Durianrider has consciousness and the ideal of self.
Durianrider has a confidence in himself sometimes falters, and he might try to compensate for this weakness by insisting on his authority over others. With the people he is emotionally committed to, the same nagging feelings of insecurity prevent him from expressing his generosity and love fully; his extreme independence sometimes hides an inability to abandon himself and a lack of assurance.
Durianrider has a personality and behavior liable to be disrupted by a contradiction between the masculine and feminine archetypes ruling his psyche. Because his sensitivity is in conflict with his determination, his attitude and performance may be moody, fluctuating, and uncertain. Usually, he has the feeling he has to make superhuman efforts to succeed in assuaging his yearnings and fulfilling his ambitions. His unconscious, sensitive side often disapproves of his conscious endeavors and stealthily works to defeat them, causing crucial omissions, mistakes, and gaps which effectively sabotage his plans. In his relationships, the images he builds up and projects on the other are contradictory. As a result, any bond, even if it is pleasant and positive, also grates on his nerves. He finds it dissatisfying and irritating at the same time.
Durianrider has a great potential for creative, constructive accomplishments; however, it is sometimes difficult for him to gain access to this part of himself. He is confident in himself and life but may tend to be nonchalant. He sometimes needs a little stimulation to get himself rolling and take some initiative. His optimism and inner certainty do not always drive him to give his utmost efforts to achieve a goal. The communications skills he possesses are an advantage as well as a handicap. He makes use of his theatrical gifts, convincing eloquence, and ability to listen. The best careers for him would be teaching, communications, philosophy, the legal profession, theater, and public relations.
Durianrider has found a good balance between his need for movement and his tendency to be sedentary. He is just as likely to adapt to situations which require outbursts of initiative as to those which demand patience and perseverance.
Durianrider values physical and mental freedom. His youth and home may have been of the rootless, wandering type, which could have given him a taste for movement and independence. He needs to be aware that his life has a purpose and hunt for it in various belief systems, both traditional and new age. In fact, he has an unmistakable gift for philosophy. The faraway appeals to him, and travel is likely to be an important aspect of his life.
Durianrider has a lively, agile, and sensitive intellect. However, he does not always avail himself of it and may be confused or irrational in some situations. Although he enjoys playing with words, ideas, and concepts, his thought sometimes lacks discipline and structure. He is fairly preoccupied with details and may tend to waste his nervous and mental energy in futile verbal outpourings. Moreover, his feelings sometimes blur his objective vision of phenomena and people, which may cause him to make errors in judgment.
Durianrider has a good balance between her need for movement and her tendency to be sedentary. She is just as likely to adapt to situations which require outbursts of initiative as to those which demand patience and perseverance. Out of either shyness or caution, she hides and protects her sensitivity behind a fairly cool, aloof exterior. She is fairly conservative, respectful of tradition and convention, and likes to follow the rules. Because she needs stability to alleviate her feelings of frustration and sometimes emotional dependency, she has great faith in contracts which seal relationships. Her ties to her past are fairly strong. They are a source of reassurance and safety, because her parents likely gave a lot to her.
Durianrider has a good balance between his need for movement and his tendency to be sedentary. He is just as likely to adapt to situations which require outbursts of initiative as to those which demand patience and perseverance.
Durianrider does not always readily reveal himself, and he tends to protect his sensitivity. He has a penchant for intense emotions. Sexuality is a prominent element in his life, and his relationships, which are usually passionate, are motivated by his desires. He likes to understand the hidden side of people, their secret or unconfessed motivations. He would thus find a career which placed him in contact with troubled people especially rewarding.
Durianrider appreciates the love and sensuality that is present in most relationships. He finds that being close to someone who loves and cares for him fills him with a sense of warmth and security.
Durianrider has a romantic nature and is seeking a soulmate. The world of his emotions is warm and inviting, the expression of true kindness. Tenderness, grace, and mildness rule his sensitivity, which is aroused by contact with nature and thrills to the idea of a secure, stable home.
Durianrider's birth chart indicates an emotional function which is expressed in a direct and fairly impulsive way. He enjoys reaching out to other people and making discoveries. An eternal teenager with his gaze riveted on the future, he is imbued with an eminently subjective and personal idealism.
Durianrider would be unable to settle for a mediocre emotional life with just anyone. Only someone of exception, who is brilliant and successful, strong and generous, tender and loyal, can hope to arouse his admiring affections. This person won't be easy to find… Then, if by chance they manage to disappoint him and fail to live up to the grandiose dreams he projected on them, their lives will be full of woe. He will not grant the benefit of any doubt.
Durianrider is a happy-go-lucky wanderer, often seeing the grass as being greener elsewhere, including in terms of his relationships. He will no doubt end up marrying the person who is most devoted to him. Tender and faithful, they will leave him free to live his life as he wishes, while protecting him or lovingly raising his children.
Durianrider has a strong mental and intellect. He is able to think deeply and come up with novel ideas.
Durianrider has a fairly skeptical temperament which relies on remarkable analytic and critical faculties. He is sensitive and curious, a keen observer of facts who collects detailed information he will later pore over and analyze. This type of logical, rational mind is extremely efficient for elaborating methods or sorting and classifying information. However, he sometimes lacks flexibility or broad-mindedness.
Durianrider does not express his thoughts and ideas smoothly or easily. He tends to be subjective, seeking to know himself better through a process of introversion.
Durianrider has a good intellectual faculties and wit. Because he tends to be oriented toward himself, he rarely tries to communicate with others for the simple pleasure of doing so. Indeed, he sometimes feels misunderstood. Moreover, it seems difficult to him to express the complexity of his inner perceptions.
Durianrider has a good balance between his need for movement and his tendency to be sedentary. He is just as likely to adapt to situations which require outbursts of initiative as to those which demand patience and perseverance. In relations with other people, his behavior is usually kind and benevolent. He exerts a certain charm, knows how to speak persuasively and convincingly, and is adept at smoothing the asperities of what he has to say when it is necessary. This aspect of his personality is a great advantage to him socially; however, in situations where he must either compete or deal with direct conflict and hostility, he may be somewhat at a loss for how to behave.