Open and generous, Montgomery Clift enjoys a wide circle of friends and acquaintances and he thrives on sociability and fellowship. He is adventurous, playful, freedom loving, and always ready for a good time. Clift rarely allows obstacles or difficulties to keep him down, for no matter how bleak the past or present, Montgomery always expects a better, brighter future. In fact, he is uncomfortable with his own or other people's problems and emotional pain. Montgomery Clift often tries to "cheer up" or offer philosophical advice to those who are hurting, but he unwittingly avoids or ignores the emotions involved.
Friendship means a great deal to Clift, perhaps even more than love relationships or romance. For Montgomery Clift to be happy, his mate must be his best friend and encourage Montgomery's aspirations and ideals. Montgomery Clift also needs a great deal of emotional freedom and mobility.
Montgomery has strong attachments to his past, the place where he grew up, his heritage, and family traditions. In fact, Montgomery Clift may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that he learned as a child. Clift's tie to his mother is very strong and Montgomery Clift also seeks nurturing and protection from his spouse and other family members as well.
Montgomery Clift feels that he must always be doing something, and he becomes impatient and irritable if he has to slow down or wait for anything. A stormy home life may be the result of his own tendency to fight for what he wants, rather than compromise. Montgomery may not realize how competitive he is.
Although Clift gets hot under the collar rather easily (as mentioned above), he also has a certain degree of emotional self-control and composure, which enable Montgomery Clift to rein in some of his more aggressive tendencies. This side of his is described below.
Montgomery Clift 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, Clift actually cares very much about being included. Because he is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Montgomery Clift to withdraw into a shell rather than risk the emotional bumps and bruises he may endure once he lets others really know him in an intimate, personal way. His reserve and caution make establishing close emotional relationships with others difficult, and Montgomery Clift becomes very attached to the few people he considers "real friends". Clift 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 love relationships, Montgomery Clift desires a deep, intense and passionate union with his beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. Montgomery "marries" the person he loves at a very deep emotional level, and is often extremely possessive and jealous of anyone who may pose a threat to that union. Clift can be very demanding of his love partner. Montgomery Clift tends to be somewhat suspicious of his partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If he is ever betrayed, Montgomery Clift is capable of hating with as much force and intensity as he once loved. He is attracted to people who have an aura of mystery about them.
Beautiful, elegant, and harmonious surroundings are very important to Montgomery Clift, and he has an innate sense of style, design, and form. Socially, also, good form and politeness are important to Clift and he instinctively avoids crudeness and dissonance.
He enjoys talking about love, relationships, art and the beautiful side of life. Montgomery Clift appreciates artistic people.
In love relationships and romance, it is important for Montgomery Clift to be able to deeply respect his partner. Montgomery looks beyond the superficial qualities to see their inner worth (or lack thereof), before he lets himself really fall for someone. In fact, too much glamour or flashiness is something of a turn-off to him. Montgomery Clift is capable of mature, lasting loving relationships and seeks a mate who is deep, loyal, and committed. He may be drawn to someone older than him.
Montgomery Clift is extremely sensitive to his surroundings and could feel highly elated one minute and quite down the next. Clift tends to avoid the truth about himself and his relationships and could have some strange or peculiar experiences in love relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Sagittarius
Moon in 4th house
Moon Conjunct Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Saturn
Moon Square Saturn
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 3rd house
Venus Sextile Saturn
Venus Opposition Uranus/Neptune