Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know his inner core, for John Leslie only trusts and opens himself to a select few. Allowing himself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Leslie.
John has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. John Leslie has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to himself. It is important for John Leslie 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. John Leslie has a great deal of emotional depth.
John Leslie has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, John sometimes lets his emotions overpower his reasoning and logic, and consequently he is sometimes biased in his opinions. John Leslie is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way he comes across. John wears his heart on his sleeves and cannot hide his emotions.
John 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 Leslie 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.
Gregarious and fun loving, he is always out to have a good time. John Leslie tends to "play now, pay later" and is prone to overspend, overeat, drink too much, and in general overdo, and even more so when in the company of others. It is hard for John Leslie to say no, especially when Leslie's emotions or appetites are involved. Generous to a fault, he is likely to be very free both with money and with affection.
He is a sensitive soul and a dreamer who is very much attuned to the world of imagination and fantasy. John Leslie often retreats into his own inner world in order to escape the harshness of everyday living in the "real world". Gentle and often rather passive as well, he will not fight or assert himself, even when he needs to. John Leslie is very sympathetic and somewhat naive emotionally and must guard against being taken advantage of.
He is open and unconventional in his attitude towards love relationships, romance and sex. He enjoys socializing, bringing people together and having many friends of both sexes. John Leslie values friendship very highly and in fact, he is more comfortable being a friend than a lover. John desires an intellectual rapport or spiritual bond with his love partner, but deep intimacy and emotional bonding do not come easily to him. The traditional "husband" and "wife" roles do not appeal to Leslie, and he abhors jealousy and possessiveness since he feels that no person truly "belongs" to another. John Leslie appreciates relationships in which his love partner allows him plenty of freedom and is not very emotionally demanding.
Beautiful, elegant and harmonious surroundings are very important to John Leslie, and he has an innate sense of style, design and form. Socially as well good form and politeness are important to Leslie and he instinctively avoids crudeness and dissonance.
He enjoys talking about love, relationships, art and the beautiful side of life. John Leslie appreciates artistic people.
John Leslie shares whatever he has freely and his friends know they can always count on John's 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. John Leslie also has a lazy streak and sometimes avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it seems like too much trouble and too petty. John 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.
John Leslie 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 John frequently fantasizes about love and romance - he may avoid becoming intimately involved with anyone or making definite commitments. When it comes to love, Leslie can be evasive and dishonest with himself and others. Some of Leslie's love yearnings may be expressed through art, music or an involvement with mysticism.
His attitude could be a bit too optimistic, especially in regards to love relationships. John Leslie loves to day-dream and may have many romantic and erotic imaginations that never materialize. He may have a flair for writing beautiful love poems.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 1st house
Moon Square Venus
Moon Opposition Jupiter
Moon Conjunct Neptune
Venus in Aquarius
Venus in 3rd house
Venus Square Jupiter
Venus Square Neptune
Venus Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune