Him: Leo sun, Leo Merc and Venus, Virgo Mars, Virgo Moon, Sagittarius rising
Me: Aquarius sun, Aqua Merc and Venus, Scorpio Mars, Virgo moon, Sagittarius rising
Yeah. Our moons and Ascendants are the same. Might mean something, ya think?
Background: We've been on two lovely dates, and are talking about a third. Lots and lots of physical chemistry, oh my. Mental connection. We talk a LOT; texting, calls, AIM, whatever. I generally get along fabulously with Leos as friends--both my best friends are Leos, and I have a good male Leo friend whom I casually dated awhile back, but we're friends now, and I have a lot of other Leo friends. I like fire signs. They're fun. So, to some extent, I do understand Leos... except, I've never SERIOUSLY dated one or been in a romantic relationship with one.
Anyway, he's quite a bit older than me (ten years!). And... basically, it's taking all I got NOT to fall head over heels, because when I almost did I got the feeling that I liked him more... and being an Aquarius I refuse to be vulnerable like that, especially before a Lion. Scary. The thing is, he's very logical and practical for a Leo (I suspect Virgo rising, or the moon may be Virgo after all because we're really similar emotionally), and he runs kinda hot and cold. Romantic and sweet and cute one minute, and analyzing me and making me think he doesn't like me THAT much the next. It's like.. cat and mouse! In many ways, I feel like I'm being confronted with my own weird emotional ways. It's frustrating.
The OTHER frustrating part is that he's mentioned a few times how closed and hard to get to know I am. Which, yeah, hi! I'm an Aquarius. But I am trying my HARDEST to be more open and understood. It's really difficult. I'm preaching to the choir here. So I need help.
Ultimately.... I need advice on how to combat that, and how to win a male Leo. I'm being myself of course, but since it takes a while to get to know me thanks to being reserved especially around people I LIKE, I don't want to sabotage myself either. So tell me tell me tell me! Any suggestions, anecdotes. I've read all sorts of books on him and the situation, and some of it's been helpful... but real life experiences would be even better. :D