Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know her inner core, for Barbara Castle only trusts and opens herself to a select few. Allowing herself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Castle.
Barbara has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. Barbara Castle has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to herself. It is important for Barbara Castle to learn to forgive and let go, as well as to express her feelings openly and directly, rather than hiding or repressing them.
She is not content with superficial appearances and is always probing beneath the surface of things for hidden motives. Barbara Castle has a great deal of emotional depth.
Barbara Castle may have done extensive traveling in her early years, or in some way had a background which enables her to understand and identify with many different types of people or cultures.
Castle has a craving for things which are far away and foreign or for things she has never experienced before. Barbara Castle wants to completely immerse herself in the feelings and tastes of a new place, rather than simply have facts or an intellectual appreciation. Emotionally, too, Barbara is restless and something of a wanderer.
Her emotional attitudes and instincts tend to be quite liberal. Barbara Castle does not want to be caged or dictated to, and she feels everyone is entitled to do as they please in their personal and emotional affairs. Castle tends to surround herself with people who are unusual, creative, open-minded, unpredictable, restless, and changeable, and her relationships, with women in particular, may be somewhat unstable as a result. However, Barbara Castle enjoys an element of surprise and unpredictability.
The beauty and harmony of her surroundings have a very powerful effect on Castle's emotions. She is very sensitive and cannot stand to be in an atmosphere where there is discord or dissonance. Gentle, kindhearted, and peace loving, Barbara Castle is prepared to sacrifice a great deal in order to avoid a fight and to "make everyone happy".
She is quietly devoted and faithful to her loved ones and often becomes subservient to her love partner. Barbara Castle is more comfortable showing her love by doing or making something for her loved one, or simply being there for her, rather than by making any romantic, soul-stirring declarations. She is timid about expressing too much sentiment or emotion. Barbara Castle also underestimates her attractiveness and lovability and doubts her own worthiness of love and appreciation.
Barbara Castle craves very intense, deep, emotional relationships, and would even prefer stormy, tumultuous relationships to ones that are smooth but lacking vitality and passion. Barbara loves wholeheartedly and expects all-consuming, total devotion and attention from her partner. Casual, light relationships hold no appeal for Castle.
Barbara Castle experiences powerful, compelling emotional and sexual attractions, and she may feel that she has little choice or control over her desires. Barbara Castle has an intense need for love and may be emotionally greedy or insatiable. Her love relationships are passionate and often tumultuous and painful as well. Jealousy, power struggles or possessiveness can become areas of conflict in her relationships. On the positive side, Barbara Castle can be unusually creative and bring about beneficial and healing changes in the lives of others, motivated by her deeply felt love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 9th house
Moon Sextile Uranus
Moon Trine Neptune
Venus in Virgo
Venus in 8th house
Venus Square Pluto