Even-tempered and peace loving, he is not easily ruffled and is rarely given to emotional displays. Richard Widmark has a calming effect on more high-strung or volatile people, and an emotional steadiness that others find soothing. Though gentle and not easily provoked, Widmark is tremendously stubborn and resists any change that requires an emotional adjustment, such as changes in his home life or marriage.
Richard Widmark seeks security and loyalty in love relationships, is extremely devoted to his loved ones and provides a warm, nurturing atmosphere for them. However, Widmark tends to cling to others and prevent them from changing.
A great deal of physical affection, closeness and touching is crucial to Richard's well-being, and he has a tendency to overindulge in sensual comforts and pleasures. At times Richard Widmark substitutes food for emotional comfort and love.
Richard Widmark has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, Richard sometimes lets his emotions overpower his reasoning and logic, and consequently he is sometimes biased in his opinions. Richard Widmark is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way he appears. His feelings are on the surface and Richard cannot hide his emotions.
He is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Richard Widmark cannot tolerate self-pity or passivity, and he can be rather brusque with others' emotional problems. "Stop crying and do something about it" might be Widmark's motto.
There is a side to Richard Widmark which loves comfort and the easy life, and unless other factors in his chart indicate strong drive and ambition, Widmark can be lazy and overly permissive with himself. He enjoys being taken care of and pampered, and self-indulgence is always a temptation for Widmark. 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 Widmark 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.
Although Widmark 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 Widmark to rein in some of his more aggressive tendencies. This side of his is described below.
He is dedicated to the people he cares about and conscientious about meeting his responsibilities, especially to family. Family solidarity and cohesiveness are very important to Richard Widmark and so, therefore, are the traditions, rituals, and memories that keep the bonds strong.
Richard Widmark is apt to do more than his fair share in the family, to go the extra mile, but for the most part this is satisfying rather than burdensome to him.
Although Richard Widmark was portrayed above as being assertive and combative, he also has a diametrically opposed tendency - namely the urge to escape all contention and ugliness. This may mellow Richard's fiery reactions somewhat, or he may seesaw between the two. His softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
He is a dreamer who is attracted to the inner, mystical side of life, and may have trouble distinguishing the real from the imagined or illusory. Richard does not enjoy confrontation and becomes very evasive when problems in his personal life or relationships arise, and escapes into his imagination in order to avoid dealing with them directly. He is also rather gullible and naive about people, especially if his sympathy has been aroused. Richard Widmark is very sensitive to music and can use it to achieve emotional balance and harmony.
Richard has very deep feelings and profound attachments to people he cares about. His relationships to his mother, sisters, daughters, and other females in his life are apt to be incredibly close and intense. Richard Widmark may be easily manipulated too, when it comes to one of these important relationships, because he is so emotionally invested in it.
His emotional flow seems to be blocked in some way and Widmark may feel inhibited when he is with others. Richard Widmark is likely to have a certain fear of crowds and may have a tendency to be agoraphobic.
In love relationships, Richard Widmark 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. Widmark can be very demanding of his love partner. Richard Widmark tends to be somewhat suspicious of his partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If he is ever betrayed, Richard Widmark 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.
Widmark is a very personable, affectionate, loving friend and will always have many people in his relationships that love and cherish him. Richard Widmark prefers being with others rather than on his own, and he feels very incomplete without a special person in his life to share his love with. Being half of a close, loving relationship is very important to Richard.
Richard is a peacemaker, the one who adapts, harmonizes, and makes concessions for the sake of the relationship. His charm and agreeableness makes Richard Widmark very popular.
Richard Widmark tends to deprive himself of pleasure, friendship, and love, either because he feels he does not deserve it or he thinks it is wrong to enjoy life too much. Widmark may have been indoctrinated with a duty-and-work-before-all-else orientation early on. He may also think of himself as unattractive or unlovable, and thus close his heart to opportunities to share love and companionship, never quite believing that others actually like him. Richard Widmark is apt to prefer solitude to being in uncomfortable relationships or social situations, and his shyness may be intense - especially when young. Learning to truly love and accept himself - including whatever flaws or imperfections Richard believes he has - is so important for him. This process of self-appreciation and self-love will reap rewards, especially in later life.
Sensitive and compassionate, Widmark tends to be the "giver" in any relationship. Richard has high ideals and a refined attitude towards love relationships, seeking to relate in ways that go beyond egotistical and selfish needs. Richard is attracted to people with artistic or mystical inclinations.
He is prone to get involved in highly intense, even obsessive relationships - "fatal attractions", so to speak. At its darkest, this urge for intensity in the personal arena may compel Richard Widmark to choose friends or mates who are rather dangerous or dishonorable characters with a penchant for manipulating and inflicting pain on their "loved ones". On the other hand, Widmark may be tempted to use his own sexuality or charm to play the same sort of game, to use love or friendship as a bargaining chip or to gain power over others. Even if his intentions are basically good, Richard Widmark will find that his closest relationships are rather tumultuous affairs in which some rather unlovely aspects of his (such as jealousy and the desire to dominate or to be a victim) keep showing their faces. These are qualities that need to be understood and ultimately outgrown.
He may be subject to periodic changes of mood, is serious, somewhat somber, and he seems to lack confidence in himself and could have trouble giving of his. Richard Widmark tends to avoid close relationships, expecting to be disappointed if he lets anyone come too close.
Richard does not hold back with his charms and shows everyone what he has to offer. His personality is quite dazzling and enables Richard Widmark to attract many people. His need for affection is strong; and Widmark will probably have very intense love relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Taurus
Moon in 1st house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon Quincunx Venus
Moon aspects Mars and Saturn
Moon Sextile Saturn
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Square Neptune
Moon Sextile Pluto
Moon Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 7th house
Venus Quincunx Saturn
Venus Trine Neptune
Venus Quincunx Pluto
Venus Opposition Moon/Saturn
Venus Opposition Pluto/Asc.