approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Betty's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Betty Friedan comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Betty Friedan - 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 Betty Friedan" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Betty a little better. This page describes the disguise Friedan wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Betty loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. She is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Betty Friedan has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything she has yet experienced, and she often lives in her dreams and visions for the future. Betty Friedan tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and she likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, she always expects something better ahead. Betty Friedan loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once she achieves it she is on to something else. She is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and she is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for her. Betty Friedan has great faith in life and she bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Betty Friedan cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect her need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Betty and she may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
She is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. She is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about her convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Betty Friedan gets carried away with her enthusiasm of the moment and she tends to exaggerate. She is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and she is usually pretty convincing. She does everything in a big way, a generous way. Friedan likes to have the best, and she heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. Her vision is always large. She is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and she is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Betty Friedan as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. She may also be seen as a wise person since she does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. She is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and she inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
At times her feisty spirit, aggressiveness, and a too-forceful approach get Betty into trouble. Betty Friedan tends to take offense when none was intended. She may be viewed as a troublemaker, an upstart, or an egotist with little concern for others. Betty Friedan needs to moderate her temper to avoid constant irritation with those in her environment.
Betty Friedan appears 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, Friedan may seem much more conservative than she actually is. Betty fears making mistakes in social situations, and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As she matures, Betty Friedan is likely to grow in confidence, because she will learn to depend more on her own evaluation of herself.
Friedan would like to embrace the whole world and is everyone's favorite. Very impressionable, Betty Friedan has an inner feeling for others and can easily establish relationships with everyone. She is likely to have a busy social life and also enjoys working in group activities.
Her life is never a secret to anyone, for Friedan likes to publicize her plans and let people know exactly where she stands. Others are drawn to Betty Friedan because of her ease in conversational ability and people often may seek her advice.
Friedan is cheerful, warm-hearted and social and she strives for a pleasant life. She likes to be seen in social circles and is charitable to her fellow man. It makes Betty Friedan happy to be involved in many relationships and she is very sympathetic toward everyone.
Betty Friedan tends to think of work as a hard and necessary chore and she may feel that she has little freedom of movement because of pressure caused by her surroundings. Friedan is likely to feel hemmed in and consider dealing with others quite burdensome.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Square Asc.
Saturn Square Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/N. Node
Asc. Conjunct Mercury/MC
Asc. Opposition Venus/Jupiter
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Saturn