Lionel Richie has frequent emotional outbursts due to his fiery temper and emotional impulsiveness. Richie expresses himself very directly and honestly and no one has to guess what his true feelings are. However, Lionel Richie dislikes showing any personal weakness or his need for support, comfort and nurturing. He is often impatient with himself and others. Lionel abhors emotional dependency and dislikes "complainers".
Lionel Richie 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. Lionel 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 Richie.
Lionel Richie becomes very cross if he lacks vigorous physical activity. Richie feels his best if he frequently "does battle" on the tennis or racquetball court (or engages in another form of competitive sport).
Richie depends a great deal upon other people for emotional support and he has a large "family" of friends who care about him and treat him as kin. The women in Lionel's life are particularly important to him, and his relationships with them have a powerful impact on his sense of security and happiness. Lionel Richie may be overly dependent and unsure of himself without a close partner.
Lionel Richie has a good-natured disposition and an affectionate and cordial manner. Charming, optimistic and outgoing, he is warm and friendly to everyone he meets. Richie is at peace with the world and want to share his feelings with his friends and acquaintances.
Sensitive and sentimental, Lionel Richie is deeply attached to his family, old friends, familiar places and the past. He is romantic and tender in love relationships, and it is of utmost importance to Richie to remember birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals and other personally significant days. Lionel Richie seeks caring, emotional support, and security in his love relationships. Lionel likes to be needed, as well as to cherish and protect his loved ones, of whom he is somewhat possessive.
Promoting beauty, the arts or entertainment can make Lionel Richie very happy. Lionel wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts or loving generosity. Lionel Richie may be "married to" his work - namely he may be more involved in his career than in his private life. Richie is a natural host or diplomat.
Lionel Richie has a very romantic, idealistic vision of love relationships and may be disillusioned to discover that no real, flesh-and-blood human being ever quite lives up to his dream image of the "perfect love". Though Lionel frequently fantasizes about love and romance - he may avoid becoming intimately involved with anyone or making definite commitments. When it comes to love, Richie can be evasive and dishonest with himself and others. Some of Richie's love yearnings may be expressed through art, music or an involvement with mysticism.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aries
Moon in 7th house
Moon Conjunct Venus/Jupiter
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 10th house
Venus Square Neptune