Behind Parker-Bowles' strong, proud appearance (described in the previous chapter), there is a very tender, sensitive, sentimental, feeling person. She is probably much shyer and more private than initially presumed.
Camilla has powerful emotional attachments to the past, her family, her childhood, places she associates with safety and security, and her beginnings. It is very important to Parker-Bowles to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Parker-Bowles tends to cling to whatever is dear to her - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
She is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Camilla likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Camilla Parker-Bowles has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of her life centers on her home. She is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Camilla Parker-Bowles than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
She is primarily emotional and her views are often dominated by her feelings and her own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for her to judge situations fairly and objectively because her personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Camilla Parker-Bowles takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Camilla Parker-Bowles feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Camilla Parker-Bowles needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Camilla Parker-Bowles becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Camilla Parker-Bowles functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Parker-Bowles often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Camilla Parker-Bowles also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
Her compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Parker-Bowles' strong points. Her faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
Camilla Parker-Bowles tends to get involved in the helping professions or in activities where her efforts are hidden, behind the scenes, unacknowledged, or unknown to the public. Asserting herself or getting up in front of an audience may be exceedingly uncomfortable for Parker-Bowles.
Camilla Parker-Bowles 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. Camilla Parker-Bowles has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
She keeps her feelings well under control, but is inclined to feel inferior and insecure. Parker-Bowles displays a cool and reserved manner and tries to hide her inner discontentment. Camilla Parker-Bowles also has a tendency to cling to the past.
Camilla Parker-Bowles 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 Parker-Bowles.
Camilla Parker-Bowles has a great need for security which she may seek in a partner who could be older than her and perhaps married before. Camilla Parker-Bowles probably feels restrained in expressing affection, giving the impression of being cool and indifferent toward those she loves.
Camilla Parker-Bowles has a harmonious and graceful manner along with an appreciation of beautiful, perhaps even artistically furnished surroundings. Camilla may be quite attractive and she is likely to make a favorable impression on everyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 12th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Moon/Saturn
Sun Conjunct Moon/Asc.
Sun Conjunct Venus/Saturn
Sun Conjunct Venus/Asc.