Open and generous, Howard Hughes enjoys a wide circle of friends and acquaintances and he thrives on sociability and fellowship. He is adventurous, playful, freedom loving, and always ready for a good time. Hughes rarely allows obstacles or difficulties to keep him down, for no matter how bleak the past or present, Howard always expects a better, brighter future. In fact, he is uncomfortable with his own or other people's problems and emotional pain. Howard Hughes often tries to "cheer up" or offer philosophical advice to those who are hurting, but he unwittingly avoids or ignores the emotions involved.
Friendship means a great deal to Hughes, perhaps even more than love relationships or romance. For Howard Hughes to be happy, his mate must be his best friend and encourage Howard's aspirations and ideals. Howard Hughes also needs a great deal of emotional freedom and mobility.
Howard has strong attachments to his past, the place where he grew up, his heritage, and family traditions. In fact, Howard Hughes may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that he learned as a child. Hughes' tie to his mother is very strong and Howard Hughes also seeks nurturing and protection from his spouse and other family members as well.
No matter how he appears on the surface, Howard Hughes has a very soft heart and others can always appeal to Howard's sympathetic, affectionate side. He especially cares about the needs of children, mothers and families, and he wants a love partner who values marriage, home and family as much as he does. Hughes is profoundly offended by unkindness or harshness.
His intimate and close personal relationships are often intense, highly-charged and difficult, as they trigger deep emotional responses in Howard Hughes that have more to do with unsatisfied hungers and unmet childhood needs than with the present situation. He may feel like a voracious, bottomless pit when it comes to nurturing and emotional reassurance, and Hughes' neediness often drives others away. When Howard Hughes does let himself feel close to another human being, painful, long-buried feelings bubble to the surface as do - perhaps - grief at the losses he suffered or anger at the neglect or hurt he endured. He may also reenact these situations in his present day relationships, in an unconscious effort to resolve and heal old issues. Hughes will do a lot of cleansing if he can listen to what his feelings are telling him. If not, Howard Hughes will simply have a tumultuous, passionate and stormy emotional life.
Howard Hughes has a good perception and feeling of beauty and may have a talent for painting or drawing. Howard Hughes has a magnetic charm and is refined and calm when he is with people. Howard has the ability to win people over by what he says and how he says it.
His sense of reality is a bit weak; Hughes 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, Howard may be drawn to philanthropic associations.
In love relationships, Howard Hughes seeks companionship and friendship with someone who is fun loving, playful and open to adventure and new experiences. He enjoys traveling together, meeting new people and making new friends. Honeymooning in a distant location appeals to Howard, and he is also attracted to foreigners or people with diametrically different backgrounds than his own. Howard Hughes supports his partner in taking risks and making positive changes, rather than preserving the status quo. He also very much wants a partner who will encourage his own aspirations and dreams. It is very important to Howard that he have a spiritual or intellectual rapport with his love partner, perhaps more important than the emotional/physical aspect. Howard Hughes is not especially sentimental and his love partner may feel that he is too casual and not serious or romantic enough.
A warm, loving, and comfortable home is very important to Howard Hughes and he invests a lot of his energy into beautifying, decorating, and creating a lovely home. Also, Howard shares his affection with the people in his family very generously and having close family relationships is a major priority for him. Being at home makes Hughes happy.
Intimate relationships are the arena in which Howard Hughes explores the depths he is capable of. He could fall intensely and fanatically in love and be obsessive, extraordinarily jealous or deeply involved with his partners. Hughes will experience both heaven and hell in his closest relationships. There is undoubtedly a peculiarly karmic, fated quality to these relationships, which - though difficult - will teach Howard Hughes things about himself and about love that he could not learn in any other way. Hughes will often enter relationships which he realizes - rationally - will be very difficult, yet he cannot resist them, nonetheless. Howard Hughes needs not to avoid berating himself for these "bad" choices; instead, he needs to learn what he can from them.
Others may get the impression that Howard Hughes considers personal relationships not very important, as he may pretend to have feelings for someone when he really does not. Howard Hughes would make a very good actor playing the part of a lover.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Sagittarius
Moon in 4th house
Moon Conjunct Venus
Moon Opposition Pluto
Moon Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Moon Opposition Jupiter/Neptune
Venus in Sagittarius
Venus in 4th house
Venus Opposition Pluto
Venus Opposition Neptune/MC