Open and generous, Tate Donovan enjoys a wide circle of friends and acquaintances and he thrives on sociability and fellowship. He is adventurous, playful, freedom loving, and always ready for a good time. Donovan rarely allows obstacles or difficulties to keep him down, for no matter how bleak the past or present, Tate always expects a better, brighter future. In fact, he is uncomfortable with his own or other people's problems and emotional pain. Tate Donovan often tries to "cheer up" or offer philosophical advice to those who are hurting, but he unwittingly avoids or ignores the emotions involved.
Friendship means a great deal to Donovan, perhaps even more than love relationships or romance. For Tate Donovan to be happy, his mate must be his best friend and encourage Tate's aspirations and ideals. Tate Donovan also needs a great deal of emotional freedom and mobility.
Tate Donovan has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, Tate sometimes lets his emotions overpower his reasoning and logic, and consequently he is sometimes biased in his opinions. Tate Donovan is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way he appears. His feelings are on the surface and Tate cannot hide his emotions.
His will tends to be a bit weak and he seems to lack courage. Somewhat slow to take action, Tate Donovan thinks that he will fail because of his inadequacies as a person. He keeps his feelings to himself and should guard against depression and pessimism.
Tate has an optimistic outlook, good intuition and the ability to find and use opportunities to his advantage. His quick understanding of things allows Tate Donovan to see beyond ordinary limits, and he has the courage to exploit unexpected breaks.
Tate Donovan possesses the gifts of tact, courtesy and consideration, and has a strong desire to please and understand his love partner. Because he values harmony so highly, Tate Donovan will compromise a great deal to avoid any discord or conflict in his relationships. Tate does not like to dwell on controversial or emotional subjects and often tries to "smooth things over" or "sweep them under the rug".
In love relationships, Tate Donovan wants an intellectual peer, an equal and a friend. He is attracted to people who have a certain finesse, delicacy and subtlety. Tate Donovan appreciates good manners and refinement and is not happy with coarseness or bluntness in a person.
Promoting beauty, the arts, or entertainment can make Tate Donovan very happy. Tate 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. Tate Donovan may "marry" his work - that is, being more involved in his career than in his private life. Donovan is a natural host or diplomat.
His erotic nature is strong and Tate Donovan is likely to have a lot of romantic relationships. Very unconventional, he may have many unorthodox contacts. Tate has much zest for life, likes his freedom and finds it difficult to settle down.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Sagittarius
Moon in 1st house
Moon Conjunct Mars/Saturn
Moon Opposition Jupiter/Uranus
Venus in Libra
Venus in 10th house
Venus Conjunct Mars/Uranus