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; George 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 Gershwin often considers his friends closer to him than his blood relatives. Certainly, Gershwin's sympathy and concern extends much beyond his immediate family. In his personal relationships, George Gershwin insists upon a certain amount of independence and the freedom to pursue friendships with as many people, of both sexes, as he chooses. George does not appreciate a jealous, possessive partner.
George Gershwin feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and he has little taste for convention and tradition.
George Gershwin often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because he has always done it a certain way and is uncomfortable acting otherwise. Even when Gershwin thinks he is being rational, his prejudices, intuitions and feelings influence his thoughts a great deal. George is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with him as well. George Gershwin has good psychological insight into others.
George has conflicting emotional desires and needs which complicate his personal life and relationships. He may feel that he cannot depend on his love partner to take care of him or perhaps Gershwin cannot decide what he really wants in love relationships: a parent or a lover. If his needs for emotional sustenance and love are not satisfied, overeating (especially sweets) can become a problem.
He is easygoing, agreeable and tolerant, willing to overlook others' mistakes, forget the past, and begin anew on a positive note. He enjoys making others comfortable and happy, and he sometimes overdoes his generosity. George Gershwin often feels that "everything will turn out all right no matter what I do", thereby becoming lazy and lackadaisical.
The beauty and harmony of his surroundings have a very powerful effect on Gershwin's emotions. He is very sensitive and cannot stand to be in an atmosphere where there is discord or dissonance. Gentle, kindhearted, and peace loving, George Gershwin is prepared to sacrifice a great deal in order to avoid a fight and to "make everyone happy".
He enjoys emotional intensity and is attracted to the mysterious, the unknown, and dangerous or challenging experiences that draw on all of his inner resources. He is able to handle an emotional crisis very well and is interested in the underlying root of emotional problems and how to cure them. George Gershwin insists on bringing feelings between people out into the open, for he craves real closeness and intimacy in his relationships, without barriers or secrets.
His sense of reality is a bit weak; Gershwin tends to daydream and lose himself in his plans. He is likely to be preoccupied with fantasies or ideas that help him escape the ordinary. Always looking for ideal relationships, George may be drawn to philanthropic associations.
In love relationships, George Gershwin desires a deep, intense and passionate union with his beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. George "marries" the person he loves at a very deep emotional level, and is often extremely possessive and jealous of anyone who may pose a threat to that union. Gershwin can be very demanding of his love partner. George Gershwin tends to be somewhat suspicious of his partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If he is ever betrayed, George Gershwin is capable of hating with as much force and intensity as he once loved. He is attracted to people who have an aura of mystery about them.
George Gershwin 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 George. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. George Gershwin 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 George Gershwin - 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.
George tries to understand others completely and has the ability to feel their joy with them and also to suffer with them. When George Gershwin loves someone, he loves with his whole heart and is inclined to reveal his most inner and private feelings.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aquarius
Moon in 3rd house
Moon Square Venus
Moon Trine Jupiter
Moon Trine Neptune
Moon Trine Pluto
Moon Opposition Jupiter/Neptune
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 12th house
Venus Conjunct N. Node/MC