He is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others his feelings. Though he may love and care for someone a great deal, Laurence Olivier rarely expresses those feelings openly and freely. Very often Olivier's love for someone will be expressed by trying to help them, doing something tangible to benefit them, or serving them in some way.
It is also difficult for him to receive warmth, affection, or appreciation, for he often feels that he does not really deserve it or that "they do not really mean it". Olivier can therefore seem rather cool and aloof, much more so than he feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes Laurence difficult to live with. Laurence Olivier needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with himself.
He is emotionally expressive and often dramatizes his feelings, acting them out or blowing them out of proportion. Laurence Olivier cannot hide his instinctive emotional reactions to people or situations, and he does not make any pretenses about his personal sympathies or antipathies.
Laurence Olivier has a childlike openness and playfulness which is very appealing to others, but which sometimes gets him into trouble, as Laurence takes risks on impulse or whim.
He is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Laurence Olivier cannot tolerate self-pity or passivity, and he can be rather brusque with others' emotional problems. "Stop crying and do something about it" might be Olivier's motto.
Laurence has intense desires and feelings and his personal relationships are deeply emotional, passionate, and often stormy and painful as well. Laurence Olivier has powerful magnetic relationships with those he cares about, and he could become emotionally obsessed by another person. His feelings can become so urgent and compelling that he does things that are not rational. Laurence Olivier undergoes periodic emotional upheavals and purging, when he must break all ties, release the past and begin anew.
Laurence Olivier has a somewhat excitable disposition and his moods and thoughts change rapidly. Enterprising, original and intuitive, Laurence Olivier has an instinctive correct grasp of a subject. He is intellectual, resents interference and it is hard to deceive him.
Laurence Olivier has a warm-hearted and cordial disposition and his feelings toward others are very deep and filled with love. Laurence goes out of his way to be agreeable and should have little trouble getting ahead in life.
His love feelings and desires are easily aroused but it may be difficult to sustain his romantic interest in relationships after the initial, exciting "chase and conquest". Laurence Olivier enjoys a partner who is dynamic and alive, someone with a strong independent streak, and he does not like things to become too peaceful or predictable in the love arena. Laurence wants to see sparks fly once in awhile, even if that means instigating a fight.
Laurence Olivier often hides his affection, or finds his feelings difficult to express or get across to the person he loves. Being openly affectionate and trusting often does not seem safe to Laurence. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. Laurence Olivier may get involved in secret love relationships or fall in love with a person who is quite unavailable to him. Love and sacrifice often seem to go hand in hand for Laurence Olivier - having to give something up to be with the one he loves, or having to relinquish some person or some aspect of an important love relationship.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 5th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon Square Pluto
Moon Opposition Mercury/Uranus
Moon Opposition Venus/MC
Venus in Aries
Venus in 12th house