She is very sensitive, cautious, and shy about showing others her feelings. Though she may love and care for someone a great deal, Barbara Stanwyck rarely expresses her feelings openly and freely. Very often Stanwyck's love for someone is expressed by her wish to help her, do something tangible to benefit her or serve her in some way.
It is also difficult for her to receive warmth, affection or appreciation, for she often feels that she does not really deserve it or that "they do not really mean it". Stanwyck may therefore come across as rather cool and aloof - much more so than she feels.
A deeply ingrained critical attitude often makes Barbara difficult to live with. Barbara Stanwyck needs to learn to be gentler and less of a perfectionist with others and with herself.
Barbara Stanwyck has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, Barbara sometimes lets her emotions overpower her reasoning and logic, and consequently she is sometimes biased in her opinions. Barbara Stanwyck is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way she appears. Her feelings are on the surface and Barbara cannot hide her emotions.
Some rather acute fears of being excluded, rejected, left out in the cold or separated from loved ones can make Barbara Stanwyck either extremely cautious about getting close to people or clingy toward whoever gives her any warmth or security. Barbara Stanwyck tends to withhold and clamp down on many of her feelings and craves nurturing and security, perhaps feeling that they are unacceptable or will never be satisfied. Learning to be open and trust others to nurture her is important to her. Her earliest years, especially Stanwyck's relationships with her mother, will determine whether Barbara Stanwyck will overcome her fears or retreat behind a mask of self-sufficiency and indifference.
Sensitive and sentimental, Barbara Stanwyck is deeply attached to her family, old friends, familiar places and the past. She is romantic and tender in love relationships, and it is of utmost importance to Stanwyck to remember birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals and other personally significant days. Barbara Stanwyck seeks caring, emotional support, and security in her love relationships. Barbara likes to be needed, as well as to cherish and protect her loved ones, of whom she is somewhat possessive.
Promoting beauty, the arts, or entertainment can make Barbara Stanwyck very happy. Barbara wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and she wants to be recognized for her beauty, artistic gifts, or loving generosity. Barbara Stanwyck may "marry" her work - that is, being more involved in her career than in her private life. Stanwyck is a natural host or diplomat.
Barbara Stanwyck simply does not feel alive without vibrant, passionate love relationships in her life, and if her romantic urges are frustrated or if her intimate relationships become too tame or mellow, Barbara Stanwyck will do something to stir up the flames. Barbara Stanwyck relates naturally to fighting, competition, tumultuous conflict, and fiery lovemaking. She may be more selfish and demanding than she realizes.
Barbara Stanwyck is not a traditionalist where love and relationships are concerned, and she often feels that formal commitments and conventional relationships are too binding and restricting. Thus, Barbara is not very comfortable with forming lasting attachments or letting other people depend on her. She may be attracted to wild, unreliable, highly creative and/or unstable people who do not offer her any security. Even if Barbara Stanwyck professes to want something steady and solid, she is very reluctant to give up her freedom and autonomy for its sake. At best, she is suited to serial monogamy or relationships that leave Stanwyck a lot of breathing space.
She is very romantic, idealistic and imaginative about love relationships. Barbara Stanwyck yearns for her "true love" or "soul mate" and may become disappointed in those who never quite live up to her dream image of the perfect lover. Stanwyck frequently fantasizes about love and often falls in love with someone she can only love from afar. She may avoid making a definite personal commitment. Gentle and sensitive, Barbara Stanwyck does not like to be approached in a very direct or aggressive manner. She is attracted to those with artistic or mystical inclinations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Virgo
Moon in 1st house
Moon Opposition Saturn
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 10th house
Venus Opposition Mars
Venus Opposition Uranus
Venus Conjunct Neptune