Although Darrian may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, she is much more subjective and biased in her attitudes than her fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Racquel 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 Darrian to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Darrian 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. Racquel likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Racquel Darrian 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 Racquel Darrian 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. Racquel Darrian takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Racquel Darrian feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Racquel Darrian needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Racquel Darrian becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Racquel Darrian functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Darrian often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Racquel Darrian 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 Darrian'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 Darrian. Racquel Darrian 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. Racquel Darrian may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
She is often plagued by feelings of personal inadequacy, inhibitions and self-doubt. Racquel Darrian has a cautious, realistic attitude toward life and is highly responsible and disciplined with regard to her obligations and duties. Racquel Darrian tends to work and struggle more than necessary and to take herself too seriously.
Although she takes herself and her responsibilities seriously, there is also a part of Racquel Darrian that rebels against rules and restrictions and the need to contend with outside authority. Darrian can feel torn between conforming to the rules or fulfilling her obligations, and breaking free of them. Her wilder side will now be described.
She is an original! Racquel Darrian radiates a sort of electrical excitement about the things she is interested in, and conveys this to others, but she also gets bored rather quickly. Racquel does not mind being a bit unusual or breaking a few rules either.
Both sensitive and sensuous, Racquel blends charm and energy. Racquel Darrian has a healthy sexuality and a good balance between activity and passivity. She may be fond of singing, dancing, music and drama. Romance comes easily to Racquel, and her romantic relationships are passionate.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Square Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Uranus
Sun Sextile Uranus
Sun Conjunct Venus/Mars