Although Edwards may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, she is much more subjective and biased in her attitudes than her fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Elizabeth 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 Edwards to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Edwards 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. Elizabeth likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Elizabeth Edwards 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 Elizabeth Edwards 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. Elizabeth Edwards takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Elizabeth Edwards feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Elizabeth Edwards needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Elizabeth Edwards becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Elizabeth Edwards functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Edwards often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Elizabeth Edwards 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 Edwards' 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 career, reputation, and public image are very important to Edwards. Elizabeth Edwards has a strong desire to be influential or make her mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy her; her ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for her unique effort and gifts. Elizabeth Edwards may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
Elizabeth Edwards often feels that she is at cross purposes with herself, for her conscious intentions and desires conflict with her subconscious emotional needs and drives. She is torn in two different directions. Elizabeth has difficulty satisfying both her need to be an individual and her need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. Moreover, Elizabeth sends out mixed messages so people do not always know how to respond to her or what Elizabeth really wants, thereby creating confusion or conflict in close relationships.
Elizabeth is extremely sensitive and imaginative, and she can get lost in her dreams, fantasies and visions. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, as well as to the world of color, beauty, and emotion. Elizabeth Edwards is also drawn to mysticism and she has deep spiritual aspirations and yearnings. Gentle and peace loving, Edwards may lack the will and competitive spirit needed to make her way in the world. She is often impractical and may seek to avoid or escape the harsh realities of life.
Edwards always seems to find the right words to verbalize her feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Elizabeth Edwards also has a keen sense of beauty and she probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Square Moon
Sun Square Neptune
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus