Tenderhearted and sympathetic to an unusual degree, Xanana Gusmão has an understanding of other people's feelings and needs which borders on telepathy. Xanana Gusmão is extremely compassionate and cannot bear to see any fellow creature - human or animal - suffer. Because of his kindness and nonjudgmental attitude, people suffering from pain or confusion are drawn to Gusmão for help, which he readily gives. Sometimes Gusmão's soft-heartedness is taken advantage of.
He is a gentle, poetic soul and has a great love and affinity for music. Because many of his feelings are vague and he cannot easily verbalize how he experiences life, music seems a natural language for Gusmão. He is also extremely romantic and often "in love with love".
His own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Xanana, and it is often difficult for him to share with others what he is feeling.
Xanana Gusmão frequently withdraws from contact with the world, and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of his.
Gusmão identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and he wants to help them or care for them in some way.
Xanana Gusmão 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. Xanana Gusmão actually prefers a rather rambunctious, feisty, competitive atmosphere to a peaceful one.
There is a side to Xanana Gusmão which loves comfort and the easy life, and unless other factors in his chart indicate strong drive and ambition, Gusmão can be lazy and overly permissive with himself. He enjoys being taken care of and pampered, and self-indulgence is always a temptation for Gusmão. If Xanana's parents made the unfortunate mistake of indulging him too much as a child, this may be a very hard habit to break. Xanana Gusmão can be so soft and affectionate that it is hard to say no to him. Eating too many sweets is a vice Xanana is particularly prone to.
Although Xanana Gusmão 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 Xanana's fiery reactions somewhat, or he may seesaw between the two. His softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
Highly sensitive and rather easily taken in, Xanana Gusmão 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 Gusmão. Xanana Gusmão tends to confuse images with reality and needs to learn to be more circumspect and discriminating. Disappointments through women and in close relationships may occur if Gusmão does not.
Xanana Gusmão has a dreamy nature and an inclination to be influenced or led easily by other people. Xanana looks for the perfect mate and dream of fulfillment. Xanana Gusmão must learn to deal with his extreme idealism and to face life a little more realistically.
He is subject to changing moods and tends to alternate between associating with others and being completely alone, seeking to regenerate himself in solitude. Xanana Gusmão seems to be too critical of himself and tends to generate distance from others.
Warmhearted and generous in love relationships, Xanana Gusmão cannot tolerate pettiness or stinginess in his partner. Xanana wants a hero to idolize and adore, someone to wholeheartedly admire and be proud of. Xanana Gusmão is tremendously loyal and devoted once he gives his heart to someone.
Xanana Gusmão craves love, appreciation and attention from others and hates to be ignored. He is rather susceptible to flattery and loves to feel special. Gusmão enjoys a touch of drama and color in his love relationships and he is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
Xanana Gusmão loves romance and wishes that the honeymoon phase of his love relationships would last forever! Gusmão needs dramatic romantic gestures and displays of affection from his partner, and he wants to feel very, very special, like a royalty, to his beloved. Xanana Gusmão also has an artistic flair and he enjoys creating art or beauty in some form.
Xanana Gusmão 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, Gusmão tends to be unselfish, giving, and forgiving. Xanana Gusmão might enjoy joining with others for charitable events or social service.
Xanana 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 Xanana Gusmão 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 Pisces
Moon in 12th house
Moon Opposition Mars
Moon Quincunx Venus
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Quincunx Neptune
Moon Opposition Venus/Neptune
Moon Opposition Jupiter/Saturn
Venus in Leo
Venus in 5th house
Venus Sextile Neptune
Venus Conjunct Saturn/Pluto