Bob Backlund attempted to embody and actualize his ideas and the archetypes he identified with in his objective life.
Bob Backlund leads a life which is open to the outside world. His personal consciousness is forged by the heat of outer events. He is inclined to adopt the most objective viewpoint possible to be pragmatic and perhaps even materialistic.
Bob Backlund, while contributing to important social causes or collective ideals, tends to keep his individual identity intact. For this reason, although he may become personally involved in social affairs, he is likely to resist any project he will be unable to lead himself, according to his own individual direction. He tends to identify himself with an activity with social implications and attempt to know himself through this activity.
Bob Backlund is ambitious and has a natural tendency to better himself socially and intellectually. His ideas and aspirations are grandiose, and he will be eager to share them with others. Although he is kind-hearted, Bob enjoys being in control of situations. He derives great fulfillment from the role of the protector and will surround himself with people who need him. Bob is eager to obtain recognition and honor, but extremely fearful of disgrace. His visions derive from his ambitions, often aglow with idealism. However, they may be somewhat unrealistic and impractical. Social recognition and esteem are essential to Bob, and he will demonstrate an amazing ability to achieve the high goals he set for himself.
Bob Backlund needs to assert his originality. He is individualistic and independent and lives life according to his own rules. People and things matter to him only insofar as they relate to him, and he ignores or disregards any annoyances he may encounter. His passions are lively and ardent, and he truly loves to give. He is endowed with great authenticity and can be quite generous, as long as he is aware that others admire him.
Bob Backlund’s numerous contradictions and tensions balance each other out and endow him with a stable, well-tempered character. Indeed, they are especially likely to protect him from unsolvable frustrations and, in terms of reality, will enable him to acquire a certain social and professional success without too much effort on his part. At that point, he must be careful not to take on too many responsibilities. His confidence in his ability to accomplish things may make him spread himself too thin.