approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Charlotte's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Charlotte Gainsbourg comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Charlotte Gainsbourg - 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 Charlotte Gainsbourg" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Charlotte a little better. This page describes the disguise Gainsbourg 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 Charlotte Gainsbourg 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. Gainsbourg 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 Charlotte'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, Charlotte Gainsbourg 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. Charlotte Gainsbourg 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, Charlotte Gainsbourg is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Gainsbourg probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Gainsbourg's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Charlotte Gainsbourg as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Charlotte 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.
Charlotte Gainsbourg is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Charlotte Gainsbourg is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Charlotte Gainsbourg 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 Gainsbourg's work or outside social activities.
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 Charlotte Gainsbourg tends to be very self-centered, or simply oblivious to the needs and intentions of others.
She is highly verbal and communicative. Connecting with and talking to other people are key aspects of Charlotte's personality. Charlotte Gainsbourg may seem to be a busybody to others sometimes. She may also depend too much on other people's advice or feedback before making up her own mind, and Gainsbourg may thus appear to be indecisive.
Charlotte Gainsbourg has a rather generous, open, broad-minded demeanor, and she likes to do things in a big way. If she does this primarily to impress others, Charlotte will find that many people prefer to avoid her. Even without meaning to, Gainsbourg can seem a bit arrogant or preachy.
In significant ways, Gainsbourg's emotional nature and personal needs are at odds with the way she presents herself. As a result of this inconsistency, Charlotte Gainsbourg may be uncomfortable showing her instinctive responses and true feelings. She may put them aside, maybe even be ashamed of them.
When Charlotte Gainsbourg is in an emotionally charged situation, those who do not know her well may be quite surprised at her reactions or behavior. The real challenge, though, is to completely accept herself, so that she does not act as if her emotional needs and impulses did not count for very much.
Charlotte Gainsbourg has a tendency to react violently to the influence of her surroundings and to throw herself headlong into everything she does, suffering the consequences later on. Until Charlotte learns to alter her conduct, there are likely to be many upsets in her relationships.
Charlotte Gainsbourg has a strong desire to build an image of her that captivates everyone around her, and with her attractive and fascinating personality, she has the ability to influence many people. Charlotte is likely to have some unusual love affairs.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Conjunct Asc.
Mercury Opposition Asc.
Jupiter Square Asc.
Moon Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Pluto
Asc. Opposition Venus/Pluto