Although Adrienne Rich seems accommodating, obliging, amiable and willing to compromise (as described on the previous page), she can also be enormously stubborn and immovable, as discussed below. Adrienne has such a pleasant demeanor that she is able to use a combination of charm and bullying to get what she wants. She is an excellent negotiator.
She is a steadfast and patient soul, capable of tremendous devotion, dedication, endurance and constancy. The ability to follow through and stick with things is one of her greatest assets. Once Rich's course is set, she pursues it tenaciously until it is completed, stubbornly resisting any attempts to sway her from her purpose.
Adrienne Rich has a very practical nature; she wants to see concrete, tangible results for her efforts, and she is not one to concoct wild dreams that are unlikely to come into fruition. Most of her "wild dreams" have to do with material achievements, well-being and security, for she has a great love of the physical world and she wants to experience and enjoy it to the full. Though Adrienne Rich will work long and persistently, she also has a strong sensual and comfort-loving side, and she wants to enjoy what she has worked for. In fact, Rich can be enormously lazy at times and has a tendency to overindulge in good food and other earthly pleasures. Adrienne Rich also loves the beauty of the natural world and she probably prefers a serene country setting to an urban life style.
Basically, her needs are simple and she is easy to please. Adrienne Rich has a strong desire for security, stability and peace, and will rarely make changes unless she is forced to do so. She is not very demanding emotionally, though she does crave a great deal of physical closeness and affection. Because of her faithfulness, emotional steadfastness and gentle strength, others often depend upon Rich for support. Though she hates upheaval and sudden changes, Adrienne Rich usually maintains her poise and equanimity. Adrienne Rich also has an innate sense of harmony with nature, allowing things to grow and unfold in their own time and the patience to nurture something into being - be it a garden, a child, or a creative project. She makes an excellent parent, especially if she follows her instincts more often than "the experts".
Adrienne has three major faults: one is her bullheaded obstinacy. The second is her unwillingness to deviate from her safe, predictable routine. And the third is Rich's tendency to always insist upon realism and undervalue the imaginative, speculative, and fanciful - in other words, Adrienne Rich lacks the ability to play with ideas and possibilities, and to open her mind to new horizons.
Adrienne Rich craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable, or taboo. She may hide her interests or inclinations, except from those who know Adrienne very intimately. Adrienne Rich is rarely content with herself and her life, and she has an inner urge to be continually going farther or deeper than her ever have before. Adrienne has also a strong interest in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
She is blessed with abundant optimism, self-confidence and cheerful generosity. Her good will and friendliness win her many allies. Adrienne Rich also has grand visions and aspirations, and the desire to succeed in life in a big way. Adrienne expects the best, and usually gets it.
Adrienne is extremely sensitive and imaginative, and she can get lost in her dreams, fantasies and visions. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, as well as to the world of color, beauty, and emotion. Adrienne Rich is also drawn to mysticism and she has deep spiritual aspirations and yearnings. Gentle and peace loving, Rich may lack the will and competitive spirit needed to make her way in the world. She is often impractical and may seek to avoid or escape the harsh realities of life.
Adrienne Rich seems to have an emotional and physical unrest and she always have to be on the move. Adrienne could find it difficult to control herself and she tends to get angry and upset easily. Eccentric and individualistic, she can create a stir wherever she goes.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Taurus
Sun in Taurus
Sun in 8th house
Sun Conjunct Jupiter
Sun Square Neptune
Sun Conjunct Uranus/MC