Though Gershwin may seem breezy, independent and freedom loving (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is in fact not completely happy without a partner. He enjoys being on the move and exploring new territory, but wants a traveling companion! Gershwin yearns for fulfilling, yet non-restricting relationships.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. George Gershwin instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, George does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Gershwin since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Gershwin will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to George Gershwin, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
George Gershwin invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. George Gershwin seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Gershwin perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. George Gershwin appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If George Gershwin fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to George. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
George Gershwin also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Gershwin dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Gershwin. George Gershwin has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. George Gershwin may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
George Gershwin has a healthy amount of self-control and self-discipline. Gershwin also radiates a rather responsible, trustworthy, solid feeling about himself which will win him the confidence of others, especially his superiors.
Although he takes himself and his responsibilities seriously, there is also a part of George Gershwin that rebels against rules and restrictions and the need to contend with outside authority. Gershwin can feel torn between conforming to the rules or fulfilling his obligations, and breaking free of them. His wilder side will now be described.
He is an original! George Gershwin radiates a sort of electrical excitement about the things he is interested in, and conveys this to others, but he also gets bored rather quickly. George does not mind being a bit unusual or breaking a few rules either.
George has an optimistic and harmonious personality and he happily goes about the attainment of his goals. Gershwin knows how to make the best of life's opportunities and he gets along with everyone. George Gershwin has the good fortune to live in pleasant and agreeable circumstances.
He may find it hard to establish relationships with other people and he tends to look for more timid partners. George Gershwin could also have difficulty expressing his ideas to others as well as coming to an understanding with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 10th house
Sun Sextile Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Uranus
Sun Sextile Uranus
Sun Conjunct Jupiter/MC
Sun Opposition Neptune/N. Node