He is not easily moved by emotional displays and can be curiously detached from his own emotions and those of others. It is almost as if he could turn his feelings on and off at will; Olivier should be careful not to leave the switch "off" too often, for he could easily become too impersonal. Family relationships and attachments are not as important to him as they are to most people and Assayas often considers his friends closer to him than his blood relatives. Certainly, Assayas' sympathy and concern extends much beyond his immediate family. In his personal relationships, Olivier Assayas insists upon a certain amount of independence and the freedom to pursue friendships with as many people, of both sexes, as he chooses. Olivier does not appreciate a jealous, possessive partner.
Olivier Assayas feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and he has little taste for convention and tradition.
Assayas gets a lot of emotional fulfillment through his involvement in groups, clubs, organizations, community activities, or a network of close friends who support and care for him. Olivier Assayas makes friends his family, and he feels a close kinship to people who share some ideals or beliefs that he holds dear. Olivier Assayas needs close relationships with people outside of his immediate family.
Olivier Assayas genuinely appreciates and understands women, and is likely to have many female friends, a network of women who love and support him. It is relatively easy for Olivier Assayas to attract companionship and affection, and there will never be a lack of such relationships in his life. Children are very important to Assayas also.
He is prone to be overly indulgent, overly permissive, overly generous and disinclined to budget or diet or set reasonable limits for himself or others. Subconsciously Olivier Assayas feels entitled to bounty, and sees no reason to be deprived. At his worst, Assayas can be greedy but insatiable, and addicted to "the good life". However, if other factors in his chart indicate a capacity for discipline and prudence, there is a positive side to Olivier's emotional indulgence - Assayas tends to be quite charitable and tolerant, freely giving and willing to embrace others despite their shortcomings.
There is another side to Olivier Assayas as well, a rather introverted, self-contained, even pessimistic side which tempers his good cheer and generosity, as discussed below.
Olivier Assayas 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, Assayas actually cares very much about being included. Because he is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Olivier Assayas 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 Olivier Assayas becomes very attached to the few people he considers "real friends". Assayas 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.
His intimate and close personal relationships are often intense, highly-charged and difficult, as they trigger deep emotional responses in Olivier Assayas that have more to do with unsatisfied hungers and unmet childhood needs than with the present situation. He may feel like a voracious, bottomless pit when it comes to nurturing and emotional reassurance, and Assayas' neediness often drives others away. When Olivier Assayas does let himself feel close to another human being, painful, long-buried feelings bubble to the surface as do - perhaps - grief at the losses he suffered or anger at the neglect or hurt he endured. He may also reenact these situations in his present day relationships, in an unconscious effort to resolve and heal old issues. Assayas will do a lot of cleansing if he can listen to what his feelings are telling him. If not, Olivier Assayas will simply have a tumultuous, passionate and stormy emotional life.
His attitude toward other people is very emotional and Olivier Assayas feels a certain soul affinity with them. Olivier has an inner need to express his feelings to others and is especially partial to groups where he can help to further their accomplishments.
In love relationships, Olivier Assayas seeks companionship and friendship with someone who is fun loving, playful and open to adventure and new experiences. He enjoys traveling together, meeting new people and making new friends. Honeymooning in a distant location appeals to Olivier, and he is also attracted to foreigners or people with diametrically different backgrounds than his own. Olivier Assayas supports his partner in taking risks and making positive changes, rather than preserving the status quo. He also very much wants a partner who will encourage his own aspirations and dreams. It is very important to Olivier that he have a spiritual or intellectual rapport with his love partner, perhaps more important than the emotional/physical aspect. Olivier Assayas is not especially sentimental and his love partner may feel that he is too casual and not serious or romantic enough.
Olivier Assayas craves very intense, deep, emotional relationships, and would even prefer stormy, tumultuous relationships to ones that are calm but lack vitality and passion. Olivier loves wholeheartedly and expects all-consuming, total devotion and attention from his partner. Casual, light relationships hold no appeal for Assayas.
Assayas' constitution tends to be on the weak side and he may tire easily. In love relationships he could be somewhat reserved and have a tendency toward platonic relationships. On the other hand, Olivier Assayas could also have questionable romances that leave Olivier disappointed.
Olivier Assayas has a very erotic and sexual nature and may often find himself drawn to another person by a kind of inner compulsion. Assayas could become quite obsessed by someone and he has a tendency to control and manipulate his relationships.
His personal relationships are very affectionate. Olivier enjoys the company of other people and has a harmonious attitude toward them. Olivier Assayas also has a sense of art and may decorate his surroundings very artistically.
It is easy for Olivier Assayas to show others the love he feels for them and he talks freely to them about his feelings. Olivier likes nice surroundings and wants to beautify his environment as quickly as possible, once he has come up with an idea to do so.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aquarius
Moon in 11th house
Moon Sextile Venus
Moon Quincunx Jupiter
Moon aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Moon Square Saturn
Moon Opposition Pluto
Moon Conjunct Mars/N. Node
Venus in Sagittarius
Venus in 8th house
Venus Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Venus Opposition Mars/Pluto
Venus Opposition Jupiter/Asc.
Venus Opposition Uranus/Asc.