He is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others his feelings. Though he may love and care for someone a great deal, Serge Gainsbourg rarely expresses his feelings openly and freely. Very often Gainsbourg'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". Gainsbourg may therefore come across as rather cool and aloof - much more so than he feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes Serge difficult to live with. Serge Gainsbourg needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with himself.
Serge Gainsbourg has a sympathetic nature and instinctively reaches out to people in need of help. Gainsbourg 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 Serge, affection and caring must be expressed in tangible acts or service of some kind.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, Serge Gainsbourg gives very selflessly and devotedly to those he loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon him. More compassionate than passionate, Serge Gainsbourg 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 Serge feels he can have a deep spiritual relationship with. Serge Gainsbourg idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
Gainsbourg is very much aware of his personal appearance, attractiveness, and charm, and he can be rather narcissistic. On the other hand, Serge Gainsbourg is concerned with getting along with others and he has a pleasing, agreeable manner that people find quite appealing. Serge uses tact or charm to get what he wants rather than intense effort or force. His desire for love and affection colors everything Serge Gainsbourg does.
He is serious and finds it difficult to enjoy himself in a lighthearted, open and playful way with others. Serge Gainsbourg rarely does something purely for pleasure, and can be very close-fisted and parsimonious. Perhaps due to painful separations in his early life, Serge is very cautious about becoming involved in close relationships and sharing his feelings. Though Gainsbourg 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. Serge Gainsbourg needs to learn to love and value himself before he finds happiness in love.
Serge Gainsbourg loves deeply, passionately and wholeheartedly, and others may find his intensity either extremely attractive or threatening. He is charismatic and can have a powerful emotional impact on others, especially those of the opposite sex. Gainsbourg may use his attractiveness to manipulate others, sometimes without even realizing it.
He is romantic and amorous and has a well-developed sexual nature. Serge expresses his feelings openly, but sometimes could feel hurt if people do not respond to him. Serge Gainsbourg also has a strong drive to express himself in artistic ways.
Serge tries to understand others completely and has the ability to feel their joy with them and also to suffer with them. When Serge Gainsbourg loves someone, he loves with his whole heart and is inclined to reveal his most inner and private feelings.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 6th house
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 1st house
Venus Square Saturn
Venus Trine Pluto
Venus Conjunct Sun/Mars
Venus Conjunct N. Node/MC