approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Marcus' basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Marcus Schenkenberg comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Marcus Schenkenberg - 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 Marcus Schenkenberg" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Marcus a little better. This page describes the disguise Schenkenberg 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, Marcus Schenkenberg 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. Marcus has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Marcus Schenkenberg very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Schenkenberg is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Marcus Schenkenberg will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Schenkenberg'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. Marcus Schenkenberg 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 Schenkenberg is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Marcus 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 Marcus Schenkenberg - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Marcus Schenkenberg 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 Marcus.
Others see Marcus Schenkenberg as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Schenkenberg 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 Marcus Schenkenberg usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Marcus Schenkenberg 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, Marcus may appear standoffish, as if he were judging them from afar.
At times his feisty spirit, aggressiveness, and overly forceful approach get Marcus into trouble. Marcus Schenkenberg tends to take offense when none was intended. He may be viewed as a troublemaker, an upstart, or an egotist with little concern for others. Marcus Schenkenberg needs to moderate his temper in order to avoid constant irritation with those in his environment.
Marcus has an open and cheerful manner and attracts attention because of his good taste in clothing, hairstyle and general appearance. Marcus has the ability to create a harmonious environment and relationships and he is happy and confident in the company of others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Opposition Asc.
Mars Square Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Moon/Jupiter