Open and generous, Dirk Bogarde 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. Bogarde rarely allows obstacles or difficulties to keep him down, for no matter how bleak the past or present, Dirk always expects a better, brighter future. In fact, he is uncomfortable with his own or other people's problems and emotional pain. Dirk Bogarde 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 Bogarde, perhaps even more than love relationships or romance. For Dirk Bogarde to be happy, his mate must be his best friend and encourage Dirk's aspirations and ideals. Dirk Bogarde also needs a great deal of emotional freedom and mobility.
Dirk Bogarde has a sympathetic nature and instinctively reaches out to people in need of help. Bogarde also has a deeply ingrained tendency to want to improve or "fix" other people's lives, which can be annoying to the person who has no desire to be changed or "helped" in this way. For Dirk, affection and caring must be expressed in tangible acts of some kind.
Dirk Bogarde tends to be touchy, defensive and rather territorial, and if he perceives a threat to his family or home or personal safety, he can be quite aggressive. Sometimes Dirk feels out of sorts and hostile for no apparent reason, and this is usually due to unexpressed, unresolved anger from the past. Dirk Bogarde also has a desire to lead, to compete, or to be a free agent - and he is not entirely conscious of this desire. It is good for Bogarde to have benign outlets and ways to let off steam on a regular basis, such as demanding physical work or athletics. Otherwise Dirk Bogarde may be rather hard to live with, even abusive in his relationships.
Dirk Bogarde craves excitement, change and discovery, and cannot tolerate a routine or lifestyle that offers little in the way of surprise or challenge. Excitable, spontaneous and enthusiastic about anything new, he may be perceived by others as being too impulsive, especially in personal relationships. It is not easy for Dirk Bogarde to make or keep commitments, since he does not know how he will be feeling from one day to the next. Emotional freedom is very important to Bogarde. His domestic life may be very unstable - but Bogarde likes it that way.
He is hard-working and tends to work till he collapses. Forceful and aggressive, Dirk Bogarde comes on strong and has a tendency to be abusive when frustrated. Bogarde must learn to relax in order to avoid suffering total emotional or physical exhaustion.
In love relationships, Dirk Bogarde 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. Dirk 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. Dirk Bogarde responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of his partner is very important to him.
Dirk Bogarde 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 Dirk. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. Dirk Bogarde 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 Dirk Bogarde - i.e. having to give something up to be with the one he loves, or having to relinquish a person or an aspect of an important love relationship.
Dirk Bogarde appreciates beautiful surroundings and congenial company, and though he enjoys helping people, Dirk Bogarde will rarely put himself out too much in the process. He is good-humored and generous at heart but inclined to be lazy.
He needs a lot of emotional and romantic stimulation, and may not be very interested in having just one mate or love partner. Variety, excitement, spontaneity, and freedom are quite important to Dirk, and "settling down" is not that appealing. Dirk Bogarde tends to surround himself with unusual, creative, unconventional people that keep his life lively. Music or dancing or both play an important part in Bogarde's life.
Dirk Bogarde 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 Dirk frequently fantasizes about love and romance - he may avoid becoming intimately involved with anyone or making definite commitments. When it comes to love, Bogarde can be evasive and dishonest with himself and others. Some of Bogarde's love yearnings may be expressed through art, music or an involvement with mysticism.
His romantic relationships tend to be deep, intense, passionate and highly emotional. It is "all or nothing" with him. Oftentimes Dirk Bogarde 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. Dirk Bogarde should beware of using this power to manipulate people, for he could gain the reputation of being a "user".
Dirk has an affectionate nature and is in harmony with his environment. Charming and friendly, he is on good terms with most of the people in his sphere. His friends and associates mean a lot to Dirk Bogarde and his relationships are positive and loving.
Others may get the impression that Dirk Bogarde considers personal relationships not very important, as he may pretend to have feelings for someone when he really does not. Dirk Bogarde would make a very good actor playing the part of a lover.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Sagittarius
Moon in 6th house
Moon Quincunx Mars
Moon Square Uranus
Moon Opposition Mars/Pluto
Venus in Taurus
Venus in 12th house
Venus Trine Jupiter
Venus Sextile Uranus
Venus Square Neptune
Venus Sextile Pluto
Venus Conjunct Sun/Asc.
Venus Opposition Neptune/MC