Ben Foster responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Foster often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings. Anyone who lives with Ben Foster must accept his ups and downs and appreciate Ben's need for times of withdrawal.
Ben Foster is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Ben Foster takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though he may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, he never forgets it.
Foster depends a great deal upon other people for emotional support and he has a large "family" of friends who care about him and treat him as kin. The women in Ben's life are particularly important to him, and his relationships with them have a powerful impact on his sense of security and happiness. Ben Foster may be overly dependent and unsure of himself without a close partner.
He is uninhibited and spontaneous and will often do something unexpected or humorous in order to loosen people up and get them out of their rut. Ben Foster craves emotional stimulation, excitement, surprises and anything new. Foster also loves to feel free and unfettered.
Ben has intense desires and feelings and his personal relationships are deeply emotional, passionate and often stormy and painful as well. Ben Foster 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. Ben Foster undergoes periodic emotional upheavals and purging when he must break all ties with the past and begin anew.
He is quietly devoted and faithful to his loved ones and often becomes subservient to his love partner. Ben Foster is more comfortable showing his love by doing or making something for his loved one, or simply being there for her, rather than by making any romantic, soul-stirring declarations. He is timid about expressing too much sentiment or emotion. Ben Foster also underestimates his attractiveness and lovability and doubts his own worthiness of love and appreciation.
Ben Foster craves very intense, deep, emotional relationships, and would even prefer stormy, tumultuous relationships to ones that are calm but lack vitality and passion. Ben loves wholeheartedly and expects all-consuming, total devotion and attention from his partner. Casual, light relationships hold no appeal for Foster.
He is kindhearted and generous with both his money and his affections, and he is not happy if he has to budget or restrict himself in any way. Pettiness or stinginess is foreign to Ben's nature and Ben Foster feels most comfortable in an elegant, beautiful atmosphere. Asceticism is not for Foster. Gracious and charitable, he enjoys sponsoring social events or cultural activities. Ben Foster has an optimistic, friendly attitude towards others and tends to bring out the finer side of people. He is likely to fall in love with someone who is successful, noble and idealistic.
Ben's pleasure-loving nature and his emotional and material generosity discussed above are counterbalanced by a certain caution or restraint in expressing his affection, and by a fear of heartache. At times Ben Foster is likely to be the jovial, friendly, rather extravagant person mentioned previously, but at other times he is far more contained as described here. Because he is upbeat and fun-loving, people probably do not suspect how sensitive Foster is to being left out or unappreciated.
Intimacy does not come easily to Ben Foster and he may appear cold or unfeeling to others due to his emotional reserve and caution. Perhaps due to painful relationships and separations in his early life, Foster does not trust others very easily and it takes a long time to break down all of his barriers and defenses. He may feel that he has few friends or people that really care about him. Ben Foster needs to learn to value and love himself more and to express his appreciation for others more openly.
Ben tries to understand others completely and has the ability to feel their joy with them and also to suffer with them. When Ben Foster loves someone, he loves with his whole heart and is inclined to reveal his most inner and private feelings.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 7th house
Moon Trine Uranus
Moon Square Pluto
Venus in Virgo
Venus in 8th house
Venus Conjunct Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Conjunct Saturn
Venus Conjunct N. Node/MC