Billie Jean King
Behind King's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), she is much more passionate and emotional. Billie Jean King often conceals her vulnerability beneath a veneer of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, she is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Billie Jean King is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and she only allows a special few into her inner world. Like a wary animal, she is cautious and mistrustful of those she does not know until "he sniffs them out". She is highly instinctive and intuitive. Billie Jean King usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though she may be unable to clearly articulate why she feels the way she does. Her feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Billie Jean King also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and she forms very intense love bonds and attachments. She is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that she perceives as a threat to her relationship with someone she loves. When Billie Jean King commits herself to someone or something, she is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Billie Jean merges with or "marries" the person she loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for her, and often stormy and nasty. When King has been wounded, she is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Billie Jean will most certainly never forget the hurt and she often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to her.
Whatever she does, Billie Jean does with passion and fervor, and she often goes to extremes. King can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. King can also be very narrow-minded: either she is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for her at all. Rarely is Billie Jean King emotionally detached and objective. She definitely has a fanatical streak. She is also immensely strong-willed and her tenacity in pursuing her objectives often borders on obsession. She is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
Billie Jean King loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Billie Jean never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Billie Jean King tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Her career, reputation and public image are very important to King. Billie Jean King has a strong desire to be influential or make her mark on the world. She is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; her ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for her unique effort and gifts. Billie Jean King may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Billie Jean King tends to see things from her perspective only and to be rather subjective. She also enjoys talking and expressing her views but does not always listen as well. Billie Jean King has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
King's subconscious needs and feelings blend well with her conscious intentions and desires, therefore Billie Jean King is able to proceed with her life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Billie Jean's male-female relationships will also reflect this state of internal harmony.
Billie Jean has big aspirations and the desire to succeed in life in a grand way. Billie Jean King tends to exaggerate, promise more than is feasible and misjudge by being overly optimistic. However, she never gives up on her hopes for the future. King tends to be restless and discontent with the responsibilities and limitations of life.
Billie Jean King has a strong need to be with people whom she is emotionally close to. She is very sensitive to others emotional needs, lending a sympathetic ear to their problems. Peace and harmony in her personal surrounding and relationships are very important to King.
King depends a great deal on other people's reactions to her and rarely acts until she sees how she affects others. Billie Jean King must learn to be direct and straightforward, rather than evasive or manipulative. Billie Jean should also learn to rely heavily on her hunches.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Sextile Moon
Sun Square Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Moon/Asc.
Sun Conjunct Neptune/Asc.