approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Stefano's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Stefano Dionisi comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Stefano Dionisi - 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 Stefano Dionisi" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Stefano a little better. This page describes the disguise Dionisi 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 Dionisi's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Stefano Dionisi wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Stefano Dionisi wants, Stefano Dionisi usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Stefano 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. Stefano Dionisi 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. Stefano Dionisi usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Dionisi approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. Stefano Dionisi 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 Dionisi. When Stefano Dionisi 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, Stefano Dionisi 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 Stefano Dionisi as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. Stefano Dionisi also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Stefano Dionisi seems gentle and receptive and often does not make a clear, strong impression on others. Stefano Dionisi has an elusive and subtle quality, and people may be nebulous about who he is. He is easily influenced by others and somewhat naive. Stefano Dionisi has a spiritual, mystical approach to life and he is very idealistic and sometimes impractical.
At times his feisty spirit, aggressiveness, and overly forceful approach get Stefano into trouble. Stefano Dionisi tends to take offense when none was intended. He may be viewed as a troublemaker, an upstart, or an egotist with little concern for others. Stefano Dionisi needs to moderate his temper in order to avoid constant irritation with those in his environment.
To others, Stefano Dionisi appears capable, mature and down to earth. Even when he was young, there was a certain practicality and responsible air about Stefano that inspired people to rely on him. Dionisi keeps his cool in most situations.
Stefano Dionisi comes across as unusual, highly independent, and free spirited. There is a touch of brilliance and creative genius in his demeanor. He is also restless and easily distracted, and tends to fly from one thing to another, which may leave the impression that Dionisi is unreliable.
Stefano has penetrating insight into people and a keen eye and ear for the hidden, unspoken, behind-the-scenes facets of life. He may seem intense and make other people a bit uncomfortable at times. There is also a sexual quality in Stefano's manner which can be quite alluring, in a subtle way.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Conjunct Asc.
Mars Square Asc.
Saturn Trine Asc.
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Pluto Sextile Asc.