In addition to being a self-reliant go-getter (as described on the previous page), she is also a philosopher and entrepreneur with big ideas and grand dreams. Bette Midler believes in absolute honesty and truthfulness, even when it hurts someone! At times Midler can be evangelical or preachy in her enthusiasm to share her convictions with others. She is quite a fireball, and whether it is a set of beliefs or a favorite football team, Midler tends to be downright religious about it!
She is a gambler and an adventurer at heart, one who loves to take risks, to discover and explore new worlds, and to travel the untried path rather than the safe, reliable one. She is independent, freedom loving, and often very restless. She needs a lifestyle that provides opportunities for travel, movement, change, and meeting new people. A steady routine, which offers much in the way of security but little in the way of space and freedom, is odious to her.
To Bette Midler, life is a journey and an adventure that is endlessly interesting and rich with possibilities, and it may be difficult for her to decide where to focus her attention and efforts. Bette Midler probably traveled around and experimented with many different paths before she settled on a particular career. Or she may go from one project to the next, for once the challenge and vital interest is gone, she is very quick to move on. Commitment, discipline, focus and concentration are not her strong points. Midler can be irresponsible and disinclined to take on the burdens and limitations of adult life.
An incurable optimist, she has big dreams, aspirations and hopes for the future and is usually engaged in pursuing a far-off goal. Bette Midler has a great deal of faith and trust in life and failures do not crush her spirit. Midler always bounces back from disappointments, often with another bright dream or scheme. Bette Midler has a sporting, playful attitude toward life and she is philosophical about her mistakes. Bette has the ability to sense future trends, to see the big picture, and she likes to theorize and speculate. However, she gets annoyed with all the details and practical requirements required to implement her theories.
Midler expresses herself in a very open, direct and straightforward manner and is often blunt and tactless as well. Because she does not take herself too seriously, she may not realize how deeply her candid statements can wound more sensitive souls. In fact, though she may not realize it, Bette's insensitivity and lack of understanding regarding others' feelings is probably one of her worst faults.
Bette Midler enjoys being in close relationships but also needs freedom and she does not do well with a possessive, clinging, or emotionally demanding partner. She is quite generous, and heartily dislikes pettiness in others. Someone who shares her ideals, her sense of fun and her zest for life would be the right companion for Midler.
Bette Midler craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable or taboo. Bette may hide her interests or inclinations, except from those who know her very intimately. Bette Midler is rarely content with herself and her life, and she has an inner urge to continually delve deeper than ever before. Bette is also highly interested in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
She is very open and receptive to the spiritual, intangible, and subtle realms, and can easily receive or give conscious guidance based on her inner attunement. Bette Midler takes many things for granted, such as the existence of an afterlife or the effects of subtle influences like aromatherapy, spiritual healing, etc. These things seem obvious to Bette, whereas to many people they are a matter of conjecture or even illusory. Bette Midler may not realize she has spiritual gifts because they come so naturally to her.
Bette Midler deeply believes in her own power and her ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Bette has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, she pursues her desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and she may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. Bette likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Midler always seems to find the right words to verbalize her feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Bette Midler also has a keen sense of beauty and she probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in 8th house
Sun Sextile Neptune
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus