14 PERSONALITY REPORT FOR PETER tact, and are outer directed and self-reliant. You may feel a sense of isolation and loneliness in your life, or a tendency to substitute material rewards for love and caring. You could also have fears of rejection concerning romantic contacts. Yet you have also the opportunity to rise above these circumstances in concentrated effort over time. By being open to the path of relationship you can move toward inner integration and balance, toward relationship more fully explored and felt, based on a renewed self-confidence born of actual experience and mutual understanding. Venus in strong opposition (within 2.1 degrees) with Chiron The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge. This combination gives a personality that experiences difficulties with relationships. You are likely to have had painful experiences surrounding marriage and intimate partnerships, but there are also great rewards to be gained in this area. You are drawn to relationship at the same time that you fear it, so that you may also have a strong focus on forming close emotional attachments. You may have had early childhood experiences that made it hard to accept the love of others in your adult life. With these distractions, you also may strongly desire to help other people, and yet be unable to give them the full benefit of your higher self. It is good to make the effort to connect yourself consciously with any painful events that may be buried in your unconscious, so that these will no longer have so much power over you. Once you have begun to integrate these painful feelings consciously, and shed the baggage of earlier frustrations, you can be a more fully participating partner to others, and be more of help to them as well. Mercury in sextile (within 2.4 degrees) with Venus The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections. This aspect gives a charming manner and an idealistic philosophy. You are friendly and sociable, and lean toward the beautiful and artistic side of life. You have artistic abilities and a youthful attitude, and tend to like young people. You like to dress attractively, although not necessarily expensively, and are likely to be cheerful and optimistic. You also usually have a pleasant speaking or singing voice, and express yourself well in speech or writing. You can be very persuasive in a quiet way. Venus in square (within 5.3 degrees) with Jupiter The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time.
15 PERSONALITY REPORT FOR PETER This aspect gives a graceful and refined nature. You are naturally attractive, although you should beware of a tendency toward vanity or idleness. You are restless and like an element of change and adventure. You have an appreciation or talent for literature and the arts, and also work well in fields such as the law, or other work with the public. You should beware of being too easily influenced by others. Venus in trine (within 4.1 degrees) with Midheaven The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. This aspect gives a caring and aesthetically motivated personality. You are friendly and social, and consistently strive for harmony in your dealings with other people. With the beauty and grace of Venus affecting your public life, you are ideally suited for a career in diplomacy or the arts, or some other elegant and graceful profession, such as interior decorating. You work well with others, and do better to establish yourself in a business partnership rather than being employed on your own. Other Natal Planets Mars in Libra (27° Lib 09') Mars in the Second House Mars in the Second House (or sign) gives a persistent and patient nature. You can be extremely stubborn. You can also be jealous and possessive. You value money and other forms of security. You possess an enthusiasm for the pursuit of sensual pleasures. You are likely to be an ardent and loyal lover. You enjoy the good things of life. You may find that you have a desire for luxuries, but lack the conservative attitude toward finances that would help to secure them. If Mars is afflicted in your chart by planetary aspect, you may need to work through pride and acquisitiveness in your nature, or there could be problems with possessiveness, or even resentments towards others. You have an artistic flair to your nature, and function well in the realm of the material and tangible world, with the stamina required to get what you want out of life. You benefit from cultivating an attitude of sharing. Mars in Libra (or the seventh house) gives a sensitive and emotionally impressionable nature with an inclination to get very involved with other people. You are likely to have great charm and poise, and an ongoing attraction to love and romance. You can be a persuasive talker, and enjoy getting your own way, although you also are truly committed to making sure all parties in a dispute receive just and fair treatment, and will go out of your way to make sure that they get it. You are potentially a rash and ardent lover, and you may marry early. You are likely to seek an active partner, one who will match your own