Though Whishaw may seem breezy, independent and freedom loving (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is in fact not completely happy without a partner. He enjoys being on the move and exploring new territory, but wants a traveling companion! Whishaw yearns for fulfilling, yet non-restricting relationships.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Ben Whishaw instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Ben does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Whishaw since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Whishaw will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Ben Whishaw, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Ben Whishaw invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Ben Whishaw seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Whishaw perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Ben Whishaw appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Ben Whishaw fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Ben. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Ben Whishaw also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Whishaw dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Whishaw. Ben Whishaw has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Ben Whishaw may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Whishaw's subconscious needs and feelings blend well with his conscious intentions and desires, therefore Ben Whishaw is able to proceed with his life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Ben's male-female relationships will also reflect this state of internal harmony.
He is very open and receptive to the spiritual, intangible, and subtle realms, and can easily receive or give conscious guidance based on his inner attunement. Ben Whishaw takes many things for granted, such as the existence of an afterlife or the effects of subtle influences like aromatherapy, spiritual healing, etc. These things seem obvious to Ben, whereas to many people they are a matter of conjecture or even illusory. Ben Whishaw may not realize he has spiritual gifts because they come so naturally to him.
Inwardly he is zealous and fanatical, though he may hide his personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of his feelings. He is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Ben is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Ben Whishaw tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and he often seeks to emulate them. Ben has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Ben Whishaw probably has great intellectual ability and curiosity. Ben never seem to run out of ideas and always welcomes the study of new subjects, the more abstract the better. But he also has the basic sense to translate abstract ideas into practical reality.
Both sensitive and sensuous, Ben blends charm and energy. Ben Whishaw has a healthy sexuality and a good balance between activity and passivity. He may be fond of singing, dancing, music and drama. Romance comes easily to Ben, and his romantic relationships are passionate.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 10th house
Sun Sextile Moon
Sun Sextile Neptune
Sun Conjunct Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Venus/Mars