Although Patrick Swayze appears to be modest and shy (as described on the previous page), at heart he has a strong need to shine and be the center of attention. He is very self-conscious and self-critical however, and he often shies away from the limelight. His dilemma lies in the fact that he wants to take center stage, but doubts his abilities. Patrick Swayze needs to avoid being overly critical of himself and to practice hard at whatever he does so that he feels fully confident.
Proud and intensely individual, Patrick Swayze really wants to stand out, to be the very best he can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for his unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to him, and he cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Patrick Swayze must put his personal stamp on whatever he does, and direct his own course in life. Patrick Swayze needs to have a place where he can shine, express himself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Patrick has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Patrick Swayze also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Patrick Swayze, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and he secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Patrick wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. He needs someone to believe in him and his dreams. Though Swayze appears radiantly self-confident and independent, he is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. He cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Patrick Swayze also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person he loves feel special. Patrick Swayze loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in his relationships. He is also immensely loyal and will defend his loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend his pride or betray his trust. However, Patrick Swayze likes to be the strong one in his relationships and he really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Patrick needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as he is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with him.
Swayze's strengths are his zest and love for life, his creative power and his warm and generous heart. His primary fault is his tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression he is making and with his own creative self-expression that he forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around him.
Leading groups and classes and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Patrick Swayze really shines and expresses his creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions comes naturally to him.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. Patrick Swayze often feels that he needs to fight to get what he wants, and he tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. He is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
Inwardly he is zealous and fanatical, though he may hide his personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of his feelings. He is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Patrick is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Patrick Swayze tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and he often seeks to emulate them. Patrick has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 11th house
Sun Square Mars
Sun Conjunct Pluto