drive and ambition
Tom Byron avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition and personal power. His ego drive is not very dominant and Byron is not especially ambitious or eager to push his way to the top. He may feel inadequate in situations that call for strong, forceful action. The only instance in which Tom Byron will really fight is when he senses that his loved ones - or something dear to him- are being jeopardized, in which case he is a fierce defender. Tom Byron has a very strong protective side. He acts on impulse and instinct and may lash out at anyone he perceives as threatening to Tom's home or family. However, Tom Byron will rarely initiate a confrontation. His goals also tend to be very personal and centered on family closeness and inner satisfaction rather than worldly achievement.
He is sensitive to stress and does not handle a high-pressured, competitive atmosphere very well. Tom Byron is very touchy, irritable and difficult to live with when there are many demands or stressful situations at work. His energy level varies and is very dependent on the emotional harmony (or lack thereof) in his home. A supportive partner is very instrumental in helping Byron to achieve his goals and desires.
Asserting himself and being direct and forceful about what he wants is very often difficult for Tom. Though he may have a great deal of energy and drive, Tom Byron lacks confidence or simply the desire to put himself and his interests first. Positively, Byron can be very unselfish, working more on behalf of others rather than for himself.
However, Tom Byron denies his own desires and needs too much, and he is likely to secretly become very angry, which will sabotage his finest efforts.
Byron dreams up creative solutions to problems and takes an imaginative, unusual approach to getting a job done. When difficulties arise, Tom Byron prefers to avoid conflict and confrontation in favor of more peaceful or subtle methods of resolving problems. Byron finds it satisfying to work in order to help others or for a cause that transcends his own narrow, personal interests. Tom Byron has an artistic flair and appreciates the colorful, unique or strange.
His imagination is great and Byron tends to think with a purpose in mind. He is able to function despite a degree of uncertainty that colors his actions, and he is likely to have an alternate plan when matters do not progress the way Tom wants them to.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence, and stature in his community can be his. Tom Byron feels he has a destiny which involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some line of endeavor. Tom possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Tom Byron should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
His professional goals and long-range ambitions may be vague and difficult for Tom Byron to define for quite a long time. This is partly due to the fact that they are not very conventional, concrete, or worldly. Tom is apt to have more of a spiritual vocation or calling. Healing, counseling, the ministry, music, art - or some combination thereof - may well be part of his role in life. On the other hand, Tom Byron may simply be confused and seemingly not ambitious at all in the professional realm.
Byron may well have an unusual destiny or pivotal role to play in a drama that involves much more than his own personal ambitions and professional aims. This could involve uncovering secrets, bringing deception, cruelty, or injustice to light, or making fundamental changes in some field. Tom's work may also include dealing with life and death situations, crises, and emergencies. Somewhere along the way, fate may force Byron's hand - and it may require some self-sacrifice on his part. On the other hand, his real work may be rather subtle - a quiet transformation of a particular area or field. Tom Byron is meant to do in-depth work.
Tom Byron has a sense of beauty and a good understanding of art. He enjoys beautiful things and has the ability to put his feelings into words. There is a light-hearted way about Tom Byron, and he has a tendency to emulate the momentary ideals of beauty.
Tom Byron tends to have a very deep soul-life and a great need for deep spiritual understanding and truth. Tom has the ability to open himself up to the spiritual dimensions and what he may learn could prove to be of permanent value to him.
Tom Byron strives to be at one with others, but somehow is not able to synchronize his feelings or viewpoints with them. Feeling disappointed, Tom may prefer a life in seclusion and away from other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 12th house
Mars Trine Neptune
Mars Opposition Mercury/Neptune
MC Conjunct Sun
Neptune Quincunx MC
Pluto Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Mercury/Venus
MC Opposition Neptune/Pluto
MC Opposition Neptune/N. Node