are secretive, shy, anxious and reserved, to a degree that they could seem distant, or even aloof. However this couldn't be further from the truth. They just tend to adopt a cautious and wary attitude when they find themselves in unfamiliar situations. They may give the impression that they are impressively in control of their emotions; and could even be described as serene. In reality, they are actually quite nervous, although they do their best not to let it show on the outside. They loathe exaggerated demonstrations of emotion almost as much as they hate deceit and superficiality. They tend to be more or less on the defensive, and their lack of spontaneity is offset by virtues such as reliability, honesty, and stability, with a background of conservatism, ritual and rigidity. As children, Nicodemus
are well disciplined, composed and in search of security. They are very sensitive and conceal their emotions behind a calm and poised exterior. Bashful and slightly awkward, they could attempt to take refuge from the world in books and their school work. It would therefore be advisable for their parents to provide as much stimulation as possible and make sure that they feel secure, whilst encouraging their sociability which may be underdeveloped. Despite appearances, they are extremely complex creatures who are characterized by opposing tendencies (the 4 and the 5), one patient, organized and security-orientated with its feet planted firmly on the ground; and another that is impatient and disorderly, seduced by change, novelty and adventure... The former is likely to be predominant if they have a birthday on the 4th, 13th, 22nd, 31st or if they have a Life Path
Number of 4.