She is not easily moved by emotional displays and can be curiously detached from her own emotions and those of others. It is almost as if she could turn her feelings on and off at will; Dolores should be careful not to leave the switch "off" too often, for she could easily become too impersonal. Family relationships and attachments are not as important to her as they are to most people and Donlon often considers her friends closer to her than her blood relatives. Certainly, Donlon's sympathy and concern extends much beyond her immediate family. In her personal relationships, Dolores Donlon insists upon a certain amount of independence and the freedom to pursue friendships with as many people, of both sexes, as she chooses. Dolores does not appreciate a jealous, possessive partner.
Dolores Donlon feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and she has little taste for convention and tradition.
Dolores Donlon often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because she has always done it a certain way and is uncomfortable acting otherwise. Even when Donlon thinks she is being rational, her prejudices, intuitions and feelings influence her thoughts a great deal. Dolores is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with her as well. Dolores Donlon has good psychological insight into others.
She is tolerant and forgiving and always ready to overlook mistakes and give others a second chance. Dolores Donlon expects, and draws out, the best from people and she enjoys making others comfortable and happy. Because of her emotional generosity, her life is rich with friends, and often financial blessings as well.
There is another side to Dolores Donlon as well, a rather introverted, self-contained, even pessimistic side which tempers her good cheer and generosity, as discussed below.
Dolores Donlon often feels that she must do something or be something other than what she is in order to receive approval and acceptance from others. She is very sensitive to criticism and easily feels left out or neglected, and though she may appear cool or distant, Donlon actually cares very much about being included. Because she is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Dolores Donlon to withdraw into a shell rather than risk the emotional bumps and bruises she may endure once she lets others really know her in an intimate, personal way. Her reserve and caution make establishing close emotional relationships with others difficult, and Dolores Donlon becomes very attached to the few people she considers "real friends". Donlon can gain inner security and strength through periods of solitude if she views them as times to nourish herself and develop her own interests, rather than as times of loneliness.
Emotionally she is very sensitive, dreamy, gentle and easily influenced. If she is with harmonious people and in congenial surroundings, Dolores Donlon flourishes, but negative people or dissonant energies very quickly bring her down. Her emotional boundaries tend to be very loose and permeable. Dolores Donlon feels what others feel, and physically she is very open and impressionable. Standing up for herself, saying no when she wants to, as well as recognizing and respecting others' limitations and boundaries are important lessons for Dolores Donlon to learn. Dolores Donlon should beware of a tendency for martyrdom out of pity for others' problems.
She is quietly devoted and faithful to her loved ones and often becomes subservient to her love partner. Dolores Donlon is more comfortable showing her love by doing or making something for her loved one, or simply being there for her, rather than by making any romantic, soul-stirring declarations. She is timid about expressing too much sentiment or emotion. Dolores Donlon also underestimates her attractiveness and lovability and doubts her own worthiness of love and appreciation.
Dolores is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling and people who can expand her horizons, teach her something, or show her places and worlds she has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with her love partner is important to her.
Moreover, Dolores Donlon feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only for her own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of hers.
Donlon's constitution tends to be on the weak side and she may tire easily. In love relationships she could be somewhat reserved and have a tendency toward platonic relationships. On the other hand, Dolores Donlon could also have questionable romances that leave Dolores disappointed.
Dolores Donlon tends to be a bit self-centered and willful in love relationships, but also magnetic. Her desire is always very strong and Donlon resents authority and likes to be different. Dolores Donlon may also have artistic ambitions and always has many new ideas at her disposal.
Dolores Donlon has a vivid imagination and is likely to imagine the most wonderful things, but she may over-idealize and tend to expect too much of love relationships. Dolores tries to escape unpleasant experiences through fantasy and deception.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aquarius
Moon in 3rd house
Moon Conjunct Jupiter
Moon aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Moon Square Saturn
Moon Opposition Neptune
Venus in Virgo
Venus in 9th house
Venus Conjunct Sun/Neptune
Venus Opposition Moon/Uranus
Venus Conjunct Mercury/Neptune