approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Richard's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Richard Marinick comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Richard Marinick - 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 Richard Marinick" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Richard a little better. This page describes the disguise Marinick 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, Richard Marinick 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. Richard has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Richard Marinick very much wants to be liked and because of his need for approval and acceptance, Marinick is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. He so much wants to please that often Richard Marinick will suppress his own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Marinick'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. Richard Marinick 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 Marinick is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Richard 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 Richard Marinick - he is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases his self-confidence. Richard Marinick 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 Richard.
Others see Richard Marinick as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to him, this is the sort of face Marinick 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 Richard Marinick usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
His desire to love and to be loved is very much apparent, very much on the surface, and Richard Marinick is known for his personal charm and affectionate nature. He may also seem overly dependent on others' approval and appreciation of him.
He may be seen as someone who provokes conflict because Richard Marinick likes to get everything out in the open and he generally does not avoid disagreeable issues. His relationships with others may be characterized by a great deal of competition, anger, or friction as a result. Or, Marinick may seem to run into more than his share of inconsiderate, pushy people. Learning to harness his energies into cooperative efforts and shared work is Marinick's challenge.
Richard Marinick seems quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes it seems that he is trying to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Marinick tends to be restless, excitable, and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Venus Opposition Asc.
Mars Opposition Asc.
Uranus Square Asc.