Although he is intensely emotional and fervent in his loves and hates (as described on the previous page), he is often cool, detached, objective and dispassionate. His emotions are difficult to arouse, but once aroused, he is intensely emotional and feels love, hate or jealousy with his heart and soul. Moreover, his innate idealism (discussed below) may prevent John Barrymore from acting as temperamentally as he might feel.
John has strong views and can be zealous in defending his ideas.
He is a freedom-loving, strong-willed and independent-minded individual, and he insists upon living his own life as he sees fit, even if it means ignoring convention and tradition. In personal relationships, John Barrymore cannot be owned or possessed, and while he is willing to share himself with another, he does not always adjust easily to the emotional give and take of close relationships. Though intellectually open, Barrymore can be enormously stubborn, opinionated and inflexible on a one-to-one level. John has strong convictions and feelings about fairness and equality, and he tries to abide by them; however, his ideals about how people "should" treat one another do not always take into account human weaknesses, differences and needs. John Barrymore probably dislikes sentimentality and traditional gender roles and "games".
He is fair, intelligent, objective and rational and he often let his head rule rather than his heart. John Barrymore seems rather self-sufficient and emotionally detached because he is capable of putting aside his personal feelings and viewing things dispassionately. But once John makes up his mind on an issue, it is difficult to dissuade him, and he can be rather dogmatic.
John Barrymore thinks in broad terms and is concerned with the world beyond his own personal sphere - his town, nation, or even planet. He is likely to become involved in, or show a keen interest in, community endeavors, social organizations and groups of all kinds. He enjoys being part of a group endeavor, and he often assumes the role of organizing, managing or supervising group activities.
Forward-looking and progressive, he harbors great hopes for the future. John Barrymore stays current and up to date, and responds to contemporary cultural trends, both in terms of personal style and ideas. When young, John Barrymore was very influenced by peer pressure and by all the "latest crazes". John has an experimental mind and is attracted to novelty.
His strong points include his concern for human welfare and social betterment, his sense of fairness and democratic spirit, and his vision. His faults are his stubbornness and inflexibility, and a tendency to be very obtuse and insensitive when it comes to personal feelings and human needs.
He is a private person and inclined to withdraw in very public and impersonal social settings. John Barrymore prefers to work at home or in a very personal small business.
Barrymore invests a lot of his creative energy into his home, family relationships, and inner life.
John Barrymore 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 John does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Barrymore, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Although John Barrymore prefers harmony and accord, he also has a confrontational side.
He is a positive, vital, energetic and active go-getter. He enjoys competition, and his initiative and self-confidence make John Barrymore a winner.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though John often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Barrymore is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". John Barrymore tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. John Barrymore both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
John Barrymore has a sense of good fellowship and comradeship and is very much at ease in contact with others. Barrymore works successfully with others in his community, groups or associations and may get some assistance from some very powerful and influential people.
He may find it hard to establish relationships with other people and he tends to look for more timid partners. John Barrymore could also have difficulty expressing his ideas to others as well as coming to an understanding with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Aquarius
Sun in Aquarius
Sun in 4th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun aspects Venus and Mars
Sun Trine Mars
Sun Square Pluto
Sun Conjunct Jupiter/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Neptune/N. Node