William S. Burroughs
drive and ambition
William S. Burroughs avoids direct confrontation as much as possible and is uncomfortable with aggressiveness, competition and personal power. His ego drive is not very dominant and Burroughs 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 William S. Burroughs 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. William S. Burroughs has a very strong protective side. He acts on impulse and instinct and may lash out at anyone he perceives as threatening to William's home or family. However, William S. Burroughs 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. William S. Burroughs 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 Burroughs to achieve his goals and desires.
Burroughs plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for him. William S. Burroughs takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: he is ardent in pursuing anything he desires.
While William S. Burroughs enjoys challenging himself to extend his abilities or try new activities, he is apt to bite off more than he can chew. Failures or accidents due to overestimating his prowess or capacities and being overly eager and poorly prepared, may result. Fortunately these disappointments or blunders do not dampen William's spirits or his ambitions permanently; he has a lot of resilience and optimism. Most likely William S. Burroughs will need to develop his physical coordination and sense of timing in order to do some of the activities he dreams of doing.
Fits of temper and impatience, and a sudden, erratic sort of recklessness can all work very much against William S. Burroughs, especially when he needs to be working cooperatively as part of a team or in a partnership. When he is upset or fired up about something, William often does things that are risky and outrageous. When out of balance, Burroughs tends to be accident prone.
When William S. Burroughs wants something, he goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. William gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, William S. Burroughs insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. Burroughs often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of his will. Burroughs can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. William S. Burroughs has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Burroughs can also become a compulsive workaholic.
He is able to see his objectives in life very clearly and wants to create his own good fortune. Quite energetic, William S. Burroughs may want to express himself creatively. Inviting good cooperation with others, he is likely to achieve much popularity.
William S. Burroughs has a talent for putting fresh ideas and inspiration into practice. He is ready and willing to apply new ideas and methods, and he has a knack for gaining acceptance for a new idea and implementing it.
Maybe the most important factor in William's choice of career and his success or lack of it is having a strong home base. Family support is crucial to William S. Burroughs, and he would not sacrifice his family for any sort of advantage or achievement in the outside world. If William S. Burroughs has a solid foundation and healthy relationships with his parents, he is likely to fulfill any aspirations he has for accomplishment.
He may have to overcome some significant handicap from his childhood or background in order to attain his ambitions in life. William S. Burroughs may appear un-ambitious, but he is apt to simply be playing his cards close to his chest. A sense of inadequacy based on early disappointments may make William S. Burroughs an underachiever. However, he can accomplish a great deal if he understands the influence of the past, and learns to give himself the support and help which was lacking.
His career is apt to involve beauty, adornment, the arts, or entertainment. His personal charm and appeal are significant factors in his profession, as well. William S. Burroughs is very good at selling and promoting - whether it is himself, or his product or company.
He is attracted to careers which are somewhat unusual, creative, or avant-garde, and which offer William S. Burroughs a maximum amount of freedom and independence. The nine-to-five routine is really not his cup of tea. William may make his living in diversified ways rather than focusing on one specific area or talent, and he is happiest when he can create a place in the world for his unique combination of different talents and interests. It is hard and unnatural for William S. Burroughs to try to fit himself into a ready-made mold.
His self-control is well developed and William S. Burroughs is patient, cautious and responsible. Burroughs knows that success comes with hard work and is willing to do his share. William likes to be by himself and to do his own thing, but at times he may also feel lonely and deserted.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Cancer
Mars in 5th house
Mars Quincunx Jupiter
Mars Quincunx Uranus
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Mars Opposition Jupiter/MC
Saturn Trine Uranus
Moon Opposition MC
Saturn Opposition MC
Venus Sextile MC
Uranus Sextile MC
MC Opposition Moon/Saturn