He is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others his feelings. Though he may love and care for someone a great deal, Richard Burton rarely expresses his feelings openly and freely. Very often Burton's love for someone is expressed by his wish to help him, do something tangible to benefit him or serve him in some way.
It is also difficult for him to receive warmth, affection or appreciation, for he often feels that he does not really deserve it or that "they do not really mean it". Burton may therefore come across as rather cool and aloof - much more so than he feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes Richard difficult to live with. Richard Burton needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with himself.
Richard Burton has a sympathetic nature and instinctively reaches out to people in need of help. Burton also has a deeply ingrained tendency to want to improve or "fix" other people's lives, which can be annoying to the person who has no desire to be changed or "helped" in this way. For Richard, affection and caring must be expressed in tangible acts or service of some kind.
He is definitely not one to wear his heart on his sleeve. Richard Burton cares very much about others' opinions and craves love and appreciation as much as anyone - however one would never know it from Burton'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 Burton is old-fashioned about courtship and love relationships, and will remain faithful to his loved one in good times and in bad.
Richard Burton may be attracted to older persons who are emotionally mature and reliable and can provide the security Richard desires.
Promoting beauty, the arts, or entertainment can make Richard Burton very happy. Richard wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts, or loving generosity. Richard Burton may "marry" his work - that is, being more involved in his career than in his private life. Burton is a natural host or diplomat.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 6th house
Venus in Capricorn
Venus in 10th house