Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support. Robert Altman denies or ignores his own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept him if he appears "weak". He is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells himself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". Robert Altman needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with his "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, he may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. His feelings and loyalties run deep, but he often does not let people know how much he cares. Robert Altman also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.
Robert Altman often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because he has always done it a certain way and is uncomfortable acting otherwise. Even when Altman thinks he is being rational, his prejudices, intuitions and feelings influence his thoughts a great deal. Robert is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with him as well. Robert Altman has good psychological insight into others.
His emotional attitudes and instincts tend to be quite liberal. Robert Altman 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. Altman 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, Robert Altman enjoys an element of surprise and unpredictability.
Highly sensitive and rather easily taken in, Robert Altman needs to beware of deceiving himself and allowing others to take advantage of his impressionability or gentleness. Daydreaming, fantasizing or other forms of imaginative, escapist behavior (such as watching television excessively or living his life through romance novels) could be something of an addiction for Altman. Robert Altman tends to confuse images with reality and needs to learn to be more circumspect and discriminating. Disenchantment with women and close relationships could ensue as a result.
He is open and unconventional in his attitude towards love relationships, romance and sex. He enjoys socializing, bringing people together and having many friends of both sexes. Robert Altman values friendship very highly and in fact, he is more comfortable being a friend than a lover. Robert desires an intellectual rapport or spiritual bond with his love partner, but deep intimacy and emotional bonding do not come easily to him. The traditional "husband" and "wife" roles do not appeal to Altman, and he abhors jealousy and possessiveness since he feels that no person truly "belongs" to another. Robert Altman appreciates relationships in which his love partner allows him plenty of freedom and is not very emotionally demanding.
Beautiful, elegant and harmonious surroundings are very important to Robert Altman, and he has an innate sense of style, design and form. Socially as well good form and politeness are important to Altman and he instinctively avoids crudeness and dissonance.
He enjoys talking about love, relationships, art and the beautiful side of life. Robert Altman appreciates artistic people.
He is serious and finds it difficult to enjoy himself in a lighthearted, open and playful way with others. Robert Altman rarely does something purely for pleasure, and can be very close-fisted and parsimonious. Perhaps due to painful separations in his early life, Robert is very cautious about becoming involved in close relationships and sharing his feelings. Though Altman craves love and affection, intimacy is difficult for him. He may become romantically involved with people who do not value him or treat him well. Robert Altman needs to learn to love and value himself before he finds happiness in love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 3rd house
Moon Sextile Uranus
Moon Quincunx Neptune
Venus in Aquarius
Venus in 3rd house
Venus Square Saturn