Benedetto Croce responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Croce often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings. Anyone who lives with Benedetto Croce must accept his ups and downs and appreciate Benedetto's need for times of withdrawal.
Benedetto Croce is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Benedetto Croce takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though he may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, he never forgets it.
His own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Benedetto, and it is often difficult for him to share with others what he is feeling.
Benedetto Croce frequently withdraws from contact with the world, and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of his.
Croce identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and he wants to help them or care for them in some way.
Gregarious and fun loving, he is always out to have a good time. Benedetto Croce tends to "play now, pay later" and is prone to overspend, overeat, drink too much, and in general overdo, and even more so when in the company of others. It is hard for Benedetto Croce to say no, especially when Croce's emotions or appetites are involved. Generous to a fault, he is likely to be very free both with money and with affection.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, Benedetto Croce gives very selflessly and devotedly to those he loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon him. More compassionate than passionate, Benedetto Croce may become romantically involved with a person because he or she expresses a need for love, rather than out of mutual pleasure or attraction.
He is drawn to sensitive, imaginative, gentle souls - poets, musicians, dreamers - or to someone Benedetto feels he can have a deep spiritual relationship with. Benedetto Croce idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
Benedetto is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling, and to people who can expand his horizons, teach him something, or show Croce places and worlds he has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with his love partner is important to him.
Also, Benedetto Croce feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only with his own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of his.
He is inclined to do everything with love and may even be in love with his profession. At times Benedetto Croce is apt to consider his work as a substitute for a partner, but he could also show some narcissistic tendencies.
His romantic relationships are inclined to be rather stressed. Benedetto Croce longs for new experiences on one hand, but feels restricted or thwarted by circumstances on the other. Croce tends to fight against limitations and may frequently be irritated by the conduct of others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 12th house
Moon Opposition Jupiter
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 9th house
Venus Conjunct Mars/MC
Venus Opposition Saturn/Uranus