Although Winter 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.
Eric 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 Winter to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Winter 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. Eric likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Eric Winter 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 Eric Winter 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. Eric Winter takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Eric Winter feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Eric Winter needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Eric Winter becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Eric Winter functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Winter often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Eric Winter 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 Winter'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.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Winter. Eric Winter has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Eric Winter may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Eric Winter tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Eric Winter has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
His life is apt to be blessed with more than his share of helpful friends, fortuitous relationships, and doors opening up to him at just the right time. Because Eric Winter is usually willing to share and to give back to others in a generous way, he continues to generate success in his life no matter how unfortunate prevailing circumstances are. Eric should beware, however, of becoming an opportunist.
Eric Winter feels spiritually bonded with his friends, partners or associates. He is likely to have a good rapport and harmony in his relationships with the opposite sex and enjoys spending time with his partner.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Sextile Jupiter
Sun Opposition Moon/N. Node