Kirk 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. Kirk Douglas 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.
Kirk Douglas avoids heavy, demanding emotional relationships and he is wary of making personal commitments.
He needs plenty of mental stimulation and he feels close to people with whom he can share thoughts and mental interests. Conversation is very important to Douglas. The strong, silent type of partner is not for him.
He is emotionally expressive and often dramatizes his feelings, acting them out or blowing them out of proportion. Kirk Douglas cannot hide his instinctive emotional reactions to people or situations, and he does not make any pretenses about his personal sympathies or antipathies.
Kirk Douglas has a childlike openness and playfulness which is very appealing to others, but which sometimes gets him into trouble, as Kirk takes risks on impulse or whim.
He is uninhibited and spontaneous and will often do something unexpected or humorous in order to loosen people up and get them out of their ruts. Kirk Douglas craves emotional stimulation, excitement, surprises, and anything new. Douglas also loves to feel free and unfettered.
Kirk Douglas has a strong desire for genuine understanding with others and finds it easy to share his feelings with them. His feelings toward others are very loving and Kirk is likely to have a lot in common with many of his friends.
In love relationships, Kirk Douglas desires a deep, intense, passionate union with his beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. Kirk "marries" the person he loves at a very deep emotional level, and is often extremely possessive and jealous of any threat to that union. Douglas can be very demanding with his love partner. Kirk Douglas tends to be somewhat suspicious of even platonic, friendly relationships his partner has. If he is ever betrayed, Kirk Douglas is capable of hating with as much force and intensity as he once loved. He is attracted to people who have an aura of mystery about them.
Kirk is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling, and to people who can expand his horizons, teach him something, or show Douglas places and worlds he has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with his love partner is important to him.
Also, Kirk Douglas 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.
His love feelings are easily aroused and his romantic relationships begin with a sudden electric attraction, but they often end abruptly, and Douglas may be in and out of love relationships - especially in his younger years. Kirk Douglas craves emotional excitement and he needs to feel spontaneous and free, so he may avoid making firm personal commitments. Unusual or nontraditional forms of love and relationships appeal to Douglas, and he is attracted to unique, creative, or unstable people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini
Moon in 5th house
Moon Trine Uranus
Moon Opposition Venus/N. Node
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 9th house
Venus Square Uranus