Jean-Claude Van Damme
drive and ambition
Jean-Claude Van Damme avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition, and personal power. His ego drive is not very strong and Van Damme is not especially ambitious or eager to push his way to the top. He may feel inadequate in situations that call for strong, forceful action. The only instance in which Jean-Claude Van Damme will really fight is when he feels his loved ones, or something dear to him, is being harmed, for then he is a fierce defender. Jean-Claude Van Damme has a very strong protective side. He acts on impulse and instinct and may lash out at anyone he perceives as threatening to Jean-Claude's home or family. However, Jean-Claude Van Damme will rarely initiate a confrontation. His goals also tend to be very personal and centered on family closeness and inner satisfaction rather than worldly achievement.
He is sensitive to stress and does not handle a high-pressured, competitive atmosphere very well. Jean-Claude Van Damme is very touchy, irritable, and difficult to live with when there are many demands or tensions at work. His energy level is inconstant and is very much dependent upon the emotional harmony (or lack of it) in his home. A supportive partner is of great benefit to Van Damme in helping him to achieve his goals and desires.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Jean-Claude Van Damme is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and force to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Van Damme gets so involved and identified with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
Jean-Claude Van Damme struggles with feelings of discouragement, self-doubt, and the sense that life is an uphill battle all the time. He is also prone to squelch himself, especially any aggressive or angry feelings. This can lead to chronic resentment and bitterness which actually undermines his goal far more than openly expressing his anger would.
Positively, Jean-Claude Van Damme is capable of immense patience, endurance, and quiet steady efforts to attain his goals and desires. Jean-Claude Van Damme seems to have to work very hard, and without much outside help. But if he can avoid a negative attitude about this, and "keep on keeping on", Van Damme will achieve something substantial. He is much more effective working for someone else also.
Van Damme dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise Jean-Claude Van Damme prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Working to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests is satisfying for Van Damme. Jean-Claude Van Damme has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique, or strange.
Jean-Claude Van Damme really wants to leave his mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for his contributions, and he is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve his aims, though, Jean-Claude Van Damme will have to compromise and "give" more than he may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in his life, may arise. To accomplish his goals, Jean-Claude may have to put aside some of his self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Jean-Claude Van Damme may also be required at some point to make a break in order to stand on his own and fulfill his own destiny.
In many ways Jean-Claude's rise in the world is an easy one, aided by his personal charm and attractiveness, his ability to please people, and his excellent social instincts. Artistic ambitions are also an aspect of this.
His profession is apt to be related to children, women, consulting, nourishing, or to the use of his nurturing, emotional, childlike qualities in appealing to the public in some way. Jean-Claude Van Damme does well in any business that involves responding to people's emotional needs and tastes.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 9th house
Mars Opposition Saturn
Mars Trine Neptune
Sun Square MC
Venus Trine MC
Moon Sextile MC