Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely let others know that he needs help and support. Michael Douglas denies or ignores his own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept him if he appears "weak". He is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and will tell himself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". Michael Douglas needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with his "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, he may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. His feelings and loyalties run deep, but he often does not let people know how much he cares. Michael Douglas also needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play sometimes.
He is likely to be a great collector of things - a real pack rat in fact - for his belongings give Michael Douglas a sense of security and continuity with the past, which is important to him. Antiques or things with sentimental value from Michael's past are especially dear to him.
Michael Douglas may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of his immediate circle.
He is a dreamer, attracted to the inner, mystical side of life, and may have trouble distinguishing the real from the imagined or illusory. Michael does not enjoy confrontation and becomes very evasive when problems in his personal life or relationships arise, escaping into his imagination in order to avoid dealing with them directly. He is also rather gullible and naive about people, especially if his sympathy has been aroused. Michael Douglas is very sensitive to music and can use it to bring himself into emotional balance and harmony.
He is getting quickly excited by other people and will probably have many relationships that are terminated just as quickly as they are made. Michael Douglas does not like to be alone and he always keeps his house open for his friends and acquaintances.
Michael Douglas possesses the gifts of tact, courtesy, consideration, and a strong desire to please and understand his love partner. Because he values harmony so much, Michael Douglas will compromise a great deal to avoid any discord or conflict in his relationships. Michael does not like to dwell on controversial or emotionally difficult subjects, and often tries to "smooth things over" or "sweep them under the rug".
In love relationships, Michael Douglas wants an intellectual peer, an equal, and a friend. He is attracted to people who have a certain finesse, delicacy, and subtlety. Michael Douglas appreciates good manners and refinement and is not happy with a coarse, blunt type of person.
Michael Douglas often hides his affection, or finds his feelings difficult to express or get across to the person he loves. Being openly affectionate and trusting often does not seem safe to Michael. He may feel his love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. Michael Douglas may get involved in secret love relationships or fall in love with a person who is quite unavailable to him. Love and sacrifice often seem to go hand in hand for Michael Douglas - having to give something up to be with the one he loves, or having to relinquish some person or some aspect of an important love relationship.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 2nd house
Moon Square Neptune
Moon Opposition Uranus/N. Node
Venus in Libra
Venus in 12th house