Padre Pio responds very much to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Pio of Pietrelcina often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings. Anyone who lives with Padre Pio must accept his ups and downs and appreciate Francesco Forgione's need for times of withdrawal.
Padre Pio is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Padre Pio takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though he may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, he never forgets it.
Padre Pio may have done extensive traveling in his early years, or in some way had a background which enables him to understand and identify with many different types of people or cultures.
Pio of Pietrelcina has a craving for things which are far away and foreign or for things he has never experienced before. Padre Pio wants to completely immerse himself in the feelings and tastes of a new place, rather than simply have facts or an intellectual appreciation. Emotionally, too, Francesco Forgione is restless and something of a wanderer.
Padre Pio craves excitement, change, and discovery, and cannot tolerate a routine or lifestyle that offers little in the way of surprise or challenge. Excitable, spontaneous, and enthusiastic about anything new, he may be perceived by others as being too impulsive, especially in personal relationships. It is not easy for Padre Pio to make or keep commitments, since he does not know how he will be feeling from one day to the next. Emotional freedom is very important to Pio of Pietrelcina. His domestic life can be very unstable - but Pio of Pietrelcina likes it that way.
Pio of Pietrelcina instinctively knows his mission in life. He is satisfied knowing inside himself what he can do and he does not feel the need to be dependent on anyone. But Padre Pio is also sensitive to others' needs and has a strong desire to spend time with his loved ones.
Sensitive and sentimental, Padre Pio is deeply attached to his family, old friends, familiar places, and the past. He is romantic and tender in love relationships, and the remembrance of birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals, and other days of personal significance is very important to Pio of Pietrelcina. Padre Pio seeks caring, emotional support, and security in his love relationships. Francesco Forgione likes to be needed, to cherish and protect his loved ones, and he is somewhat possessive of them.
Francesco Forgione is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling, and to people who can expand his horizons, teach him something, or show Pio of Pietrelcina places and worlds he has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with his love partner is important to him.
Also, Padre Pio feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only with his own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of his.
Intimacy does not come easily to Padre Pio and he may appear cold or unfeeling to others due to his emotional reserve and caution. Perhaps due to painful relationships and separations in his early life, Pio of Pietrelcina does not trust others very easily and it takes a long time to take down all of his barriers and defenses. He may feel that he has few friends or people that really care about him. Padre Pio needs to learn to value and love himself more and to express his appreciation for others more openly.
Padre Pio has artistic interests and may be attracted to people who are artists, are connected with artistic endeavors or interested in art. He is very sociable and feel more at home in beautiful surroundings.
He may be subject to periodic changes of mood, is serious, somewhat somber, and he seems to lack confidence in himself and could have trouble giving of his. Padre Pio tends to avoid close relationships, expecting to be disappointed if he lets anyone come too close.
Padre Pio seems to have an unusual power of attraction to other people and frequently may associate with others whether they are good for him or not. Very compulsive in love relationships, Pio of Pietrelcina could have a kind of tragic love union.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 9th house
Moon Square Uranus
Moon Conjunct Sun/MC
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 9th house
Venus Conjunct Saturn
Venus Conjunct Sun/N. Node
Venus Conjunct Moon/Saturn
Venus Conjunct Pluto/N. Node