John does not appear to be an intensely emotional or sentimental person, and he is often unaware of his own or other people's deeper feelings and emotional needs. Tears and tantrums bewilder him and make him very uncomfortable. John McEnroe would rather settle differences by talking things out reasonably and rationally, but he tends to ignore or poke fun at any attempt to probe his own or others' inner depths.
John McEnroe avoids heavy, demanding emotional relationships and is wary of making personal commitments.
He needs ample mental stimulation and feels close to people with whom he can share thoughts and intellectual interests. Conversation is very important to McEnroe. The strong, silent partner is not for him.
Though he wants close relationships very much, John McEnroe often closes himself off and does not really trust others who may wish to get to know him. McEnroe is very wholehearted in his feelings and responses to people, and he wants all or nothing from the people he cares for.
John McEnroe feels that he must always be doing something, and he becomes impatient and irritable if he has to slow down or wait for anything. A stormy home life may be the result of his own tendency to fight for what he wants, rather than compromise. John may not realize how competitive he is.
Although John McEnroe was portrayed above as being assertive and combative, he also has a diametrically opposed tendency - namely the urge to escape all contention and ugliness. This may mellow John's fiery reactions somewhat, or he may seesaw between the two. His softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
Highly sensitive and rather easily taken in, John McEnroe needs to beware of deceiving himself and allowing others to take advantage of his impressionability or gentleness. Daydreaming, fantasizing, or other forms of imaginative, escapist behavior (such as watching television excessively or living his life through romance novels) could be something of an addiction for McEnroe. John McEnroe tends to confuse images with reality and needs to learn to be more circumspect and discriminating. Disappointments through women and in close relationships may occur if McEnroe does not.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, John McEnroe gives very selflessly and devotedly to those he loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon him. More compassionate than passionate, John McEnroe may become romantically involved with a person because he or she expresses a need for love, rather than out of mutual pleasure or attraction.
He is drawn to sensitive, imaginative, gentle souls - poets, musicians, dreamers - or to someone John feels he can have a deep spiritual relationship with. John McEnroe idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
John McEnroe loves romance and wishes that the honeymoon phase of his love relationships would last forever! McEnroe needs dramatic romantic gestures and displays of affection from his partner, and he wants to feel very, very special, like a royalty, to his beloved. John McEnroe also has an artistic flair and he enjoys creating art or beauty in some form.
He may be subject to periodic changes of mood, is serious, somewhat somber, and he seems to lack confidence in himself and could have trouble giving of his. John McEnroe tends to avoid close relationships, expecting to be disappointed if he lets anyone come too close.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini
Moon in 8th house
Moon Conjunct Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Quincunx Neptune
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 5th house
Venus Conjunct Moon/Saturn