Though Michael Douglas seems at first rather intense, reserved, and self-contained (as described on the previous page), he is really quite social and interested in people. And, while he is passionate and emotional, he is also quite capable of being fair, reasonable, and rational as discussed below.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Michael Douglas instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet the other person half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and with considerable social awareness, Michael does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. He expresses a spirit of cooperation and compromise and often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve by a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with others and pleasing them may be too much of importance to him, for Douglas can be too dependent on others' approval and opinions to make his own decisions. Douglas will rarely act without getting the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things together rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Michael Douglas, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-to-one relationships.
Michael Douglas invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Michael Douglas seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Relationships are like an art to Douglas, one that requires time, attention, and creative effort. Michael Douglas appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or dull or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Michael Douglas fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Michael and he believes in moderation in all things, avoiding fanaticism and extremism of any sort.
Michael Douglas also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Douglas dresses, furnishes and arranges his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Either working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator - or in an artistic field such as design or photography, would be fulfilling to him.
Leading groups and classes, and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Michael Douglas really shines and expresses his creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions is natural to him.
Michael Douglas often feels that he is at cross purposes with himself, for his conscious intentions and desires conflict with his subconscious emotional needs and drives. He is pulled in two different directions. Michael has difficulty satisfying both his need to be an individual and his need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. Also, Michael sends out mixed messages so people do not always know how to respond to him or know what Michael really wants, thus creating confusion or conflict in close relationships.
Sensitive and imaginative, he is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits and to mysticism. Michael Douglas is impressionable and receptive, and he often has experiences that are unusual and unexplainable by the rational mind. Michael has an abundance of dreams, visions, and longings, but does not always have the concentrated will and stamina to make them concrete. Gentle, idealistic, and peace-loving, Michael often seeks to avoid the hard realities of life. Michael has an ethereal quality about him.
Michael Douglas tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Michael has what it takes to make his own way in life. He may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 11th house
Sun Square Moon
Sun Conjunct Neptune
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars