approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Lucinda's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Lucinda Dickey comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Lucinda Dickey - 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 Lucinda Dickey" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Lucinda a little better. This page describes the disguise Dickey 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 Dickey's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Lucinda Dickey wants something she goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Lucinda Dickey wants, Lucinda Dickey usually gets.
She is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Lucinda 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. Lucinda Dickey 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. Lucinda Dickey usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Dickey approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why she feels or acts the way she does. Lucinda Dickey 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 Dickey. When Lucinda Dickey 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, Lucinda Dickey 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 Lucinda Dickey as something of an enigma. She is quite self-protective and often defensive. Lucinda Dickey also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Lucinda Dickey seems gentle and receptive and often does not make a clear, strong impression on others. Lucinda Dickey has an elusive and subtle quality, and people may be nebulous about who she is. She is easily influenced by others and somewhat naive. Lucinda Dickey has a spiritual, mystical approach to life and she is very idealistic and sometimes impractical.
She may come across as a bit scattered, nervous or restless, as if unable to sit still. Lucinda Dickey seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. Lucinda tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind soothing.
Lucinda Dickey has a sweet, appealing demeanor and seems instinctively to grasp the concept that "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar". Her personal brand of charm is usually quite winning. Lucinda coaxes rather than coerces. However, if she does not get what she wants, Lucinda Dickey is likely to resort to insincere flattery, wheedling, whining or pouting rather than stating directly what she needs, or doing it for herself. Dickey seems to need others' approval first.
Lucinda has penetrating insight into people and a keen eye and ear for the hidden, unspoken, behind-the-scenes facets of life. She may seem intense and make other people a bit uncomfortable at times. There is also a sexual quality in Lucinda's manner which can be quite alluring, in a subtle way.
Lucinda often comes across to others more abruptly or even antagonistically than necessary to achieve her aims. And naturally, if people perceive that she is trying to compete with them or run them over, some of them will strongly resist Lucinda Dickey and her objectives. Dickey might be more successful if she tones herself down a bit and shows some consideration, without completely sacrificing her own needs and wants.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Conjunct Asc.
Mercury Square Asc.
Venus Sextile Asc.
Pluto Sextile Asc.
Mars Quincunx Asc.