He is not easily moved by emotional displays and can be curiously detached from his own emotions and those of others. It is almost as if he could turn his feelings on and off at will; Gene should be careful not to leave the switch "off" too often, for he could easily become too impersonal. Family relationships and attachments are not as important to him as they are to most people and McCarthy often considers his friends closer to him than his blood relatives. Certainly, McCarthy's sympathy and concern extends much beyond his immediate family. In his personal relationships, Eugene McCarthy insists upon a certain amount of independence and the freedom to pursue friendships with as many people, of both sexes, as he chooses. Gene does not appreciate a jealous, possessive partner.
Eugene McCarthy feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and he has little taste for convention and tradition.
Eugene McCarthy has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, Gene sometimes lets his emotions overpower his reasoning and logic, and consequently he is sometimes biased in his opinions. Eugene McCarthy is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way he comes across. Gene wears his heart on his sleeves and cannot hide his emotions.
Eugene McCarthy takes offense rather quickly and his instincts are to fight, defend or act first, and ask questions later. He has a tendency for impatience, irritability and outbursts of temper, especially in response to minor frustrations. When he is not actively involved, he is not comfortable. Eugene McCarthy actually prefers a rather rambunctious, feisty, competitive atmosphere to a peaceful one.
Although he is impetuous and easily provoked (as mentioned above), Eugene McCarthy also has a good-natured, live-and-let-live attitude and a sense of humor, which balances it all out. While hotheaded at times, he is usually a good sport.
Generally sunny and optimistic, Eugene McCarthy has a cheering effect on those around him. Gene likes and needs people, and others genuinely like him too. He enjoys a wide circle of friends who are like family to him. Entertaining, partying, social activities, and fellowship are essential to his emotional well-being.
Gene has an unusual sense of humor and enjoys acting a little bit crazy or outlandish sometimes. McCarthy craves excitement and emotional freedom and he likes to break the rules and take risks. Anything new or untried appeals to McCarthy and he has little patience for restrictive customs. Eugene McCarthy is attracted to unusual, creative, or offbeat people and nontraditional lifestyles and relationships.
Eugene McCarthy responds to his environment in a highly emotional way and encounters with other people can get him excited easily. His mood tends to change quickly, though, depending on the response Gene receives from others.
In love relationships, Eugene McCarthy 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. Gene 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. Eugene McCarthy responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of his partner is very important to him.
Beautiful, elegant and harmonious surroundings are very important to Eugene McCarthy, and he has an innate sense of style, design and form. Socially as well good form and politeness are important to McCarthy and he instinctively avoids crudeness and dissonance.
He enjoys talking about love, relationships, art and the beautiful side of life. Eugene McCarthy appreciates artistic people.
His love feelings are easily aroused and his romantic relationships begin with a sudden electric attraction, but they often end abruptly, and McCarthy may be in and out of love relationships - especially in his younger years. Eugene McCarthy craves emotional excitement and needs to feel spontaneous and free, so he may avoid making firm personal commitments. Unusual or nontraditional forms of love and relationships appeal to McCarthy, and he is attracted to unique, creative or unstable people.
Gene has the ability to share the abundance of love he feels with many people. But there also is a very strong self-indulgent streak in McCarthy, and he has to be careful not to eat or drink too much and feel bad as a result of it.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aquarius
Moon in 1st house
Moon Opposition Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Jupiter
Moon Sextile Jupiter
Moon Conjunct Uranus
Moon Conjunct Uranus/Asc.
Venus in Taurus
Venus in 3rd house
Venus Square Uranus
Venus Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto