Behind Curie's rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), she is much more passionate and emotional. Marie Curie often conceals her vulnerability beneath a veneer of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, she is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Marie Curie is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and she only allows a special few into her inner world. Like a wary animal, she is cautious and mistrustful of those she does not know until "he sniffs them out". She is highly instinctive and intuitive. Marie Curie usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though she may be unable to clearly articulate why she feels the way she does. Her feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Marie Curie also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and she forms very intense love bonds and attachments. She is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that she perceives as a threat to her relationship with someone she loves. When Marie Curie commits herself to someone or something, she is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Marie merges with or "marries" the person she loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for her, and often stormy and nasty. When Curie has been wounded, she is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Marie will most certainly never forget the hurt and she often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to her.
Whatever she does, Marie does with passion and fervor, and she often goes to extremes. Curie can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Curie can also be very narrow-minded: either she is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for her at all. Rarely is Marie Curie emotionally detached and objective. She definitely has a fanatical streak. She is also immensely strong-willed and her tenacity in pursuing her objectives often borders on obsession. She is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
Marie Curie loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Marie never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Marie Curie tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand her intellectual horizons and broaden her understanding of the world are very attractive to Curie.
Marie Curie has a philosophical turn of mind and is concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting the overview of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy her mind much of the time.
Marie Curie feels that she has the support of her family or others in her environment for her creative efforts and personal goals, which enables her to act with confidence. She is able to satisfy both her need to be an individual and her need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. She is in harmony with herself and is therefore an effective individual.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Curie, and she does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how she is going to live her life. Marie Curie craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Marie Curie possesses inventive and creative genius.
Marie Curie tends to be very impressionable and psychically open, and as a youngster, she could have been dominated in her relationships with more forceful personalities. Afraid of confrontation, Curie may have become passive, identified herself as a helpless victim, or tried to gain her desires in underhanded ways.
Marie's hypersensitivity to her environment is apt to be a challenge for her in other ways as well. Pollutants, ugliness, or dissonance in any form is apt to affect Marie Curie more than most people.
She is infused with a sense of personal destiny or mission and can be extremely driven, obsessed and fanatical. Learning about power and how to use it effectively is definitely on her agenda. Marie Curie confronts abusive power, tyranny and dominating people who will teach her about power and eventually force Curie to claim her own.
Marie Curie is a restless spirit, a bit self-willed, and she has a tendency to overstrain her nervous system. She is easily aroused and quick to explode when things do not meet her expectations. She is highly individualistic, resourceful and determined.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 9th house
Sun Trine Moon
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Quincunx Neptune
Sun Opposition Pluto
Sun Opposition Moon/Uranus