As described in the previous chapter, Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt instinctively protects, nurtures and supports others, and as discussed below, she loves to be a leader. The combination of these two sides of Vanderbilt results in her being a good leader of her family, or any club or group to which she belongs. Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt treats people with a lot of personal attention and care and is appreciated as a result.
She also often takes things too personally and many times Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt thinks that things are directed at her personally when they are not.
Behind Vanderbilt's rather gentle, soft appearance she is very willful and stubborn, a surprise to people as they get to know her better.
Proud and intensely individual, Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt really wants to stand out, to be the very best she can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for her unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to her, and she cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt must put her personal stamp on whatever she does, and direct her own course in life. Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt needs to have a place where she can shine, express herself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Gloria has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and she secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Gloria wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. She needs someone to believe in her and her dreams. Though Vanderbilt appears radiantly self-confident and independent, she is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. She cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person she loves feel special. Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in her relationships. She is also immensely loyal and will defend her loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend her pride or betray her trust. However, Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt likes to be the strong one in her relationships and she really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Gloria needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as she is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with her.
Vanderbilt's strengths are her zest and love for life, her creative power and her warm and generous heart. Her primary fault is her tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression she is making and with her own creative self-expression that she forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around her.
The urge to learn and communicate is essential to Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt, and she expresses herself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. Vanderbilt is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, Gloria enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for herself what is going on in the world around her.
There is an ongoing, subtle conflict within Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt between her conscious attitudes and aspirations and her deeper emotional and subconscious beliefs, needs and feelings. This creates considerable inner stress and sometimes paralyzing indecision, mostly due to the fact that Gloria may be trying to follow a path that is at odds with her subconscious desires. Chronic tightness or tension in her body may well be a signal that Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt is denying or suppressing the messages from her subconscious or emotional self.
Ideally, Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt will learn to accept and express these two different sides of herself. Should she fail to do so, Vanderbilt is likely to be drawn into many relationships with people who reflect her denied or repressed qualities and seem to make her life difficult. (Also read chapter 4 in order to get a better picture of the duality described here.)
Gloria has lofty aspirations but does not struggle or labor to achieve them. Her self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefit her in an almost magical way. Her optimism and cheerful generosity also win Vanderbilt many allies and successes in life.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Vanderbilt, and she does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how she is going to live her life. Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt possesses inventive and creative genius.
Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Gloria has what it takes to make her own way in life. She may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
Her comprehension is exceptional and Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt reacts to everything very quickly. Vanderbilt shows deep respect for knowledge and feels that she must learn everything there is to know. Studying probably was encouraged early on and Gloria Morgan-Vanderbilt was raised to be successful.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Quincunx Moon
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Opposition Jupiter/Uranus