He is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others his feelings. Though he may love and care for someone a great deal, Dustin Hoffman rarely expresses those feelings openly and freely. Very often Hoffman's love for someone will be expressed by trying to help them, doing something tangible to benefit them, or serving them 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". Hoffman can therefore seem rather cool and aloof, much more so than he feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes Dustin difficult to live with. Dustin Hoffman needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with himself.
Though he wants close relationships very much, Dustin Hoffman often closes himself off and does not really trust others who may wish to get to know him. Hoffman is very wholehearted in his feelings and responses to people, and he wants all or nothing from the people he cares for.
He is easygoing, agreeable, and tolerant, willing to overlook others' mistakes, forget the past, and begin again on a positive note. He enjoys making others comfortable and happy, and he overdoes sometimes his generosity. Dustin Hoffman often feels that "everything will turn out all right no matter what I do", and so becomes lazy and lackadaisical.
He is uninhibited and spontaneous and will often do something unexpected or humorous in order to loosen people up and get them out of their ruts. Dustin Hoffman craves emotional stimulation, excitement, surprises, and anything new. Hoffman also loves to feel free and unfettered.
He is a sensitive soul, a dreamer, very much attuned to the world of imagination and fantasy. Dustin Hoffman 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. Dustin Hoffman is very sympathetic and somewhat naive emotionally and must guard against being taken advantage of.
Dustin has an affectionate, warm-hearted, congenial and fun loving nature, and his emotional impulses are quite strong. Forming relationships with others is important to Dustin Hoffman and he may have an early desire for marriage.
Dustin Hoffman possesses a certain inner greatness and because of his inner qualities, he has the ability to influence others. People look to Hoffman for guidance and advice, and his leadership is easily accepted by those with whom Dustin Hoffman comes in contact.
Sensitive and sentimental, Dustin Hoffman is deeply attached to his family, old friends, familiar places, and the past. He is romantic and tender in love relationships, and the remembrance of birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals, and other days of personal significance is very important to Hoffman. Dustin Hoffman seeks caring, emotional support, and security in his love relationships. Dustin likes to be needed, to cherish and protect his loved ones, and he is somewhat possessive of them.
When he cares about someone, Dustin Hoffman likes to serve them by doing small thoughtful favors, helping them, or doing something tangible to show his affection.
Dustin Hoffman has also considerable artistic or creative skill. In fact, Dustin is suited for a profession involving beauty or pleasure or making people happy in some way.
He is serious and finds it difficult to enjoy himself in a lighthearted, open and playful way with others. Dustin Hoffman rarely does something purely for pleasure, and can be very close-fisted and parsimonious. Perhaps due to painful separations in his early life, Dustin is very cautious about becoming involved in close relationships and sharing his feelings. Though Hoffman craves love and affection, intimacy is difficult for him. He may become romantically involved with people who do not value him or treat him well. Dustin Hoffman needs to learn to love and value himself before he will find happiness in love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 8th house
Moon Trine Jupiter
Moon Trine Uranus
Moon Conjunct Neptune
Moon Conjunct Venus/Mars
Moon Conjunct Pluto/MC
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 6th house
Venus Square Saturn