Rob Dyrdek seems much more objective, unemotional and matter-of-fact than he really is. Despite his fussiness and perfectionism (described in the previous chapter), he is actually very caring and loving. Rob Dyrdek needs to make sure to openly express his feelings because otherwise, others do not realize how much he cares about them.
Rob has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Dyrdek to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Dyrdek tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Rob likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Rob Dyrdek has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Rob Dyrdek than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Rob Dyrdek takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Rob Dyrdek feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Rob Dyrdek needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Rob Dyrdek becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Rob Dyrdek functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Dyrdek often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Rob Dyrdek also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Dyrdek's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Dyrdek. Rob Dyrdek has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Rob Dyrdek may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Rob Dyrdek tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Rob Dyrdek has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Rob Dyrdek has a mature and often somber demeanor. He is serious, reserved, self-disciplined, highly responsible and conscientious. He progresses rather slowly in life, through his own efforts and persistence. He is also rather stern and judgmental, especially with himself. Cautious and careful, it is difficult for him to really let go, be spontaneous and playful. Rob likes to be in control of himself.
While he is realistic and conscientious (or overly conscientious), as described above, Rob Dyrdek also has an otherworldly, dreamy, or mystically-inclined side, as described below.
Rob Dyrdek tends to be very impressionable and psychically open, and as a youngster, he may have been dominated in relationships with more forceful personalities. Afraid of confrontation, Dyrdek may have become passive, identified himself as a helpless victim, or tried to achieve his desires in underhanded ways.
Rob's hypersensitivity to his environment is likely to be a challenge for him in other ways as well. Pollutants, ugliness or dissonance in any form may affect Rob Dyrdek more than most people.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Rob often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Dyrdek is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Rob Dyrdek tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Rob Dyrdek both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
Both sensitive and sensuous, Rob blends charm and energy. Rob Dyrdek has a healthy sexuality and a good balance between activity and passivity. He may be fond of singing, dancing, music and drama. Romance comes easily to Rob, and his romantic relationships are passionate.
His comprehension is exceptional and Rob Dyrdek reacts to everything very quickly. Dyrdek shows deep respect for knowledge and feels that he must learn everything there is to know. Studying probably was encouraged early on and Rob Dyrdek was raised to be successful.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Neptune
Sun Quincunx Neptune
Sun Square Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/Mars
Sun Opposition Jupiter/Uranus