drive and ambition
Richard Egan avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition and personal power. His ego drive is not very dominant and Egan is not especially ambitious or eager to push his way to the top. He may feel inadequate in situations that call for strong, forceful action. The only instance in which Richard Egan will really fight is when he senses that his loved ones - or something dear to him- are being jeopardized, in which case he is a fierce defender. Richard Egan has a very strong protective side. He acts on impulse and instinct and may lash out at anyone he perceives as threatening to Richard's home or family. However, Richard Egan will rarely initiate a confrontation. His goals also tend to be very personal and centered on family closeness and inner satisfaction rather than worldly achievement.
He is sensitive to stress and does not handle a high-pressured, competitive atmosphere very well. Richard Egan is very touchy, irritable and difficult to live with when there are many demands or stressful situations at work. His energy level varies and is very dependent on the emotional harmony (or lack thereof) in his home. A supportive partner is very instrumental in helping Egan to achieve his goals and desires.
Egan plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for him. Richard Egan takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: he is ardent in pursuing anything he desires.
He is willing to fight his own battles and does not depend on others for support and encouragement. Richard Egan has a tendency to think somewhat critically though, which could lead to arguments and quarrels.
Richard Egan seems to lack determination and has a sense of inferiority. He tends to think negatively about himself and is inclined to downgrade himself. But Richard Egan has strong self-control, accepts hardship well and has the desire to overcome his difficulties.
His energy may be a bit low and Egan does not seem to have enough stamina to resist external powers. Richard Egan could easily be used as a medium, or someone else may set him up as a tool to further their interests without Richard knowing what is really going on.
His desire for a beautiful home, a comfortable, pleasing lifestyle, and time to relax and enjoy himself may well be the motivation for going out into the world and trying to achieve outward success. Richard Egan may seesaw at times between his professional drives and desire for status, and the appeal of a rich personal life and home comforts.
Richard has grand aspirations and may be inordinately ambitious at times. In other words, he is liable to be discontent with small successes and to feel like a failure unless he achieves extraordinary things. Richard Egan should avoid get-rich-quick schemes that promise tremendous returns in return for little energy expenditure. Even if they do seem to succeed, Egan's ideals and values could be compromised.
Richard Egan perseveres through numerous obstacles, frustrations, delays, and setbacks in order to achieve his ambitions in life. Sometimes he may feel as if he were pushing a boulder uphill. Richard Egan should try to avoid bitterness or comparing his lot to that of others, as this could weaken his resolve.
His emotional life is likely to be strained and Richard has a tendency to be a loner. His outlook could be a bit one-sided and Richard Egan may find it hard to compromise. It is difficult for him to maintain good give-and-take relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 5th house
Mars Conjunct Sun/Mercury
Mars Conjunct Moon/Saturn
Mars Conjunct Neptune/Pluto
Venus Opposition MC
Jupiter Square MC
Saturn Square MC
MC Opposition Moon/Pluto