Emotional outbursts are frequent with Louis Armstrong due to his fiery temper and emotional impulsiveness. Armstrong expresses himself very directly and honestly and no one has to guess what his true feelings are. However, Louis Armstrong dislikes showing any personal weaknesses or needs for support, comfort, and nurturing. He is often impatient with himself and with others. Louis abhors emotional dependency and dislike "complainers".
Louis Armstrong inspires others to take positive action in their lives by his own enthusiasm and eagerness to meet life's challenges, and he is attracted to people who are adventurous, courageous, and independent. Louis is rather bossy, but he does not like to be with people that he can boss around too much. He enjoys a good fight sometimes. Relationships that are built upon mutual respect and emotional freedom are ideal for Armstrong.
Louis Armstrong becomes very cross if he does not have enough vigorous physical activity. Armstrong will feels his best if he "does battle" on the tennis or racquetball court (or engages in some other competitive sport) frequently.
His own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Louis, and it is often difficult for him to share with others what he is feeling.
Louis Armstrong frequently withdraws from contact with the world, and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of his.
Armstrong identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and he wants to help them or care for them in some way.
Louis Armstrong takes offense rather quickly and his instincts are to fight, defend, or act first, and ask questions later. Impatience, irritability and bursts of temper, especially in response to minor frustrations, are rather common with him. When Armstrong is not actively involved, he is not comfortable. Louis Armstrong actually prefers a rather rambunctious, feisty, competitive atmosphere to a peaceful one.
Although Armstrong gets hot under the collar rather easily (as mentioned above), he also has a certain degree of emotional self-control and composure which enables Louis Armstrong to rein in some of his more aggressive tendencies. This side of his is described below.
Louis Armstrong often feels that he must do something or be something other than what he is in order to receive approval and acceptance from others. He is very sensitive to criticism and easily feels left out or neglected, and though he may appear cool or distant, Armstrong actually cares very much about being included. Because he is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Louis Armstrong to withdraw into a shell rather than risk the emotional bumps and bruises that can occur when he lets others really know him in an intimate, personal way. His reserve and caution make establishing close emotional relationships with others difficult, and Louis Armstrong becomes much attached to the few people he considers "real friends". Armstrong can gain inner security and strength through periods of solitude if he views them as times to nourish himself and develop his own interests, rather than as times of loneliness.
In addition to Louis' rather introverted, serious, or self-contained side, he has a wild streak and urge for emotional freedom that breaks through erratically. Louis Armstrong craves both stability and excitement, and the conflict between these two impulses can make Armstrong rather tense and irritable. However, they can also balance one another. His more free and unpredictable side will now be described.
He is uninhibited and spontaneous and will often do something unexpected or humorous in order to loosen people up and get them out of their ruts. Louis Armstrong craves emotional stimulation, excitement, surprises, and anything new. Armstrong also loves to feel free and unfettered.
Emotionally excitable, Armstrong tends to act impulsively and make rash decisions without thinking of the consequences. Others may see Louis as an eccentric, somewhat selfish and unpredictable. Louis Armstrong seems to attract sudden upsetting experiences.
Louis Armstrong thinks big and is insatiably curious. He is interested in many fields, is talkative and a pleasant conversationalist. Kind, easy-going and optimistic, Armstrong has good comprehension and excellent command of language.
Louis Armstrong has a strong desire for genuine understanding with others and finds it easy to share his feelings with them. His feelings toward others are very loving and Louis is likely to have a lot in common with many of his friends.
He is quietly devoted and faithful to his loved ones, and often becomes a kind of servant to his love partner. Louis Armstrong is more comfortable showing love for someone by doing something for them, making something for them, or simply being there for them - rather than telling them so in a romantic, soul-stirring sort of way. He is timid about expressing too much sentiment or emotion. Louis Armstrong also underestimates his attractiveness and lovability and doubts his own worthiness to receive love and appreciation.
Louis Armstrong loves romance and wishes that the honeymoon phase of his love relationships would last forever! Armstrong needs dramatic romantic gestures and displays of affection from his partner, and he wants to feel very, very special, like a royalty, to his beloved. Louis Armstrong also has an artistic flair and he enjoys creating art or beauty in some form.
Louis Armstrong appreciates beautiful surroundings and congenial company, and though he enjoys helping people, Louis Armstrong will rarely put himself out too much in order to do so. He is good-humored and generous at heart but inclined to be lazy.
Louis' pleasure-loving nature and his emotional and material generosity discussed above are counterbalanced by a certain caution or restraint in expressing his affection, and by a fear of heartache. At times Louis Armstrong is likely to be the jovial, friendly, rather extravagant person mentioned previously, but at other times he is far more contained as described here. Because he is upbeat and fun-loving, people probably do not suspect how sensitive Armstrong is to being left out or unappreciated.
Loyalty, fidelity, and security are very important to Louis Armstrong in love relationships. He is cautious about giving his heart away but true to the one who does win his love. His tastes are simple, even austere, and he does not appreciate frivolity. Armstrong is interested in a person's character and inner qualities far more than their appearance. Casual or superficial relationships do not interest Louis Armstrong at all, for love seems to get deeper and richer and more satisfying for him with time.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aries
Moon in 12th house
Moon Opposition Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Saturn
Moon Square Saturn
Moon aspects Saturn and Uranus
Moon Trine Uranus
Moon Opposition Sun/Uranus
Moon Opposition Mercury/Jupiter
Moon Opposition Venus/N. Node
Venus in Virgo
Venus in 5th house
Venus Trine Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Trine Saturn