approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Michel's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Michel Andrieux comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Michel Andrieux - 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 Michel Andrieux" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Michel a little better. This page describes the disguise Andrieux wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Michel Andrieux 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. Andrieux 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 Michel does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Michel Andrieux 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. Andrieux will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Michel dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Andrieux admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Michel Andrieux befriends someone, Andrieux 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 - Michel expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Michel Andrieux 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.
Michel Andrieux has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Michel always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Michel Andrieux 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 Michel more than anything else. Michel Andrieux feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Michel Andrieux is extremely sensitive to all the impressions and energies around him and at times can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for him, as Michel Andrieux tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever he is with. He may have the chameleon's trait of appearing to become the people or person he is with the most.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Michel's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Moreover, Michel Andrieux also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Andrieux needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
Michel Andrieux has a sweet, appealing demeanor and seems instinctively to grasp the concept that "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar". His personal brand of charm is usually quite winning. Michel coaxes rather than coerces. However, if he does not get what he wants, Michel Andrieux is likely to resort to insincere flattery, wheedling, whining or pouting rather than stating directly what he needs, or doing it for himself. Andrieux seems to need others' approval first.
He is assertive and bold. Michel Andrieux is willing to be the first person to speak up and make his position known, and to strike out on his own if necessary. Michel 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, Michel Andrieux's boldness is his calling card, and most people feel that he can at least be trusted to be honest with them.
Michel Andrieux tends to suppress his feelings and may even pretend that he does not have any, thereby appearing rather cold. Michel feels separated from others and is inclined to isolate himself. Others see Michel Andrieux as a reserved, detached and serious person.
Andrieux is charming and very affectionate, and he expresses his feelings vivaciously. Love comes naturally to Michel Andrieux; he seems to be tuned into love from head to toe. Michel loves to go out and have a good time and little gestures of adoration are important to him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Square Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Venus Sextile Asc.
Mars Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Saturn
Asc. Conjunct Venus/Mars