Open and generous, Charles Dickens enjoys a wide circle of friends and acquaintances and he thrives on sociability and fellowship. He is adventurous, playful, freedom loving, and always ready for a good time. Dickens rarely allows obstacles or difficulties to keep him down, for no matter how bleak the past or present, Charles always expects a better, brighter future. In fact, he is uncomfortable with his own or other people's problems and emotional pain. Charles Dickens often tries to "cheer up" or offer philosophical advice to those who are hurting, but he unwittingly avoids or ignores the emotions involved.
Friendship means a great deal to Dickens, perhaps even more than love relationships or romance. For Charles Dickens to be happy, his mate must be his best friend and encourage Charles' aspirations and ideals. Charles Dickens also needs a great deal of emotional freedom and mobility.
Charles Dickens often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because he has always done it a certain way and he is uncomfortable changing it. Even when Dickens thinks he is being rational, his prejudices, intuitions, and feelings influence his thoughts a great deal. Charles is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with him as well. Charles Dickens has good psychological insight into others.
Charles has conflicting emotional desires and needs which complicate his personal life and relationships. He may feel that he cannot depend on his love partner to take care of him or perhaps Dickens cannot decide what he really wants in love relationships: a parent or a lover. If his needs for emotional sustenance and love are not satisfied, overeating (especially sweets) can become a problem.
He is a sensitive soul and a dreamer who is very much attuned to the world of imagination and fantasy. Charles Dickens 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. Charles Dickens is very sympathetic and somewhat naive emotionally and must guard against being taken advantage of.
Charles has intense desires and feelings and his personal relationships are deeply emotional, passionate and often stormy and painful as well. Charles Dickens has powerful magnetic relationships with those he cares about, and he could become emotionally obsessed by another person. His feelings can become so urgent and compelling that he behaves irrationally. Charles Dickens undergoes periodic emotional upheavals and purging when he must break all ties with the past and begin anew.
Charles Dickens has a strong desire for genuine understanding with others and finds it easy to share his feelings with them. His feelings toward others are very loving and Charles is likely to have a lot in common with many of his friends.
His emotional tension could be quite strong and the pressure may seem unbearable at times. He may have a sudden desire to liberate himself from the stress and may release his tension towards women. Charles Dickens could also feel lonely and depressed at times.
His emotional flow seems to be blocked in some way and Dickens may feel inhibited when he is with others. Charles Dickens is likely to have a certain fear of crowds and may have a tendency to be agoraphobic.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, Charles Dickens gives very selflessly and devotedly to those he loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon him. More compassionate than passionate, Charles Dickens 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 Charles feels he can have a deep spiritual relationship with. Charles Dickens idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
When he cares about someone, Charles Dickens likes to serve them by doing small thoughtful favors, helping them, or doing something tangible to show his affection.
Charles Dickens has also considerable artistic or creative skill. In fact, Charles is suited for a profession involving beauty or pleasure or making people happy in some way.
Charles Dickens has a very romantic, idealistic vision of love relationships and may be disillusioned to discover that no real, flesh-and-blood human being ever quite lives up to his dream image of the "perfect love". Though Charles frequently fantasizes about love and romance - he may avoid becoming intimately involved with anyone or making definite commitments. When it comes to love, Dickens can be evasive and dishonest with himself and others. Some of Dickens' love yearnings may be expressed through art, music or an involvement with mysticism.
Charles has deep, compelling love feelings that seem irresistible and often irrational. His love relationships are very passionate and intense, and Dickens experiences both agony and ecstasy in love. Charles Dickens is always profoundly changed by his love experiences, though this change may stem from painful and difficult confrontations or separations. He is somewhat emotionally fanatic about things he cares about.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Sagittarius
Moon in 3rd house
Moon Square Venus
Moon Conjunct Neptune
Moon Square Pluto
Moon Opposition Venus/N. Node
Moon Conjunct Saturn/Uranus
Moon Opposition Pluto/N. Node
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 6th house
Venus Square Neptune
Venus Conjunct Pluto