They are very pleasant, magnetic men who appear to be strong, masculine and self-assured, even though they aren't always terribly at ease due to their worried and anxious nature. They are much more sensitive and vulnerable than they seem. Eager to please, it is important for them to live in harmony with their loved ones. They are inclined to take on responsibility, in both the familial and professional arenas. Bold and ambitious, they are active and resourceful. Even so, with the double influence of the 7 and the 8, they can sometimes be torn between a tendency towards materialism - pushing them to achieve purely financial success (accentuated if they were born on the 8th, 17th or 26th or if their Life Path Number
is 8), and a more philosophical, scientific and mystic tendency, provoking thoughtfulness, and the search for the answers to existential questions. The associated energies of these numbers could stimulate their interest in more abstract subjects, thereby contributing to their personal enrichment. They are tinkerers and are quite capable of repairing the electrical system of their car, then, a few hours later, you might find them engrossed in an esoteric book... In any case, Diogenes
need both action and reflection in their lives, while they are particularly attached to their homes and their families. As children, they flit between the calm and the storm, the computer and the rugby match which can be quite perplexing to witness. Introverted as they are, and often shy, you could be surprised to receive a gruff response to one of your questions. They have their secrets and you are not to pry. They are very receptive to their environment and do not cope well with disharmony in the family. It would be a good idea to encourage them to develop their social skills through participation in group activities.