H. L. Mencken
Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support. H. L. Mencken denies or ignores his own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept him if he appears "weak". He is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells himself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". H. L. Mencken needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with his "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, he may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. His feelings and loyalties run deep, but he often does not let people know how much he cares. H. L. Mencken also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.
Though he wants close relationships very much, H. L. Mencken often closes himself off and does not really trust others who may wish to get to know him. Mencken is very wholehearted in his feelings and responses to people, and he wants all or nothing from the people he cares for.
Henry 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 Mencken 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 temperamental and impatient and can be very difficult to live with. H. L. Mencken tends to respond with a temper tantrum (overt or subtle) if his desires are frustrated. H. L. Mencken becomes very irritable and bad-tempered if he lacks vigorous physical activity or other outlets for his aggressive, feisty spirit.
He is uninhibited and spontaneous and will often do something unexpected or humorous in order to loosen people up and get them out of their rut. H. L. Mencken craves emotional stimulation, excitement, surprises and anything new. Mencken also loves to feel free and unfettered.
H. L. Mencken has a strong sense of duty, is serious and tends to see everything on the dark side. Henry should guard against emotional inhibition and depression. He prefers to lead a secluded, modest and simple life.
Mencken is reserved and shy and his thinking is controlled and somewhat slow. When talking, H. L. Mencken sometimes may have the feeling that the words get stuck in his throat. Because of his disciplined mind, Henry is able to concentrate easily.
H. L. Mencken possesses the gifts of tact, courtesy and consideration, and has a strong desire to please and understand his love partner. Because he values harmony so highly, H. L. Mencken will compromise a great deal to avoid any discord or conflict in his relationships. Henry does not like to dwell on controversial or emotional subjects and often tries to "smooth things over" or "sweep them under the rug".
In love relationships, H. L. Mencken wants an intellectual peer, an equal and a friend. He is attracted to people who have a certain finesse, delicacy and subtlety. H. L. Mencken appreciates good manners and refinement and is not happy with coarseness or bluntness in a person.
When he cares about someone, H. L. Mencken likes to serve them by doing small thoughtful favors, helping them, or doing something tangible to show his affection.
H. L. Mencken has also considerable artistic or creative skill. In fact, Henry is suited for a profession involving beauty or pleasure or making people happy in some way.
H. L. Mencken is extremely amorous and it is difficult for him to go without romantic relationships for very long. When he is attracted to someone, H. L. Mencken pursues her very ardently and sometimes comes on too strong. Being engaged in creative or artistic work can also satisfy his very strong desire for love and beauty.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 8th house
Moon Square Venus
Moon Square Mars
Moon Trine Uranus
Moon Opposition Sun/Saturn
Moon Opposition Mercury/Saturn
Venus in Libra
Venus in 6th house
Venus Conjunct Mars