Robert De Niro
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Robert's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Robert De Niro comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Robert De Niro - 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 Robert De Niro" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Robert a little better. This page describes the disguise De Niro wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Robert De Niro appears gentle and soft, and he acts rather reserved with others until he knows them well and feels it is safe to be open with them. Robert has a strong need for emotional security and a sense of belonging, and is deeply attached to the past: his heritage, roots, family, cherished friends, familiar places, etc. Making radical changes or moves away from what is familiar and safe can be very painful and difficult for him. De Niro tends to cling to people, memories and possessions of personal or sentimental significance. Having a home, a safe haven, is very important to De Niro.
De Niro approaches life emotionally and subjectively and he is sensitive to the emotional atmosphere, the subtle undercurrents of feeling in and around him. Instinctive and non-rational, Robert De Niro is often unable to give a clear, simple explanation for his actions. Something either feels right, or it does not.
His emotions and personal loyalties tend to color Robert's thoughts and opinions. He views life from a very personal perspective and often cannot mentally detach himself from his own personal bias and prejudices. He is apt to be concerned primarily with how something affects him and those dear and close to him, rather than with the principle or the broader social implications. For instance, he may be very patriotic and feel that whatever "my country" does is right without really knowing much about the other nation's policies or point of view. Simply put: if it is good for Robert and his near and dear ones, then it is good. If it is not good for him and his near and dear ones, it is no good.
He is tenaciously loyal, protective, and supportive of those he cares about, and has a very strong nurturing, paternal nature. Robert De Niro empathizes with others and intuitively senses the feelings and needs of other people. Compassionate and sympathetic, he is easily moved by others' pain, and Robert De Niro is often the one that others seek out when they need comfort, reassurance, or help.
His moods fluctuate and change frequently and he is sometimes open and sometimes withdrawn emotionally. Robert De Niro communicates nonverbally and appreciates a person who can pick up subtle cues and hints, rather than having to make everything explicit.
Robert never forgets either kindness or unkindness shown to him.
Robert De Niro appears sympathetic and approachable. Because he uses his feelings and intuition in assessing people, others sense that De Niro understands their feelings or their personal situations. At the same time Robert De Niro really wants people to know how he feels, and their care and support are very important to him.
Robert De Niro comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable, and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him, and cannot resist commenting about them.
De Niro also needs to be busy and active, and he moves quickly. Robert De Niro also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
He is easily excitable and could find it difficult to sit still. De Niro always have something going on and is not afraid to take chances. Robert De Niro takes the initiative and has the ability to stimulate and sweep along others.
Robert De Niro tends to be extremely hard on himself and others. He may have been brought up under difficult circumstances and now feels that life is very tough. Robert does his duty, expects the same from others, and has no pity for anyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Trine Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Uranus
Asc. Conjunct Saturn/Pluto