James does not appear to be an intensely emotional or sentimental person, and he is often unaware of his own or other people's deeper feelings and emotional needs. Tears and tantrums bewilder him and make him very uncomfortable. James Marsden would rather settle differences by talking things out reasonably and rationally, but he tends to ignore or poke fun at any attempt to probe his own or others' inner depths.
James Marsden avoids heavy, demanding emotional relationships and is wary of making personal commitments.
He needs ample mental stimulation and feels close to people with whom he can share thoughts and intellectual interests. Conversation is very important to Marsden. The strong, silent partner is not for him.
Marsden depends a great deal upon other people for emotional support and he has a large "family" of friends who care about him and treat him as kin. The women in James' life are particularly important to him, and his relationships with them have a powerful impact on his sense of security and happiness. James Marsden may be overly dependent and unsure of himself without a close partner.
James has an optimistic outlook, good intuition and the ability to find and use opportunities to his advantage. His quick understanding of things allows James Marsden to see beyond ordinary limits, and he has the courage to exploit unexpected breaks.
James has an instinctive understanding of other people and is very sympathetic toward them. Relationships are very important to James Marsden, and he is likely to feel a strong inner bond with many of his friends.
In love relationships, James Marsden desires a deep, intense and passionate union with his beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. James "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. Marsden can be very demanding of his love partner. James Marsden tends to be somewhat suspicious of his partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If he is ever betrayed, James Marsden 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.
James Marsden 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 James. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. James Marsden 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 James Marsden - 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.
James Marsden simply does not feel alive without vibrant, passionate love relationships in his life, and if his romantic urges are frustrated or if his intimate relationships become too tame or mellow, James Marsden will do something to stir up the flames. James Marsden relates naturally to fighting, competition, tumultuous conflict, and fiery lovemaking. He may be more selfish and demanding than he realizes.
James Marsden shares whatever he has freely and his friends know they can always count on James' generosity and support - both emotional and material. His good-hearted acceptance and tolerance of others' foibles goes a long way toward maintaining harmony in his relationships. James Marsden also has a lazy streak and sometimes avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it seems like too much trouble and too petty. James likes to socialize and will use any excuse to celebrate with friends. He cannot tolerate being overly restricted by his love partner, and encourages his partner's freedom as well.
James' pleasure-loving nature and his emotional and material generosity discussed above are counterbalanced by a certain caution or restraint in expressing his affection, and by a fear of heartache. At times James Marsden is likely to be the jovial, friendly, rather extravagant person mentioned previously, but at other times he is far more contained as described here. Because he is upbeat and fun-loving, people probably do not suspect how sensitive Marsden is to being left out or unappreciated.
Loyalty, fidelity and security are very important to James Marsden in love relationships. He is cautious about giving his heart away but true to the one who does win his love. His tastes are simple, even austere, and he does not appreciate frivolity. Marsden is interested in a person's character and inner qualities far more than in his or her appearance. Casual or superficial relationships do not interest James Marsden at all, for love seems to get deeper and richer and more satisfying for him with time.
James Marsden has a vivid imagination and is likely to imagine the most wonderful things, but he may over-idealize and tend to expect too much of love relationships. James tries to escape unpleasant experiences through fantasy and deception.
It is easy for James Marsden to show others the love he feels for them and he talks freely to them about his feelings. James likes nice surroundings and wants to beautify his environment as quickly as possible, once he has come up with an idea to do so.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini
Moon in 7th house
Moon Opposition Jupiter/Uranus
Moon Opposition N. Node/Asc.
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 12th house
Venus Opposition Mars
Venus Square Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Trine Saturn
Venus Conjunct Mercury/Neptune
Venus Conjunct Uranus/Asc.