Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know his inner core, for Richard Roxburgh only trusts and opens himself to a select few. Allowing himself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Roxburgh.
Richard has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. Richard Roxburgh has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to himself. It is important for Richard Roxburgh to learn to forgive and let go, as well as to express his feelings openly and directly, rather than hiding or repressing them.
He is not content with superficial appearances and is always probing beneath the surface of things for hidden motives. Richard Roxburgh has a great deal of emotional depth.
Roxburgh depends a great deal upon other people for emotional support and he has a large "family" of friends who care about him and treat him as kin. The women in Richard's life are particularly important to him, and his relationships with them have a powerful impact on his sense of security and happiness. Richard Roxburgh may be overly dependent and unsure of himself without a close partner.
Richard Roxburgh 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 Richard Roxburgh to attract companionship and affection, and there will never be a lack of such relationships in his life. Children are very important to Roxburgh also.
Roxburgh is rambunctious and a little rowdy at times, and he enjoys sharing this kind of energy with his friends. Making noise, cheering at a football game or even getting into a friendly fight all seem like good fun to him. In fact, Richard Roxburgh needs to do these things - otherwise he gets crabby.
Although Roxburgh gets hot under the collar rather easily (as mentioned above), he also has a certain degree of emotional self-control and composure, which enable Richard Roxburgh to rein in some of his more aggressive tendencies. This side of his is described below.
Richard Roxburgh 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, Roxburgh actually cares very much about being included. Because he is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Richard Roxburgh 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 Richard Roxburgh becomes very attached to the few people he considers "real friends". Roxburgh 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.
In addition to Richard's rather introverted, serious or self-contained side, he has a wild streak and urge for emotional freedom that breaks through erratically. Richard Roxburgh craves both stability and excitement, and the conflict between these two impulses can make Roxburgh rather tense and irritable. However, they can also balance each other out. His freer and unpredictable side will now be described.
His emotional attitudes and instincts tend to be quite liberal. Richard Roxburgh does not want to be caged or dictated to, and he feels everyone is entitled to do as they please in their personal and emotional affairs. Roxburgh tends to surround himself with people who are unusual, creative, open-minded, unpredictable, restless and changeable, and his relationships - with women in particular - may be somewhat unstable as a result. However, Richard Roxburgh enjoys an element of surprise and unpredictability.
Richard Roxburgh has a magnetic personality, are unconventional, and a bit unpredictable. Richard loves to flirt and is likely to have sudden romantic relationships that do not always last. Richard Roxburgh likes variety and always is seeking new experiences with people.
He is very ambitious and his energy is based on his feelings. Richard Roxburgh may feel that he has to assert himself regardless of the risks that may be involved. Richard could have considerable tension with others and is not likely to compromise.
He is definitely not one to wear his heart on his sleeve. Richard Roxburgh cares very much about others' opinions and craves love and appreciation as much as anyone - however one would never know it from Roxburgh's reserved and seemingly detached demeanor. Casual, superficial relationships do not interest Richard at all. He is cautious and serious about love and really desires deep, genuine, lasting relationships. Richard Roxburgh is old-fashioned about courtship and love relationships, and will remain faithful to his loved one in good times and in bad.
Richard Roxburgh may be attracted to older persons who are emotionally mature and reliable and can provide the security Richard desires.
Richard is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling and people who can expand his horizons, teach him something, or show him places and worlds he has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with his love partner is important to him.
Moreover, Richard Roxburgh feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only for 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.
Richard Roxburgh is extremely amorous and it is difficult for him to go without romantic relationships for very long. When he is attracted to someone, Richard Roxburgh pursues her very ardently and sometimes comes on too strong. Being engaged in creative or artistic work can also satisfy his very strong desire for love and beauty.
He is open and progressive in his attitude towards love relationships and romance, and spontaneous and free in the way he expresses his love. Richard Roxburgh is always willing to experiment and try anything new that his partner suggests, and he enjoys being surprised. A relationship in which both Richard and his partner have a good deal of freedom and independence will hold Roxburgh's interest much more than a safe, predictable one.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 7th house
Moon Sextile Venus
Moon Sextile Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Saturn
Moon Square Saturn
Moon aspects Saturn and Uranus
Moon Sextile Uranus
Moon Conjunct Venus/Uranus
Moon Conjunct Mars/Uranus
Venus in Capricorn
Venus in 9th house
Venus Conjunct Mars
Venus Trine Uranus