approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of James' basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way James Rizzitano comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner James Rizzitano - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner James Rizzitano" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know James a little better. This page describes the disguise Rizzitano wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Rizzitano's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When James Rizzitano wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what James Rizzitano wants, James Rizzitano usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. James wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. James Rizzitano functions well in crisis situations and he often seeks them out, for he enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
He is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. James Rizzitano usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Rizzitano approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. James Rizzitano also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships he is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until he gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Rizzitano. When James Rizzitano commits himself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, he is intensely loyal and devoted to them and he also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If he is ever betrayed by someone he cares deeply for, James Rizzitano is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as he once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, he is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever he cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in him.
Because of his natural reserve, others may see James Rizzitano as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. James Rizzitano also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
James Rizzitano comes across as quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes he appears to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Rizzitano tends to be restless, excitable and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
He projects himself with vigor and energy and impresses others with the force of his personality. His will power probably developed early in life and James Rizzitano takes control of whatever situation he is involved in.
Rizzitano's intellect and emotions are well balanced. James has the ability to manage his feelings superbly and has a cautious, adaptable and open way about him. James Rizzitano likes to associate with the public and has an understanding for the "man on the street".
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Square Asc.
Asc. Opposition Sun/Mars
Asc. Opposition Moon/Mercury