drive and ambition
Anderson is proud and ambitious and she strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what she is. Gillian Anderson has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Gillian finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and she hates being wrong; Gillian Anderson always insists that she is right!
She is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Gillian Anderson plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, she sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Gillian loves admiration and applause, and she has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Gillian Anderson tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of her self-confidence, Gillian is able to accomplish a great deal, but if her confidence is ever undermined, Gillian Anderson becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
She has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Gillian Anderson is willing to dedicate a great deal of her energy and strength to an important cause, and she will act decisively on her beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Anderson gets so involved, and identifies so much, with her ideas that she cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes her philosophically.
Others may find Gillian Anderson a bit strange and conditions in her immediate surroundings may not be as harmonious as Anderson would like them to be. Not very assertive about protecting her interests, she could attract people who will take advantage of her.
Gillian Anderson has a powerful drive for achievement and a penchant for athletics or some other very vigorous, challenging career. She is apt to push herself very hard, trying to outdo the competition. When possible, Anderson likes to work independently, blazing trails for others to follow. Impatience, recklessness, or an overly ego-centered approach to success could be her downfall. (Knowing Gillian Anderson, however, she is likely to get right back on her feet!)
Often Gillian Anderson feels like she is being pulled in two directions - what she needs to do to fulfill her long-range ambitions, and what she actually feels like doing. This may make it difficult for Gillian to be constant and consistent in pursuing goals, career aims, etc.
Relationships with women, trying to satisfy family needs, or other emotional attachments sometimes also conflict. Often Gillian Anderson has to decide on one or another at a given time, rather than try to have both.
Gillian Anderson strives to be at one with others, but somehow is not able to synchronize her feelings or viewpoints with theirs. Feeling disappointed, Gillian may prefer a life of seclusion, away from other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 9th house
Mars Opposition Neptune/N. Node
MC Conjunct Mars
Moon Quincunx MC
MC Opposition Neptune/N. Node