Although Usher Raymond appears aloof or self-sufficient at times (as described on the previous page), he is actually very interested in people and the social aspect of life. Usher has high standards for relationships, and he may not realize that it is more difficult for others to meet these standards than for him. Raymond believes that he merely expects a little courtesy and respect, however Usher Raymond actually becomes upset over rather minor oversights by his partner or friend.
Harmony and balance are his keynotes. Usher Raymond instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and he is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Usher does all he can to avoid conflict and discord. His spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and he often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Raymond since he can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make his own decisions. Raymond will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. He prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on his own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Usher Raymond, and he has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Usher Raymond invests a great deal of his energy in personal love relationships and he is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Usher Raymond seeks a partner who is his equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. He makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and he enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Raymond perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Usher Raymond appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in his personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to him. If Usher Raymond fights about anything, it is often about something he feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Usher. He believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Usher Raymond also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Raymond dresses and furnishes his home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to him.
Ownership gives Usher Raymond a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Usher also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Inwardly he is zealous and fanatical, though he may hide his personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of his feelings. He is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Usher is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Usher Raymond tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and he often seeks to emulate them. Usher has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Usher Raymond has a basic need to fit in with others and is always willing to cooperate. He enjoys working with others as a team and is a well liked comrade.
Usher Raymond tends to become excited and upset at the slightest cause, generating tension with others. Usher also could encounter strange experiences or coincidences with others. He may have a feeling of being different than others and he wants to be his own person.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Conjunct Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Uranus/N. Node