Equally they tend to react strongly to their surroundings. The type can be seen as empathetic, understanding, and accommodating. The appearance may take on some of the features of the Moon and they may possess a highly expressive face, which quickly shows the person’s moods and reactions to any given situation, and so they may have a harder time masking the lunar responses and changing face of the Moon.
Sometimes they can also appear moody, unstable, and overly –needy. However, there is often a powerful hunger for personal expression, and there is great reactivity to the people around them. Some Lunar types may gravitate towards the role of the carer, and others will elicit this response from others. The personality is usually subject to the ebb and flow of the changing moods, and the Moon also needs to feel secure in their environment and might not venture out until it is perceived to be safe.
In astrology, the Moon is the keeper of memories, the catalyst of all of our feeling. Women are biologically tied to the Moon, and are destined to feel her cyclical movements. It plays an immeasurable role in our moods, behavior and psychology. Humans experience Lunar's fluctuations, changes and phases mostly on an unconscious level.
This suggests someone with a strong imagination who goes out into the world with great sensitivity. Sensitivity to their surroundings and sensitivity to the people around them. ...Often this would have come about as an above average sensitivity to the mother's needs. Perhaps she was moody, so the youngster would have learned how to read her moods; how to accommodate perhaps even how to mother her, for whatever reason. Often the individual will resemble their mother physically. The Contemporary Astrologer's Handbook (Astrology Now)