Although McKee 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.
Lonette 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 McKee to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, McKee 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. Lonette likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Lonette McKee 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 Lonette McKee 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. Lonette McKee takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Lonette McKee feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Lonette McKee needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Lonette McKee becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Lonette McKee functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. McKee often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Lonette McKee 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 McKee'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 McKee. Lonette McKee 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. Lonette McKee may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Lonette McKee often feels that she is at cross purposes with herself, for her conscious intentions and desires conflict with her subconscious emotional needs and drives. She is torn in two different directions. Lonette has difficulty satisfying both her need to be an individual and her need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. Moreover, Lonette sends out mixed messages so people do not always know how to respond to her or what Lonette really wants, thereby creating confusion or conflict in close relationships.
She is often plagued by feelings of personal inadequacy, inhibitions and self-doubt. Lonette McKee has a cautious, realistic attitude toward life and is highly responsible and disciplined with regard to her obligations and duties. Lonette McKee tends to work and struggle more than necessary and to take herself too seriously.
Although she takes herself and her responsibilities seriously, there is also a part of Lonette McKee that rebels against rules and restrictions and the need to contend with outside authority. McKee can feel torn between conforming to the rules or fulfilling her obligations, and breaking free of them. Her wilder side will now be described.
Innovative, original, unorthodox and unconventional, she identifies with the role of a rebel, reformer or iconoclast. Lonette McKee insists upon a great deal of personal freedom and does not easily adapt to others' needs and wishes. Lonette needs a lifestyle that allows her to be spontaneous. She often feels that she is somehow different from other people and outside of society's mainstream.
She keeps her feelings well under control, but is inclined to feel inferior and insecure. McKee displays a cool and reserved manner and tries to hide her inner discontentment. Lonette McKee also has a tendency to cling to the past.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Square Moon
Sun Square Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Uranus
Sun Conjunct Uranus
Sun Opposition Moon/Saturn