Bret Easton Ellis
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Bret's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Bret Easton Ellis comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Bret Easton Ellis - 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 Bret Easton Ellis" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Bret a little better. This page describes the disguise Ellis wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Bret Easton Ellis likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. He is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. He is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Ellis must have something of his own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that he can develop and manage according to his own will and vision. Whatever Bret does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Bret Easton Ellis also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats him in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Ellis will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Bret dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Ellis admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Bret Easton Ellis befriends someone, Ellis is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. He is very giving and generous, but his gifts are never anonymous - Bret expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Bret Easton Ellis often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as himself, for he does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If he is not in the leading role, he aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Bret Easton Ellis has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Bret always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Bret Easton Ellis also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although he does not like others to realize just how important it is to him.
His outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. His own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Bret more than anything else. Bret Easton Ellis feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Ellis' intellect and his emotions are well balanced. Bret has the ability to manage his feelings superbly and have a cautious, adaptable and open way about him. Bret Easton Ellis likes to associate with the public and has an understanding for the "man on the street".
Bret has strong leadership qualities and finds it natural to take charge of his family environment. He throws himself wholeheartedly into all his affairs, does not like others to make demands on him, but Bret Easton Ellis will willingly give of his in most situations.
Ellis strongly resents daily routine and is always ready and willing to challenge life. Responding quickly to people around him, Bret Easton Ellis spontaneously connect with them and tends to become stimulated through them.
Bret Easton Ellis seems to float between the worlds and prefers to live in a world of illusion rather than reality. Somewhat insecure and uncertain, he may try to avoid responsibility. His ideas tend to be a bit strange and Bret Easton Ellis should guard against pursuing the wrong objectives.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Asc. Opposition Moon/Mercury
Asc. Opposition Moon/Mars
Asc. Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Asc. Opposition Neptune/MC