approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Karrine's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Karrine Steffans comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Karrine Steffans - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Karrine Steffans" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Karrine a little better. This page describes the disguise Steffans wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
She is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Steffans' quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Karrine Steffans wants something she goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Karrine Steffans wants, Karrine Steffans usually gets.
She is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Karrine wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Karrine Steffans functions well in crisis situations and she often seeks them out, for she enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
She is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Karrine Steffans usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Steffans approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why she feels or acts the way she does. Karrine Steffans also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships she is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until she gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Steffans. When Karrine Steffans commits herself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, she is intensely loyal and devoted to them and she also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If she is ever betrayed by someone she cares deeply for, Karrine Steffans is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as she once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, she is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever she cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in her.
Because of her natural reserve, others may see Karrine Steffans as something of an enigma. She is quite self-protective and often defensive. Karrine Steffans also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
The effect of her childhood experiences, and the beliefs and attitudes Karrine learned while young, are clearly apparent in her demeanor. All is well on the surface, but when trouble arises, Karrine Steffans seems childish and needy. When she is in calmer waters, she appears to have a vulnerable, trusting nature that brings out the mothering instinct in others.
She may come across as a bit scattered, nervous or restless, as if unable to sit still. Karrine Steffans seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. Karrine tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind soothing.
Karrine Steffans comes across as tolerant, broad-minded, and well educated or as a seasoned traveler. She radiates a certain distinction, even nobility. Steffans is apt to have a significant, beneficial impact on the people she encounters, without even realizing it.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Opposition Asc.
Mercury Square Asc.
Jupiter Trine Asc.