Much of what is stated in the previous chapter is similar to what is stated in this one. Marcello Abbado's need to relate openly and honestly to others is very strong. Marcello has to be wary of the tendency to be so strongly influenced by the ideas and opinions of others that he is unsure of his own.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Marcello Abbado instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Marcello does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Abbado since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Abbado will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Marcello Abbado, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Marcello Abbado invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Marcello Abbado seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Abbado perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Marcello Abbado appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Marcello Abbado fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Marcello. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Marcello Abbado also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Abbado dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
Marcello Abbado tends to get involved in the helping professions or in activities where his efforts are hidden, behind the scenes, unacknowledged or unknown to the public. Abbado may find it exceedingly uncomfortable to assert himself or get up in front of an audience.
The above description of Marcello Abbado is so deeply ingrained that he has little objectivity and often little appreciation for other, different ways of approaching life. Marcello Abbado tends to be one-sided. There is little ambiguity in his makeup and he generally knows what he wants and what will make him happy.
Marcello has lofty aspirations but does not struggle or labor to achieve them. His self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefit him in an almost magical way. His optimism and cheerful generosity also win Abbado many allies and successes in life.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Marcello often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Abbado is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Marcello Abbado tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Marcello Abbado both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
Abbado always seems to find the right words to verbalize his feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Marcello Abbado also has a keen sense of beauty and he probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 12th house
Sun Conjunct Moon
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun Square Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus