approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Rose's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Rose Kennedy comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Rose Kennedy - 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 Rose Kennedy" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Rose a little better. This page describes the disguise Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Rose Kennedy meets life head on and throws herself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. She is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all her dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Rose projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. She often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. She likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Rose Kennedy may feel that she does not fit into groups very well and that she does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. She likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. She tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in her outlook, which enables Rose to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Rose Kennedy feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that she will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy's forte. However, she never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Rose Kennedy it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
She is scornful of what she sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Rose Kennedy is not a follower. Others see Rose as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see her vulnerable or insecure side.
The effect of her childhood experiences, and the beliefs and attitudes Rose learned while young, are clearly apparent in her demeanor. It is all right on the surface, but when trouble arises Rose Kennedy seems childish and needy. When she is in smoother waters, she appears to have a vulnerable, trusting nature that brings out the mothering instinct in other people.
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy projects a feeling of broad-mindedness, generosity, and beneficence, a sense that she is someone others should listen to and treat with respect. Because Rose Kennedy generally makes such a favorable impression on people, many doors are open to her, and it may seem that she Rose somehow luckier than other people. Mostly this is due to the confidence that Rose Kennedy emanates.
Rose Kennedy tends to blend in with and take on the characteristics of the people in her surroundings, and may thus not make a powerful individual statement of her own. She may project an aura of glamour or "make-believe", and enjoy trying on different personalities at different times.
Rose has penetrating insight into people and a keen eye and ear for the hidden, unspoken, behind-the-scenes elements in life. She may seem intense and make other people a bit uncomfortable at times. There is also a sexual quality in Rose's manner which can be quite alluring, in a subtle way.
The way Rose Kennedy comes across to others, particularly on first impression, tends to conceal certain important aspects of hers. Specifically, what gives Rose pleasure, how she likes to give and receive affection, and what she seeks in friendship or love relationships are not at all apparent from Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy's outward demeanor. Rose Kennedy seems to send mixed signals, and this can create a bit of confusion for the people who are interested in getting close to her or knowing her on more than a superficial level.
Rose Kennedy has a tendency to live in a world of her own, a world that is likely to be far from reality. Rose wants to make a big impression, and with her dazzling personality she knows how to put on a brilliant show.
She is a born leader and wants to be in power and control of her environment. Far-sighted and prudent, Rose Kennedy has the ability to organize projects, and personal advancement and public success is likely to be hers.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Opposition Asc.
Jupiter Sextile Asc.
Neptune Sextile Asc.
Pluto Sextile Asc.
Venus Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto