Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know his inner core, for Ben Affleck trusts and opens himself to very few. Allowing himself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Affleck.
Ben has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. Ben Affleck has a nasty habit of holding on to past hurts, resentments, and guilt - and to keep such feelings to himself. It is important for Ben Affleck to learn to forgive and let go, as well as to express his feelings openly and directly, rather than hiding or repressing them.
He is not content with superficial appearances and is always probing beneath the surface of things for hidden motives. Ben Affleck has a great deal of emotional depth.
He is emotionally expressive and often dramatizes his feelings, acting them out or blowing them out of proportion. Ben Affleck cannot hide his instinctive emotional reactions to people or situations, and he does not make any pretenses about his personal sympathies or antipathies.
Ben Affleck has a childlike openness and playfulness which is very appealing to others, but which sometimes gets him into trouble, as Ben takes risks on impulse or whim.
Ben Affleck feels that little, daily acts of caring and thoughtfulness are essential to the happiness and success of relationships and he knows how to make others feel accepted, loved, and cherished. He enjoys good relationships with women.
Emotionally, he is very vulnerable and tends to have his feelings hurt quite easily. He is very impressionable and inclined to suffer states of melancholy or depression. Ben Affleck may choose a profession where he is allowed to be his own boss.
Sensitive and sentimental, Ben Affleck is deeply attached to his family, old friends, familiar places, and the past. He is romantic and tender in love relationships, and the remembrance of birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals, and other days of personal significance is very important to Affleck. Ben Affleck seeks caring, emotional support, and security in his love relationships. Ben likes to be needed, to cherish and protect his loved ones, and he is somewhat possessive of them.
Ben Affleck often hides his affection, or finds his feelings difficult to express or get across to the person he loves. Being openly affectionate and trusting often does not seem safe to Ben. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. Ben Affleck may get involved in secret love relationships or fall in love with a person who is quite unavailable to him. Love and sacrifice often seem to go hand in hand for Ben Affleck - having to give something up to be with the one he loves, or having to relinquish some person or some aspect of an important love relationship.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 5th house
Moon Trine Venus
Moon Opposition Saturn/MC
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 12th house