Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support. Burt Lancaster denies or ignores his own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept him if he appears "weak". He is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells himself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". Burt Lancaster needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with his "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, he may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. His feelings and loyalties run deep, but he often does not let people know how much he cares. Burt Lancaster also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.
Burt Lancaster has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, Burt sometimes lets his emotions overpower his reasoning and logic, and consequently he is sometimes biased in his opinions. Burt Lancaster is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way he appears. His feelings are on the surface and Burt cannot hide his emotions.
His intimate and close personal relationships are often intense, highly-charged and difficult, as they trigger deep emotional responses in Burt Lancaster that have more to do with unsatisfied hungers and unmet childhood needs than with the present situation. He may feel like a voracious, bottomless pit when it comes to nurturing and emotional reassurance, and Lancaster's neediness often drives others away. When Burt Lancaster does let himself feel close to another human being, painful, long-buried feelings bubble to the surface as do - perhaps - grief at the losses he suffered or anger at the neglect or hurt he endured. He may also reenact these situations in his present day relationships, in an unconscious effort to resolve and heal old issues. Lancaster will do a lot of cleansing if he can listen to what his feelings are telling him. If not, Burt Lancaster will simply have a tumultuous, passionate and stormy emotional life.
Burt Lancaster has a somewhat excitable disposition and his moods and thoughts change rapidly. Enterprising, original and intuitive, Burt Lancaster has an instinctive correct grasp of a subject. He is intellectual, resents interference and it is hard to deceive him.
Burt Lancaster possesses the gifts of tact, courtesy and consideration, and has a strong desire to please and understand his love partner. Because he values harmony so highly, Burt Lancaster will compromise a great deal to avoid any discord or conflict in his relationships. Burt does not like to dwell on controversial or emotional subjects and often tries to "smooth things over" or "sweep them under the rug".
In love relationships, Burt Lancaster wants an intellectual peer, an equal and a friend. He is attracted to people who have a certain finesse, delicacy and subtlety. Burt Lancaster appreciates good manners and refinement and is not happy with coarseness or bluntness in a person.
Promoting beauty, the arts, or entertainment can make Burt Lancaster very happy. Burt wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts, or loving generosity. Burt Lancaster may "marry" his work - that is, being more involved in his career than in his private life. Lancaster is a natural host or diplomat.
Burt Lancaster shares whatever he has freely and his friends know they can always count on Burt'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. Burt Lancaster also has a lazy streak and sometimes avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it seems like too much trouble and too petty. Burt 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.
Burt'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 Burt Lancaster 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 Lancaster is to being left out or unappreciated.
Loyalty, fidelity and security are very important to Burt Lancaster in love relationships. He is cautious about giving his heart away but true to the one who does win his love. His tastes are simple, even austere, and he does not appreciate frivolity. Lancaster is interested in a person's character and inner qualities far more than in his or her appearance. Casual or superficial relationships do not interest Burt Lancaster at all, for love seems to get deeper and richer and more satisfying for him with time.
Somewhat over-enthusiastic in matters of love relationships, Burt Lancaster could fall in love with the wrong person. He may be too selfless and have the illusion that his only need in relationships is to make the other person happy, leading to disappointments and regrets.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 1st house
Moon Opposition Pluto
Moon Conjunct Mercury/Uranus
Venus in Libra
Venus in 10th house
Venus Square Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Trine Saturn
Venus Conjunct Moon/Neptune