drive and ambition
Tom Jones avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition and personal power. His ego drive is not very dominant and Jones 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 Jones 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 Jones 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 Jones 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 Jones 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 Jones to achieve his goals and desires.
Tom Jones expects to work hard for anything he accomplishes and he has no patience for people who do not pull their own weight. Work is a passion for Tom at times, and he pushes himself too hard. Jones can also be too demanding of the people he works with.
If his energy is not invested in a job or career, Tom Jones can become fanatic about his health, and may exercise or "work out" vigorously and perhaps excessively.
Conscientious, responsible, and serious about his work, Tom Jones accomplishes a great deal through his dedication. He is the person in the office or company who follows through, quietly sustains the effort, and keeps on going in spite of tedium, setbacks, or dry spells. This is often the key to Tom's success. However, Tom Jones is humble about his accomplishments and contributions, and may thus not receive the recognition or recompense that he deserves.
Tom Jones seems to be in a constant state of deep inner turmoil, is excited easily and subject to changes of mood. Driven by inner compulsion he may do things that invite quarrels or disputes in his relationships and because of his hasty reactions Jones also is prone to injuries.
He is inclined to rely on other people and expects too much from them, leaving Tom Jones with a feeling of being short changed frequently. Always looking for an easy way out, Jones tends to sit back hoping for his ship to come in.
Tom Jones possesses great zeal and passion for achieving his aspirations in life, and can be something of a fanatic when he sets his sights on a goal. Tom could do research work, psychological investigation, even detective work - anything that involves delving beneath the surface for hidden elements. A great love of mystery and exploring the unknown fuels many of Tom's personal ambitions.
Tom Jones has a tendency to say things which unintentionally put off those in a position to advance his career and professional ambitions. Perhaps it is not what Tom says, but the manner in which he does so, or the timing. At times Tom Jones is apt to feels that he must stifle certain thoughts and opinions in order to succeed in reaching his goals. Mostly, though, Jones will need to be shrewd, tactical, and conscious of how his words will affect his listeners.
He is kind-hearted, social-minded and very popular. Jones knows what he wants and has the necessary confidence to succeed. Future oriented, Tom Jones lives in the joy of expectation. He is satisfied with himself, is honest and always ready to lend a helping hand.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 6th house
Mars Sextile Saturn
Mars Conjunct Moon/Pluto
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
Pluto Trine MC
Mercury Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Moon/Jupiter