Tenderhearted and sympathetic to an unusual degree, Mary McGrory has an understanding of other people's feelings and needs which borders on telepathy. Mary McGrory is extremely compassionate and cannot bear to see any fellow creature - human or animal - suffer. Because of her kindness and nonjudgmental attitude, people suffering from pain or confusion are drawn to McGrory for help, which she readily gives. Sometimes McGrory's soft-heartedness is taken advantage of.
She is a gentle, poetic soul and has a great love and affinity for music. Because many of her feelings are vague and she cannot easily verbalize how she experiences life, music seems a natural language for McGrory. She is also extremely romantic and often "in love with love".
Mary has strong attachments to her past, the place where she grew up, her heritage, and family traditions. In fact, Mary McGrory may be unable to step out of the habits and roles that she learned as a child. McGrory's tie to her mother is very strong and Mary McGrory also seeks nurturing and protection from her spouse and other family members as well.
She is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Mary McGrory cannot tolerate self-pity or passivity, and she can be rather brusque with others' emotional problems. "Stop crying and do something about it" might be McGrory's motto.
There is a side to Mary McGrory which loves comfort and the easy life, and unless other factors in her chart indicate strong drive and ambition, McGrory can be lazy and overly permissive with herself. She enjoys being taken care of and pampered, and self-indulgence is always a temptation for McGrory. If Mary's parents made the unfortunate mistake of indulging her too much as a child, this may be a very hard habit to break. Mary McGrory can be so soft and affectionate that it is hard to say no to her. Eating too many sweets is a vice Mary is particularly prone to.
Although she is impetuous and easily provoked (as mentioned above), Mary McGrory also has a good-natured, live-and-let-live attitude and a sense of humor, which balances it all out. While hotheaded at times, she is usually a good sport.
She is easygoing, agreeable and tolerant, willing to overlook others' mistakes, forget the past, and begin anew on a positive note. She enjoys making others comfortable and happy, and she sometimes overdoes her generosity. Mary McGrory often feels that "everything will turn out all right no matter what I do", thereby becoming lazy and lackadaisical.
Although Mary McGrory was portrayed above as being assertive and combative, she also has a diametrically opposed tendency - namely the urge to escape all contention and ugliness. This may mellow Mary's fiery reactions somewhat, or she may seesaw between the two. Her softer side is described in the following paragraphs.
Highly sensitive and rather easily taken in, Mary McGrory needs to beware of deceiving herself and allowing others to take advantage of her impressionability or gentleness. Daydreaming, fantasizing, or other forms of imaginative, escapist behavior (such as watching television excessively or living her life through romance novels) could be something of an addiction for McGrory. Mary McGrory tends to confuse images with reality and needs to learn to be more circumspect and discriminating. Disappointments through women and in close relationships may occur if McGrory does not.
She enjoys emotional intensity and is attracted to the mysterious, the unknown, and dangerous or challenging experiences that draw on all of her inner resources. She is able to handle an emotional crisis very well and is interested in the underlying root of emotional problems and how to cure them. Mary McGrory insists on bringing feelings between people out into the open, for she craves real closeness and intimacy in her relationships, without barriers or secrets.
She is very intuitive and has the ability to make the right decisions guided by her inner feelings. Mary McGrory has a sense of honor and pride and is considerate of others. Others respect McGrory and are willing to help her, because she does not act out of petty motives.
She is hard-working and tends to work till she collapses. Forceful and aggressive, Mary McGrory comes on strong and has a tendency to be abusive when frustrated. McGrory must learn to relax in order to avoid suffering total emotional or physical exhaustion.
Warmhearted and generous in love relationships, Mary McGrory cannot tolerate pettiness or stinginess in her partner. Mary wants a hero to idolize and adore, someone to wholeheartedly admire and be proud of. Mary McGrory is tremendously loyal and devoted once she gives her heart to someone.
Mary McGrory craves love, appreciation and attention from others and hates to be ignored. She is rather susceptible to flattery and loves to feel special. McGrory enjoys a touch of drama and color in her love relationships and she is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
Mary is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling, and to people who can expand her horizons, teach her something, or show McGrory places and worlds she has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with her love partner is important to her.
Also, Mary McGrory feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only with her own family, nationality, or group. Finding similarities and making links between people from differing backgrounds or with different perspectives is a gift of hers.
She is intensely amorous and attractive to the opposite sex, and is not inclined to friendly platonic relationships. There is a great deal of tension in her love relationships - often because Mary McGrory puts her desires ahead of her partner's, and is impatient to have her love needs satisfied. The whole arena of love relationships, romance and sex is endlessly fascinating to Mary McGrory and she is not happy without a love partner. McGrory can "burn herself out" by pouring so much of her energy into romance.
She is very romantic, idealistic and imaginative about love relationships. Mary McGrory yearns for her "true love" or "soul mate" and may become disappointed in those who never quite live up to her dream image of the perfect lover. McGrory frequently fantasizes about love and often falls in love with someone she can only love from afar. She may avoid making a definite personal commitment. Gentle and sensitive, Mary McGrory does not like to be approached in a very direct or aggressive manner. She is attracted to those with artistic or mystical inclinations.
Her strong enthusiasm for life affects everyone around her. Mary McGrory has a sense of well-being, a harmonious sex-life and she is likely to enjoy healthy and affectionate love relationships. Mary McGrory also has a lot of creative ideas and could do well with some kind of craft projects.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Pisces
Moon in 4th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon Quincunx Venus
Moon aspects Mars and Jupiter
Moon Trine Jupiter
Moon aspects Mars and Neptune
Moon Quincunx Neptune
Moon Trine Pluto
Moon Opposition Mars/Jupiter
Moon Opposition Mars/Pluto
Venus in Leo
Venus in 9th house
Venus Square Mars
Venus Conjunct Neptune
Venus Conjunct Sun/Jupiter