Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support. John Barrymore denies or ignores his own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept him if he appears "weak". He is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells himself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". John Barrymore needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with his "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, he may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. His feelings and loyalties run deep, but he often does not let people know how much he cares. John Barrymore also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.
He is likely to be a great collector of things - a real pack rat in fact - for his belongings give John Barrymore a sense of security and continuity with the past, which is important to him. Antiques or articles with sentimental value from John's past are especially dear to him.
John Barrymore 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.
John Barrymore takes offense rather quickly and his instincts are to fight, defend or act first, and ask questions later. He has a tendency for impatience, irritability and outbursts of temper, especially in response to minor frustrations. When he is not actively involved, he is not comfortable. John Barrymore actually prefers a rather rambunctious, feisty, competitive atmosphere to a peaceful one.
Emotionally, he is very vulnerable and tends to have his feelings hurt quite easily. He is very impressionable and inclined to suffer states of melancholy or depression. John Barrymore may choose a profession where he is allowed to be his own boss.
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 Barrymore 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 Barrymore, and he abhors jealousy and possessiveness since he feels that no person truly "belongs" to another. John Barrymore 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 Barrymore, and he has an innate sense of style, design and form. Socially as well good form and politeness are important to Barrymore and he instinctively avoids crudeness and dissonance.
He enjoys talking about love, relationships, art and the beautiful side of life. John Barrymore appreciates artistic people.
John Barrymore is warmly romantic and he openly expresses his appreciation and love of the opposite sex, though rarely in a crude or insensitive manner. He enjoys playing matchmaker and bringing people together romantically. Barrymore is likely to find fulfillment and harmony in love relationships because he knows what he wants and needs in a romantic sense and expresses his desires honestly.
John Barrymore experiences powerful, compelling emotional and sexual attractions, and he may feel that he has little choice or control over his desires. John Barrymore has an intense need for love and may be emotionally greedy or insatiable. His love relationships are passionate and often tumultuous and painful as well. Jealousy, power struggles or possessiveness can become areas of conflict in his relationships. On the positive side, John Barrymore can be unusually creative and bring about beneficial and healing changes in the lives of others, motivated by his deeply felt love.
John Barrymore tends to be a bit envious and is inclined to begrudge other people. Quite suspicious, he may misconceive the relationships or associations of others, and become dissatisfied himself. John could also be subject to improper liaisons.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 2nd house
Moon Opposition Mars
Moon Opposition Saturn/MC
Venus in Aquarius
Venus in 3rd house
Venus Trine Mars
Venus Square Pluto
Venus Conjunct Neptune/N. Node