He is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others his feelings. Though he may love and care for someone a great deal, Charles Bukowski rarely expresses his feelings openly and freely. Very often Bukowski's love for someone is expressed by his wish to help him, do something tangible to benefit him or serve him in some way.
It is also difficult for him to receive warmth, affection or appreciation, for he often feels that he does not really deserve it or that "they do not really mean it". Bukowski may therefore come across as rather cool and aloof - much more so than he feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes Charles difficult to live with. Charles Bukowski needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with himself.
His own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Charles, and it is often difficult for him to share with others what he is feeling.
Charles Bukowski frequently withdraws from contact with the world, and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of his.
Bukowski identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and he wants to help them or care for them in some way.
His relationships have an emotional overtone and Charles Bukowski has a strong desire to share his feelings with others. His circle of friends is likely to be large and Charles enjoys many pleasant meeting with them.
He is likely to be noted for his good looks and good taste in clothes. Charles Bukowski is able to attract and influence others because he is so pleasant and so sincere in his approach. Having an innate parental instinct, Bukowski also is strongly attached to his home and family.
He is quietly devoted and faithful to his loved ones and often becomes subservient to his love partner. Charles Bukowski is more comfortable showing his love by doing or making something for his loved one, or simply being there for her, rather than by making any romantic, soul-stirring declarations. He is timid about expressing too much sentiment or emotion. Charles Bukowski also underestimates his attractiveness and lovability and doubts his own worthiness of love and appreciation.
Bukowski is a very sociable, congenial person and he wilts very quickly without relationships with good friends and people to share good times with. Charles Bukowski 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.
Charles Bukowski is not a traditionalist where love and relationships are concerned, and he often feels that formal commitments and conventional relationships are too binding and restricting. Thus, Charles is not very comfortable with forming lasting attachments or letting other people depend on him. He may be attracted to wild, unreliable, highly creative and/or unstable people who do not offer him any security. Even if Charles Bukowski professes to want something steady and solid, he is very reluctant to give up his freedom and autonomy for its sake. At best, he is suited to serial monogamy or relationships that leave Bukowski a lot of breathing space.
His romantic relationships tend to be deep, intense, passionate, and highly emotional. It is "all or nothing" with him. Oftentimes Charles Bukowski is irresistibly attracted to someone and feels that he has very little choice or control over his powerful feelings.
He may well be highly magnetic and sexually attractive himself. Charles Bukowski should beware of using this power to manipulate people, for he could gain the reputation of being a "user".
He may be caught in a conflict between caution and optimism frequently, resulting in restlessness and discontentment. In love relationships, Charles Bukowski could feel controlled, rejected or not accepted at times, and at other times experience great ease, happiness and content.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 12th house
Moon Conjunct Mercury/N. Node
Moon Conjunct Venus/Asc.
Venus in Virgo
Venus in 11th house
Venus Opposition Uranus
Venus Sextile Pluto
Venus Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn