approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Pamela's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Pamela Harriman comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Pamela Harriman - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Pamela Harriman" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Pamela a little better. This page describes the disguise Harriman wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Forward-looking and progressive, she is a person who supports change, innovation, and human advancement, and Pamela Harriman is often strongly committed to a humanitarian cause or social improvement. She is extremely aware of the interrelations between all people, and is always projecting personal issues unto a greater whole. Harriman sees the political or social ramifications of personal actions, and she wishes to contribute something of value to the world, or at least to her community or group.
The ideals of equality, fairness, human rights, brotherhood, and social justice color Pamela's whole outlook and approach to life. She is truly interested in the good of the whole and not only her own personal well-being.
Sometimes she may overlook or ignore her own and others' personal needs, desires, and feelings, especially if they do not conform to her ideals of how one should feel or act. Though she has little patience for conservative narrow-mindedness, Pamela Harriman herself is sometimes dogmatic about her beliefs and ideologies.
She is attracted to the avant-garde, the latest advances in human thought and development, and she is eclectic and cosmopolitan in her tastes. She may consider herself a "global citizen" rather than claiming a narrow, limited identification based on nationality, race, familial heritage, etc. Pamela Harriman is strongly influenced by her peer group and the flavor of the times in which she grew up, more so than by parental or family influences. She is involved and active in groups, community efforts, as well as cultural and progressive movements.
On a personal level, Pamela Harriman is friendly and expresses a kind of impersonal good will towards others. Harriman probably has many acquaintances but few really close friends, and much of Harriman's relationships with others are based on a sharing of common ideals and principles, rather than on emotional ties. Others see Pamela Harriman as a good friend and a comrade who is objective, fair and rather detached emotionally. Pamela does not often show her emotions, and may be unsure about how to respond to others' emotional expression, for she tends to be very rational.
Pamela Harriman is also very independent and refuses to be possessed by any individual. Pamela Harriman is not comfortable with traditional sexual roles and is inclined to have "liberated" views about marriage, relationships, sharing of child rearing responsibilities, etc. Pamela Harriman needs to have a life outside of the personal, domestic sphere and to be involved with people on a broader scale. The nurturing of family ties, and close, deep, personal relationships may take a back seat to Harriman's work or outside social activities.
Pamela Harriman appears to have a very honorable and generous attitude toward others, as if she had their best interest at heart. Because others view Harriman as a tolerant, understanding and even wise person, they may also seek her counsel.
To others, she may come across as very gentle, malleable and easily taken in. As a result, people may take advantage of Pamela Harriman, especially through her pity or sympathy. If Pamela seems to be continually disappointed in or deceived by others, she should try to see how her own naiveté may be a contributing factor.
At times her feisty spirit, aggressiveness, and overly forceful approach get Pamela into trouble. Pamela Harriman tends to take offense when none was intended. She may be viewed as a troublemaker, an upstart, or an egotist with little concern for others. Pamela Harriman needs to moderate her temper in order to avoid constant irritation with those in her environment.
Harriman may well have been discouraged from freely expressing herself. Moreover, she may be seriously inhibited by an overemphasis on being acceptable, conforming to certain standards and expectations, and generally not getting out of line.
There is a certain depth and intensity about Pamela that may be threatening to others. No matter how gentle or unassuming Pamela Harriman may be on the surface, she is also a force to be reckoned with. Pamela has causes, passions or desires that drive her and when one of these is aroused Harriman is quite zealous in her pursuit or defense of it.
Pamela Harriman tends to be extremely hard on herself and others. She may have been brought up under difficult circumstances and now feels that life is very tough. Pamela does her duty, expects the same of others, and has no pity for anyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Opposition Asc.
Neptune Opposition Asc.
Mars Square Asc.
Saturn Quincunx Asc.
Pluto Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Saturn/Pluto