Sidney Lumet has frequent emotional outbursts due to his fiery temper and emotional impulsiveness. Lumet expresses himself very directly and honestly and no one has to guess what his true feelings are. However, Sidney Lumet dislikes showing any personal weakness or his need for support, comfort and nurturing. He is often impatient with himself and others. Sidney abhors emotional dependency and dislikes "complainers".
Sidney Lumet inspires others to take positive action in their lives through his own enthusiasm and eagerness to meet life's challenges, and he is attracted to people who are adventurous, courageous and independent. Sidney is rather bossy but does not like to be with people that he can boss around too much. He enjoys a good fight sometimes. Relationships that are built on mutual respect and emotional freedom are ideal for Lumet.
Sidney Lumet becomes very cross if he lacks vigorous physical activity. Lumet feels his best if he frequently "does battle" on the tennis or racquetball court (or engages in another form of competitive sport).
Though he yearns for close relationships, Sidney Lumet often closes himself off and does not really trust others who may wish to get to know him. Lumet is very wholehearted in his feelings and responses to people, and he wants all or nothing from the people he cares for.
Some rather acute fears of being excluded, rejected, left out in the cold or separated from loved ones can make Sidney Lumet either extremely cautious about getting close to people or clingy toward whoever gives him any warmth or security. Sidney Lumet 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 Lumet's relationships with his mother, will determine whether Sidney Lumet will overcome his fears or retreat behind a mask of self-sufficiency and indifference.
The beauty and harmony of his surroundings have a very powerful effect on Lumet's emotions. He is very sensitive and cannot stand to be in an atmosphere where there is discord or dissonance. Gentle, kindhearted, and peace loving, Sidney Lumet is prepared to sacrifice a great deal in order to avoid a fight and to "make everyone happy".
Sensitive and sentimental, Sidney Lumet is deeply attached to his family, old friends, familiar places and the past. He is romantic and tender in love relationships, and it is of utmost importance to Lumet to remember birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals and other personally significant days. Sidney Lumet seeks caring, emotional support, and security in his love relationships. Sidney likes to be needed, as well as to cherish and protect his loved ones, of whom he is somewhat possessive.
Promoting beauty, the arts or entertainment can make Sidney Lumet very happy. Sidney wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts or loving generosity. Sidney Lumet may be "married to" his work - namely he may be more involved in his career than in his private life. Lumet is a natural host or diplomat.
His tastes and natural inclinations border on the extravagant and luxurious. Whether or not Sidney Lumet possesses the resources to satisfy these desires or the ambition to provide these things for himself, he wants a life of plenty, ease and comfort. Sidney may cause trouble in his love relationships by focusing too much attention on money or "lifestyle" rather than on the person he is with. Sidney Lumet may also attract gold diggers or parasites who will take advantage of his hospitality as long as he allows them to. Indiscretion in matters of both heart and pocketbook can be problems as well.
Sidney has deep, compelling love feelings that seem irresistible and often irrational. His love relationships are very passionate and intense, and Lumet experiences both agony and ecstasy in love. Sidney Lumet is always profoundly changed by his love experiences, though this change may stem from painful and difficult confrontations or separations. He is somewhat emotionally fanatic about things he cares about.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aries
Moon in 8th house
Moon Opposition Saturn
Moon Trine Neptune
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 10th house
Venus Quincunx Jupiter
Venus Conjunct Pluto