Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Auguste's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Auguste a little better. This page describes the disguise Alphonse Gratry wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Alphonse Gratry's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry wants, Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Auguste wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry functions well in crisis situations and he often seeks them out, for he enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
He is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Alphonse Gratry approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships he is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until he gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Alphonse Gratry. When Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry commits himself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, he is intensely loyal and devoted to them and he also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If he is ever betrayed by someone he cares deeply for, Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as he once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, he is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever he cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in him.
Because of his natural reserve, others may see Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry seems gentle and receptive and often does not make a clear, strong impression on others. Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry has an elusive and subtle quality, and people may be nebulous about who he is. He is easily influenced by others and somewhat naive. Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry has a spiritual, mystical approach to life and he is very idealistic and sometimes impractical.
Auguste has an appealing physical appearance, which - along with his winning ways - is likely to make him a favorite in his immediate environment. Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry is the "easy" one, and he knows how to please others. However, Alphonse Gratry must not take his personal charm for granted, because he may also come across as vain or too needy for approval.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Conjunct Asc.
Venus Trine Asc.