Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know his inner core, for Eddie Murphy only trusts and opens himself to a select few. Allowing himself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Murphy.
Eddie has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. Eddie Murphy has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to himself. It is important for Eddie Murphy to learn to forgive and let go, as well as to express his feelings openly and directly, rather than hiding or repressing them.
He is not content with superficial appearances and is always probing beneath the surface of things for hidden motives. Eddie Murphy has a great deal of emotional depth.
Eddie has strong attachments to his past, the place where he grew up, his heritage, and family traditions. In fact, Eddie Murphy may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that he learned as a child. Murphy's tie to his mother is very strong and Eddie Murphy also seeks nurturing and protection from his spouse and other family members as well.
He is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Eddie Murphy 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 Murphy's motto.
Although Eddie Murphy 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 Eddie's fiery reactions somewhat, or he may seesaw between the two. His softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
He is a sensitive soul and a dreamer who is very much attuned to the world of imagination and fantasy. Eddie Murphy 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. Eddie Murphy is very sympathetic and somewhat naive emotionally and must guard against being taken advantage of.
His love feelings and desires are easily aroused but he may find it difficult to sustain his romantic interest in relationships after the initial, exciting "chase and conquest". Eddie Murphy enjoys a dynamic partner with a strong independent streak, and he does not like things to become too peaceful or predictable in the love arena. Eddie wants to see sparks fly once in awhile, even if it means instigating a fight.
Eddie is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling, and to people who can expand his horizons, teach him something, or show Murphy places and worlds he has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with his love partner is important to him.
Also, Eddie Murphy feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only with his own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of his.
He is serious and finds it difficult to enjoy himself in a lighthearted, open and playful way with others. Eddie Murphy rarely does something purely for pleasure, and can be very close-fisted and parsimonious. Perhaps due to painful separations in his early life, Eddie is very cautious about becoming involved in close relationships and sharing his feelings. Though Murphy 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. Eddie Murphy needs to learn to love and value himself before he finds happiness in love.
When it comes to love relationships, Murphy is likely to feel pulled in several directions at once. In addition to his desire for depth and security in his relationships, Eddie Murphy has an impulsive side and a need for a lot of variety and excitement, as discussed in the following paragraphs. These urges do not have to conflict, but they certainly can, especially if Eddie acts on his spontaneous impulses without much consideration for their long-term effects on his personal life.
He is open and progressive in his attitude towards love relationships and romance, and spontaneous and free in the way he expresses his love. Eddie Murphy is always willing to experiment and try anything new that his partner suggests, and he enjoys being surprised. A relationship in which both Eddie and his partner have a good deal of freedom and independence will hold Murphy's interest much more than a safe, predictable one.
Others are drawn to Murphy because of his affable, social and appealing disposition, and he is likely to have many pleasant and friendly relationships. Eddie Murphy also has strong artistic inclinations and may consider a creative field as a profession or hobby.
He is rich in feelings and has the ability to express them well. Eddie Murphy has a knack for making others feel good and is likely to enjoy a harmonious sex-life. Eddie also has a strong need to create and may have a flair for designing fashionable clothes.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 4th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Conjunct Neptune
Venus in Aries
Venus in 9th house
Venus Square Saturn
Venus aspects Saturn and Uranus
Venus Trine Uranus
Venus Conjunct Sun/MC
Venus Conjunct Mars/Jupiter