Though Bruce may seem breezy, independent and freedom loving (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is in fact not completely happy without a partner. He enjoys being on the move and exploring new territory, but wants a traveling companion! Bruce yearns for fulfilling, yet non-restricting relationships.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Lenny Bruce instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Lenny does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Bruce since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Bruce will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Lenny Bruce, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Lenny Bruce invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Lenny Bruce seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Bruce perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Lenny Bruce appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Lenny Bruce fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Lenny. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Lenny Bruce also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Bruce dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Bruce. Lenny Bruce has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Lenny Bruce may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Lenny Bruce tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Lenny Bruce has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
At times Lenny Bruce may feel an uncontrollable urge to radically alter his direction in life or to act in ways that seem eccentric or at least highly atypical. When his life becomes too predictable, Lenny may do something to upset the status quo, sometimes without realizing why or how he is doing it. These impulses may seem at odds with his conscious intent and desires for himself, and can be unsettling. However, there is a streak of unconventionality and creative genius in Lenny Bruce that needs to be expressed now and then.
Lenny Bruce has a harmonious balance between his body, soul and spirit. He enjoys intellectual challenges from others, but tends to form his own mental attitudes and philosophies of life. He may be interested in studying human nature and matters of health.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Quincunx Uranus
Sun Conjunct Mercury/MC