Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know his inner core, for James Garner only trusts and opens himself to a select few. Allowing himself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Garner.
James has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. James Garner has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to himself. It is important for James Garner to learn to forgive and let go, as well as to express his feelings openly and directly, rather than hiding or repressing them.
He is not content with superficial appearances and is always probing beneath the surface of things for hidden motives. James Garner has a great deal of emotional depth.
He is likely to be a great collector of things - a real pack rat in fact - for his belongings give James Garner a sense of security and continuity with the past, which is important to him. Antiques or articles with sentimental value from James' past are especially dear to him.
James Garner may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of his immediate circle.
He is prone to be overly indulgent, overly permissive, overly generous and disinclined to budget or diet or set reasonable limits for himself or others. Subconsciously James Garner feels entitled to bounty, and sees no reason to be deprived. At his worst, Garner can be greedy but insatiable, and addicted to "the good life". However, if other factors in his chart indicate a capacity for discipline and prudence, there is a positive side to James' emotional indulgence - Garner tends to be quite charitable and tolerant, freely giving and willing to embrace others despite their shortcomings.
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. James Garner insists on bringing feelings between people out into the open, for he craves real closeness and intimacy in his relationships, without barriers or secrets.
James has the ability to speak with his heart and soul and therefore to convince people. He is adaptable in both his thinking and speaking, but also changeable. In his work James Garner can be a fanatic, at times inconsiderate and expects too much of others.
James' emotional life seems to be overly intense and his sexuality is very strong. James Garner is likely to make many demands of his partner and he has to guard against possessiveness, jealousy and a tendency to force someone to love him.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, James Garner gives very selflessly and devotedly to those he loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon him. More compassionate than passionate, James Garner may become romantically involved with a person because he or she expresses a need for love, rather than out of mutual pleasure or attraction.
He is drawn to sensitive, imaginative, gentle souls - poets, musicians, dreamers - or to someone James feels he can have a deep spiritual relationship with. James Garner idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
When he cares about someone, James Garner likes to show his affection with small favors or tangible gestures.
James Garner also has considerable artistic or creative skill. In fact, James is suited for a profession involving beauty or pleasure or making people happy in one form or another.
It is absolutely essential for James Garner not to deceive himself when it comes to love relationships, romance, or the true nature of others. James tends to be in love with love, and can be incredibly naive and easily seduced. Confusion, disappointments, and regrettable mistakes in both emotional and financial matters may ensue. On the other hand, it is also possible that James Garner will use his attractiveness or charm to deceive others. Clarity, directness, honesty and realism regarding romantic relationships and people in general need to be developed.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 2nd house
Moon Quincunx Jupiter
Moon Trine Pluto
Moon Opposition Mercury/Pluto
Moon Opposition Venus/Pluto
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 6th house
Venus Quincunx Neptune