Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support. David Blunkett 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". David Blunkett 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. David Blunkett also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.
Blunkett depends a great deal upon other people for emotional support and he has a large "family" of friends that care about him and treat him as kin. The women in David's life are particularly important to him, and his relationships with them powerfully influence his sense of security and happiness. David Blunkett may be overly dependent and unsure of himself without a close partner.
He is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. David Blunkett cannot tolerate self-pity or passivity, and he can be rather brusque with others' emotional problems. "Stop crying and do something about it" might be Blunkett's motto.
Although David Blunkett 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 David's fiery reactions somewhat, or he may seesaw between the two. His softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
He is a dreamer who is attracted to the inner, mystical side of life, and may have trouble distinguishing the real from the imagined or illusory. David does not enjoy confrontation and becomes very evasive when problems in his personal life or relationships arise, and escapes into his imagination in order to avoid dealing with them directly. He is also rather gullible and naive about people, especially if his sympathy has been aroused. David Blunkett is very sensitive to music and can use it to achieve emotional balance and harmony.
Powerful and complex emotions stir David Blunkett, and his emotional life and closest personal relationships are apt to be tumultuous until David does some deep soul searching. Buried feelings and memories that he does not want to deal with may surface at unexpected times. Holding in fears, secrets, or "taboo" thoughts and feelings can only serve to intensify them, and David Blunkett needs to share them with someone who is sympathetic, trustworthy, and fairly objective. Ridding himself of emotional compulsions and deeply embedded patterns that do not serve him can be tremendously liberating, if David Blunkett is willing to do the necessary inner house cleaning.
David Blunkett has a strong sense of duty, is serious and tends to see everything on the dark side. David should guard against emotional inhibition and depression. He prefers to lead a secluded, modest and simple life.
In love relationships, David Blunkett 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. David 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. David Blunkett responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of his partner is very important to him.
David Blunkett often hides his affection, or finds his feelings difficult to express or get across to the person he loves. Being openly affectionate and trusting often does not seem safe to David. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. David Blunkett may get involved in secret love relationships or fall in love with a person who is quite unavailable to him. Love and sacrifice often seem to go hand in hand for David Blunkett - having to give something up to be with the one he loves, or having to relinquish some person or some aspect of an important love relationship.
Money is liable to be an issue in his life, not because he does not have it, but because David Blunkett cannot or will not hold onto it. David Blunkett has a freehanded, generous, open attitude and would prefer to spend and enjoy and partake in the pleasures of the moment than to save, discipline or budget himself. At Blunkett's worst, he wants an easy ride and friends will often let David freeload because he is such an agreeable, friendly and pleasant sort. Alternatively, Blunkett could let other people take advantage of his hospitality and tolerance.
Blunkett also avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it is too much trouble or too petty. David Blunkett just wants to have a good time.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 7th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Square Neptune
Moon Quincunx Pluto
Moon Opposition Sun/Saturn
Venus in Taurus
Venus in 12th house
Venus Opposition Jupiter