His desire for harmonious relationships and surroundings is so strong that he avoids personal confrontation or any expression of intense, unpleasant emotions. Billy Joel is an idealist who would like to paint the world in pastel colors, and live in peace and harmony with others at all times. He is able to see points of similarity and unity with people who are vastly different from him, and befriend many different types of people. He is a considerate and thoughtful friend, and has a real flair for making others feel accepted and appreciated. Inwardly, Billy Joel is often torn with indecision and is much more at odds with himself than others would ever guess based on his flawless disposition.
Billy has strong attachments to his past, the place where he grew up, his heritage, and family traditions. In fact, Billy Joel may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that he learned as a child. Joel's tie to his mother is very strong and Billy Joel also seeks nurturing and protection from his spouse and other family members as well.
Billy Joel tends to be touchy, defensive and rather territorial, and if he perceives a threat to his family or home or personal safety, he can be quite aggressive. Sometimes Billy feels out of sorts and hostile for no apparent reason, and this is usually due to unexpressed, unresolved anger from the past. Billy Joel also has a desire to lead, to compete, or to be a free agent, that he is not entirely conscious of. It is good for Joel to have benign outlets and ways to let off steam on a regular basis, such as demanding physical work or athletics. Otherwise Billy Joel may be rather hard to live with, even abusive in his relationships.
Although Billy Joel was portrayed above as being assertive and combative, he also has a diametrically opposed tendency - namely the urge to escape all contention and ugliness. This may mellow Billy's fiery reactions somewhat, or he may seesaw between the two. His softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
He is a sensitive soul and a dreamer who is very much attuned to the world of imagination and fantasy. Billy Joel often retreats into his own inner world in order to escape the harshness of everyday living in the "real world". Gentle and often rather passive as well, he will not fight or assert himself, even when he needs to. Billy Joel is very sympathetic and somewhat naive emotionally and must guard against being taken advantage of.
In love relationships, Billy Joel is steadfast and loyal, especially if he has a warm, demonstrative partner. He is very sensual in nature and craves plenty of touching and physical affection. Billy enjoys being pampered with a good meal, a loving massage or other sensual delights. He is a wonderful lover who is very attentive to the comfort and enjoyment of his loved one. Billy Joel responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of his partner is very important to him.
Joel is a very sociable, congenial person and he wilts very quickly without relationships with good friends and people to share good times with. Billy Joel thoroughly enjoys working with others on group projects or community activities. He is quite happy when he is a part of a club, support group, or team of some sort.
He is serious and finds it difficult to enjoy himself in a lighthearted, open and playful way with others. Billy Joel rarely does something purely for pleasure, and can be very close-fisted and parsimonious. Perhaps due to painful separations in his early life, Billy is very cautious about becoming involved in close relationships and sharing his feelings. Though Joel craves love and affection, intimacy is difficult for him. He may become romantically involved with people who do not value him or treat him well. Billy Joel needs to learn to love and value himself before he finds happiness in love.
Billy Joel tends to make up his mind quickly in matters of love relationships and affection and may fall in love at first sight. His expectations about romance can be intense and Billy is inclined to exaggerate and could have arguments about his loved ones.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Libra
Moon in 4th house
Moon Quincunx Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Conjunct Neptune
Venus in Taurus
Venus in 11th house
Venus Square Saturn
Venus Conjunct Mercury/Mars