At heart he is quite different from what his exuberant, freewheeling manner (described in the previous chapter) would suggest. Although Sylvester Stallone gets restless and like to move around, home is also very important to him, and he craves security and familiarity (as described in more detail below). At times he may feel torn between his craving for the comfortable and familiar versus a taste for the foreign and the unknown. Stallone will need to find a place in his life for these two contradictory impulses.
Sylvester 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 Stallone to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Stallone 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. Sylvester likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Sylvester Stallone 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 Sylvester Stallone 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. Sylvester Stallone takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Sylvester Stallone feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Sylvester Stallone needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Sylvester Stallone becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Sylvester Stallone functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Stallone often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Sylvester Stallone 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 Stallone'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.
Sylvester Stallone invests a tremendous amount of his creative energy into his relationships with others, particularly his marriage or other close partnerships. Sylvester feels that he needs others in order to be all that he can be, and he is disinclined to solitary activities and endeavors.
Working with people on a one-to-one basis to bring about mutual understanding, harmony, and satisfaction is an area in which Sylvester Stallone can really excel. Counseling or negotiating are talents of his.
Sylvester has big aspirations and the desire to succeed in life in a grand way. Sylvester Stallone tends to exaggerate, promise more than is feasible and misjudge by being overly optimistic. However, he never gives up on his hopes for the future. Stallone tends to be restless and discontent with the responsibilities and limitations of life.
He may be a bit high-strung and over-zealous in the pursuit of his endeavors. Stallone always seems to be in a hurry and has the ability to evaluate situations quickly. Sylvester Stallone has a brilliant mind and possibly could invent something.
Sylvester Stallone has a strong need for intellectual relationships and associations and he likes to share his intellectual interests with others. This could be in meetings or by joining various clubs and organizations.
Sylvester Stallone has a great desire for freedom and independence and is subject to strong emotional tensions. He is very creative and forges ahead tirelessly. But Stallone tends to make the highest demands on his physical energy and is prone to over-stimulate his nerves.
Sylvester Stallone tends to impose his will upon others in a rather ruthless way, but on the other hand he may also be imposed upon by others. Sylvester feels a constant need to fight for leadership and has a great desire to become a public figure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 7th house
Sun Square Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Uranus
Sun Conjunct Mercury/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Pluto/N. Node