Tenderhearted and sympathetic to an unusual degree, Jonas Salk has an understanding of other people's feelings and needs which borders on telepathy. Jonas Salk is extremely compassionate and cannot bear to see any fellow creature - human or animal - suffer. Because of his kindness and nonjudgmental attitude, people suffering from pain or confusion are drawn to Salk for help, which he readily gives. Sometimes Salk's soft-heartedness is taken advantage of.
He is a gentle, poetic soul and has a great love and affinity for music. Because many of his feelings are vague and he cannot easily verbalize how he experiences life, music seems a natural language for Salk. He is also extremely romantic and often "in love with love".
Jonas has strong attachments to his past, the place where he grew up, his heritage, and family traditions. In fact, Jonas Salk may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that he learned as a child. Salk's tie to his mother is very strong and Jonas Salk also seeks nurturing and protection from his spouse and other family members as well.
Jonas Salk has an inner poise and balance that enables him to act in a cool, efficient manner during emotional trauma and stress. He maintains his perspective and objectivity about highly charged emotional issues - sometimes to the chagrin of others who might wish that Salk would react more intensely. Jonas is quietly supportive and faithful to his friends and loved ones.
He enjoys emotional intensity and is attracted to the mysterious, the unknown, and dangerous or challenging experiences that draw on all of his inner resources. He is able to handle an emotional crisis very well and is interested in the underlying root of emotional problems and how to cure them. Jonas Salk insists on bringing feelings between people out into the open, for he craves real closeness and intimacy in his relationships, without barriers or secrets.
Jonas Salk has a strong sense of duty, is serious and tends to see everything on the dark side. Jonas should guard against emotional inhibition and depression. He prefers to lead a secluded, modest and simple life.
Jonas Salk tends to be a loner and is inclined to suppress his feelings. Other people think they know Jonas, but they never really do. At times he may withdraw too much and may alienate others. Jonas Salk is also somewhat biased and may be torn by inner conflicts.
In love relationships, Jonas Salk seeks companionship and friendship with someone who is fun loving, playful and open to adventure and new experiences. He enjoys traveling together, meeting new people and making new friends. Honeymooning in a distant location appeals to Jonas, and he is also attracted to foreigners or people with diametrically different backgrounds than his own. Jonas Salk supports his partner in taking risks and making positive changes, rather than preserving the status quo. He also very much wants a partner who will encourage his own aspirations and dreams. It is very important to Jonas that he have a spiritual or intellectual rapport with his love partner, perhaps more important than the emotional/physical aspect. Jonas Salk is not especially sentimental and his love partner may feel that he is too casual and not serious or romantic enough.
Salk is very much aware of his personal appearance, attractiveness, and charm, and he can be rather narcissistic. On the other hand, Jonas Salk is concerned with getting along with others and he has a pleasing, agreeable manner that people find quite appealing. Jonas uses tact or charm to get what he wants rather than intense effort or force. His desire for love and affection colors everything Jonas Salk does.
Jonas Salk loves to laugh, celebrate, and to enjoy himself with his companions. Emotionally open and easygoing, Jonas considers just about anyone a friend or potential friend. His good humor and friendliness make him quite popular and well-liked. At times, Jonas Salk overdoes the festivities, but he rarely regrets this.
He needs a lot of emotional and romantic stimulation, and may not be very interested in having just one mate or love partner. Variety, excitement, spontaneity, and freedom are quite important to Jonas, and "settling down" is not that appealing. Jonas Salk tends to surround himself with unusual, creative, unconventional people that keep his life lively. Music or dancing or both play an important part in Salk's life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Pisces
Moon in 4th house
Moon Trine Saturn
Moon Trine Pluto
Moon Opposition Sun/Saturn
Moon Opposition Sun/Pluto
Venus in Sagittarius
Venus in 1st house
Venus Sextile Jupiter
Venus Sextile Uranus