Josh 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. Josh Lucas 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.
Josh Lucas 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 Lucas. The strong, silent partner is not for him.
Josh Lucas may have done extensive traveling in his early years, or in some way had a background which enables him to understand and identify with many different types of people or cultures.
Lucas has a craving for things which are far away and foreign or for things he has never experienced before. Josh Lucas wants to completely immerse himself in the feelings and tastes of a new place, rather than simply have facts or an intellectual appreciation. Emotionally, too, Josh is restless and something of a wanderer.
Gregarious and fun loving, he is always out to have a good time. Josh Lucas tends to "play now, pay later" and is prone to overspend, overeat, drink too much, and in general overdo, and even more so when in the company of others. It is hard for Josh Lucas to say no, especially when Lucas' emotions or appetites are involved. Generous to a fault, he is likely to be very free both with money and with affection.
There is another side to Josh Lucas as well, a rather introverted, self-contained, even pessimistic side which tempers his good cheer and generosity, as discussed below.
Serious and emotionally reserved, Josh Lucas was probably never an exuberant, playful child, and he rarely expresses himself in a spontaneous, childlike manner. He is cautious about letting others get close to him and sometimes withdraws from people altogether. At times, Josh Lucas feels lonely or isolated, even when he is with people. Learning to appreciate his own company and find satisfying solitary activities is essential to Josh's emotional well-being.
Emotionally he is very sensitive, dreamy, gentle and easily influenced. If he is with harmonious people and in congenial surroundings, Josh Lucas flourishes, but negative people or dissonant energies very quickly bring him down. His emotional boundaries tend to be very loose and permeable. Josh Lucas feels what others feel, and physically he is very open and impressionable. Standing up for himself, saying no when he wants to, as well as recognizing and respecting others' limitations and boundaries are important lessons for Josh Lucas to learn. Josh Lucas should beware of a tendency for martyrdom out of pity for others' problems.
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. Josh Lucas insists on bringing feelings between people out into the open, for he craves real closeness and intimacy in his relationships, without barriers or secrets.
He is hot-tempered and tends to get annoyed and angered easily. Very competitive, Josh Lucas is always willing to take on any challenge. Tact and diplomacy are not of his strong points and Josh must learn to master his irritability and quarrelsomeness.
His sense of reality is a bit weak; Lucas tends to daydream and lose himself in his plans. He is likely to be preoccupied with fantasies or ideas that help him escape the ordinary. Always looking for ideal relationships, Josh may be drawn to philanthropic associations.
Josh has an instinctive understanding of other people and is very sympathetic toward them. Relationships are very important to Josh Lucas, and he is likely to feel a strong inner bond with many of his friends.
In a love relationship, Josh Lucas is more interested in the person's sense of humor and intelligence than in her physique. Josh likes a partner who is mentally alive and keeps him guessing and Josh Lucas becomes restless and bored with someone who never asks questions, changes or surprises him. It is very important to Josh Lucas' happiness to talk, share ideas, go places together and learn new things together. Josh Lucas needs ample social stimulation, is somewhat of a flirt, and likes to have many friends of both sexes. Lucas finds a possessive, jealous partner very stifling.
Josh is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling, and to people who can expand his horizons, teach him something, or show Lucas places and worlds he has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with his love partner is important to him.
Also, Josh Lucas feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only with his own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of his.
He is open and progressive in his attitude towards love relationships and romance, and spontaneous and free in the way he expresses his love. Josh Lucas is always willing to experiment and try anything new that his partner suggests, and he enjoys being surprised. A relationship in which both Josh and his partner have a good deal of freedom and independence will hold Lucas' interest much more than a safe, predictable one.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini
Moon in 9th house
Moon Opposition Jupiter
Moon aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Moon Conjunct Saturn
Moon Opposition Neptune
Moon Trine Pluto
Moon Opposition Mars/Asc.
Moon Opposition Jupiter/Neptune
Moon Opposition N. Node/Asc.
Venus in Gemini
Venus in 9th house
Venus Trine Uranus