Although Stamp may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, he is much more subjective and biased in his attitudes than his fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Terence 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 Stamp to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Stamp 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. Terence likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Terence Stamp 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 Terence Stamp 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. Terence Stamp takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Terence Stamp feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Terence Stamp needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Terence Stamp becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Terence Stamp functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Stamp often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Terence Stamp 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 Stamp'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 Stamp. Terence Stamp 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. Terence Stamp may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
He is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Terence Stamp has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Terence Stamp has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
Stamp occasionally gambles, splurges or overextends himself in ways that may be at odds with his usual way of doing things. Exaggerating his accomplishments or spending too much in order to impress others and build up his own self-esteem can be a problem. However, Terence Stamp also has faith and an optimistic side, which enable him to recover from the negative consequences of his excesses, and to learn from them.
Inwardly he is zealous and fanatical, though he may hide his personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of his feelings. He is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Terence is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Terence Stamp tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and he often seeks to emulate them. Terence has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
His vitality is very strong and he is likely to be a workaholic. If Terence Stamp is not careful, he may work so hard that he becomes exhausted, leaving himself open to physical breakdown. Terence Stamp also has a strong drive to win and to dominate others.
Terence Stamp has a restless and somewhat nervous manner and he attracts attention through his initiative and originality. He is drawn to unusual friends and acquaintances, and because of his confidence may be regarded as a leader in his sphere.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun Quincunx Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Uranus/Asc.