Although she is outwardly polite, modest and circumspect (as described on the previous page), Shannen Doherty actually has a lot of courage and drive, as discussed below. She may feel like Clark Kent at times! Underneath her quiet, unassuming appearance lies a much more dynamic individual.
She is a person who thrives on challenge, and she often feels that she must battle her way through life, relying on no one and nothing but her own strength, intelligence and courage. Shannen Doherty believes in being totally honest, true to herself and her own vision and convictions, even if it means standing alone. Honesty, integrity, personal honor and authenticity are Doherty's gods, and she has no sympathy for weakness of character in others.
Shannen Doherty craves the freedom to do things in her own way, and she works very well independently. Cooperating with others or carrying out another's will is not her style. Shannen likes to be the chief - or to go it alone.
Shannen Doherty loves action and if others are settling down into a nice, comfortable little rut, then she is always ready to stir things up, do something new, make changes and introduce some fresh blood. Routine and sameness are tantamount to death for her. She is not afraid of trying something that has never been done before, and even though she may sometimes be perceived as a fool, Shannen Doherty also discovers, invents and initiates things that others will later emulate. Taking risks and following her own star are the breath of life for Doherty, and she wilts (or gets very frustrated and angry) if she cannot do this.
She is spontaneous, impulsive, direct, enthusiastic and assertive. Shannen Doherty believes in the power of positive thinking and positive action, and she perceives herself as a strong, even invincible, person. Shannen Doherty hates being ill or in a position of dependency. Accepting her own human limitations and emotional needs is often difficult for her.
She is basically aggressive in her attitudes and less adept at relating to others, picking up on subtle messages and nuances, listening, nurturing and harmonizing. She is often so fired up about her own projects or goals that she inadvertently runs over or ignores other people's feelings and interests. Being receptive and appreciative of others' contributions, ideas and feelings would be highly instrumental in improving Doherty's relationships. Her impatience to get on with things causes Shannen Doherty to be rather insensitive, thereby alienating others unnecessarily. She also frequently tries to accomplish her goals through anger or temper tantrums. Shannen Doherty would gain much by learning to slow down, relax and sometimes just let things be, however her energetic, restless nature rarely allows Shannen Doherty to do so.
Shannen Doherty craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable or taboo. Shannen may hide her interests or inclinations, except from those who know her very intimately. Shannen Doherty is rarely content with herself and her life, and she has an inner urge to continually delve deeper than ever before. Shannen is also highly interested in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
She is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. Shannen Doherty often feels that she needs to fight to get what she wants, and she tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. She is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
Her emotions are very intense and Shannen Doherty 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.
Maintaining relationships with friends and associates is very important to Shannen Doherty and she keeps in touch with them through her shared interests. Her friends are likely to be very supportive to Doherty in everything she does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Aries
Sun in Aries
Sun in 8th house
Sun Square Mars
Sun Opposition Moon/Pluto
Sun Conjunct N. Node/MC