Lord Alfred Douglas
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Alfred's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Lord Alfred Douglas comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Lord Alfred Douglas - 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 Lord Alfred Douglas" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Alfred a little better. This page describes the disguise Lord Douglas wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Lord Alfred Douglas is always questioning and learning, and he seems young and alive no matter what his chronological age, for his mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Lord Alfred Douglas has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and he learns easily, but he also gets bored rather quickly. Lord Douglas can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for he tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. He needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, he is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Lord Alfred Douglas enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. He is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly he may be feeling, Alfred never comes across as melancholic or somber. He may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Lord Alfred Douglas has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent him from taking himself or life too seriously. In fact, Lord Douglas may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Lord Alfred Douglas responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and he may not empathize with people very much. Alfred does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if he cannot fully grasp something with his reason and logic, Lord Douglas will often choose to ignore it, including his own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Lord Douglas' and his life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to his restlessness. Lord Alfred Douglas becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. He is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
His gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Lord Alfred Douglas tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if he does not have work or other activities that utilize his mental, verbal, and social skills.
Lord Alfred Douglas radiates a sense of confidence, well-being, and optimism, which inspires trust and good feelings in others. He likes himself and it shows. He expects success in life and he generally achieves it. However, Lord Douglas also tends to exaggerate or to overestimate himself, and he can be sloppy and careless when it comes to details.
Lord Alfred Douglas seems like a loner or isolationist at times, and it may be difficult to get to know him or form close friendships with him. To others, Alfred may appear standoffish, as if he were judging them from afar.
His emotional responses, feelings and prejudices come across to others quite clearly and Lord Alfred Douglas could come across as rather moody and fickle. On the other hand, he is not impersonal or removed, so people are drawn to confide in him. At times Lord Douglas may wish he were not so easy to read.
Lord Alfred Douglas radiates a sense of pride, self-assurance and a definite awareness of his own importance. It is hard to ignore Lord Douglas when he is present, and his personality may overshadow or dominate the scene.
He is assertive and bold. Lord Alfred Douglas is willing to be the first person to speak up and make his position known, and to strike out on his own if necessary. Alfred generally gets along better with men than with women because his approach is quite direct and sometimes tactless and insensitive as well. He can be a bit too forceful. However, Lord Alfred Douglas' boldness is his calling card, and most people feel that he can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Conjunct Asc.
Saturn Opposition Asc.
Moon Square Asc.
Sun Trine Asc.
Mars Sextile Asc.