Even-tempered and peace loving, he is not easily ruffled and is rarely given to emotional displays. Thomas Castaignède has a calming effect on more high-strung or volatile people, and an emotional steadiness that others find soothing. Though gentle and not easily provoked, Castaignède is tremendously stubborn and resists any change that requires an emotional adjustment, such as changes in his home life or marriage.
Thomas Castaignède seeks security and loyalty in love relationships, is extremely devoted to his loved ones and provides a warm, nurturing atmosphere for them. However, Castaignède tends to cling to others and prevent them from changing.
A great deal of physical affection, closeness and touching is crucial to Thomas' well-being, and he has a tendency to overindulge in sensual comforts and pleasures. At times Thomas Castaignède substitutes food for emotional comfort and love.
Thomas Castaignède has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, Thomas sometimes lets his emotions overpower his reasoning and logic, and consequently he is sometimes biased in his opinions. Thomas Castaignède is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way he comes across. Thomas wears his heart on his sleeves and cannot hide his emotions.
Highly sensitive and rather easily taken in, Thomas Castaignède needs to beware of deceiving himself and allowing others to take advantage of his impressionability or gentleness. Daydreaming, fantasizing or other forms of imaginative, escapist behavior (such as watching television excessively or living his life through romance novels) could be something of an addiction for Castaignède. Thomas Castaignède tends to confuse images with reality and needs to learn to be more circumspect and discriminating. Disenchantment with women and close relationships could ensue as a result.
Powerful and complex emotions stir Thomas Castaignède, and his emotional life and closest personal relationships are liable to be tumultuous until Thomas does some deep soul searching. Buried feelings and memories that he does not want to deal with may surface at unexpected times. Holding in fears, secrets or "taboo" thoughts and feelings can only intensify them, and Thomas Castaignède needs to share them with someone who is sympathetic, trustworthy and fairly objective. Ridding himself of emotional compulsions and deeply embedded patterns that do not serve him can be tremendously liberating if Thomas Castaignède is willing to do the necessary inner house cleaning.
He is subject to strange emotional experiences which could relate to the supernatural. Very sensitive, Thomas Castaignède immediately responds to every influence, resulting in frequent changes of mood. He may be interested in the occult, psychic studies and spiritualism.
His emotional flow seems to be blocked in some way and Castaignède may feel inhibited when he is with others. Thomas Castaignède is likely to have a certain fear of crowds and may have a tendency to be agoraphobic.
He is open and unconventional in his attitude towards love relationships, romance and sex. He enjoys socializing, bringing people together and having many friends of both sexes. Thomas Castaignède values friendship very highly and in fact, he is more comfortable being a friend than a lover. Thomas desires an intellectual rapport or spiritual bond with his love partner, but deep intimacy and emotional bonding do not come easily to him. The traditional "husband" and "wife" roles do not appeal to Castaignède, and he abhors jealousy and possessiveness since he feels that no person truly "belongs" to another. Thomas Castaignède appreciates relationships in which his love partner allows him plenty of freedom and is not very emotionally demanding.
Castaignède is a very sociable, congenial person and he wilts very quickly without relationships with good friends and people to share good times with. Thomas Castaignède 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.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Taurus
Moon in 1st house
Moon Quincunx Neptune
Moon Quincunx Pluto
Moon Opposition Neptune/Pluto
Moon Opposition Pluto/N. Node
Venus in Aquarius
Venus in 11th house