Richard 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. Richard Egan 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.
Richard Egan 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 Egan. The strong, silent partner is not for him.
Richard Egan often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because he has always done it a certain way and is uncomfortable acting otherwise. Even when Egan thinks he is being rational, his prejudices, intuitions and feelings influence his thoughts a great deal. Richard is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with him as well. Richard Egan has good psychological insight into others.
In a love relationship, Richard Egan is more interested in the person's sense of humor and intelligence than in her physique. Richard likes a partner who is mentally alive and keeps him guessing and Richard Egan becomes restless and bored with someone who never asks questions, changes or surprises him. It is very important to Richard Egan's happiness to talk, share ideas, go places together and learn new things together. Richard Egan needs ample social stimulation, is somewhat of a flirt, and likes to have many friends of both sexes. Egan finds a possessive, jealous partner very stifling.
A warm, loving and comfortable home is very important to Richard Egan and he invests a lot of his energy into beautifying, decorating and creating a lovely home. Also, Richard shares his affection with the people in his family very generously and having close family ties is a major priority for him. Being at home makes Egan happy.
Richard Egan shares whatever he has freely and his friends know they can always count on Richard's generosity and support - both emotional and material. His good-hearted acceptance and tolerance of others' foibles goes a long way toward maintaining harmony in his relationships. Richard Egan also has a lazy streak and sometimes avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it seems like too much trouble and too petty. Richard likes to socialize and will use any excuse to celebrate with friends. He cannot tolerate being overly restricted by his love partner, and encourages his partner's freedom as well.
Richard's pleasure-loving nature and his emotional and material generosity discussed above are counterbalanced by a certain caution or restraint in expressing his affection, and by a fear of heartache. At times Richard Egan is likely to be the jovial, friendly, rather extravagant person mentioned previously, but at other times he is far more contained as described here. Because he is upbeat and fun-loving, people probably do not suspect how sensitive Egan is to being left out or unappreciated.
He is serious and finds it difficult to enjoy himself in a lighthearted, open and playful way with others. Richard Egan rarely does something purely for pleasure, and can be very close-fisted and parsimonious. Perhaps due to painful separations in his early life, Richard is very cautious about becoming involved in close relationships and sharing his feelings. Though Egan craves love and affection, intimacy is difficult for him. He may become romantically involved with people who do not value him or treat him well. Richard Egan needs to learn to love and value himself before he finds happiness in love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Gemini
Moon in 3rd house
Venus in Gemini
Venus in 4th house
Venus Square Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Square Saturn