Ellen Barkin's fundamental needs, values, and orientation towards life are symbolized by the four astrological elements. Each person has their own unique balance of these four basic energies: fire (warmth, inspiration, enthusiasm), earth (practicality, realism, material interests), air (social and intellectual qualities), and water (emotional needs and feelings).
Barkin's "elemental make-up" is described below. Remember that most people are "unbalanced" or lopsided, and if Ellen is lacking or deficient in a certain element (or elements), it simply means that she needs to consciously develop that particular aspect in order to appreciate and/or work harder in that dimension of life.
Sometimes we overestimate the element that we are least endowed with, sensing it as a lack within ourselves, but more often we neglect or ignore it. The qualities described below will be reiterated and explained in more detail in the following pages.
Barkin prizes personal independence and autonomy so much that she is apt to downplay her need for closeness and caring. While Ellen Barkin expresses indignation, anger, excitement or enthusiasm rather freely, she hides her feelings of sadness or inadequacy. She may dismiss her own feelings and those of others as insignificant. It is hard for Barkin to let others know when she is hurting and needs their support, because she feels that they will not respect her if she reveals this sort of vulnerability.
Striving to be (and often believing herself to be) emotionally self-sufficient limits Ellen's ability to be truly intimate with others and to get the nurturing she needs. Ellen Barkin is also often rather insensitive to how her behavior affects others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Fire is Strong, Water is Weak (F,E,A,W Scores = 25,8,13,3)