Although Rowland may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, she is much more subjective and biased in her attitudes than her fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Hilary 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 Rowland to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Rowland 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. Hilary likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Hilary Rowland 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 Hilary Rowland 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. Hilary Rowland takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Hilary Rowland feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Hilary Rowland needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Hilary Rowland becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Hilary Rowland functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Rowland often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Hilary Rowland 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 Rowland'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 Rowland. Hilary Rowland 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. Hilary Rowland may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Rowland alternates between aggression and apathy and sometimes feels that she is unable to meet all the demands made on her. Once Hilary Rowland becomes aware of what she needs to do, however, she is capable of working long and hard, not giving up until her work is done.
Hilary Rowland has a basic need to fit in with others and is always willing to cooperate. She enjoys working with others as a team and is a well liked comrade.
Hilary has an optimistic and harmonious personality and she happily goes about the attainment of her goals. Rowland knows how to make the best of life's opportunities and she gets along with everyone. Hilary Rowland has the good fortune to live in pleasant and agreeable circumstances.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Mars/Saturn
Sun Conjunct Mars/N. Node
Sun Conjunct Jupiter/MC