Richard Clarke responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Clarke often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings. Anyone who lives with Richard Clarke must accept his ups and downs and appreciate Richard's need for times of withdrawal.
Richard Clarke is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Richard Clarke takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though he may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, he never forgets it.
He is likely to be a great collector of things - a real pack rat in fact - for his belongings give Richard Clarke a sense of security and continuity with the past, which is important to him. Antiques or things with sentimental value from Richard's past are especially dear to him.
Richard Clarke may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of his immediate circle.
Richard Clarke feels that little, daily acts of caring and thoughtfulness are essential to the happiness and success of relationships and he knows how to make others feel accepted, loved and cherished. He enjoys good relationships with women.
He is easygoing, agreeable and tolerant, willing to overlook others' mistakes, forget the past, and begin anew on a positive note. He enjoys making others comfortable and happy, and he sometimes overdoes his generosity. Richard Clarke often feels that "everything will turn out all right no matter what I do", thereby becoming lazy and lackadaisical.
There is another side to Richard Clarke as well, a rather introverted, self-contained, even pessimistic side which tempers his good cheer and generosity, as discussed below.
Richard Clarke 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, Clarke actually cares very much about being included. Because he is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Richard Clarke 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 Clarke becomes very attached to the few people he considers "real friends". Clarke 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.
His health should be good and his recuperative powers are strong. Richard Clarke is able to express his feelings harmoniously and he considers himself wealthy either on material or spiritual planes. He is well liked and his relationships with others are congenial.
Richard Clarke thinks big and is insatiably curious. He is interested in many fields, is talkative and a pleasant conversationalist. Kind, easy-going and optimistic, Clarke has good comprehension and excellent command of language.
In love relationships, Richard Clarke desires a deep, intense and passionate union with his beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. Richard "marries" the person he loves at a very deep emotional level, and is often extremely possessive and jealous of anyone who may pose a threat to that union. Clarke can be very demanding of his love partner. Richard Clarke tends to be somewhat suspicious of his partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If he is ever betrayed, Richard Clarke is capable of hating with as much force and intensity as he once loved. He is attracted to people who have an aura of mystery about them.
When he cares about someone, Richard Clarke likes to serve them by doing small thoughtful favors, helping them, or doing something tangible to show his affection.
Richard Clarke has also considerable artistic or creative skill. In fact, Richard is suited for a profession involving beauty or pleasure or making people happy in some way.
His attraction to someone may come very suddenly and Richard Clarke loves the excitement of new love relationships. But his attachments may be less than conventional, Clarke changes them quickly, and he is likely to have many affairs. He may not be very selective in his contacts.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 2nd house
Moon Trine Venus
Moon Trine Jupiter
Moon aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Moon Square Saturn
Moon Opposition Sun/Jupiter
Moon Opposition Mercury/Jupiter
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 6th house
Venus Opposition Jupiter/Uranus