approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Arlene's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Arlene Dahl comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Arlene Dahl - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Arlene Dahl" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Arlene a little better. This page describes the disguise Dahl wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Ferociously proud and somewhat vain, Arlene Dahl likes to be impressive and to be considered special and unique. She is not timid, meek, or self-effacing, and is rarely content with staying in the background or in a subordinate position. She is a natural leader, and does not take orders from others very well. Dahl must have something of her own, something creative - be it a business, a project, a home or whatever - that she can develop and manage according to her own will and vision. Whatever Arlene does, she does it in a unique, dramatic, individual way. She likes to put her own personal stamp on it.
Arlene Dahl also has a very strong sense of dignity, self-respect, and personal honor and is deeply offended if someone treats her in a humiliating or dishonorable way. Dahl will rarely confront the offender - she is too proud to do so - but she will lose her affection and respect for them. Arlene dislikes pettiness and hates to be snubbed or ignored.
Dahl admires others who are strong individuals like herself. When Arlene Dahl befriends someone, Dahl is tremendously loyal, sincere, and willing to go to extraordinary lengths to make that person happy. She is very giving and generous, but her gifts are never anonymous - Arlene expects recognition and appreciation for them. She also expects the intense loyalty that she offers to her dear ones to be reciprocated. However, Arlene Dahl often has trouble developing relationships with people who are as strong as herself, for she does not really cooperate or share the leading role very easily. If she is not in the leading role, she aspires to be and will compete with the person who is.
Arlene Dahl has great heart and courage, and people often look to her for strength, encouragement, and affirmation. Arlene always puts her best face forward and rarely allows others to see her hurting, disheartened, or vulnerable. Arlene Dahl also has a very strong need for love, admiration, appreciation, and praise, although she does not like others to realize just how important it is to her.
Her outlook on life tends to be very personal and rather self-centered. Her own self-expression, self-actualization and self-realization interest Arlene more than anything else. Arlene Dahl feels that if she does her best where she is, the rest of the world will take care of itself.
Arlene Dahl comes across as contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. She watches her step, and frequently withdraws if her environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Dahl may seem much more conservative than she actually is. Arlene is wary of committing social blunders and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As she matures, Arlene Dahl's confidence is likely to grow because she will learn to depend more on her own self-assessment..
Daring and a bit reckless, Arlene Dahl is not afraid to face danger. Arlene wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Arlene Dahl has a need to have her influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in her environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Square Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Pluto