Though Charlotte Gainsbourg seems quite rational and even coolly detached and impersonal at times (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she is precisely the opposite when people really get to know her. She is rather sentimental. And though she appears unconventional or nonconforming, Charlotte's ties to the past and to family history and tradition run deep. Moreover, Gainsbourg can be very effective at working for human rights and any issues related to women, children and family.
Charlotte 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 Gainsbourg to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Gainsbourg 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. Charlotte likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Charlotte Gainsbourg 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 Charlotte Gainsbourg 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. Charlotte Gainsbourg takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Charlotte Gainsbourg feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Charlotte Gainsbourg needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Charlotte Gainsbourg becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Charlotte Gainsbourg functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Gainsbourg often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Charlotte Gainsbourg 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 Gainsbourg's 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.
Her energies are directed to either perfecting her techniques, skills, and abilities in work, or in "perfecting", refining, and improving herself as a person. Critical analysis and attention to minute detail are intrinsic in either process. The urge to bring about a state of wholeness or optimal functioning is a strong motivation of Charlotte Gainsbourg's, and she is quite a perfectionist!
Gainsbourg can easily become overly identified or involved with the function she performs, with her work, or with her own health and "growth process".
The above description of Charlotte Gainsbourg is so deeply ingrained that she has little objectivity and often little appreciation for other, different ways of approaching life. Charlotte Gainsbourg tends to be one-sided. There is little ambiguity in her makeup and she generally knows what she wants and what will make her happy.
Charlotte has lofty aspirations but does not struggle or labor to achieve them. Her self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefit her in an almost magical way. Her optimism and cheerful generosity also win Gainsbourg many allies and successes in life.
She is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful or magical. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music and mysticism. Her spiritual values color Charlotte's whole perspective and approach to life. She is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
Charlotte Gainsbourg undergoes deep, transformative changes in her life with relative ease and a minimum of conscious resistance. Because she does not avoid the depths, Gainsbourg has access to a lot of personal power and strength. Without realizing it or seeking it, Charlotte is apt to have quite a potent effect on the people she comes into contact with, even superficially. Others sense that Charlotte Gainsbourg is a force to be reckoned with.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aquarius and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 6th house
Sun Conjunct Moon
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Sextile Pluto