approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Carolyn's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy - 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 Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Carolyn a little better. This page describes the disguise Kennedy wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Forward-looking and progressive, she is a person who supports change, innovation, and human advancement, and Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy is often strongly committed to a humanitarian cause or social improvement. She is extremely aware of the interrelations between all people, and is always projecting personal issues unto a greater whole. Kennedy sees the political or social ramifications of personal actions, and she wishes to contribute something of value to the world, or at least to her community or group.
The ideals of equality, fairness, human rights, brotherhood, and social justice color Carolyn's whole outlook and approach to life. She is truly interested in the good of the whole and not only her own personal well-being.
Sometimes she may overlook or ignore her own and others' personal needs, desires, and feelings, especially if they do not conform to her ideals of how one should feel or act. Though she has little patience for conservative narrow-mindedness, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy herself is sometimes dogmatic about her beliefs and ideologies.
She is attracted to the avant-garde, the latest advances in human thought and development, and she is eclectic and cosmopolitan in her tastes. She may consider herself a "global citizen" rather than claiming a narrow, limited identification based on nationality, race, familial heritage, etc. Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy is strongly influenced by her peer group and the flavor of the times in which she grew up, more so than by parental or family influences. She is involved and active in groups, community efforts, as well as cultural and progressive movements.
On a personal level, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Kennedy probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Kennedy's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Carolyn does not often show her emotions, and may be unsure about how to respond to others' emotional expression, for she tends to be very rational.
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy needs to have a life outside of the personal, domestic sphere and to be involved with people on a broader scale. The nurturing of family ties, and close, deep, personal relationships may take a back seat to Kennedy's work or outside social activities.
Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy has a friendly, affectionate attitude towards others and a great deal of personal charm. Her attractiveness is one of the first things others notice about Carolyn, and is probably something she cares a great deal about. Kennedy gets along well with people and knows how to please them. Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy has a well honed sense of style and beauty.
She is forceful and energetic and goes for what she wants quite aggressively. She is a doer and an achiever and has a positive "I can" attitude. She may run over people and stir up opposition and conflict because Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy tends to be very self-centered, or simply oblivious to the needs and intentions of others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Venus Conjunct Asc.
Mars Conjunct Asc.