Van Morrison responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Morrison often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings. Anyone who lives with Van Morrison must accept his ups and downs and appreciate Van's need for times of withdrawal.
Van Morrison is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Van Morrison takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though he may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, he never forgets it.
His own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Van, and it is often difficult for him to share with others what he is feeling.
Van Morrison frequently withdraws from contact with the world, and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of his.
Morrison identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and he wants to help them or care for them in some way.
Van Morrison feels that he must always be doing something, and he becomes impatient and irritable if he has to slow down or wait for anything. A stormy home life may be the result of his own tendency to fight for what he wants, rather than compromise. Van may not realize how competitive he is.
Although he is impetuous and easily provoked (as mentioned above), Van Morrison also has a good-natured, live-and-let-live attitude and a sense of humor, which balances it all out. While hotheaded at times, he is usually a good sport.
Van Morrison has a buoyant, cheerful disposition and he reaches out to others in a warm, open and friendly way. His emotional generosity and lack of pettiness is well known among his circle of friends, and people often seek Van out for help, sympathy or advice. Van Morrison is always willing to overlook others' faults, and he sometimes overdoes his charitableness.
Although Van Morrison was portrayed above as being assertive and combative, he also has a diametrically opposed tendency - namely the urge to escape all contention and ugliness. This may mellow Van's fiery reactions somewhat, or he may seesaw between the two. His softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
He is a dreamer who is attracted to the inner, mystical side of life, and may have trouble distinguishing the real from the imagined or illusory. Van does not enjoy confrontation and becomes very evasive when problems in his personal life or relationships arise, and escapes into his imagination in order to avoid dealing with them directly. He is also rather gullible and naive about people, especially if his sympathy has been aroused. Van Morrison is very sensitive to music and can use it to achieve emotional balance and harmony.
His attitude toward other people is very emotional and Van Morrison feels a certain soul affinity with them. Van has an inner need to express his feelings to others and is especially partial to groups where he can help to further their accomplishments.
He is hot-tempered and tends to get annoyed and angered easily. Very competitive, Van Morrison is always willing to take on any challenge. Tact and diplomacy are not of his strong points and Van must learn to master his irritability and quarrelsomeness.
Warmhearted and generous in love relationships, Van Morrison cannot tolerate pettiness or stinginess in his partner. Van wants a hero to idolize and adore, someone to wholeheartedly admire and be proud of. Van Morrison is tremendously loyal and devoted once he gives his heart to someone.
Van Morrison craves love, appreciation and attention from others and hates to be ignored. He is rather susceptible to flattery and loves to feel special. Morrison enjoys a touch of drama and color in his love relationships and he is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
For Van Morrison, caring and affection must be expressed tangibly, and he loves giving and receiving gifts. Van values luxury, comfort, and elegance very highly and appreciates beautiful things. He can be self-indulgent and extravagant. Being overly possessive of people he loves and of his belongings is something Van Morrison needs to beware of.
Van Morrison loves to laugh, celebrate, and to enjoy himself with his companions. Emotionally open and easygoing, Van considers just about anyone a friend or potential friend. His good humor and friendliness make him quite popular and well-liked. At times, Van Morrison overdoes the festivities, but he rarely regrets this.
Van Morrison 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, Morrison tends to be unselfish, giving, and forgiving. Van Morrison might enjoy joining with others for charitable events or social service.
He is romantic and amorous and has a well-developed sexual nature. Van expresses his feelings openly, but sometimes could feel hurt if people do not respond to him. Van Morrison also has a strong drive to express himself in artistic ways.
Van Morrison finds it easy to demonstrate his love and affection for others and to talk about love relationships, and Morrison tends to reveal his most personal feelings to people in his intimate circle of friends.
Van has great self-discipline and knows exactly what he can demand of himself. His love relationships are inclined to be connected with a lot of problems and Van Morrison may wish to give up love altogether and retreat to a life of solitude and seclusion.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 12th house
Moon Conjunct Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Jupiter
Moon Square Jupiter
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Square Neptune
Moon Conjunct Mars/N. Node
Moon Conjunct Mars/Asc.
Venus in Leo
Venus in 2nd house
Venus Sextile Jupiter
Venus Sextile Neptune
Venus Conjunct Sun/Mars
Venus Conjunct Mercury/Asc.
Venus Conjunct Saturn/Pluto