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 Mossman comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Robert Mossman - 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 Mossman" 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 Mossman wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Mossman's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Robert Mossman wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Robert Mossman wants, Robert Mossman usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Robert wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Robert Mossman functions well in crisis situations and he often seeks them out, for he enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
He is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Robert Mossman usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Mossman approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. Robert Mossman also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships he is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until he gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Mossman. When Robert Mossman commits himself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, he is intensely loyal and devoted to them and he also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If he is ever betrayed by someone he cares deeply for, Robert Mossman is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as he once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, he is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever he cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in him.
Because of his natural reserve, others may see Robert Mossman as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. Robert Mossman also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Robert Mossman appears confident and self-assured and he makes a clear, strong impression on others. He is very concerned with the impact he makes on others and with getting personal recognition, sometimes too much so. Robert Mossman tends to dominate in relationships and to be oblivious to others' points of view if they differ very much from Mossman's own.
Robert has an adept and competent manner and the ability to express himself well. Robert Mossman likes to be in touch with people and is eager to share his views with them. His ability to give and receive mental stimulation invites many fruitful conversations and relationships.
Robert Mossman has a loving and kind-hearted personality and he loves other people. Mossman can readily express his love and affection and others show their affection for Mossman. Robert probably had a safe and secure childhood and was allowed to make friendships early in life.
Robert Mossman has a tendency to react violently to the influence of his surroundings and to throw himself headlong into everything he does, suffering the consequences later on. Until Robert learns to alter his conduct, there are likely to be many upsets in his relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Sun Conjunct Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Mercury
Asc. Conjunct Sun/Venus
Asc. Opposition Moon/Pluto