Although Garroway may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, he is much more subjective and biased in his attitudes than his fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Dave 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 Garroway to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Garroway 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. Dave likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Dave Garroway 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 Dave Garroway 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. Dave Garroway takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Dave Garroway feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Dave Garroway needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Dave Garroway becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Dave Garroway functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Garroway often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Dave Garroway 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 Garroway'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.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world are very attractive to Garroway.
Dave Garroway has a philosophical turn of mind and is concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting the overview of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Garroway can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. His dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and he sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Dave Garroway enjoys fine health as well.
Along with his energy and drive, Dave Garroway has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Garroway, as well as a doer and a fighter. Dave wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for him.
Sensitive and imaginative, he is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits and to mysticism. Dave Garroway is impressionable and receptive, and often has experiences that are unusual and unexplainable by the rational mind. Dave has an abundance of dreams, visions and longings, but does not always have the concentrated will and stamina to make them materialize. Gentle, idealistic and peace loving, Dave often seeks to avoid the harsh realities of life. Dave has an ethereal quality about him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 9th house
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Conjunct Neptune