approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Bette's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Bette Midler comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Bette Midler - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Bette Midler" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Bette a little better. This page describes the disguise Midler wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Bette Midler meets life head on and throws herself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. She is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all her dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Bette projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. She often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Midler is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. She likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Bette Midler may feel that she does not fit into groups very well and that she does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. She likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Midler is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. She tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in her outlook, which enables Bette to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Bette Midler feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that she will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Midler's forte. However, she never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Bette Midler it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
She is scornful of what she sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Bette Midler is not a follower. Others see Bette as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Midler presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see her vulnerable or insecure side.
Bette Midler appears to have a very honorable and generous attitude toward others, as if she had their best interest at heart. Because others view Midler as a tolerant, understanding and even wise person, they may also seek her counsel.
Bette Midler comes across as contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. She watches her step, and frequently withdraws if her environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Midler may seem much more conservative than she actually is. Bette is wary of committing social blunders and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As she matures, Bette Midler's confidence is likely to grow because she will learn to depend more on her own self-assessment..
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Bette's manner and appearance regardless of her chronological age. Moreover, Bette Midler also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Midler needs mental stimulation from her environment, or she will rapidly get bored.
Bette Midler comes across as unusual, highly independent, and free spirited. There is a touch of brilliance and creative genius in her demeanor. She is also restless and easily distracted, and tends to fly from one thing to another, which may leave the impression that Midler is unreliable.
She may feel that personal relationships are interfering with the pursuit of her goals and chooses to lead a life on her own. But at the same time Bette Midler often may feel lonely and alienated by others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Opposition Asc.
Saturn Square Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Uranus Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Saturn/MC