approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Dave's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Dave Garroway comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Dave Garroway - 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 Dave Garroway" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Dave a little better. This page describes the disguise Garroway 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, Dave Garroway 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. Dave has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Dave Garroway very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Garroway is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Dave Garroway will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Garroway'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. Dave Garroway 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 Garroway is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Dave 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 Dave Garroway - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Dave Garroway 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 Dave.
Others see Dave Garroway as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Garroway 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 Dave Garroway usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite a bit different from the face the world generally sees, Dave Garroway has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant influence on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Dave Garroway often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
To others, Dave Garroway appears capable, mature, and down to earth. Even when he was young, there was a certain practicality and responsible air about Dave that inspired people to rely on him. Garroway keeps his cool in most situations.
Dave Garroway comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable, and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him, and cannot resist commenting about them.
Garroway also needs to be busy and active, and he moves quickly. Dave Garroway also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Dave often comes across to others more abruptly or even antagonistically than is necessary to achieve his aims. And naturally if people perceive that he is trying to compete with them or run them over, some of them will put up a lot of resistance to Dave Garroway and his objectives. Garroway might be more successful if he tones himself down a bit and shows some consideration, without completely sacrificing his own needs and wants.
Dave Garroway has a tendency to live in a world of his own, a world that is likely to be far from reality. Dave wants to make a big impression, and with his dazzling personality he knows how to put on a brilliant show.
He is very sociable, has a harmonious disposition, and is able to have happy relationships with people in his environment. His eternal optimism brings Dave Garroway the affinity of many people with whom he will have many joyful experiences.
He is likely to live in an unusual or somewhat restless environment. Dave Garroway needs his freedom and may be a bit inconsiderate and combative toward others at times. Dave has a strong desire to exceed his limits, even if it means having to use force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Square Asc.
Saturn Trine Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Mars Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/MC
Asc. Opposition Uranus/Pluto