Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support. John McCain 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 McCain 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 McCain also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.
John has strong attachments to his past, the place where he grew up, his heritage, and family traditions. In fact, John McCain may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that he learned as a child. McCain's tie to his mother is very strong and John McCain also seeks nurturing and protection from his spouse and other family members as well.
John McCain feels that little, daily acts of caring and thoughtfulness are essential to the happiness and success of relationships and he knows how to make others feel accepted, loved and cherished. He enjoys good relationships with women.
His intimate and close personal relationships are often intense, highly-charged and difficult, as they trigger deep emotional responses in John McCain that have more to do with unsatisfied hungers and unmet childhood needs than with the present situation. He may feel like a voracious, bottomless pit when it comes to nurturing and emotional reassurance, and McCain's neediness often drives others away. When John McCain does let himself feel close to another human being, painful, long-buried feelings bubble to the surface as do - perhaps - grief at the losses he suffered or anger at the neglect or hurt he endured. He may also reenact these situations in his present day relationships, in an unconscious effort to resolve and heal old issues. McCain will do a lot of cleansing if he can listen to what his feelings are telling him. If not, John McCain will simply have a tumultuous, passionate and stormy emotional life.
He is quietly devoted and faithful to his loved ones and often becomes subservient to his love partner. John McCain is more comfortable showing his love by doing or making something for his loved one, or simply being there for her, rather than by making any romantic, soul-stirring declarations. He is timid about expressing too much sentiment or emotion. John McCain also underestimates his attractiveness and lovability and doubts his own worthiness of love and appreciation.
John McCain often hides his affection, or finds his feelings difficult to express or get across to the person he loves. Being openly affectionate and trusting often does not seem safe to John. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. John McCain may get involved in secret love relationships or fall in love with a person who is quite unavailable to him. Love and sacrifice often seem to go hand in hand for John McCain - having to give something up to be with the one he loves, or having to relinquish some person or some aspect of an important love relationship.
Feelings of loneliness, extreme shyness and/or the fear of rejection plague John McCain and may well inhibit him from expressing warmth and affection in an open way. Denying himself pleasure, comfort, and "nice things" due to feelings of unworthiness can also limit the joy John allows himself. Heartache and a loss of love in his life - perhaps while quite young - will serve to either close his heart to love or cause him to deeply cherish the friends and love he receives from others. The saying that "true love is hard to find" is certainly true for John McCain, but he will value it tremendously when it does come into his life.
The feeling that "there is not enough for me" may cause him to be very frugal and stingy with money as well.
He is very romantic, idealistic and imaginative about love relationships. John McCain yearns for his "true love" or "soul mate" and may become disappointed in those who never quite live up to his dream image of the perfect lover. McCain frequently fantasizes about love and often falls in love with someone he can only love from afar. He may avoid making a definite personal commitment. Gentle and sensitive, John McCain does not like to be approached in a very direct or aggressive manner. He is attracted to those with artistic or mystical inclinations.
John McCain has a vivid imagination and is likely to imagine the most wonderful things, but he may over-idealize and tend to expect too much of love relationships. John tries to escape unpleasant experiences through fantasy and deception.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 4th house
Moon Trine Venus
Moon Opposition Pluto
Venus in Virgo
Venus in 12th house
Venus Opposition Saturn
Venus Conjunct Neptune
Venus Conjunct Mercury/Neptune