Although Paul Simon 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. Paul has high standards for relationships, and he may not realize that it is more difficult for others to meet these standards than for him. Simon believes that he merely expects a little courtesy and respect, however Paul Simon actually becomes upset over rather minor oversights by his partner or friend.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Paul Simon 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, Paul 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 Simon since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Simon 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 Paul Simon, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Paul Simon invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Paul Simon 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. Simon perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Paul Simon 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 Paul Simon fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Paul. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Paul Simon also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Simon 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 Paul Simon a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Paul also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Paul Simon often feels that he is at cross purposes with himself, for his conscious intentions and desires conflict with his subconscious emotional needs and drives. He is torn in two different directions. Paul has difficulty satisfying both his need to be an individual and his need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. Moreover, Paul sends out mixed messages so people do not always know how to respond to him or what Paul really wants, thereby creating confusion or conflict in close relationships.
Highly competitive and easily provoked, Paul Simon needs challenges and opponents to pit himself against. Paul thrives on contest and rivalry. At times his vigorous, combative way of achieving the things he wants antagonizes other people. If Paul Simon uses force too often, others will turn against him and oppose him at every turn.
Paul has lofty aspirations but does not struggle or labor to achieve them. His self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefit him in an almost magical way. His optimism and cheerful generosity also win Simon many allies and successes in life.
He is very receptive and sensitive but has a tendency to over-idealize, making his approach to love relationships, romance or marriage somewhat unrealistic. Paul Simon also tends to be a bit absent-minded and naive, leaving himself open for being taken, swindled or lied to.
Paul Simon has a harmonious and graceful manner along with an appreciation of beautiful, perhaps even artistically furnished surroundings. Paul may be quite attractive and he is likely to make a favorable impression on everyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Square Moon
Sun Opposition Mars
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Neptune
Sun Conjunct Venus/Asc.