Anna Benson responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around her, and can be dominated by her fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Benson often appears irrational to others because she cannot always explain the reason or source of her feelings. Anyone who lives with Anna Benson must accept her ups and downs and appreciate Anna's need for times of withdrawal.
Anna Benson is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Anna Benson takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though she may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, she never forgets it.
She is likely to be a great collector of things - a real pack rat in fact - for her belongings give Anna Benson a sense of security and continuity with the past, which is important to her. Antiques or articles with sentimental value from Anna's past are especially dear to her.
Anna Benson may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of her immediate circle.
Highly sensitive and rather easily taken in, Anna Benson needs to beware of deceiving herself and allowing others to take advantage of her impressionability or gentleness. Daydreaming, fantasizing or other forms of imaginative, escapist behavior (such as watching television excessively or living her life through romance novels) could be something of an addiction for Benson. Anna Benson tends to confuse images with reality and needs to learn to be more circumspect and discriminating. Disenchantment with women and close relationships could ensue as a result.
Anna has intense desires and feelings and her personal relationships are deeply emotional, passionate and often stormy and painful as well. Anna Benson has powerful magnetic relationships with those she cares about, and she could become emotionally obsessed by another person. Her feelings can become so urgent and compelling that she behaves irrationally. Anna Benson undergoes periodic emotional upheavals and purging when she must break all ties with the past and begin anew.
She is definitely not one to wear her heart on her sleeve. Anna Benson cares very much about others' opinions and craves love and appreciation as much as anyone - however one would never know it from Benson's reserved and seemingly detached demeanor. Casual, superficial relationships do not interest Anna at all. She is cautious and serious about love and really desires deep, genuine, lasting relationships. Anna Benson is old-fashioned about courtship and love relationships, and will remain faithful to her loved one in good times and in bad.
Anna Benson may be attracted to older persons who are emotionally mature and reliable and can provide the security Anna desires.
Anna is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling and people who can expand her horizons, teach her something, or show her places and worlds she has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with her love partner is important to her.
Moreover, Anna Benson feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only for her own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of hers.
Anna Benson shares whatever she has freely and her friends know they can always count on Anna's generosity and support - both emotional and material. Her good-hearted acceptance and tolerance of others' foibles goes a long way toward maintaining harmony in her relationships. Anna Benson also has a lazy streak and sometimes avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it seems like too much trouble and too petty. Anna likes to socialize and will use any excuse to celebrate with friends. She cannot tolerate being overly restricted by her love partner, and encourages her partner's freedom as well.
She may be subject to periodic changes of mood, is serious, somewhat somber, and she seems to lack confidence in herself and could have trouble giving of hers. Anna Benson tends to avoid close relationships, expecting to be disappointed if she lets anyone come too close.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 2nd house
Moon Quincunx Neptune
Moon Square Pluto
Venus in Capricorn
Venus in 9th house
Venus Square Jupiter
Venus Opposition Moon/Saturn