approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Johnny's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Johnny Weissmuller comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Johnny Weissmuller - 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 Johnny Weissmuller" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Johnny a little better. This page describes the disguise Weissmuller 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 Weissmuller's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Johnny Weissmuller wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Johnny Weissmuller wants, Johnny Weissmuller usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Johnny 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. Johnny Weissmuller 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. Johnny Weissmuller usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Weissmuller approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. Johnny Weissmuller 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 Weissmuller. When Johnny Weissmuller 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, Johnny Weissmuller 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 Johnny Weissmuller as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. Johnny Weissmuller also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Johnny Weissmuller appears contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. He watches his step, and frequently withdraws if his environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Weissmuller may seem much more conservative than he actually is. Johnny fears making mistakes in social situations, and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As he matures, Johnny Weissmuller is likely to grow in confidence, because he will learn to depend more on his own evaluation of himself.
He is discrete, tactful and adaptable, and has the ability to create a beautiful environment. Johnny Weissmuller has a knack for entertaining people and appreciates pleasing manners and proper behavior when he is with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Square Asc.
Asc. Opposition Mercury/Venus