Although Montgomery Clift appears aloof or self-sufficient at times (as described on the previous page), he is actually very interested in people and the social aspect of life. Montgomery has high standards for relationships, and he may not realize that it is more difficult for others to meet these standards than for him. Clift believes that he merely expects a little courtesy and respect, however Montgomery Clift actually becomes upset over rather minor oversights by his partner or friend.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Montgomery Clift instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Montgomery does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Clift since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Clift will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Montgomery Clift, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Montgomery Clift invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Montgomery Clift 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. Clift perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Montgomery Clift appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Montgomery Clift fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Montgomery. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Montgomery Clift also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Clift dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. 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.
Ownership gives Montgomery Clift a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Montgomery also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Clift's subconscious needs and feelings blend well with his conscious intentions and desires, therefore Montgomery Clift is able to proceed in his life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Montgomery's male-female relationships will reflect this state of internal harmony also.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Sextile Moon