Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland seems much more objective, unemotional and matter-of-fact than she really is. Despite her fussiness and perfectionism (described in the previous chapter), she is actually very caring and loving. Olivia de Havilland needs to make sure to openly express her feelings because otherwise, others do not realize how much she cares about them.
Olivia has powerful emotional attachments to the past, her family, her childhood, places she associates with safety and security, and her beginnings. It is very important to de Havilland to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, de Havilland tends to cling to whatever is dear to her - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
She is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Olivia likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Olivia de Havilland has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of her life centers on her home. She is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Olivia de Havilland than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
She is primarily emotional and her views are often dominated by her feelings and her own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for her to judge situations fairly and objectively because her personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Olivia de Havilland takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Olivia de Havilland feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Olivia de Havilland needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Olivia de Havilland becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Olivia de Havilland functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. de Havilland often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Olivia de Havilland also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
Her compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are de Havilland's strong points. Her faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
Her career, reputation, and public image are very important to de Havilland. Olivia de Havilland has a strong desire to be influential or make her mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy her; her ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for her unique effort and gifts. Olivia de Havilland may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
The above description of Olivia de Havilland is so deeply ingrained that she has little objectivity and often little appreciation for other, different ways of approaching life. Olivia de Havilland tends to be one-sided. There is little ambiguity in her makeup and she generally knows what she wants and what will make her happy.
Olivia de Havilland is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. Her artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Olivia does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to de Havilland, as are her personal appearance and attractiveness.
Inwardly she is zealous and fanatical, though she may hide her personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of her feelings. She is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Olivia is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Olivia de Havilland tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and she often seeks to emulate them. Olivia has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Her emotions are very intense and Olivia de Havilland is excited quite easily. Love is very important to her and she is constantly seeking emotional fulfillment, but she will not waste time with casual relationships.
She is very receptive and sensitive but has a tendency to over-idealize, making her approach to love relationships, romance or marriage somewhat unrealistic. Olivia de Havilland also tends to be a bit absent-minded and naive, leaving herself open for being taken, swindled or lied to.
de Havilland has an intrinsic creative and artistic ability and an unusual sense of form. Olivia de Havilland also has a deep need for relationships that offer affection and can be quite intense when by inner compulsion she feels drawn to someone. Her relationships tend to be peculiar in some way.
Olivia de Havilland feels physically strong and fit and has a healthy sex-life. Her actions are governed by a strong sense of honor and integrity. de Havilland is ambitious with a talent for organizing and a strong desire to succeed, insuring by that her professional success.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Moon
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Conjunct Pluto
Sun Conjunct Moon/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Neptune
Sun Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mars/Jupiter