Emotional outbursts are frequent with Mark Twain due to his fiery temper and emotional impulsiveness. Twain expresses himself very directly and honestly and no one has to guess what his true feelings are. However, Mark Twain dislikes showing any personal weaknesses or needs for support, comfort, and nurturing. He is often impatient with himself and with others. Mark abhors emotional dependency and dislike "complainers".
Mark Twain 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. Mark 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 Twain.
Mark Twain becomes very cross if he does not have enough vigorous physical activity. Twain will feels his best if he "does battle" on the tennis or racquetball court (or engages in some other competitive sport) frequently.
He is emotionally expressive and often dramatizes his feelings, acting them out or blowing them out of proportion. Mark Twain cannot hide his instinctive emotional reactions to people or situations, and he does not make any pretenses about his personal sympathies or antipathies.
Mark Twain has a childlike openness and playfulness which is very appealing to others, but which sometimes gets him into trouble, as Mark takes risks on impulse or whim.
He is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Mark Twain 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 Twain's motto.
Although he is impetuous and easily provoked (as mentioned above), Mark Twain also has a good-natured, live-and-let-live attitude and a sense of humor, which balances that. While hotheaded at times, he is usually a good sport.
Mark Twain has a buoyant, cheerful disposition and he reaches out to others in a warm, open, friendly way. His emotional generosity and lack of pettiness is well known among his circle of friends, and people often seek Mark out for help, sympathy, or advice. Mark Twain is always willing to overlook others' faults, and he overdoes sometimes his charitableness.
His emotions are very intense, but often hidden. Like a volcano, one minute Mark Twain seems quite peaceful and the next he is exploding with great force and unexpected fury. The intensity of his reactions often surprises even him. Mark has tremendous zeal and tends to be an emotional fanatic about things he cares about. His feelings and desires can be so compelling that he does things against his better judgment and reason. Twain can also be very manipulative, in a subtle way. His personal relationships are deeply emotional, passionate, and often stormy and painful as well.
His emotional excitability is very strong and Twain tends to be high-strung and impatient. Mark Twain knows what he wants to accomplish, he forges ahead and brooks no interference. Domineering and forceful, it is not easy for Mark Twain to back down gracefully when he is confronted.
In love relationships, Mark Twain seeks companionship and friendship with someone who is fun-loving, playful, and open to adventure and new experiences. He enjoys traveling together, meeting new people, making new friends. Honeymooning in a distant place appeals to Mark, and he is also attracted to foreigners or someone with a totally different background than his. Mark Twain supports his partner in taking risks and making positive changes, rather than preserving the status quo. He also very much wants relationships with a partner who will encourage his own aspirations and dreams. It is very important to Mark that he has a spiritual or intellectual rapport with his love partner, perhaps more important than the emotional/physical relationships. Mark Twain is not especially sentimental and his love partner may feel that he is too casual and not serious or romantic enough.
For Mark Twain, caring and affection must be expressed tangibly, and he loves giving and receiving gifts. Mark values luxury, comfort, and elegance very highly and appreciates beautiful things. He can be self-indulgent and extravagant. Being overly possessive of people he loves and of his belongings is something Mark Twain needs to beware of.
His attitude is positive and harmonious and Mark Twain impresses others as a very caring individual. He is very friendly and pleasant when he is with other people and knows how to make himself popular. He is likely to have a very happy family life.
Mark Twain tends to be somewhat hypocritical and artificial and may even fool himself at times. His desires are likely to be a bit unrealistic and he may tries to hide his deception from others as well as from himself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aries
Moon in 5th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Jupiter
Moon Square Jupiter
Moon Conjunct Pluto
Moon Opposition Mars/MC
Venus in Sagittarius
Venus in 2nd house
Venus Opposition Jupiter/N. Node
Venus Conjunct Neptune/Asc.