Ethel Barrymore responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around her, and can be dominated by her fluctuating and unpredictable moods. Barrymore often appears irrational to others because she cannot always explain the reason or source of her feelings. Anyone who lives with Ethel Barrymore must accept her ups and downs and appreciate Ethel's need for times of withdrawal.
Ethel Barrymore is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Ethel Barrymore takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though she may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, she never forgets it.
Barrymore works well with the public and has an instinct for what the public wants and will respond to. Having a "nest" is not especially important to Ethel, and she may invest more of her emotional energy into her career or public life than in her private life. She is likely to be engaged in providing and caring for others in a professional capacity.
Ethel has very deep feelings and profound attachments to people she cares about. Her relationships to her mother, sisters, daughters, and other females in her life are likely to be incredibly close and intense. Furthermore, Ethel Barrymore may easily be manipulated too when it comes to one of these important relationships because she is so emotionally invested in it.
Ethel Barrymore possesses the gifts of tact, courtesy and consideration, and has a strong desire to please and understand her love partner. Because she values harmony so highly, Ethel Barrymore will compromise a great deal to avoid any discord or conflict in her relationships. Ethel does not like to dwell on controversial or emotional subjects and often tries to "smooth things over" or "sweep them under the rug".
In love relationships, Ethel Barrymore wants an intellectual peer, an equal and a friend. She is attracted to people who have a certain finesse, delicacy and subtlety. Ethel Barrymore appreciates good manners and refinement and is not happy with coarseness or bluntness in a person.
Ethel Barrymore often hides her affection, or finds her feelings difficult to express or get across to the person she loves. Being openly affectionate and trusting often does not seem safe to Ethel. She may feel her love will not be appreciated or reciprocated. Ethel Barrymore may get involved in secret love relationships or fall in love with a person who is quite unavailable to her. Love and sacrifice often seem to go hand in hand for Ethel Barrymore - i.e. having to give something up to be with the one she loves, or having to relinquish a person or an aspect of an important love relationship.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 10th house
Moon Sextile Pluto
Venus in Libra
Venus in 12th house