Although Carly Pope appears quite pleasant, agreeable and prepared to compromise for the sake of harmony (as described on the previous page), she also has a strong need to shine and express her own opinions. Carly has the potential to be a great leader, manager, coach or teacher.
Proud and intensely individual, Carly Pope really wants to stand out, to be the very best she can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for her unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to her, and she cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Carly Pope must put her personal stamp on whatever she does, and direct her own course in life. Carly Pope needs to have a place where she can shine, express herself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Carly has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Carly Pope also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Carly Pope, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and she secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Carly wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. She needs someone to believe in her and her dreams. Though Pope appears radiantly self-confident and independent, she is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. She cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Carly Pope also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person she loves feel special. Carly Pope loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in her relationships. She is also immensely loyal and will defend her loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend her pride or betray her trust. However, Carly Pope likes to be the strong one in her relationships and she really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Carly needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as she is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with her.
Pope's strengths are her zest and love for life, her creative power and her warm and generous heart. Her primary fault is her tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression she is making and with her own creative self-expression that she forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around her.
Her career, reputation, and public image are very important to Pope. Carly Pope has a strong desire to be influential or make her mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy her; her ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for her unique effort and gifts. Carly Pope may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
Pope can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. Her dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and she sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Carly Pope enjoys fine health as well.
Carly Pope is a restless spirit, a bit self-willed, and she has a tendency to overstrain her nervous system. She is easily aroused and quick to explode when things do not meet her expectations. She is highly individualistic, resourceful and determined.
Carly Pope has a great need for security which she may seek in a partner who could be older than her and perhaps married before. Carly Pope probably feels restrained in expressing affection, giving the impression of being cool and indifferent toward those she loves.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 10th house
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun Opposition Moon/Uranus
Sun Conjunct Venus/Saturn