Daphne du Maurier
Although Daphne du Maurier seems accommodating, obliging, amiable and willing to compromise (as described on the previous page), she can also be enormously stubborn and immovable, as discussed below. Daphne has such a pleasant demeanor that she is able to use a combination of charm and bullying to get what she wants. She is an excellent negotiator.
She is a steadfast and patient soul, capable of tremendous devotion, dedication, endurance and constancy. The ability to follow through and stick with things is one of her greatest assets. Once du Maurier's course is set, she pursues it tenaciously until it is completed, stubbornly resisting any attempts to sway her from her purpose.
Daphne du Maurier has a very practical nature; she wants to see concrete, tangible results for her efforts, and she is not one to concoct wild dreams that are unlikely to come into fruition. Most of her "wild dreams" have to do with material achievements, well-being and security, for she has a great love of the physical world and she wants to experience and enjoy it to the full. Though Daphne du Maurier will work long and persistently, she also has a strong sensual and comfort-loving side, and she wants to enjoy what she has worked for. In fact, du Maurier can be enormously lazy at times and has a tendency to overindulge in good food and other earthly pleasures. Daphne du Maurier also loves the beauty of the natural world and she probably prefers a serene country setting to an urban life style.
Basically, her needs are simple and she is easy to please. Daphne du Maurier has a strong desire for security, stability and peace, and will rarely make changes unless she is forced to do so. She is not very demanding emotionally, though she does crave a great deal of physical closeness and affection. Because of her faithfulness, emotional steadfastness and gentle strength, others often depend upon du Maurier for support. Though she hates upheaval and sudden changes, Daphne du Maurier usually maintains her poise and equanimity. Daphne du Maurier also has an innate sense of harmony with nature, allowing things to grow and unfold in their own time and the patience to nurture something into being - be it a garden, a child, or a creative project. She makes an excellent parent, especially if she follows her instincts more often than "the experts".
Daphne has three major faults: one is her bullheaded obstinacy. The second is her unwillingness to deviate from her safe, predictable routine. And the third is du Maurier's tendency to always insist upon realism and undervalue the imaginative, speculative, and fanciful - in other words, Daphne du Maurier lacks the ability to play with ideas and possibilities, and to open her mind to new horizons.
Daphne du Maurier craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable, or taboo. She may hide her interests or inclinations, except from those who know Daphne very intimately. Daphne du Maurier is rarely content with herself and her life, and she has an inner urge to be continually going farther or deeper than her ever have before. Daphne has also a strong interest in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Daphne du Maurier has a healthy amount of self-control and self-discipline. du Maurier also radiates a rather responsible, trustworthy, solid feeling about herself which will win her the confidence of others, especially her superiors.
Her mind is very active and her judgment usually is sound. Although Daphne du Maurier's thinking is influenced by her feelings, she is inclined to think in realistic and practical terms. She is in control of her feelings and is able to express them rationally.
du Maurier has an intrinsic creative and artistic ability and an unusual sense of form. Daphne du Maurier also has a deep need for relationships that offer affection and can be quite intense when by inner compulsion she feels drawn to someone. Her relationships tend to be peculiar in some way.
Her courage to face life seems to be a bit on the low side and Daphne du Maurier is prone to worry a lot. Fear of her own inadequacies could distort her perspective and deplete her strength to go on in the direction she has chosen.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Taurus
Sun in Taurus
Sun in 8th house
Sun Sextile Saturn
Sun Conjunct Moon/Mercury
Sun Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Saturn/MC