Marquis de Sade
He is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others his feelings. Though he may love and care for someone a great deal, Marquis de Sade rarely expresses his feelings openly and freely. Very often Marquis de Sade's love for someone is expressed by his wish to help him, do something tangible to benefit him or serve him in some way.
It is also difficult for him to receive warmth, affection or appreciation, for he often feels that he does not really deserve it or that "they do not really mean it". Marquis de Sade may therefore come across as rather cool and aloof - much more so than he feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes de Sade difficult to live with. Marquis de Sade needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with himself.
Marquis de Sade works well with the public and has an instinct for what the public wants and will respond to. Having a "nest" is not especially important to de Sade, and he may invest more of his emotional energy into his career or public life than in his private life. He is likely to be engaged in providing and caring for others in a professional capacity.
Marquis de Sade has a buoyant, cheerful disposition and he reaches out to others in a warm, open and friendly way. His emotional generosity and lack of pettiness is well known among his circle of friends, and people often seek de Sade out for help, sympathy or advice. Marquis de Sade is always willing to overlook others' faults, and he sometimes overdoes his charitableness.
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 rut. Marquis de Sade craves emotional stimulation, excitement, surprises and anything new. Marquis de Sade also loves to feel free and unfettered.
He is inclined to be somewhat gloomy, is easily offended, and he tries to suppress the jealousy he may feel. Marquis de Sade may have been brought up to sacrifice and forego a lot of things, making him a bit hard and unyielding in later life.
de Sade has an instinctive understanding of other people and is very sympathetic toward them. Relationships are very important to Marquis de Sade, and he is likely to feel a strong inner bond with many of his friends.
Sensitive and sentimental, Marquis de Sade 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 Marquis de Sade to remember birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals and other personally significant days. Marquis de Sade seeks caring, emotional support, and security in his love relationships. de Sade likes to be needed, as well as to cherish and protect his loved ones, of whom he is somewhat possessive.
de Sade 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, Marquis de Sade 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 Marquis de Sade 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 Marquis de Sade and he is not happy without a love partner. Marquis de Sade can "burn himself out" by pouring so much of his energy into romance.
Intimacy does not come easily to Marquis de Sade and he may appear cold or unfeeling to others due to his emotional reserve and caution. Perhaps due to painful relationships and separations in his early life, Marquis de Sade does not trust others very easily and it takes a long time to break down all of his barriers and defenses. He may feel that he has few friends or people that really care about him. Marquis de Sade needs to learn to value and love himself more and to express his appreciation for others more openly.
He is strongly attracted to the opposite sex and his relationships tend to be harmonious. Marquis de Sade will probably marry for love and his mate will be a friend to him as well as a lover. The atmosphere in his family life is affectionate and protective.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 10th house
Moon Square Jupiter
Moon Trine Uranus
Moon Conjunct Saturn/Pluto
Moon Conjunct N. Node/Asc.
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 9th house
Venus Square Mars
Venus Conjunct Saturn
Venus Conjunct Sun/Moon