approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Carlos' basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Carlos Gardel comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Carlos Gardel - 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 Carlos Gardel" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Carlos a little better. This page describes the disguise Gardel wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if he strongly disagrees with someone, Carlos Gardel will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. He often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Carlos has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Carlos Gardel very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Gardel is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Carlos Gardel will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Gardel's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
His need to create harmony extends to his physical environment and personal appearance as well. Carlos Gardel appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. He does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From his home furnishings to his choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
He also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Gardel is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Carlos possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to him and finding the right person to share his life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Carlos Gardel - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Carlos Gardel does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on his partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being himself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Carlos.
Others see Carlos Gardel as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Gardel shows to the world. He possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. His motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Carlos Gardel usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Carlos Gardel can get by in life almost by personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Carlos that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually he appears confident and clear about who he is, and it is very difficult not to notice him or feel his influence when Gardel is around.
He may find it difficult to get ahead because Carlos lacks the vitality to do so. Carlos Gardel tends to wait for better conditions and has the desire to accomplish a lot without straining himself too much. Quite often, though, his plans just seem to hang in the air.
Daring and a bit reckless, Carlos Gardel is not afraid to face danger. Carlos wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Carlos Gardel has a need to have his influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in his environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Mars/Neptune
Asc. Opposition Mars/Pluto