approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Denzel's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Denzel Washington comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Denzel Washington - 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 Denzel Washington" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Denzel a little better. This page describes the disguise Washington 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, Denzel Washington 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. Denzel has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Denzel Washington very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Washington is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Denzel Washington will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Washington'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. Denzel Washington 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 Washington is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Denzel 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 Denzel Washington - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Denzel Washington 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 Denzel.
Others see Denzel Washington as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Washington 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 Denzel Washington 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, Denzel Washington 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, Denzel Washington often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
He may come across a bit scattered, nervous, or restless, as if he cannot sit still. Denzel Washington seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. Denzel tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind to be soothing.
Denzel Washington appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition in assessing people, others sense that Washington understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Denzel Washington really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Washington has a well developed personality and tends to base his relationships with others on a more personal level. Denzel Washington is inclined to seek mental or intellectual relationships and also has a strong desire for soul-unions.
His life is never a secret to anyone, for Washington likes to publicize his plans and let people know exactly where he stands. Others are drawn to Denzel Washington because of his ease in conversational ability and people often may seek his advice.
Denzel Washington tends to be extremely hard on himself and others. He may have been brought up under difficult circumstances and now feels that life is very tough. Denzel does his duty, expects the same from others, and has no pity for anyone.
Denzel Washington tends to lead a very harmonious life and live in peaceful surroundings. His emotions seem to play a big part in his relationships with others and Washington bases his relationships on inner understanding between people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Square Asc.
Mercury Square Asc.
Moon Trine Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/MC
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/MC
Asc. Conjunct Saturn/Pluto
Asc. Conjunct MC/N. Node