Although James DeBarge comes across as a very private, somewhat wary and enigmatic individual (as described on the previous page), there is another, quite different side to him: a person who really wants to be noticed, known, loved and admired.
Proud and intensely individual, James DeBarge really wants to stand out, to be the very best he can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for his unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to him, and he cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". James DeBarge must put his personal stamp on whatever he does, and direct his own course in life. James DeBarge needs to have a place where he can shine, express himself creatively, and be the one in charge.
James has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. James DeBarge also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For James DeBarge, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and he secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. James wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. He needs someone to believe in him and his dreams. Though DeBarge appears radiantly self-confident and independent, he is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. He cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
James DeBarge also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person he loves feel special. James DeBarge loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in his relationships. He is also immensely loyal and will defend his loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend his pride or betray his trust. However, James DeBarge likes to be the strong one in his relationships and he really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, James needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as he is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with him.
DeBarge's strengths are his zest and love for life, his creative power and his warm and generous heart. His primary fault is his tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression he is making and with his own creative self-expression that he forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around him.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to DeBarge. James DeBarge 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. James DeBarge may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
James DeBarge 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 James does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to DeBarge, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Innovative, original, unorthodox and unconventional, he identifies with the role of a rebel, reformer or iconoclast. James DeBarge insists upon a great deal of personal freedom and does not easily adapt to others' needs and wishes. James needs a lifestyle that allows him to be spontaneous. He often feels that he is somehow different from other people and outside of society's mainstream.
James DeBarge 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.
James has the ability to stand on him own feet and use the power of his own personality to attain success. James DeBarge needs to be a leader and he has a strong desire to obtain power and authority. It is imperative to DeBarge that he be out in front of the parade.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Conjunct Uranus
Sun Conjunct Moon/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Pluto/MC