Eleanor Roosevelt responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around her, and can be dominated by her fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Roosevelt often appears irrational to others because she cannot always explain the reason or source of her feelings. Anyone who lives with Eleanor Roosevelt must accept her ups and downs and appreciate Eleanor's need for times of withdrawal.
Eleanor Roosevelt is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Eleanor Roosevelt takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though she may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, she never forgets it.
Roosevelt depends a great deal upon other people for emotional support and she has a large "family" of friends that care about her and treat her as kin. The women in Eleanor's life are particularly important to her, and her relationships with them powerfully influence her sense of security and happiness. Eleanor Roosevelt may be overly dependent and unsure of herself without a close partner.
She is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Eleanor Roosevelt cannot tolerate self-pity or passivity, and she can be rather brusque with others' emotional problems. "Stop crying and do something about it" might be Roosevelt's motto.
Although Eleanor Roosevelt was portrayed above as being assertive and combative, she also has a diametrically opposed tendency - namely the urge to escape all contention and ugliness. This may mellow Eleanor's fiery reactions somewhat, or she may seesaw between the two. Her softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
Eleanor Roosevelt tends to surround herself with people who are gentle, sensitive, peace-loving, and artistically or spiritually inclined, and there is a strong element of mutual compassion and sympathy in her personal relationships. It is easy for Eleanor to tune in psychically to other people's feelings and emotional worlds. Eleanor Roosevelt may share this type of telepathic link with her mother, sisters, or female friends in particular.
She is quietly devoted and faithful to her loved ones and often becomes subservient to her love partner. Eleanor Roosevelt 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. Eleanor Roosevelt also underestimates her attractiveness and lovability and doubts her own worthiness of love and appreciation.
Eleanor is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling, and to people who can expand her horizons, teach her something, or show Roosevelt places and worlds she has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with her love partner is important to her.
Also, Eleanor Roosevelt feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only with 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.
She is kindhearted and generous with both her money and her affections, and she is not happy if she has to budget or restrict herself in any way. Pettiness or stinginess is foreign to Eleanor's nature and Eleanor Roosevelt feels most comfortable in an elegant, beautiful atmosphere. Asceticism is not for Roosevelt. Gracious and charitable, she enjoys sponsoring social events or cultural activities. Eleanor Roosevelt has an optimistic, friendly attitude towards others and tends to bring out the finer side of people. She is likely to fall in love with someone who is successful, noble and idealistic.
Eleanor Roosevelt experiences powerful, compelling emotional and sexual attractions, and she may feel that she has little choice or control over her desires. Eleanor Roosevelt has an intense need for love and may be emotionally greedy or insatiable. Her love relationships are passionate and often tumultuous and painful as well. Jealousy, power struggles or possessiveness can become areas of conflict in her relationships. On the positive side, Eleanor Roosevelt can be unusually creative and bring about beneficial and healing changes in the lives of others, motivated by her deeply felt love.
She is strongly attracted to the opposite sex and her relationships tend to be harmonious. Eleanor Roosevelt will probably marry for love and her mate will be a friend to her as well as a lover. The atmosphere in her family life is affectionate and protective.
Eleanor Roosevelt tends to be somewhat hypocritical and artificial and may even fool herself at times. Her desires are likely to be a bit unrealistic and she may tries to hide her deception from others as well as from herself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 7th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Sextile Neptune
Venus in Virgo
Venus in 9th house
Venus Conjunct Jupiter
Venus Square Pluto
Venus Conjunct Sun/Moon
Venus Opposition Neptune/Asc.