In addition to Arlene's rather conservative and self-controlled demeanor (mentioned in the previous chapter), she has a highly developed sense of aesthetics, poise and gracefulness, as described below. Arlene has refined taste and manners, but she may find it difficult to really let her hair down or deviate from certain internal constraints. Arlene Francis has a knack for keeping things simple yet beautiful.
Harmony and balance are her keynotes. Arlene Francis instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and she is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Arlene does all she can to avoid conflict and discord. Her spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and she often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Francis since she can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make her own decisions. Francis will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. She prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on her own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Arlene Francis, and she has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Arlene Francis invests a great deal of her energy in personal love relationships and she is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Arlene Francis seeks a partner who is her equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. She makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and she enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Francis perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Arlene Francis appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in her personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to her. If Arlene Francis fights about anything, it is often about something she feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Arlene. She believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Arlene Francis also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Francis dresses and furnishes her home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to her.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand her intellectual horizons and broaden her understanding of the world are very attractive to Francis.
Arlene Francis has a philosophical turn of mind and is concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting the overview of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy her mind much of the time.
Arlene Francis deeply believes in her own power and her ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Arlene has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, she pursues her desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and she may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. Arlene likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Arlene Francis has a basic need to fit in with others and is always willing to cooperate. She enjoys working with others as a team and is a well liked comrade.
Her comprehension is exceptional and Arlene Francis reacts to everything very quickly. Francis shows deep respect for knowledge and feels that she must learn everything there is to know. Studying probably was encouraged early on and Arlene Francis was raised to be successful.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 9th house
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Opposition Mars/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus