Behind Dane's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), he is much more passionate and emotional. Eric Dane often conceals his vulnerability beneath a veneer of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, he is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Eric Dane is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and he only allows a special few into his inner world. Like a wary animal, he is cautious and mistrustful of those he does not know until "he sniffs them out". He is highly instinctive and intuitive. Eric Dane usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though he may be unable to clearly articulate why he feels the way he does. His feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Eric Dane also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and he forms very intense love bonds and attachments. He is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that he perceives as a threat to his relationship with someone he loves. When Eric Dane commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Eric merges with or "marries" the person he loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for him, and often stormy and nasty. When Dane has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Eric will most certainly never forget the hurt and he often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to him.
Whatever he does, Eric does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Dane can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Dane can also be very narrow-minded: either he is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is Eric Dane emotionally detached and objective. He definitely has a fanatical streak. He is also immensely strong-willed and his tenacity in pursuing his objectives often borders on obsession. He is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
Eric Dane loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Eric never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Eric Dane tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Dane is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
Eric Dane is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Eric has to overcome considerable hardship in order to fulfill his personal destiny. However, he has the strength and stamina necessary to do so. Support and helpful guidance from his father or other significant men in his life may well be lacking. In fact, their disapproval of Eric and their harsh criticism are apt to be two of his greatest handicaps, and at times he may feel quite discouraged and alone. But true self-reliance and a solid sense of his own powers may well be the silver lining to that cloud in his life. Eric Dane needs to learn to follow his own creative impulses and heart's desires, regardless of what his critics or the authorities may say.
Eric Dane tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Eric has what it takes to make his own way in life. He may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 9th house
Sun Quincunx Saturn
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars