approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Maurice's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Maurice Barrymore comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Maurice Barrymore - 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 Maurice Barrymore" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Maurice a little better. This page describes the disguise Barrymore wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Maurice Barrymore likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. He is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. He is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Barrymore must have something of his own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that he can develop and manage according to his own will and vision. Whatever Maurice does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Maurice Barrymore also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats him in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Barrymore will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Maurice dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Barrymore admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Maurice Barrymore befriends someone, Barrymore is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. He is very giving and generous, but his gifts are never anonymous - Maurice expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Maurice Barrymore often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as himself, for he does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If he is not in the leading role, he aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Maurice Barrymore has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Maurice always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Maurice Barrymore also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although he does not like others to realize just how important it is to him.
His outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. His own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Maurice more than anything else. Maurice Barrymore feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Maurice Barrymore has a friendly, affectionate attitude towards others and a great deal of personal charm. His attractiveness is one of the first things others notice about Maurice, and is probably something he cares a great deal about. Barrymore gets along well with people and knows how to please them. Maurice Barrymore has a well honed sense of style and beauty.
His emotional responses, feelings and prejudices come across to others quite clearly and Maurice Barrymore 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 Barrymore may wish he were not so easy to read.
Maurice Barrymore comes across as liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual or off the beaten track arouses his interest. Barrymore infuses his environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Maurice Barrymore does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
Maurice Barrymore comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him and cannot resist commenting about them.
Barrymore also needs to be busy and active and he moves quickly. Maurice Barrymore also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
He is assertive and bold. Maurice Barrymore is willing to be the first person to speak up and make his position known, and to strike out on his own if necessary. Maurice 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, Maurice Barrymore's boldness is his calling card, and most people feel that he can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
He is intellectually alive, curious and willing to learn. Maurice Barrymore is intellectually competitive, fond of debating with others and may have some stormy proceedings. Maurice presents his position skillfully, defends it ably and finds satisfaction in doing so.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Venus Conjunct Asc.
Moon Square Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Mars Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/Mars