Beth Phoenix responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around her, and can be dominated by her fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Phoenix often appears irrational to others because she cannot always explain the reason or source of her feelings. Anyone who lives with Beth Phoenix must accept her ups and downs and appreciate Beth's need for times of withdrawal.
Beth Phoenix is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Beth Phoenix takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though she may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, she never forgets it.
She is emotionally expressive and often dramatizes her feelings by acting them out or blowing them out of proportion. Beth Phoenix cannot hide her instinctive emotional reactions to people or situations, and she does not make any pretenses about her personal sympathies or antipathies.
Beth Phoenix has a childlike openness and playfulness that is very appealing to others but sometimes gets her into trouble, as Beth takes risks on an impulse or a whim.
Beth Phoenix takes offense rather quickly and her instincts are to fight, defend or act first, and ask questions later. She has a tendency for impatience, irritability and outbursts of temper, especially in response to minor frustrations. When she is not actively involved, she is not comfortable. Beth Phoenix actually prefers a rather rambunctious, feisty, competitive atmosphere to a peaceful one.
Beth Phoenix feels that little, daily acts of caring and thoughtfulness are essential to the happiness and success of relationships and she knows how to make others feel accepted, loved and cherished. She enjoys good relationships with women.
Although she is impetuous and easily provoked (as mentioned above), Beth Phoenix also has a good-natured, live-and-let-live attitude and a sense of humor, which balances it all out. While hotheaded at times, she is usually a good sport.
Beth Phoenix has a buoyant, cheerful disposition and she reaches out to others in a warm, open and friendly way. Her emotional generosity and lack of pettiness is well known among her circle of friends, and people often seek Beth out for help, sympathy or advice. Beth Phoenix is always willing to overlook others' faults, and she sometimes overdoes her charitableness.
Although Phoenix gets hot under the collar rather easily (as mentioned above), she also has a certain degree of emotional self-control and composure, which enable Beth Phoenix to rein in some of her more aggressive tendencies. This side of her is described below.
There is another side to Beth Phoenix as well, a rather introverted, self-contained, even pessimistic side which tempers her good cheer and generosity, as discussed below.
Beth Phoenix often feels that she must do something or be something other than what she is in order to receive approval and acceptance from others. She is very sensitive to criticism and easily feels left out or neglected, and though she may appear cool or distant, Phoenix actually cares very much about being included. Because she is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Beth Phoenix to withdraw in