Leonard Bernstein has frequent emotional outbursts due to his fiery temper and emotional impulsiveness. Bernstein expresses himself very directly and honestly and no one has to guess what his true feelings are. However, Leonard Bernstein dislikes showing any personal weakness or his need for support, comfort and nurturing. He is often impatient with himself and others. Leonard abhors emotional dependency and dislikes "complainers".
Leonard Bernstein inspires others to take positive action in their lives through his own enthusiasm and eagerness to meet life's challenges, and he is attracted to people who are adventurous, courageous and independent. Leonard is rather bossy but does not like to be with people that he can boss around too much. He enjoys a good fight sometimes. Relationships that are built on mutual respect and emotional freedom are ideal for Bernstein.
Leonard Bernstein becomes very cross if he lacks vigorous physical activity. Bernstein feels his best if he frequently "does battle" on the tennis or racquetball court (or engages in another form of competitive sport).
He is emotionally expressive and often dramatizes his feelings by acting them out or blowing them out of proportion. Leonard Bernstein cannot hide his instinctive emotional reactions to people or situations, and he does not make any pretenses about his personal sympathies or antipathies.
Leonard Bernstein has a childlike openness and playfulness that is very appealing to others but sometimes gets him into trouble, as Leonard takes risks on an impulse or a whim.
Leonard Bernstein has an inner poise and balance that enables him to act in a cool, efficient manner during emotional trauma and stress. He maintains his perspective and objectivity about highly charged emotional issues - sometimes to the chagrin of others who might wish that Bernstein would react more intensely. Leonard is quietly supportive and faithful to his friends and loved ones.
Leonard Bernstein tends to be emotional inhibited when he is with others and therefore appear rather aloof. Although he may feel lonely, Leonard is inclined to flee from crowds of people and to give the impression of needing protection.
Warmhearted and generous in love relationships, Leonard Bernstein cannot tolerate pettiness or stinginess in his partner. Leonard wants a hero to idolize and adore, someone to wholeheartedly admire and be proud of. Leonard Bernstein is tremendously loyal and devoted once he gives his heart to someone.
Leonard Bernstein craves love, appreciation and attention from others and hates to be ignored. He is rather susceptible to flattery and loves to feel special. Bernstein enjoys a touch of drama and color in his love relationships and he is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
Leonard is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling and people who can expand his horizons, teach him something, or show him places and worlds he has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with his love partner is important to him.
Moreover, Leonard Bernstein feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only for 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 intensely amorous and attractive to the opposite sex, and is not inclined to friendly platonic relationships. There is a great deal of tension in his love relationships - often because Leonard Bernstein puts his desires ahead of his partner's, and is impatient to have his love needs satisfied. The whole arena of love relationships, romance and sex is endlessly fascinating to Leonard Bernstein and he is not happy without a love partner. Bernstein can "burn himself out" by pouring so much of his energy into romance.
He is very romantic, idealistic and imaginative about love relationships. Leonard Bernstein yearns for his "true love" or "soul mate" and may become disappointed in those who never quite live up to his dream image of the perfect lover. Bernstein frequently fantasizes about love and often falls in love with someone he can only love from afar. He may avoid making a definite personal commitment. Gentle and sensitive, Leonard Bernstein does not like to be approached in a very direct or aggressive manner. He is attracted to those with artistic or mystical inclinations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aries
Moon in 5th house
Moon Trine Saturn
Moon Opposition Saturn/N. Node
Venus in Leo
Venus in 9th house
Venus Square Mars
Venus Conjunct Neptune