeat interests and tastes lead West to ventures that others may consider too "far-out" or experimental. Anthony West has a very creative, inventive streak.
Anthony West has a great need for security which he may seek in a partner who could be older than him and perhaps married before. Anthony West probably feels restrained in expressing affection, giving the impression of being cool and indifferent toward those he loves.
West has an intrinsic creative and artistic ability and an unusual sense of form. Anthony West 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.
West alternates between aggression and apathy and sometimes feels that he is unable to meet all the demands made on him. Once Anthony West becomes aware of what he needs to do, however, he is capable of working long and hard, not giving up until his work is done.
His vitality is very strong and he is likely to be a workaholic. If Anthony West is not careful, he may work so hard that he becomes exhausted, leaving himself open to physical breakdown. Anthony West also has a strong drive to win and to dominate others.
Anthony West seems to have an emotional and physical unrest and he always have to be on the move. Anthony could find it difficult to control himself and he tends to get angry and upset easily. Eccentric and individualistic, he can create a stir wherever he goes.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Gemini and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Opposition Uranus
Sun Conjunct Venus/Saturn
Sun Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/Saturn
Sun Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Sun Opposition Uranus/MC