Paul M. Vasse
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Paul's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Paul M. Vasse comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Paul M. Vasse - 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 Paul M. Vasse" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Paul a little better. This page describes the disguise Vasse 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, Paul M. Vasse 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. Paul has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Paul M. Vasse very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Vasse is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Paul M. Vasse will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Vasse'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. Paul M. Vasse 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 Vasse is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Paul 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 Paul M. Vasse - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Paul M. Vasse 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 Paul.
Others see Paul M. Vasse as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Vasse 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 Paul M. Vasse usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
Paul M. Vasse radiates a sense of confidence, well-being, and optimism, which inspires trust and good feelings in others. He likes himself and it shows. He expects success in life and he generally achieves it. However, Vasse also tends to exaggerate or to overestimate himself, and he can be sloppy and careless when it comes to details.
Paul M. Vasse is extremely sensitive to all of the incoming impressions and energies around him, and at times he can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for him, as Paul M. Vasse tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever he is with. He may have the chameleon's trait of seeming to become the people or person he is with the most.
Paul M. Vasse appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition in assessing people, others sense that Vasse understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Paul M. Vasse really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Paul often comes across to others more abruptly or even antagonistically than is necessary to achieve his aims. And naturally if people perceive that he is trying to compete with them or run them over, some of them will put up a lot of resistance to Paul M. Vasse and his objectives. Vasse might be more successful if he tones himself down a bit and shows some consideration, without completely sacrificing his own needs and wants.
Paul M. Vasse has a hypnotizing effect on people in his surroundings and others see him as someone with extraordinary capabilities. Paul has a strong desire to mentally dominate his relationships, and with his ability to out-talk anyone, he can sway them to his opinions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Conjunct Asc.
Neptune Square Asc.
Moon Trine Asc.
Mars Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Mercury/Pluto