His desire for harmonious relationships and surroundings is so strong that he avoids personal confrontation or any expression of intense, unpleasant emotions. Gary Snyder is an idealist who would like to paint the world in pastel colors, and live in peace and harmony with others at all times. He is able to see points of similarity and unity with people who are vastly different from him, and befriend many different types of people. He is a considerate and thoughtful friend, and has a real flair for making others feel accepted and appreciated. Inwardly, Gary Snyder is often torn with indecision and is much more at odds with himself than others would ever guess based on his flawless disposition.
Snyder gets a lot of emotional fulfillment through his involvement in groups, clubs, organizations, community activities, or a network of close friends who support and care for him. Gary Snyder makes friends his family, and he feels a close kinship with people who share some ideals or beliefs that he holds dear. Gary Snyder needs close relationships with people outside of his physical family.
In a love relationship, Gary Snyder is more interested in the person's sense of humor and intelligence than in her physique. Gary likes a partner who is mentally alive and keeps him guessing and Gary Snyder becomes restless and bored with someone who never asks questions, changes or surprises him. It is very important to Gary Snyder's happiness to talk, share ideas, go places together and learn new things together. Gary Snyder needs ample social stimulation, is somewhat of a flirt, and likes to have many friends of both sexes. Snyder finds a possessive, jealous partner very stifling.
Gary Snyder craves very intense, deep, emotional relationships, and would even prefer stormy, tumultuous relationships to ones that are smooth but lacking vitality and passion. Gary loves wholeheartedly and expects all-consuming, total devotion and attention from his partner. Casual, light relationships hold no appeal for Snyder.
Gary Snyder has a great rapport with the opposite sex, and love relationships, romance, and passion are absolutely vital to his well-being. It is rare for Gary to go very long without an intimate companion. The physical component of relationships is also very important to Snyder. Artistic creations and projects are another way for Gary Snyder to channel his passion.
Gary Snyder tends to deprive himself of pleasure, friendship, and love, either because he feels he does not deserve it or he thinks it is wrong to enjoy life too much. Snyder may have been indoctrinated with a duty-and-work-before-all-else orientation early on. He may also think of himself as unattractive or unlovable, and thus close his heart to opportunities to share love and companionship, never quite believing that others actually like him. Gary Snyder is apt to prefer solitude to being in uncomfortable relationships or social situations, and his shyness may be intense - especially when young. Learning to truly love and accept himself - including whatever flaws or imperfections Gary believes he has - is so important for him. This process of self-appreciation and self-love will reap rewards, especially in later life.
When it comes to love relationships, Snyder is likely to feel pulled in several directions at once. In addition to his desire for depth and security in his relationships, Gary Snyder 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 Gary acts on his spontaneous impulses without much consideration for their long-term effects on his personal life.
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 Gary, and "settling down" is not that appealing. Gary Snyder tends to surround himself with unusual, creative, unconventional people that keep his life lively. Music or dancing or both play an important part in Snyder's life.
Gary Snyder has a merry disposition and a strong desire for pleasure and amusement. Interested in art, he has a sense of beauty, but also could be somewhat extravagant. His outgoing personality puts others at ease and Snyder tends to discuss love and beauty with them.
His association with those around he may have a depressing influence on Gary Snyder causing him to shy away from relationships of any kind. Finding it difficult to express himself emotionally, he is quite likely to become a loner.
Gary Snyder seems to have an unusual power of attraction to other people and frequently may associate with others whether they are good for him or not. Very compulsive in love relationships, Snyder could have a kind of tragic love union.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Libra
Moon in 11th house
Venus in Gemini
Venus in 8th house
Venus Sextile Mars
Venus Quincunx Saturn
Venus aspects Saturn and Uranus
Venus Sextile Uranus
Venus Conjunct Mercury/Jupiter
Venus Opposition Saturn/Asc.
Venus Conjunct Pluto/N. Node