Although Rick Springfield appears to be unselfish, gentle and somewhat passive (as described on the previous page), Springfield really has a strong sense of himself and is a much more dominant individual than he seems to be initially. Rick Springfield also craves personal glory and acclaim much more than he first lets on. He may feel torn, at times, between taking care of himself and giving to others.
Proud and intensely individual, Rick Springfield 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". Rick Springfield must put his personal stamp on whatever he does, and direct his own course in life. Rick Springfield needs to have a place where he can shine, express himself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Rick has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Rick Springfield also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Rick Springfield, 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. Rick 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 Springfield 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.
Rick Springfield also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person he loves feel special. Rick Springfield 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, Rick Springfield likes to be the strong one in his relationships and he really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Rick needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as he is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with him.
Springfield'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.
His energies are directed toward either honing his professional techniques, skills and abilities or "perfecting", refining, and improving himself as a person. Critical analysis and attention to minute detail are intrinsic in either process. Rick Springfield is highly motivated to strive for a state of wholeness or optimal functioning and he is quite a perfectionist!
Springfield can easily become overly identified or involved with the task he performs, with his work, or with his own health and "growth process".
He keeps his feelings well under control, but is inclined to feel inferior and insecure. Springfield displays a cool and reserved manner and tries to hide his inner discontentment. Rick Springfield also has a tendency to cling to the past.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Pisces and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 6th house
Sun Conjunct Moon/Saturn