Though Sand appears very tolerant, forgiving, and universal in her sympathies, as described in the previous chapter - she can also be very self-protective and clannish at times, as discussed below.
George 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 Sand to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Sand 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. George likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. George Sand 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 George Sand 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. George Sand takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. George Sand feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. George Sand needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise George Sand becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
George Sand functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Sand often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. George Sand 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 Sand'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.
George Sand has a very dramatic, creative, expressive nature and she loves to perform. George enjoys being the center of attention and she seeks to shine, to excel, and to be outstanding in some unique way. She is very involved in her own creativity and self-expression, and takes great pleasure in developing and using her special talents, whether these are artistic, athletic, or intellectual. George Sand has a strong sense of pride.
Impulsive, restless and spontaneous, her life is apt to be somewhat unstable and full of sudden changes. George Sand is extremely independent and craves excitement, adventure, freedom and discovery. Sand has a rebellious streak and she often feels she is unusual and different from society's mainstream. The unorthodox and the novel appeal to her.
George Sand deeply believes in her own power and her ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. George has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, she pursues her desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and she may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. George likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Pisces and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 5th house
Sun Square Uranus
Sun Trine Pluto