Though Mayer may seem breezy, independent and freedom loving (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is in fact not completely happy without a partner. He enjoys being on the move and exploring new territory, but wants a traveling companion! Mayer yearns for fulfilling, yet non-restricting relationships.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. John Mayer instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, John does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Mayer since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Mayer will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to John Mayer, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
John Mayer invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. John Mayer seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Mayer perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. John Mayer appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If John Mayer fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to John. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
John Mayer also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Mayer dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
His career, reputation, and public image are very important to Mayer. John Mayer has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy him; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. John Mayer may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
John Mayer tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. John Mayer has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. John Mayer often feels that he needs to fight to get what he wants, and he tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. He is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
He is well aware of his limitations and has a strong desire to go his own way in life. There is a note of gravity to John's personality and he appears somewhat somber. It is not easy for John Mayer to relax and enjoy and he prefers to work in seclusion.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Square Mars
Sun Conjunct Saturn/Asc.