Behind Clark's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), he is much more passionate and emotional. Gene Clark 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. Gene Clark 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. Gene Clark 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.
Gene Clark 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 Gene Clark commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Gene 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 Clark has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Gene 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, Gene does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Clark can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Clark can also be very narrow-minded: either he is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is Gene Clark 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.
Gene Clark loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Gene never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Gene Clark tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Leading groups and classes, and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Gene Clark really shines and expresses his creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions is natural to him.
He is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Gene Clark has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Gene Clark has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
His life is apt to be blessed with more than his share of helpful friends, fortuitous relationships, and doors opening to him at just the right time. Because Gene Clark is usually willing to share and to give back to others in a generous way, he continues to generate successes in his life no matter how unfortunate prevailing circumstances are. Gene should beware, however, of becoming an opportunist.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 11th house
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun Sextile Jupiter