She is not easily moved by emotional displays and can be curiously detached from her own emotions and those of others. It is almost as if she could turn her feelings on and off at will; Margaret should be careful not to leave the switch "off" too often, for she could easily become too impersonal. Family relationships and attachments are not as important to her as they are to most people and Mead often considers her friends closer to her than her blood relatives. Certainly, Mead's sympathy and concern extends much beyond her immediate family. In her personal relationships, Margaret Mead insists upon a certain amount of independence and the freedom to pursue friendships with as many people, of both sexes, as she chooses. Margaret does not appreciate a jealous, possessive partner.
Margaret Mead feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and she has little taste for convention and tradition.
Margaret Mead has a soft exterior and tends to relate very personally and sympathetically to other people. However, Margaret sometimes lets her emotions overpower her reasoning and logic, and consequently she is sometimes biased in her opinions. Margaret Mead is impressionable and rather gentle, or at least that is the way she appears. Her feelings are on the surface and Margaret cannot hide her emotions.
The beauty and harmony of her surroundings have a very powerful effect on Mead's emotions. She is very sensitive and cannot stand to be in an atmosphere where there is discord or dissonance. Gentle, kindhearted, and peace loving, Margaret Mead is prepared to sacrifice a great deal in order to avoid a fight and to "make everyone happy".
She is open and unconventional in her attitude towards love relationships, romance and sex. She enjoys socializing, bringing people together and having many friends of both sexes. Margaret Mead values friendship very highly and in fact, she is more comfortable being a friend than a lover. Margaret desires an intellectual rapport or spiritual bond with her love partner, but deep intimacy and emotional bonding do not come easily to her. The traditional "husband" and "wife" roles do not appeal to Mead, and she abhors jealousy and possessiveness since she feels that no person truly "belongs" to another. Margaret Mead appreciates relationships in which her love partner allows her plenty of freedom and is not very emotionally demanding.
Mead is very much aware of her personal appearance, attractiveness, and charm, and she can be rather narcissistic. On the other hand, Margaret Mead is concerned with getting along with others and she has a pleasing, agreeable manner that people find quite appealing. Margaret uses tact or charm to get what she wants rather than intense effort or force. Her desire for love and affection colors everything Margaret Mead does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Aquarius
Moon in 1st house
Moon Trine Neptune
Venus in Aquarius
Venus in 1st house