Serious and responsible, she tries to carry the world on her shoulders and rarely lets others know that she needs help and support. Karen Sheperd denies or ignores her own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept her if she appears "weak". She is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells herself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". Karen Sheperd needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with her "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, she may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. Her feelings and loyalties run deep, but she often does not let people know how much she cares. Karen Sheperd also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy herself, and play.
Her own feelings and emotions are something of an enigma to Karen, and it is often difficult for her to share what she is feeling with others.
Karen Sheperd frequently withdraws from the world and needs a healing, peaceful environment in order to blossom and come out of her own world.
Sheperd identifies with the oppressed, disenfranchised or underdog in any situation and she wants to help them or care for them in some way.
Karen Sheperd tends to surround herself with people who are gentle, sensitive, peace loving, and artistically or spiritually inclined, and there is a strong element of mutual compassion and sympathy in her personal relationships. It is easy for Karen to tune in psychically to other people's feelings and emotional worlds. Karen Sheperd may share this type of telepathic link with her mother, sisters, or female friends in particular.
In love relationships, Karen Sheperd desires a deep, intense and passionate union with her beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. Karen "marries" the person she loves at a very deep emotional level, and is often extremely possessive and jealous of anyone who may pose a threat to that union. Sheperd can be very demanding of her love partner. Karen Sheperd tends to be somewhat suspicious of her partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If she is ever betrayed, Karen Sheperd is capable of hating with as much force and intensity as she once loved. She is attracted to people who have an aura of mystery about them.
Karen is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling and people who can expand her horizons, teach her something, or show her places and worlds she has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with her love partner is important to her.
Moreover, Karen Sheperd feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only for her own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of hers.
Karen Sheperd shares whatever she has freely and her friends know they can always count on Karen's generosity and support - both emotional and material. Her good-hearted acceptance and tolerance of others' foibles goes a long way toward maintaining harmony in her relationships. Karen Sheperd also has a lazy streak and sometimes avoids confronting difficult issues in relationships simply because it seems like too much trouble and too petty. Karen likes to socialize and will use any excuse to celebrate with friends. She cannot tolerate being overly restricted by her love partner, and encourages her partner's freedom as well.
She needs a lot of emotional and romantic stimulation, and may not be very interested in having just one mate or love partner. Variety, excitement, spontaneity, and freedom are quite important to Karen, and "settling down" is not that appealing. Karen Sheperd tends to surround herself with unusual, creative, unconventional people that keep her life lively. Music or dancing or both play an important part in Sheperd's life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 12th house
Moon Sextile Neptune
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 9th house
Venus Square Jupiter
Venus Sextile Uranus