Though Marcel Cerdan seems quite rational and even coolly detached and impersonal at times (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is precisely the opposite when people really get to know him. He is rather sentimental. And though he appears unconventional or nonconforming, Marcel's ties to the past and to family history and tradition run deep. Moreover, Cerdan can be very effective at working for human rights and any issues related to women, children and family.
Marcel has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Cerdan to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Cerdan tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Marcel likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Marcel Cerdan has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Marcel Cerdan than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Marcel Cerdan takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Marcel Cerdan feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Marcel Cerdan needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Marcel Cerdan becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Marcel Cerdan functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Cerdan often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Marcel Cerdan also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Cerdan's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
His energies are directed to either perfecting his techniques, skills, and abilities in work, or in "perfecting", refining, and improving himself as a person. Critical analysis and attention to minute detail are intrinsic in either process. The urge to bring about a state of wholeness or optimal functioning is a strong motivation of Marcel Cerdan's, and he is quite a perfectionist!
Cerdan can easily become overly identified or involved with the function he performs, with his work, or with his own health and "growth process".
Marcel Cerdan tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Marcel Cerdan has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Cerdan can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. His dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and he sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Marcel Cerdan enjoys fine health as well.
Marcel has big aspirations and the desire to succeed in life in a grand way. Marcel Cerdan tends to exaggerate, promise more than is feasible and misjudge by being overly optimistic. However, he never gives up on his hopes for the future. Cerdan tends to be restless and discontent with the responsibilities and limitations of life.
Along with his energy and drive, Marcel Cerdan has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Cerdan, as well as a doer and a fighter. Marcel wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for him.
Sensitive and imaginative, he is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits and to mysticism. Marcel Cerdan is impressionable and receptive, and often has experiences that are unusual and unexplainable by the rational mind. Marcel has an abundance of dreams, visions and longings, but does not always have the concentrated will and stamina to make them materialize. Gentle, idealistic and peace loving, Marcel often seeks to avoid the harsh realities of life. Marcel has an ethereal quality about him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aquarius and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 6th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun Square Jupiter
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Conjunct Neptune