Warm, loving and generous in his relationships, Brandon Boyd inspires tremendous devotion and loyalty in his loved ones. This is good, since he would never settle for anything less! Brandon wants to be adored and worshipped like the royalty he feels he is, and it is difficult for anyone to resist the warmth and attention Boyd lavishes on those he cares about. Brandon Boyd has a great deal of pride and needs to be recognized and appreciated. The way to really hurt his feelings is to ignore him. He is genuine, sincere, and has a strong sense of personal integrity. Brandon Boyd hates emotional games and dishonesty.
Brandon has strong attachments to his past, the place where he grew up, his heritage and family traditions. In fact, Brandon Boyd may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that he learned as a child. Boyd's ties to his mother are very strong and Brandon also seeks nurturing and protection from his spouse and other family members.
There is a side to Brandon Boyd that loves comfort and the easy life, and unless other factors in his chart indicate strong drive and ambition, Boyd can be lazy and overly permissive with himself. He enjoys being taken care of and pampered, and self-indulgence is always a temptation for Boyd. If Brandon's parents made the unfortunate mistake of indulging him too much as a child, this may be a very hard habit to break. Brandon Boyd can be so softhearted and affectionate that it is hard to say no to him. Eating too many sweets is a vice Brandon is particularly prone to.
He is very ambitious and his energy is based on his feelings. Brandon Boyd may feel that he has to assert himself regardless of the risks that may be involved. Brandon could have considerable tension with others and is not likely to compromise.
He is definitely not one to wear his heart on his sleeve. Brandon Boyd cares very much about others' opinions and craves love and appreciation as much as anyone - however one would never know it from Boyd's reserved and seemingly detached demeanor. Casual, superficial relationships do not interest Brandon at all. He is cautious and serious about love and really desires deep, genuine, lasting relationships. Brandon Boyd is old-fashioned about courtship and love relationships, and will remain faithful to his loved one in good times and in bad.
Brandon Boyd may be attracted to older persons who are emotionally mature and reliable and can provide the security Brandon desires.
Brandon Boyd craves very intense, deep, emotional relationships, and would even prefer stormy, tumultuous relationships to ones that are calm but lack vitality and passion. Brandon loves wholeheartedly and expects all-consuming, total devotion and attention from his partner. Casual, light relationships hold no appeal for Boyd.
Brandon Boyd shares whatever he has freely and his friends know they can always count on Brandon's generosity and support - both emotional and material. His good-hearted acceptance and tolerance of others' foibles goes a long way toward maintaining harmony in his relationships. Brandon Boyd also has a lazy streak and sometimes avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it seems like too much trouble and too petty. Brandon likes to socialize and will use any excuse to celebrate with friends. He cannot tolerate being overly restricted by his love partner, and encourages his partner's freedom as well.
Brandon'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 Brandon Boyd 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 Boyd is to being left out or unappreciated.
Feelings of loneliness, extreme shyness and/or the fear of rejection plague Brandon Boyd and may well inhibit him from expressing warmth and affection in an open way. Denying himself pleasure, comfort, and "nice things" due to feelings of unworthiness can also limit the joy Brandon allows himself. Heartache and a loss of love in his life - perhaps while quite young - will serve to either close his heart to love or cause him to deeply cherish the friends and love he receives from others. The saying that "true love is hard to find" is certainly true for Brandon Boyd, but he will value it tremendously when it does come into his life.
The feeling that "there is not enough for me" may cause him to be very frugal and stingy with money as well.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Leo
Moon in 4th house
Moon Quincunx Venus
Moon Conjunct Mars/Uranus
Venus in Capricorn
Venus in 8th house
Venus Square Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Opposition Saturn