Behind Mancini's strong, proud appearance (described in the previous chapter), there is a very tender, sensitive, sentimental, feeling person. He is probably much shyer and more private than initially presumed.
Chris has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Mancini to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Mancini tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Chris likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Chris Mancini has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Chris Mancini than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Chris Mancini takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Chris Mancini feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Chris Mancini needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Chris Mancini becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Chris Mancini functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Mancini often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Chris Mancini also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Mancini's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
Chris Mancini tends to get involved in the helping professions or in activities where his efforts are hidden, behind the scenes, unacknowledged, or unknown to the public. Asserting himself or getting up in front of an audience may be exceedingly uncomfortable for Mancini.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. Chris Mancini often feels that he needs to fight to get what he wants, and he tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. He is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
Chris has lofty aspirations but does not struggle or labor to achieve them. His self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefit him in an almost magical way. His optimism and cheerful generosity also win Mancini many allies and successes in life.
Innovative, original, unorthodox and unconventional, he identifies with the role of a rebel, reformer or iconoclast. Chris Mancini insists upon a great deal of personal freedom and does not easily adapt to others' needs and wishes. Chris needs a lifestyle that allows him to be spontaneous. He often feels that he is somehow different from other people and outside of society's mainstream.
Along with his energy and drive, Chris Mancini has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Mancini, as well as a doer and a fighter. Chris wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for him.
Chris is extremely sensitive and imaginative, and he can get lost in his dreams, fantasies and visions. He is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, as well as to the world of color, beauty, and emotion. Chris Mancini is also drawn to mysticism and he has deep spiritual aspirations and yearnings. Gentle and peace loving, Mancini may lack the will and competitive spirit needed to make his way in the world. He is often impractical and may seek to avoid or escape the harsh realities of life.
Mancini has an intrinsic creative and artistic ability and an unusual sense of form. Chris Mancini 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.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 12th house
Sun Square Mars
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Uranus
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Square Neptune
Sun Conjunct Venus/Pluto