approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Lindsey's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Lindsey Buckingham comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Lindsey Buckingham - 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 Lindsey Buckingham" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Lindsey a little better. This page describes the disguise Buckingham wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Lindsey Buckingham likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. He is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. He is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Buckingham must have something of his own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that he can develop and manage according to his own will and vision. Whatever Lindsey does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Lindsey Buckingham also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats him in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Buckingham will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Lindsey dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Buckingham admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Lindsey Buckingham befriends someone, Buckingham is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. He is very giving and generous, but his gifts are never anonymous - Lindsey expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Lindsey Buckingham often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as himself, for he does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If he is not in the leading role, he aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Lindsey Buckingham has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Lindsey always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Lindsey Buckingham also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although he does not like others to realize just how important it is to him.
His outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. His own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Lindsey more than anything else. Lindsey Buckingham feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
He is forceful and energetic and goes for what he wants quite aggressively. He is a doer and an achiever and has a positive "I can" attitude. He may run over people and stir up opposition and conflict because Lindsey Buckingham tends to be very self-centered, or simply oblivious to the needs and intentions of others.
He is extremely willful, but he often achieves his desires in a quiet, secretive, or manipulative way. He may be intensely charismatic and wield considerable influence over others, or he may be attracted to similarly powerful, fascinating personalities. Lindsey Buckingham tends to go to extremes in whatever he does, to be compulsive, and he is driven by a sense of mission or destiny. Lindsey does not take anything at face value and is always digging beneath the surface for the deeper meaning or real motivations of others.
Lindsey Buckingham appears to be sweet to other people, and he knows how to use charm, persuasion, and affection rather than more direct (but possibly disagreeable) methods to get his point across. Being overly concerned with appearances and surface beauty is possible; and if so, Lindsey Buckingham may also seem vain and narcissistic to others.
Lindsey Buckingham tends to blend in with and take on the characteristics of the people in his surroundings, and may thus not make a powerful individual statement of his own. He may project an aura of glamour or "make-believe", and enjoy trying on different personalities at different times.
Daring and a bit reckless, Lindsey Buckingham is not afraid to face danger. Lindsey wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Lindsey Buckingham has a need to have his influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in his environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Conjunct Asc.
Pluto Conjunct Asc.
Venus Square Asc.
Neptune Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Pluto