Richard Francis Burton
His desire for harmonious relationships and surroundings is so strong that he avoids personal confrontation or any expression of intense, unpleasant emotions. Richard Francis Burton is an idealist who would like to paint the world in pastel colors, and live in peace and harmony with others at all times. He is able to see points of similarity and unity with people who are vastly different from him, and befriend many different types of people. He is a considerate and thoughtful friend, and has a real flair for making others feel accepted and appreciated. Inwardly, Richard Francis Burton is often torn with indecision and is much more at odds with himself than others would ever guess based on his flawless disposition.
Burton gets a lot of emotional fulfillment through his involvement in groups, clubs, organizations, community activities, or a network of close friends who support and care for him. Richard Francis Burton makes friends his family, and he feels a close kinship with people who share some ideals or beliefs that he holds dear. Richard Francis Burton needs close relationships with people outside of his physical family.
There is a side to Richard Francis Burton which loves comfort and the easy life, and unless other factors in his chart indicate strong drive and ambition, Burton can be lazy and overly permissive with himself. He enjoys being taken care of and pampered, and self-indulgence is always a temptation for Burton. If Richard's parents made the unfortunate mistake of indulging him too much as a child, this may be a very hard habit to break. Richard Francis Burton can be so soft and affectionate that it is hard to say no to him. Eating too many sweets is a vice Richard is particularly prone to.
Some rather acute fears of being excluded, rejected, left out in the cold or separated from loved ones can make Richard Francis Burton either extremely cautious about getting close to people or clingy toward whoever gives him any warmth or security. Richard Francis Burton tends to withhold and clamp down on many of his feelings and craves nurturing and security, perhaps feeling that they are unacceptable or will never be satisfied. Learning to be open and trust others to nurture him is important to him. His earliest years, especially Burton's relationships with his mother, will determine whether Richard Francis Burton will overcome his fears or retreat behind a mask of self-sufficiency and indifference.
Burton is reserved and shy and his thinking is controlled and somewhat slow. When talking, Richard Francis Burton sometimes may have the feeling that the words get stuck in his throat. Because of his disciplined mind, Richard is able to concentrate easily.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, Richard Francis Burton gives very selflessly and devotedly to those he loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon him. More compassionate than passionate, Richard Francis Burton may become romantically involved with a person because he or she expresses a need for love, rather than out of mutual pleasure or attraction.
He is drawn to sensitive, imaginative, gentle souls - poets, musicians, dreamers - or to someone Richard feels he can have a deep spiritual relationship with. Richard Francis Burton idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
A warm, loving, and comfortable home is very important to Richard Francis Burton 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 relationships is a major priority for him. Being at home makes Burton happy.
Richard Francis Burton is extremely amorous and it is difficult for him to go without romantic relationships for very long. When he is attracted to someone, Richard Francis Burton 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.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Libra
Moon in 11th house
Moon Quincunx Venus
Moon Opposition Saturn
Moon Opposition Mercury/Saturn
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 4th house
Venus Conjunct Mars