Serious and responsible, she tries to carry the world on her shoulders and rarely lets others know that she needs help and support. Melissa Mathison denies or ignores her own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept her if she appears "weak". She is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells herself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". Melissa Mathison needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with her "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, she may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Actually, no one is a truer friend. Her feelings and loyalties run deep, but she often does not let people know how much she cares. Melissa Mathison also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy herself, and play.
She is emotionally expressive and often dramatizes her feelings by acting them out or blowing them out of proportion. Melissa Mathison cannot hide her instinctive emotional reactions to people or situations, and she does not make any pretenses about her personal sympathies or antipathies.
Melissa Mathison has a childlike openness and playfulness that is very appealing to others but sometimes gets her into trouble, as Melissa takes risks on an impulse or a whim.
She is assertive and confronts difficulties in a direct, no-nonsense sort of way. Melissa Mathison 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 Mathison's motto.
Melissa Mathison has a strong sense of duty, is serious and tends to see everything on the dark side. Melissa should guard against emotional inhibition and depression. She prefers to lead a secluded, modest and simple life.
Her emotional excitability is very strong and Mathison tends to be high-strung and impatient. Melissa Mathison knows what she wants to accomplish, she forges ahead and brooks no interference. Domineering and forceful, it is not easy for Melissa Mathison to back down gracefully when she is confronted.
In love relationships, Melissa Mathison is steadfast and loyal, especially if she has a warm, demonstrative partner. She is very sensual in nature and craves plenty of touching and physical affection. Melissa enjoys being pampered with a good meal, a loving massage or other sensual delights. She is a wonderful lover who is very attentive to the comfort and enjoyment of her loved one. Melissa Mathison responds intensely to beauty and physical appearance, and the physical attractiveness of her partner is very important to her.
Melissa is attracted to foreigners, exotic places, traveling and people who can expand her horizons, teach her something, or show her places and worlds she has never experienced before. Sharing a philosophy or ideal with her love partner is important to her.
Moreover, Melissa Mathison feels love and kinship for people everywhere, not only for 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 needs a lot of emotional and romantic stimulation, and may not be very interested in having just one mate or love partner. Variety, excitement, spontaneity, and freedom are quite important to Melissa, and "settling down" is not that appealing. Melissa Mathison tends to surround herself with unusual, creative, unconventional people that keep her life lively. Music or dancing or both play an important part in Mathison's life.
Melissa tries to understand others completely and has the ability to feel their joy with them and also to suffer with them. When Melissa Mathison loves someone, she loves with her whole heart and is inclined to reveal her most inner and private feelings.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Capricorn
Moon in 5th house
Moon Trine Mars
Moon Opposition Sun/Saturn
Moon Opposition Mars/MC
Venus in Taurus
Venus in 9th house
Venus Sextile Uranus
Venus Conjunct N. Node/MC