He is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others his feelings. Though he may love and care for someone a great deal, Jean Louis rarely expresses his feelings openly and freely. Very often Berthauldt's love for someone is expressed by his wish to help him, do something tangible to benefit him or serve him in some way.
It is also difficult for him to receive warmth, affection or appreciation, for he often feels that he does not really deserve it or that "they do not really mean it". Berthauldt may therefore come across as rather cool and aloof - much more so than he feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes Jean Louis difficult to live with. Jean Louis needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with himself.
Jean Louis may have traveled extensively in his early years, or something in his background may have enabled him to understand and identify with many different types of people or cultures.
Berthauldt has a craving for things that are far away and foreign, or that he has never experienced before. Jean Louis wants to completely immerse himself in the feelings and tastes of a new place, rather than simply acquire facts or an intellectual appreciation. Emotionally as well Jean Louis is restless and somewhat of a wanderer.
Some rather acute fears of being excluded, rejected, left out in the cold or separated from loved ones can make Jean Louis either extremely cautious about getting close to people or clingy toward whoever gives him any warmth or security. Jean Louis tends to withhold and clamp down on many of his feelings and craves nurturing and security, perhaps feeling that they are unacceptable or will never be satisfied. Learning to be open and trust others to nurture him is important to him. His earliest years, especially Berthauldt's relationships with his mother, will determine whether Jean Louis will overcome his fears or retreat behind a mask of self-sufficiency and indifference.
Jean Louis tends to surround himself with people who are gentle, sensitive, peace loving, and artistically or spiritually inclined, and there is a strong element of mutual compassion and sympathy in his personal relationships. It is easy for Jean Louis to tune in psychically to other people's feelings and emotional worlds. Jean Louis may share this type of telepathic link with his mother, sisters, or female friends in particular.
Jean Louis 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, Jean Louis will compromise a great deal to avoid any discord or conflict in his relationships. Jean Louis 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, Jean Louis wants an intellectual peer, an equal and a friend. He is attracted to people who have a certain finesse, delicacy and subtlety. Jean Louis appreciates good manners and refinement and is not happy with coarseness or bluntness in a person.
Promoting beauty, the arts or entertainment can make Jean Louis very happy. Jean Louis wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts or loving generosity. Jean Louis may be "married to" his work - namely he may be more involved in his career than in his private life. Berthauldt is a natural host or diplomat.
Jean Louis has a very romantic, idealistic vision of love relationships and may be disillusioned to discover that no real, flesh-and-blood human being ever quite lives up to his dream image of the "perfect love". Though Jean Louis frequently fantasizes about love and romance - he may avoid becoming intimately involved with anyone or making definite commitments. When it comes to love, Berthauldt can be evasive and dishonest with himself and others. Some of Berthauldt's love yearnings may be expressed through art, music or an involvement with mysticism.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 9th house
Moon Opposition Saturn
Moon Sextile Neptune
Venus in Libra
Venus in 10th house
Venus Square Neptune