Behind Maguire's strong, proud appearance (described in the previous chapter), there is a very tender, sensitive, sentimental, feeling person. He is probably much shyer and more private than initially presumed.
Tobey 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 Maguire to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Maguire 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. Tobey likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Tobey Maguire 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 Tobey Maguire 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. Tobey Maguire takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Tobey Maguire feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Tobey Maguire needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Tobey Maguire becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Tobey Maguire functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Maguire often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Tobey Maguire 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 Maguire'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.
Leading groups and classes, and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Tobey Maguire really shines and expresses his creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions is natural to him.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Tobey often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Maguire is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Tobey Maguire tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Tobey Maguire both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 11th house
Sun Square Pluto