Though Kris Kristofferson seems powerful and intense in a quiet sort of way (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is really quite soft, sentimental and vulnerable inside.
Kris has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Kristofferson to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Kristofferson tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Kris likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Kris Kristofferson has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Kris Kristofferson than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Kris Kristofferson takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Kris Kristofferson feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Kris Kristofferson needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Kris Kristofferson becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Kris Kristofferson functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Kristofferson often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Kris Kristofferson also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Kristofferson's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
Kris Kristofferson craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable or taboo. Kris may hide his interests or inclinations, except from those who know him very intimately. Kris Kristofferson is rarely content with himself and his life, and he has an inner urge to continually delve deeper than ever before. Kris is also highly interested in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Kris Kristofferson is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Kris does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Kristofferson, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Although Kris Kristofferson prefers harmony and accord, he also has a confrontational side.
He is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Kris Kristofferson has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Kris Kristofferson has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 8th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun aspects Venus and Mars
Sun Conjunct Mars