approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Carly's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Carly Pope comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Carly Pope - 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 Carly Pope" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Carly a little better. This page describes the disguise Pope wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
She is a natural diplomat, reasonable, tolerant, fair, always willing to listen to varying viewpoints, and prepared to see the other side of an issue. Even if she strongly disagrees with someone, Carly Pope will try to find points of similarity and agreement rather than emphasizing the differences. She often avoids taking an extreme or one-sided stance on anything. Carly has a strong desire for harmonious and pleasant relationships, and revels in a spirit of cooperation, compromise, friendship, and fairness. Carly Pope very much wants to be liked and because of her need for approval and acceptance, Pope is easily influenced by others' opinions, especially those expressed by the young. She so much wants to please that often Carly Pope will suppress her own intense or unpleasant feelings in order to avoid offending others. Sometimes Pope's politeness is interpreted as being phony or wishy-washy.
Her need to create harmony extends to her physical environment and personal appearance as well. Carly Pope appreciates beauty and has a natural sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion. She does everything in good taste, with a sense of style and art. From her home furnishings to her choice of clothing, everything must be aesthetically appealing, not simply functional or utilitarian.
She also feels that relationships are a form of art - one that Pope is especially interested in and usually quite skilled at, for Carly possesses tact and acute awareness of other people. Marriage is very significant to her and finding the right person to share her life with is extremely important. Being part of a close relationship seems natural to Carly Pope - she is not an independent loner. Having a partner increases her self-confidence. Carly Pope does have a tendency, however, to become overly dependent on her partner and perhaps not to develop a clearly defined identity outside of the relationship. Finding the balance between being herself and blending and uniting with another is a challenge for Carly.
Others see Carly Pope as an agreeable, smooth, harmonious, and "nice" person. Though there may be much more to her, this is the sort of face Pope shows to the world. She possesses personal charm and an understated, non-combative manner. Her motto could be "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar" for Carly Pope usually adopts a friendly, cooperative approach rather than a strong, forceful, I'm-going-to-conquer-the-world attitude.
She is extremely willful, but she often achieves her desires in a quiet, secretive, or manipulative way. She may be intensely charismatic and wield considerable influence over others, or she may be attracted to similarly powerful, fascinating personalities. Carly Pope tends to go to extremes in whatever she does, to be compulsive, and she is driven by a sense of mission or destiny. Carly does not take anything at face value and is always digging beneath the surface for the deeper meaning or real motivations of others.
She may come across a bit scattered, nervous, or restless, as if she cannot sit still. Carly Pope seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. Carly tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind to be soothing.
Carly Pope tends to blend in with and take on the characteristics of the people in her surroundings, and may thus not make a powerful individual statement of her own. She may project an aura of glamour or "make-believe", and enjoy trying on different personalities at different times.
Daring and a bit reckless, Carly Pope is not afraid to face danger. Carly wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Carly Pope has a need to have her influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in her environment.
Carly Pope has a strong desire to constantly be in the limelight and she considers second place already as failure. Very self-confident, Pope has the ability to mold her surrounding to her own needs and is likely to furnish her home according to her taste.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Pluto Conjunct Asc.
Mercury Square Asc.
Neptune Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Uranus