Mercedes de Acosta
Warm, loving and generous in her relationships, Mercedes de Acosta inspires tremendous devotion and loyalty in her loved ones. This is good, since she would never settle for anything less! Mercedes wants to be adored and worshipped like the royalty she feels she is, and it is difficult for anyone to resist the warmth and attention de Acosta lavishes on those she cares about. Mercedes de Acosta has a great deal of pride and needs to be recognized and appreciated. The way to really hurt her feelings is to ignore her. She is genuine, sincere, and has a strong sense of personal integrity. Mercedes de Acosta hates emotional games and dishonesty.
Mercedes de Acosta often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because she has always done it a certain way and is uncomfortable acting otherwise. Even when de Acosta thinks she is being rational, her prejudices, intuitions and feelings influence her thoughts a great deal. Mercedes is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with her as well. Mercedes de Acosta has good psychological insight into others.
She needs love, affection, nurturing and enjoys being pampered - all of which is fine, as long as Mercedes de Acosta is willing to give as well as receive the attention and "babying". Mercedes has a rather childish dependency on loved ones, which can make her cling to them, or be very uncomfortable with any conflict that could conceivably lead to separation. Creating a loving family is certainly a challenge for Mercedes - one that can be enormously satisfying if she can achieve it, and a source of great sadness if she cannot.
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. Mercedes de Acosta often feels that "everything will turn out all right no matter what I do", thereby becoming lazy and lackadaisical.
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. Mercedes de Acosta values friendship very highly and in fact, she is more comfortable being a friend than a lover. Mercedes 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 de Acosta, and she abhors jealousy and possessiveness since she feels that no person truly "belongs" to another. Mercedes de Acosta appreciates relationships in which her love partner allows her plenty of freedom and is not very emotionally demanding.
Mercedes 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, Mercedes de Acosta 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.
Mercedes de Acosta loves to laugh, celebrate and enjoy herself with her companions. Emotionally open and easygoing, Mercedes considers just about anyone a friend or potential friend. Her good humor and friendliness make her quite popular and well liked. At times, Mercedes de Acosta overdoes the festivities, but she rarely regrets it.
Mercedes de Acosta is extremely sensitive to her surroundings and could feel highly elated one minute and quite down the next. de Acosta tends to avoid the truth about herself and her relationships and could have some strange or peculiar experiences in love relationships.
Mercedes de Acosta has a constant longing for new and exciting adventures. Mercedes likes to be admired and she has a tendency to force admiration by fishing for compliments. Her creative power also is strong, and de Acosta may have a desire to create some entirely new form of art.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Leo
Moon in 3rd house
Moon Opposition Venus
Moon Trine Jupiter
Venus in Aquarius
Venus in 9th house
Venus Sextile Jupiter
Venus Opposition Uranus/Neptune
Venus Opposition Uranus/Pluto