approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Leif's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Leif Garrett comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Leif Garrett - 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 Leif Garrett" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Leif a little better. This page describes the disguise Garrett 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, Leif Garrett 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. Leif has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Leif Garrett very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Garrett is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Leif Garrett will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Garrett'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. Leif Garrett 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 Garrett is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Leif 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 Leif Garrett - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Leif Garrett 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 Leif.
Others see Leif Garrett as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Garrett 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 Leif Garrett usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Leif Garrett has a strong desire to make an extra-ordinary or unusual impression on his environment. Leif has the ability to fascinate and sweep along others, but he can also be quite inconsiderate and ruthless.
Leif Garrett has a tendency to react violently to the influence of his surroundings and to throw himself headlong into everything he does, suffering the consequences later on. Until Leif learns to alter his conduct, there are likely to be many upsets in his relationships.
Quite excitable and very impatient, Leif Garrett is ready for a fight in a flash. Because of his impulsive and rash behavior, Garrett also tends to be accident-prone. Everything Leif Garrett does has to be done in a hurry and he expects the same of people in his surroundings.
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