Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support. Andy Roddick denies or ignores his own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept him if he appears "weak". He is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells himself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". Andy Roddick needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with his "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, he may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. His feelings and loyalties run deep, but he often does not let people know how much he cares. Andy Roddick also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.
Andy Roddick often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because he has always done it a certain way and is uncomfortable acting otherwise. Even when Roddick thinks he is being rational, his prejudices, intuitions and feelings influence his thoughts a great deal. Andy is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with him as well. Andy Roddick has good psychological insight into others.
Andy Roddick often feels that he must do something or be something other than what he is in order to receive approval and acceptance from others. He is very sensitive to criticism and easily feels left out or neglected, and though he may appear cool or distant, Roddick actually cares very much about being included. Because he is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Andy Roddick to withdraw into a shell rather than risk the emotional bumps and bruises he may endure once he lets others really know him in an intimate, personal way. His reserve and caution make establishing close emotional relationships with others difficult, and Andy Roddick becomes very attached to the few people he considers "real friends". Roddick can gain inner security and strength through periods of solitude if he views them as times to nourish himself and develop his own interests, rather than as times of loneliness.
Andy has intense desires and feelings and his personal relationships are deeply emotional, passionate and often stormy and painful as well. Andy Roddick has powerful magnetic relationships with those he cares about, and he could become emotionally obsessed by another person. His feelings can become so urgent and compelling that he behaves irrationally. Andy Roddick undergoes periodic emotional upheavals and purging when he must break all ties with the past and begin anew.
Warmhearted and generous in love relationships, Andy Roddick cannot tolerate pettiness or stinginess in his partner. Andy wants a hero to idolize and adore, someone to wholeheartedly admire and be proud of. Andy Roddick is tremendously loyal and devoted once he gives his heart to someone.
Andy Roddick craves love, appreciation and attention from others and hates to be ignored. He is rather susceptible to flattery and loves to feel special. Roddick enjoys a touch of drama and color in his love relationships and he is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
Promoting beauty, the arts or entertainment can make Andy Roddick very happy. Andy wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts or loving generosity. Andy Roddick may be "married to" his work - namely he may be more involved in his career than in his private life. Roddick is a natural host or diplomat.
He is intensely amorous and attractive to the opposite sex, and is not inclined to friendly platonic relationships. There is a great deal of tension in his love relationships - often because Andy Roddick puts his desires ahead of his partner's, and is impatient to have his love needs satisfied. The whole arena of love relationships, romance and sex is endlessly fascinating to Andy Roddick and he is not happy without a love partner. Roddick can "burn himself out" by pouring so much of his energy into romance.
In love relationships and romance, it is important for Andy Roddick to be able to deeply respect his partner. Andy looks beyond the superficial qualities to see their inner worth (or lack thereof), before he lets himself really fall for someone. In fact, too much glamour or flashiness is something of a turn-off for him. Andy Roddick is capable of mature, lasting, loving relationships and seeks a mate who is deep, loyal, and committed. He may be drawn to someone older than him.
Sensitive and compassionate, Roddick tends to be the "giver" in any relationship. Andy has high ideals and a refined attitude towards love relationships, seeking to relate in ways that go beyond egotistical and selfish needs. Andy is attracted to people with artistic or mystical inclinations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 3rd house
Moon Square Saturn
Moon Square Pluto
Venus in Leo
Venus in 10th house
Venus Square Mars
Venus Sextile Saturn
Venus Trine Neptune