Theodore Roosevelt responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Roosevelt often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings. Anyone who lives with Theodore Roosevelt must accept his ups and downs and appreciate Teddy's need for times of withdrawal.
Theodore Roosevelt is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Theodore Roosevelt takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though he may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, he never forgets it.
He is likely to be a great collector of things - a real pack rat in fact - for his belongings give Theodore Roosevelt a sense of security and continuity with the past, which is important to him. Antiques or things with sentimental value from Teddy's past are especially dear to him.
Theodore Roosevelt may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of his immediate circle.
Theodore Roosevelt takes offense rather quickly and his instincts are to fight, defend or act first, and ask questions later. He has a tendency for impatience, irritability and outbursts of temper, especially in response to minor frustrations. When he is not actively involved, he is not comfortable. Theodore Roosevelt actually prefers a rather rambunctious, feisty, competitive atmosphere to a peaceful one.
There is a side to Theodore Roosevelt which loves comfort and the easy life, and unless other factors in his chart indicate strong drive and ambition, Roosevelt can be lazy and overly permissive with himself. He enjoys being taken care of and pampered, and self-indulgence is always a temptation for Roosevelt. If Teddy's parents made the unfortunate mistake of indulging him too much as a child, this may be a very hard habit to break. Theodore Roosevelt can be so soft and affectionate that it is hard to say no to him. Eating too many sweets is a vice Teddy is particularly prone to.
He is subject to changing moods and tends to alternate between associating with others and being completely alone, seeking to regenerate himself in solitude. Theodore Roosevelt seems to be too critical of himself and tends to generate distance from others.
He is easily influenced by his environment and tends to get depressed when things do not go the way he expected. Relationships are not easy for Theodore Roosevelt; he could be a recluse, avoiding most contact with others.
In love relationships, Theodore Roosevelt seeks companionship and friendship with someone who is fun-loving, playful, and open to adventure and new experiences. He enjoys traveling together, meeting new people, making new friends. Honeymooning in a distant place appeals to Teddy, and he is also attracted to foreigners or someone with a totally different background than his. Theodore Roosevelt supports his partner in taking risks and making positive changes, rather than preserving the status quo. He also very much wants relationships with a partner who will encourage his own aspirations and dreams. It is very important to Teddy that he has a spiritual or intellectual rapport with his love partner, perhaps more important than the emotional/physical relationships. Theodore Roosevelt is not especially sentimental and his love partner may feel that he is too casual and not serious or romantic enough.
When he cares about someone, Theodore Roosevelt likes to serve them by doing small thoughtful favors, helping them, or doing something tangible to show his affection.
Theodore Roosevelt has also considerable artistic or creative skill. In fact, Teddy is suited for a profession involving beauty or pleasure or making people happy in some way.
Money is apt to be an issue in Roosevelt's life, not because he does not have it but because he cannot or will not hold on to it. Theodore Roosevelt has a free-handed, generous, open attitude and would prefer to spend and enjoy and partake in the pleasures of the moment rather than save, discipline himself, or budget. At his worst, Theodore Roosevelt wants an easy ride, and friends will often let Teddy freeload because he is such an agreeable, friendly, pleasant sort. Or, he could let other people take advantage of his hospitality and tolerance.
Roosevelt also avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it is too much trouble or too petty. Theodore Roosevelt just want to have a good time.
Theodore Roosevelt has a very romantic, idealistic vision of love and may be disillusioned to discover that no real, flesh and blood human being ever quite lives up to his dream image of the "perfect love". Though Teddy frequently fantasizes about love-relationships and romance he may avoid becoming intimately involved with anyone or making definite commitments. Roosevelt can be evasive and dishonest with himself and others, when it comes to love. Some of his love yearnings may be expressed through art, music, or an involvement with mysticism.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 2nd house
Moon Opposition Mars
Moon Quincunx Venus
Moon Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn
Moon Conjunct Saturn/Asc.
Venus in Sagittarius
Venus in 6th house
Venus Opposition Jupiter
Venus Square Neptune