drive and ambition
Etheridge is proud and ambitious and she strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what she is. Melissa Etheridge has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Melissa finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and she hates being wrong; Melissa Etheridge always insists that she is right!
She is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Melissa Etheridge plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, she sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Melissa loves admiration and applause, and she has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Melissa Etheridge tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of her self-confidence, Melissa is able to accomplish a great deal, but if her confidence is ever undermined, Melissa Etheridge becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
She is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share her goals, ideals, and intentions. Melissa Etheridge can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Melissa, and she could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
Ordinary life often seems drab and uninteresting to Melissa and she must have something that stirs her imagination - a vision or ideal or dream to motivate her. Melissa Etheridge has a strong urge to act out her fantasies or to live her dream, and Melissa Etheridge will act where others merely talk or dream. Artistic creation, drama or other areas in which Etheridge can express herself imaginatively are excellent for her.
Work that only serves her own narrow personal interests does not satisfy Melissa Etheridge. She may lack the competitive edge, the fighting spirit, the "me first" attitude that is often required for material advancement and success. She also tends to either overestimate or underestimate her own power and abilities.
Etheridge lives her life to the fullest in a deeply loving and exciting way. Strongly instinctive, she acts by the dictates of her feelings. Melissa Etheridge radiates emotional balance and is sensitive, tactful and naturally friendly.
Her communication is likely to be clear and concise and Melissa Etheridge expresses herself in a way that is easily understood. Etheridge stands up for her rights and tells people how she feels about things, but may find it difficult to compromise.
Her career is apt to involve beauty, adornment, the arts, or entertainment. Her personal charm and appeal are significant factors in her profession, as well. Melissa Etheridge is very good at selling and promoting - whether it is herself, or her product or company.
She is attracted to careers which are somewhat unusual, creative, or avant-garde, and which offer Melissa Etheridge a maximum amount of freedom and independence. The nine-to-five routine is really not her cup of tea. Melissa may make her living in diversified ways rather than focusing on one specific area or talent, and she is happiest when she can create a place in the world for her unique combination of different talents and interests. It is hard and unnatural for Melissa Etheridge to try to fit herself into a ready-made mold.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 11th house
Mars Square Neptune
Mars Opposition Moon/Venus
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Asc.
Venus Sextile MC
Uranus Sextile MC