Behind Doran's rather secretive and guarded exterior (as described on the previous page), he is very competitive, dynamic and driven. This aspect of Doran's character is described in more detail in this chapter.
He is a person who thrives on challenge, and he often feels that he must battle his way through life, relying on no one and nothing but his own strength, intelligence and courage. Frank Doran believes in being totally honest, true to himself and his own vision and convictions, even if it means standing alone. Honesty, integrity, personal honor and authenticity are Doran's gods, and he has no sympathy for weakness of character in others.
Frank Doran craves the freedom to do things in his own way, and he works very well independently. Cooperating with others or carrying out another's will is not his style. Frank likes to be the chief - or to go it alone.
Frank Doran loves action and if others are settling down into a nice, comfortable little rut, then he is always ready to stir things up, do something new, make changes and introduce some fresh blood. Routine and sameness are tantamount to death for him. He is not afraid of trying something that has never been done before, and even though he may sometimes be perceived as a fool, Frank Doran also discovers, invents and initiates things that others will later emulate. Taking risks and following his own star are the breath of life for Doran, and he wilts (or gets very frustrated and angry) if he cannot do this.
He is spontaneous, impulsive, direct, enthusiastic and assertive. Frank Doran believes in the power of positive thinking and positive action, and he perceives himself as a strong, even invincible, person. Frank Doran hates being ill or in a position of dependency. Accepting his own human limitations and emotional needs is often difficult for him.
He is basically aggressive in his attitudes and less adept at relating to others, picking up on subtle messages and nuances, listening, nurturing and harmonizing. He is often so fired up about his own projects or goals that he inadvertently runs over or ignores other people's feelings and interests. Being receptive and appreciative of others' contributions, ideas and feelings would be highly instrumental in improving Doran's relationships. His impatience to get on with things causes Frank Doran to be rather insensitive, thereby alienating others unnecessarily. He also frequently tries to accomplish his goals through anger or temper tantrums. Frank Doran would gain much by learning to slow down, relax and sometimes just let things be, however his energetic, restless nature rarely allows Frank Doran to do so.
Frank Doran has a very dramatic, creative, expressive nature and he loves to perform. Frank enjoys being the center of attention and he seeks to shine, to excel, and to be outstanding in some unique way. He is very involved in his own creativity and self-expression, and takes great pleasure in developing and using his special talents be they artistic, athletic or intellectual. Frank Doran has a strong sense of pride.
Frank Doran 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. Frank Doran has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Frank Doran is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Frank does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Doran, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Although Frank Doran prefers harmony and accord, he also has a confrontational side.
He is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Frank Doran has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Frank Doran has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
He is an original! Frank Doran radiates a sort of electrical excitement about the things he is interested in, and conveys this to others, but he also gets bored rather quickly. Frank does not mind being a bit unusual or breaking a few rules either.
Emotionally, it could be difficult for Frank Doran to discern illusion from reality. He is impressionable and sympathetic toward others. However, Doran tends to idealize others and could adopt a fantasy view of a wonderful marriage, causing disappointment later on.
Doran always seems to find the right words to verbalize his feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Frank Doran also has a keen sense of beauty and he probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
Frank Doran has a strong need for intellectual relationships and associations and he likes to share his intellectual interests with others. This could be in meetings or by joining various clubs and organizations.
He is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. Frank Doran has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Aries
Sun in Aries
Sun in 5th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun aspects Venus and Mars
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun Sextile Uranus
Sun Opposition Moon/Neptune
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Sun Conjunct Mercury/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node