Willie Nelson responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around him, and can be dominated by his fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Nelson often appears irrational to others because he cannot always explain the reason or source of his feelings. Anyone who lives with Willie Nelson must accept his ups and downs and appreciate Willie's need for times of withdrawal.
Willie Nelson is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Willie Nelson takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though he may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, he never forgets it.
Nelson gets a lot of emotional fulfillment through his involvement in groups, clubs, organizations, community activities, or a network of close friends who support and care for him. Willie Nelson makes friends his family, and he feels a close kinship with people who share some ideals or beliefs that he holds dear. Willie Nelson needs close relationships with people outside of his physical family.
Willie Nelson genuinely appreciates and understands women, and is likely to have many female friends, a network of women who love and support him. It is relatively easy for Willie Nelson to attract companionship and affection, and there will never be a lack of such relationships in his life. Children are very important to Nelson also.
Generally sunny and optimistic, Willie Nelson has a cheering effect on those around him. Willie likes and needs people, and others genuinely like him too. He enjoys a wide circle of friends who are like family to him. Entertaining, partying, social activities, and fellowship are essential ingredients for his emotional well-being.
There is another side to Willie Nelson as well, a rather introverted, self-contained, even pessimistic side which tempers his good cheer and generosity, as discussed below.
Nelson can be hard to get close to. Subconsciously he may feel that too much closeness in his relationships will interfere with doing what he needs to do and being his own person, so Willie Nelson puts up subtle walls and distance himself when someone begins to want more of him than he can comfortably give. However, Nelson may cut off sources of emotional nourishment and support that way, and end up feeling alone and lonely. Willie Nelson might even develop digestive problems. Overcoming his fears of intimacy, while at the same time affirming and acting on his autonomous needs, is the challenge here.
His emotions are very intense, but often hidden. Like a volcano, one minute Willie Nelson seems quite peaceful and the next, he is exploding with great force and unexpected fury. The intensity of his reactions often surprises even him. Willie has tremendous zeal and tends to be an emotional fanatic about things he cares about. His feelings and desires can be so compelling that he does things against his better judgment and reason. Nelson can also be very manipulative, in a subtle way. His personal relationships are deeply emotional, passionate and often stormy and painful as well.
In love relationships, Willie Nelson is steadfast and loyal, especially if he has a warm, demonstrative partner. He is very sensual in nature and craves plenty of touching and physical affection. Willie enjoys being pampered with a good meal, a loving massage or other sensual delights. He is a wonderful lover who is very attentive to the comfort and enjoyment of his loved one. Willie Nelson responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of his partner is very important to him.
Promoting beauty, the arts, or entertainment can make Willie Nelson very happy. Willie wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and he wants to be recognized for his beauty, artistic gifts, or loving generosity. Willie Nelson may "marry" his work - that is, being more involved in his career than in his private life. Nelson is a natural host or diplomat.
Willie Nelson appreciates beautiful surroundings and congenial company, and though he enjoys helping people, Willie Nelson will rarely put himself out too much in the process. He is good-humored and generous at heart but inclined to be lazy.
Willie's pleasure-loving nature and his emotional and material generosity discussed above are counterbalanced by a certain caution or restraint in expressing his affection, and by a fear of heartache. At times Willie Nelson is likely to be the jovial, friendly, rather extravagant person mentioned previously, but at other times he is far more contained as described here. Because he is upbeat and fun-loving, people probably do not suspect how sensitive Nelson is to being left out or unappreciated.
He is serious and finds it difficult to enjoy himself in a lighthearted, open and playful way with others. Willie Nelson rarely does something purely for pleasure, and can be very close-fisted and parsimonious. Perhaps due to painful separations in his early life, Willie is very cautious about becoming involved in close relationships and sharing his feelings. Though Nelson craves love and affection, intimacy is difficult for him. He may become romantically involved with people who do not value him or treat him well. Willie Nelson needs to learn to love and value himself before he finds happiness in love.
Sensitive and compassionate, Nelson tends to be the "giver" in any relationship. Willie has high ideals and a refined attitude towards love relationships, seeking to relate in ways that go beyond egotistical and selfish needs. Willie is attracted to people with artistic or mystical inclinations.
Willie Nelson seems to have an unusual power of attraction to other people and frequently may associate with others whether they are good for him or not. Very compulsive in love relationships, Nelson could have a kind of tragic love union.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 11th house
Moon Sextile Venus
Moon Sextile Jupiter
Moon aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Moon Quincunx Saturn
Moon Conjunct Pluto
Venus in Taurus
Venus in 10th house
Venus Trine Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Square Saturn
Venus Trine Neptune
Venus Conjunct Pluto/N. Node