Her desire for harmonious relationships and surroundings is so strong that she avoids personal confrontation or any expression of intense, unpleasant emotions. Erma Bombeck is an idealist who would like to paint the world in pastel colors, and live in peace and harmony with others at all times. She is able to see points of similarity and unity with people who are vastly different from her, and befriend many different types of people. She is a considerate and thoughtful friend, and has a real flair for making others feel accepted and appreciated. Inwardly, Erma Bombeck is often torn with indecision and is much more at odds with herself than others would ever guess based on her flawless disposition.
Erma Bombeck may have done extensive traveling in her early years, or in some way had a background which enables her to understand and identify with many different types of people or cultures.
Bombeck has a craving for things which are far away and foreign or for things she has never experienced before. Erma Bombeck wants to completely immerse herself in the feelings and tastes of a new place, rather than simply have facts or an intellectual appreciation. Emotionally, too, Erma is restless and something of a wanderer.
There is a side to Erma Bombeck which loves comfort and the easy life, and unless other factors in her chart indicate strong drive and ambition, Bombeck can be lazy and overly permissive with herself. She enjoys being taken care of and pampered, and self-indulgence is always a temptation for Bombeck. If Erma's parents made the unfortunate mistake of indulging her too much as a child, this may be a very hard habit to break. Erma Bombeck can be so soft and affectionate that it is hard to say no to her. Eating too many sweets is a vice Erma is particularly prone to.
Erma Bombeck 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 Erma to tune in psychically to other people's feelings and emotional worlds. Erma Bombeck may share this type of telepathic link with her mother, sisters, or female friends in particular.
Her thinking and acting are strongly influenced by her feelings. Erma has great mental energy, is somewhat restless, curious and impatient, and at times she may need to slow down. Erma Bombeck loves debate and argument and also has good writing ability.
Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, Erma Bombeck gives very selflessly and devotedly to those she loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon her. More compassionate than passionate, Erma Bombeck may become romantically involved with a person because she or she expresses a need for love, rather than out of mutual pleasure or attraction.
She is drawn to sensitive, imaginative, gentle souls - poets, musicians, dreamers - or to someone Erma feels she can have a deep spiritual relationship with. Erma Bombeck idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.
For Erma Bombeck, caring and affection must be expressed tangibly, and she loves giving and receiving gifts. Erma values luxury, comfort, and elegance very highly and appreciates beautiful things. She can be self-indulgent and extravagant. Being overly possessive of people she loves and of her belongings is something Erma Bombeck needs to beware of.
She is excitable, spontaneous, and easily aroused emotionally and sexually. Erma Bombeck falls in love very quickly and has little self-restraint or concern for propriety when her feelings have been stirred. However, it may be difficult for Erma to sustain relationships after the first rush of excitement wanes, especially if Bombeck's partner is basically a conservative person who does not like to change or experiment. Nontraditional relationships appeal to Erma Bombeck, and personal freedom is or paramount importance to her.
It is absolutely essential for Erma Bombeck not to deceive herself when it comes to love relationships, romance, or the true nature of other people. Erma tends to be in love with love, and can be incredibly naive and easily seduced. Confusion, disappointments, and regrettable mistakes in both emotional and financial matters may result. On the other hand, it is also possible that Erma Bombeck will use her attractiveness or charm to deceive others. Clarity, directness, honesty, and realism regarding romantic relationships and people in general, need to be developed.
Somewhat over-enthusiastic in matters of love relationships, Erma Bombeck could fall in love with the wrong person. She may be too selfless and have the illusion that her only need in relationships is to make the other person happy, leading to disappointments and regrets.
Her artistic feeling or perception gives Erma Bombeck a strong creative potential. Erma has the ability to think in forms or shapes and also to tune into rhythms such as dancing, gymnastics and song. Her physical coordination could be excellent as well.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Libra
Moon in 9th house
Moon Quincunx Venus
Moon Sextile Neptune
Moon Opposition Mercury/Mars
Venus in Pisces
Venus in 2nd house
Venus Conjunct Uranus
Venus Quincunx Neptune
Venus Opposition Moon/Neptune
Venus Conjunct Mercury/Uranus