Although Derek Jacobi appears aloof or self-sufficient at times (as described on the previous page), he is actually very interested in people and the social aspect of life. Derek has high standards for relationships, and he may not realize that it is more difficult for others to meet these standards than for him. Jacobi believes that he merely expects a little courtesy and respect, however Derek Jacobi actually becomes upset over rather minor oversights by his partner or friend.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Derek Jacobi instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Derek does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Jacobi since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Jacobi will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Derek Jacobi, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Derek Jacobi invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Derek Jacobi seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Jacobi perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Derek Jacobi appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Derek Jacobi fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Derek. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Derek Jacobi also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Jacobi dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
Ownership gives Derek Jacobi a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Derek also has a natural instinct for or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
He is intensely willful, zealous, and fanatical though Derek often hides the intensity of his feelings and his personal motives and desires. Jacobi is infatuated with power and has an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition and the desire to be "somebody". Derek Jacobi tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma and often seeks to emulate them. Derek Jacobi both fears, and is intensely fascinated with, death and the hidden, secret, dark side of life.
Derek Jacobi has a pleasant and dreamy disposition with considerable romantic imagination. Derek has a strong longing for love, but he does not see others very clearly and may experience many disappointments in his emotional relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Square Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/Neptune