drive and ambition
Charles Dickens has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Charles tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. Charles Dickens feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and Charles Dickens is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Charles Dickens needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Dickens can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
Dickens is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and he seems to need a lot of fireworks in his personal relationships. Charles Dickens can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Charles will join with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
Charles Dickens works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Charles is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Charles Dickens feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Charles Dickens, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Charles works best in solitude.
Maybe the most important factor in Charles' choice of career and his success or lack of it is having a strong home base. Family support is crucial to Charles Dickens, and he would not sacrifice his family for any sort of advantage or achievement in the outside world. If Charles Dickens has a solid foundation and healthy relationships with his parents, he is likely to fulfill any aspirations he has for accomplishment.
Charles Dickens needs to have a strong spiritual base to his life in order to achieve anything in concrete, external terms. That is, fulfilling any ambitions he has for himself will depend upon whether or not Dickens feels connected to a higher source. Clarifying his own role or direction in life may take Charles Dickens some time, so he is apt to be a "late bloomer" when it comes to outward expression and success in material terms.
Charles Dickens tends to want to take the easy road to success, and unless other factors in his chart suggest a capacity for effort or a lot of energy, laziness could interfere with achieving whatever ambitions Dickens has. He tends to gain his objectives through his personal charm and appeal. Charles Dickens also possesses a fine aesthetic sense which could be a prominent factor in his career.
In some ways Charles Dickens may feels that he has little choice about his role in society. He is compelled either by unusual outer circumstances or by an inner drive, to bring things which may be dark, difficult, or taboo, into public awareness. Charles delves into the hidden side of life, things which may have been purposefully concealed or repressed, and brings these things to light. Charles Dickens could come into direct conflict with the authorities or powers-that-be as a result. He is apt to have extraordinary ambitions, and could also become overly zealous and fanatical.
Happiness and fulfillment in Charles' career are likely, because he gives his all to it and will not make the sorts of compromises that others feel compelled to make in order to succeed. Self-expression and being his own person are very important to Dickens.
Enormous aid is apt to come to Charles Dickens through his father or another important man in his life. His relationships with superiors and those in a position to boost his career are usually excellent.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 7th house
Mars Square Saturn
Moon Opposition MC
Neptune Opposition MC
Venus Square MC
Pluto Square MC
Sun Trine MC