Frances McDormand seems much more objective, unemotional and matter-of-fact than she really is. Despite her fussiness and perfectionism (described in the previous chapter), she is actually very caring and loving. Frances McDormand needs to make sure to openly express her feelings because otherwise, others do not realize how much she cares about them.
Frances 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 McDormand to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, McDormand 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. Frances likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Frances McDormand 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 Frances McDormand 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. Frances McDormand takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Frances McDormand feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Frances McDormand needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Frances McDormand becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Frances McDormand functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. McDormand often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Frances McDormand 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 McDormand's 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 McDormand. Frances McDormand has a strong desire to be influential or make her mark on the world. She is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; her ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for her unique effort and gifts. Frances McDormand may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
She is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful or magical. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music and mysticism. Her spiritual values color Frances' whole perspective and approach to life. She is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
Frances McDormand undergoes deep, transformative changes in her life with relative ease and a minimum of conscious resistance. Because she does not avoid the depths, McDormand has access to a lot of personal power and strength. Without realizing it or seeking it, Frances is apt to have quite a potent effect on the people she comes into contact with, even superficially. Others sense that Frances McDormand is a force to be reckoned with.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Sextile Pluto