approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of John's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way John Densmore comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner John Densmore - 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 John Densmore" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know John a little better. This page describes the disguise Densmore wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if he strongly disagrees with someone, John Densmore will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. He often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. John has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. John Densmore very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Densmore is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often John Densmore will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Densmore's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
His need to create harmony extends to his physical environment and personal appearance as well. John Densmore appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. He does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From his home furnishings to his choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
He also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Densmore is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for John possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to him and finding the right person to share his life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to John Densmore - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. John Densmore does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on his partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being himself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for John.
Others see John Densmore as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Densmore shows to the world. He possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. His motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for John Densmore usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
John Densmore appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition to assess people, others sense that Densmore understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time John Densmore really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
John Densmore comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him and cannot resist commenting about them.
Densmore also needs to be busy and active and he moves quickly. John Densmore also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
John Densmore has a strong desire to build an image that captivates everyone around him, and with his attractive and fascinating personality, he has the ability to influence many people. John is likely to have some unusual love affairs.
He is self-assured and confident in dealing with others and has a positive influence on his environment. John Densmore is able to work well with others in a team environment and advantages through other people may come to him frequently.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Trine Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Jupiter