approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Richie's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Richie Sambora comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Richie Sambora - 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 Richie Sambora" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Richie a little better. This page describes the disguise Sambora wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Richie Sambora 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. Sambora 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 Richie does, he does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. He likes to put his own personal stamp on it.
Richie Sambora 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. Sambora will rarely confront the offender - he is too proud to do so - but he will lose his affection and respect for them. Richie dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Sambora admires others who are strong individuals like himself. When Richie Sambora befriends someone, Sambora 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 - Richie expects recognition and appreciation for them. He also expects the intense loyalty that he offers to his dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Richie Sambora 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.
Richie Sambora has great heart and courage, and people often look to him for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Richie always puts his best face forward and rarely allows others to see him hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Richie Sambora 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 Richie more than anything else. Richie Sambora feels that if he does his best where he is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
He is mentally active and restless and he likes to talk, communicate, and exchange ideas with others. Richie Sambora expresses himself well, and is suited to activities that involve presenting ideas to other people, such as teaching and sales.
Richie Sambora identifies with the progressive, innovative elements in society, and with being a rebel, reformer, nonconformist, or iconoclast. He enjoys being original, unpredictable, and spontaneous, and insists on doing whatever he wishes regardless of tradition, convention, or other people's wishes. Others see Richie Sambora as "different" yet interesting and exciting.
Richie Sambora has a loving and kind-hearted personality and he loves other people. Sambora can readily express his love and affection and others show their affection for Sambora. Richie probably had a safe and secure childhood and was allowed to make friendships early in life.
Richie Sambora has a strong desire to make an extra-ordinary or unusual impression on his environment. Richie has the ability to fascinate and sweep along others, but he can also be quite inconsiderate and ruthless.
He is very sociable, has a harmonious disposition, and is able to have happy relationships with people in his environment. His eternal optimism brings Richie Sambora the affinity of many people with whom he will have many joyful experiences.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Conjunct Asc.
Uranus Conjunct Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Venus
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Pluto
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/MC