Although she is quite tolerant, giving and forgiving (as mentioned in the previous chapter), Gwyneth Paltrow has a definite sense of fairness, balance and correct proportions, which prevent Gwyneth from being completely happy in an exclusively benevolent role. Gwyneth Paltrow really wants equal and reciprocal relationships - not ones that involve being someone else's servant or caregiver. However, Gwyneth Paltrow needs to learn how to assert what she wants and needs, for she tends to "go with the flow" or simply wait for her needs to be met. Consequently, she may feel that she is never able to achieve equality in relationships and ends up being taken advantage of. Moreover, Gwyneth should avoid the tendency to be evasive, indirect, and afraid to confront unpleasant issues. The honest and open relationships Paltrow seeks cannot be achieved if she is hiding something!
Harmony and balance are her keynotes. Gwyneth Paltrow instinctively understands the need to accommodate other people's interests and desires, and she is always fair and willing to meet others half way. Tactful, diplomatic, and quite socially aware, Gwyneth does all she can to avoid conflict and discord. Her spirit is one of cooperation and compromise, and she often achieves through charm and discretion what would have been impossible to achieve with a direct, forceful approach.
Getting along with and pleasing others may be too important to Paltrow since she can be too dependent on the approval and opinions of other to make her own decisions. Paltrow will rarely act without seeking the counsel and feedback of other people. She prefers sharing and doing things with others rather than on her own. Being alone feels very unnatural to Gwyneth Paltrow, and she has a strong need for a partner and intimate one-on-one relationships.
Gwyneth Paltrow invests a great deal of her energy in personal love relationships and she is very idealistic and romantic about marriage. Gwyneth Paltrow seeks a partner who is her equal intellectually, and who is capable of a mental relationship as well as a physical and emotional one. She makes a thoughtful, considerate friend or lover, and she enjoys the traditional symbols of love - courtship, flowers, etc. Paltrow perceives relationships like an art that requires time, attention and creative effort. Gwyneth Paltrow appreciates a partner who is subtle and polished, never coarse or blunt.
Fairness and equality, both in her personal relationships and in the world, are extremely important to her. If Gwyneth Paltrow fights about anything, it is often about something she feels is unfair and unbalanced. Balance is very important to Gwyneth. She believes in moderation in all things and avoids fanaticism and extremism at all costs.
Gwyneth Paltrow also has a strong need for beautiful, harmonious surroundings and a natural sense of artistic style and grace, which is reflected in the way Paltrow dresses and furnishes her home and workspace. Everything must be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate. Working with people as a counselor, advisor, consultant, or negotiator, or in an artistic field such as design or photography would be fulfilling to her.
Gwyneth Paltrow invests a tremendous amount of her creative energy into her relationships with others, particularly her marriage or other close partnerships. Gwyneth feels that she needs others in order to be all that she can be, and she is disinclined to solitary activities and endeavors.
Working with people on a one-to-one basis to bring about mutual understanding, harmony, and satisfaction is an area in which Gwyneth Paltrow can really excel. Counseling or negotiating are talents of hers.
Gwyneth Paltrow tends to see things from her perspective only and to be rather subjective. She also enjoys talking and expressing her views but does not always listen as well. Gwyneth Paltrow has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
She is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Gwyneth Paltrow has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Gwyneth Paltrow has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
Gwyneth has big aspirations and the desire to succeed in life in a grand way. Gwyneth Paltrow tends to exaggerate, promise more than is feasible and misjudge by being overly optimistic. However, she never gives up on her hopes for the future. Paltrow tends to be restless and discontent with the responsibilities and limitations of life.
Along with her energy and drive, Gwyneth Paltrow has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Paltrow, as well as a doer and a fighter. Gwyneth wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for her.
She is very open and receptive to the spiritual, intangible, and subtle realms, and can easily receive or give conscious guidance based on her inner attunement. Gwyneth Paltrow takes many things for granted, such as the existence of an afterlife or the effects of subtle influences like aromatherapy, spiritual healing, etc. These things seem obvious to Gwyneth, whereas to many people they are a matter of conjecture or even illusory. Gwyneth Paltrow may not realize she has spiritual gifts because they come so naturally to her.
Inwardly she is zealous and fanatical, though she may hide her personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of her feelings. She is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Gwyneth is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Gwyneth Paltrow tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and she often seeks to emulate them. Gwyneth has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Gwyneth Paltrow tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Gwyneth 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.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Pisces and Sun in Libra
Sun in Libra
Sun in 7th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun Square Jupiter
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Sextile Neptune
Sun Conjunct Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars