approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Dolores' basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Dolores Donlon comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Dolores Donlon - 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 Dolores Donlon" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Dolores a little better. This page describes the disguise Donlon wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
She is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Donlon's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Dolores Donlon wants something she goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Dolores Donlon wants, Dolores Donlon usually gets.
She is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Dolores wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Dolores Donlon functions well in crisis situations and she often seeks them out, for she enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
She is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Dolores Donlon usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Donlon approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why she feels or acts the way she does. Dolores Donlon also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships she is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until she gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Donlon. When Dolores Donlon commits herself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, she is intensely loyal and devoted to them and she also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If she is ever betrayed by someone she cares deeply for, Dolores Donlon is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as she once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, she is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever she cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in her.
Because of her natural reserve, others may see Dolores Donlon as something of an enigma. She is quite self-protective and often defensive. Dolores Donlon also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Her emotional responses, feelings and prejudices come across to others quite clearly and Dolores Donlon could come across as rather moody and fickle. On the other hand, she is not impersonal or removed, so people are drawn to confide in her. At times Donlon may wish she were not so easy to read.
Dolores Donlon is extremely sensitive to all the impressions and energies around her and at times can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for her, as Dolores Donlon tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever she is with. She may have the chameleon's trait of appearing to become the people or person she is with the most.
Dolores Donlon comes across as liberal and open-minded. Anything new, innovative, unusual or off the beaten track arouses her interest. Donlon infuses her environment with enthusiasm, new life and excitement. Though not intentionally disruptive, Dolores Donlon does enjoy startling or waking people up a bit.
Dolores Donlon can get by in life almost on her personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Dolores that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually she appears confident and clear about who she is, and it is very difficult not to notice her or feel her influence when Donlon is around.
Dolores Donlon comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable and communicative. She is quite curious and interested in the people and events around her and cannot resist commenting about them.
Donlon also needs to be busy and active and she moves quickly. Dolores Donlon also appears to be restless. Keeping her mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Square Asc.
Neptune Square Asc.
Uranus Trine Asc.
Sun Sextile Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.