Pat does not appear to be an intensely emotional or sentimental person, and he is often unaware of his own or other people's deeper feelings and emotional needs. Tears and tantrums bewilder him and make him very uncomfortable. Pat Riley would rather settle differences by talking things out reasonably and rationally, but he tends to ignore or poke fun at any attempt to probe his own or others' inner depths.
Pat Riley avoids heavy, demanding emotional relationships and is wary of making personal commitments.
He needs ample mental stimulation and feels close to people with whom he can share thoughts and intellectual interests. Conversation is very important to Riley. The strong, silent partner is not for him.
His own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Pat, and it is often difficult for him to share what he is feeling with others.
Pat Riley frequently withdraws from the world and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of his own world.
Riley identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and he wants to help them or care for them in some way.
He is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Pat Riley cannot tolerate self-pity or passivity, and he can be rather brusque with others' emotional problems. "Stop crying and do something about it" might be Riley's motto.
Although Riley gets hot under the collar rather easily (as mentioned above), he also has a certain degree of emotional self-control and composure, which enable Pat Riley to rein in some of his more aggressive tendencies. This side of his is described below.
Serious and emotionally reserved, Pat Riley was probably never an exuberant, playful child, and he rarely expresses himself in a spontaneous, childlike manner. He is cautious about letting others get close to him and sometimes withdraws from people altogether. At times, Pat Riley feels lonely or isolated, even when he is with people. Learning to appreciate his own company and find satisfying solitary activities is essential to Pat's emotional well-being.
He is getting quickly excited by other people and will probably have many relationships that are terminated just as quickly as they are made. Pat Riley does not like to be alone and he always keeps his house open for his friends and acquaintances.
In love relationships, Pat Riley is steadfast and loyal, especially if he has a warm, demonstrative partner. He is very sensual in nature and craves plenty of touching and physical affection. Pat enjoys being pampered with a good meal, a loving massage or other sensual delights. He is a wonderful lover who is very attentive to the comfort and enjoyment of his loved one. Pat Riley responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of his partner is very important to him.
Riley is a very sociable, congenial person and he wilts very quickly without relationships with good friends and people to share good times with. Pat Riley thoroughly enjoys working with others on group projects or community activities. He is quite happy when he is a part of a club, support group or team of some sort.
In love relationships and romance, it is important for Pat Riley to be able to deeply respect his partner. Pat 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 for him. Pat Riley 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.
It is absolutely essential for Pat Riley not to deceive himself when it comes to love relationships, romance, or the true nature of others. Pat tends to be in love with love, and can be incredibly naive and easily seduced. Confusion, disappointments, and regrettable mistakes in both emotional and financial matters may ensue. On the other hand, it is also possible that Pat Riley will use his attractiveness or charm to deceive others. Clarity, directness, honesty and realism regarding romantic relationships and people in general need to be developed.
Pat Riley experiences powerful, compelling emotional and sexual attractions, and he may feel that he has little choice or control over his desires. Pat Riley has an intense need for love and may be emotionally greedy or insatiable. His love relationships are passionate and often tumultuous and painful as well. Jealousy, power struggles or possessiveness can become areas of conflict in his relationships. On the positive side, Pat Riley can be unusually creative and bring about beneficial and healing changes in the lives of others, motivated by his deeply felt love.
He is considerate and compassionate and has an innate understanding of the wants and needs of people in general. Pat Riley probably will have many pleasant and friendly relationships and his attachment to others is likely to be very deep.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini
Moon in 12th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Saturn
Moon Conjunct Saturn
Moon Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Venus in Taurus
Venus in 11th house
Venus Sextile Saturn
Venus Quincunx Neptune
Venus Square Pluto
Venus Conjunct Moon/MC