Théo van Gogh
Théo does not appear to be an intensely emotional or sentimental person, and he is often unaware of his own or other people's deeper feelings and emotional needs. Tears and tantrums bewilder him and make him very uncomfortable. Théo Van Gogh would rather settle differences by talking things out reasonably and rationally, but he tends to ignore or poke fun at any attempt to probe his own or others' inner depths.
Théo Van Gogh avoids heavy, demanding emotional relationships and is wary of making personal commitments.
He needs ample mental stimulation and feels close to people with whom he can share thoughts and intellectual interests. Conversation is very important to Van Gogh. The strong, silent partner is not for him.
Though he wants close relationships very much, Théo Van Gogh often closes himself off and does not really trust others who may wish to get to know him. Van Gogh 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 Théo Van Gogh either extremely cautious about getting close to people or clingy toward whoever gives him any warmth or security. Théo Van Gogh 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 Van Gogh's relationships with his mother, will determine whether Théo Van Gogh will overcome his fears or retreat behind a mask of self-sufficiency and indifference.
In addition to Théo's rather introverted, serious or self-contained side, he has a wild streak and urge for emotional freedom that breaks through erratically. Théo Van Gogh craves both stability and excitement, and the conflict between these two impulses can make Van Gogh rather tense and irritable. However, they can also balance each other out. His freer and unpredictable side will now be described.
His emotional attitudes and instincts tend to be quite liberal. Théo Van Gogh 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. Van Gogh 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, Théo Van Gogh enjoys an element of surprise and unpredictability.
Warmhearted and generous in love relationships, Théo Van Gogh cannot tolerate pettiness or stinginess in his partner. Théo wants a hero to idolize and adore, someone to wholeheartedly admire and be proud of. Théo Van Gogh is tremendously loyal and devoted once he gives his heart to someone.
Théo Van Gogh craves love, appreciation and attention from others and hates to be ignored. He is rather susceptible to flattery and loves to feel special. Van Gogh enjoys a touch of drama and color in his love relationships and he is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
Van Gogh is a very sociable, congenial person and he wilts very quickly without relationships with good friends and people to share good times with. Théo Van Gogh thoroughly enjoys working with others on group projects or community activities. He is quite happy when he is a part of a club, support group, or team of some sort.
Théo Van Gogh is extremely amorous and it is difficult for him to go without romantic relationships for very long. When he is attracted to someone, Théo Van Gogh pursues her very ardently and sometimes comes on too strong. Being engaged in creative or artistic work can also satisfy his very strong desire for love and beauty.
Théo Van Gogh has a rich, colorful, dreamy imagination and a refined sense of beauty. Involvement in the arts, or with artistic, sensitive, or spiritually inclined people is very satisfying to him. In his friendships and romantic relationships, Van Gogh tends to be unselfish, giving, and forgiving. Théo Van Gogh might enjoy joining with others for charitable events or social service.
Théo has deep, compelling love feelings that seem irresistible and often irrational. His love relationships are very passionate and intense, and Van Gogh experiences both agony and ecstasy in love. Théo Van Gogh 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 Gemini
Moon in 8th house
Moon Opposition Saturn
Moon aspects Saturn and Uranus
Moon Sextile Uranus
Venus in Leo
Venus in 11th house
Venus Conjunct Mars
Venus Sextile Neptune
Venus Conjunct Pluto