Although Marilyn Manson has a warm, dramatic side and he really likes to show off or stand out in some way (as described on the previous page), inside he is much too grounded, conservative and cautious to let himself get too overwrought or wild. And while Manson may seem kind hearted and generous, he is quite unsentimental and businesslike on issues that are important to him.
Serious, disciplined and quietly ambitious, he is driven to prove himself and to achieve material accomplishments and success. His work, his position in the world, and his contributions to society are very important to Manson. Marilyn Manson will persevere through enormous hardship and frustration in order to reach a goal he has set for himself, and he often sacrifices much in the area of personal relationships and home life in order to do so.
Marilyn Manson has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. Marilyn Manson seems to always be in control, capable, efficient and strong. He is often the person in the family or group who is given more responsibility (and more work) than the others. He is highly conscientious and even as a child he possessed great maturity, soberness, and worldly wisdom.
He is basically a pragmatic realist, and though he may have all sorts of dreams, ideals and colorful theories, he feels that the ultimate test of a concept is its practical usefulness. Marilyn has an innate shrewdness and business sense, and there is a bit of the cynic in him as well.
He is clear-headed, detached and objective, and is not swayed by emotional dramatics. He is often authoritarian - strictly fair, but without mercy. Marilyn Manson has a great respect for tradition and even if he does not agree with certain laws, he will abide by them or strive to change them, but never flagrantly disregard them. Cautious and conservative, Marilyn Manson plays by the rules.
He is subtle, understated, quiet, deep, not easy to get to know intimately, and never superficial. He is a modest person and sometimes overly self-critical. Giving himself (and others) permission to feel, play, be spontaneous and silly, and sometimes weak and vulnerable is not easy for Manson.
Manson's strong points are his depth and thoroughness, patience, tenacity and faithfulness. His faults are a tendency to be rigid and inflexible, and too serious.
Marilyn Manson has a very dramatic, creative, expressive nature and he loves to perform. Marilyn enjoys being the center of attention and he seeks to shine, to excel, and to be outstanding in some unique way. He is very involved in his own creativity and self-expression, and takes great pleasure in developing and using his special talents, whether these are artistic, athletic, or intellectual. Marilyn Manson has a strong sense of pride.
He is often plagued by feelings of personal inadequacy, inhibitions and self-doubt. Marilyn Manson has a cautious, realistic attitude toward life and is highly responsible and disciplined with regard to his obligations and duties. Marilyn Manson tends to work and struggle more than necessary and to take himself too seriously.
Marilyn Manson has a pleasant and dreamy disposition with considerable romantic imagination. Marilyn has a strong longing for love, but he does not see others very clearly and may experience many disappointments in his emotional relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 5th house
Sun Square Saturn
Sun Conjunct Venus/Neptune