She is not easily moved by emotional displays and can be curiously detached from her own emotions and those of others. It is almost as if she could turn her feelings on and off at will; Barbara should be careful not to leave the switch "off" too often, for she could easily become too impersonal. Family relationships and attachments are not as important to her as they are to most people and Richardson often considers her friends closer to her than her blood relatives. Certainly, Richardson's sympathy and concern extends much beyond her immediate family. In her personal relationships, Barbara Richardson insists upon a certain amount of independence and the freedom to pursue friendships with as many people, of both sexes, as she chooses. Barbara does not appreciate a jealous, possessive partner.
Barbara Richardson feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and she has little taste for convention and tradition.
Her own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Barbara, and it is often difficult for her to share with others what she is feeling.
Barbara Richardson frequently withdraws from contact with the world, and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of hers.
Richardson identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and she wants to help them or care for them in some way.
The beauty and harmony of her surroundings have a very powerful effect on Richardson'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 Richardson is prepared to sacrifice a great deal in order to avoid a fight and to "make everyone happy".
Her intimate and close personal relationships are often intense, highly-charged and difficult, as they trigger deep emotional responses in Barbara Richardson that have more to do with unsatisfied hungers and unmet childhood needs than with the present situation. She may feel like a voracious, bottomless pit when it comes to nurturing and emotional reassurance, and Richardson's neediness often drives others away. When Barbara Richardson does let herself feel close to another human being, painful, long-buried feelings bubble to the surface as do - perhaps - grief at the losses she suffered or anger at the neglect or hurt she endured. She may also reenact these situations in her present day relationships, in an unconscious effort to resolve and heal old issues. Richardson will do a lot of cleansing if she can listen to what her feelings are telling her. If not, Barbara Richardson will simply have a tumultuous, passionate and stormy emotional life.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, Barbara Richardson gives very selflessly and devotedly to those she loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon her. More compassionate than passionate, Barbara Richardson may become romantically involved with a person because she or she expresses a need for love, rather than out of mutual pleasure or attraction.
She is drawn to sensitive, imaginative, gentle souls - poets, musicians, dreamers - or to someone Barbara feels she can have a deep spiritual relationship with. Barbara Richardson idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
Richardson is very much aware of her personal appearance, attractiveness, and charm, and she can be rather narcissistic. On the other hand, Barbara Richardson is concerned with getting along with others and she has a pleasing, agreeable manner that people find quite appealing. Barbara uses tact or charm to get what she wants rather than intense effort or force. Her desire for love and affection colors everything Barbara Richardson does.
Barbara Richardson is extremely amorous and it is difficult for her to go without romantic relationships for very long. When she is attracted to someone, Barbara Richardson pursues her very ardently and sometimes comes on too strong. Being engaged in creative or artistic work can also satisfy her very strong desire for love and beauty.
Barbara Richardson loves to laugh, celebrate, and to enjoy herself with her companions. Emotionally open and easygoing, Barbara considers just about anyone a friend or potential friend. Her good humor and friendliness make her quite popular and well-liked. At times, Barbara Richardson overdoes the festivities, but she rarely regrets this.
Barbara's pleasure-loving nature and her emotional and material generosity discussed above are counterbalanced by a certain caution or restraint in expressing her affection, and by a fear of heartache. At times Barbara Richardson is likely to be the jovial, friendly, rather extravagant person mentioned previously, but at other times she is far more contained as described here. Because she is upbeat and fun-loving, people probably do not suspect how sensitive Richardson is to being left out or unappreciated.
Barbara Richardson tends to deprive herself of pleasure, friendship, and love, either because she feels she does not deserve it or she thinks it is wrong to enjoy life too much. Richardson may have been indoctrinated with a duty-and-work-before-all-else orientation early on. She may also think of herself as unattractive or unlovable, and thus close her heart to opportunities to share love and companionship, never quite believing that others actually like her. Barbara Richardson is apt to prefer solitude to being in uncomfortable relationships or social situations, and her shyness may be intense - especially when young. Learning to truly love and accept herself - including whatever flaws or imperfections Barbara believes she has - is so important for her. This process of self-appreciation and self-love will reap rewards, especially in later life.
When it comes to love relationships, Richardson is likely to feel pulled in several directions at once. In addition to her desire for depth and security in her relationships, Barbara Richardson has an impulsive side and a need for a lot of variety and excitement, as discussed in the following paragraphs. These urges do not have to conflict, but they certainly can, especially if Barbara acts on her spontaneous impulses without much consideration for their long-term effects on her personal life.
Her love feelings are easily aroused and her romantic relationships begin with a sudden electric attraction, but they often end abruptly, and Richardson may be in and out of love relationships - especially in her younger years. Barbara Richardson craves emotional excitement and needs to feel spontaneous and free, so she may avoid making firm personal commitments. Unusual or nontraditional forms of love and relationships appeal to Richardson, and she is attracted to unique, creative or unstable people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aquarius
Moon in 12th house
Moon Trine Neptune
Moon Opposition Pluto
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 1st house
Venus Conjunct Mars
Venus Sextile Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Quincunx Saturn
Venus aspects Saturn and Uranus
Venus Square Uranus