Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know her inner core, for Shirley Douglas only trusts and opens herself to a select few. Allowing herself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Douglas.
Shirley has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. Shirley Douglas has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to herself. It is important for Shirley Douglas to learn to forgive and let go, as well as to express her feelings openly and directly, rather than hiding or repressing them.
She is not content with superficial appearances and is always probing beneath the surface of things for hidden motives. Shirley Douglas has a great deal of emotional depth.
Shirley Douglas has a sympathetic nature and instinctively reaches out to people in need of help. Douglas also has a deeply ingrained tendency to want to improve or "fix" other people's lives, which can be annoying to the person who has no desire to be changed or "helped" in this way. For Shirley, affection and caring must be expressed in tangible acts or service of some kind.
Shirley Douglas tends to be touchy, defensive and rather territorial, and if she perceives a threat to her family or home or personal safety, she can be quite aggressive. Sometimes Shirley feels out of sorts and hostile for no apparent reason, and this is usually due to unexpressed, unresolved anger from the past. Shirley Douglas also has a desire to lead, to compete, or to be a free agent, that she is not entirely conscious of. It is good for Douglas to have benign outlets and ways to let off steam on a regular basis, such as demanding physical work or athletics. Otherwise Shirley Douglas may be rather hard to live with, even abusive in her relationships.
Her emotional needs are very important to Shirley Douglas and she tends to seek approval and recognition from the people in her immediate world. Douglas will derive more benefit in activities with others than by keeping to her.
She is open and unconventional in her attitude towards love relationships, romance and sex. She enjoys socializing, bringing people together and having many friends of both sexes. Shirley Douglas values friendship very highly and in fact, she is more comfortable being a friend than a lover. Shirley desires an intellectual rapport or spiritual bond with her love partner, but deep intimacy and emotional bonding do not come easily to her. The traditional "husband" and "wife" roles do not appeal to Douglas, and she abhors jealousy and possessiveness since she feels that no person truly "belongs" to another. Shirley Douglas appreciates relationships in which her love partner allows her plenty of freedom and is not very emotionally demanding.
Promoting beauty, the arts, or entertainment can make Shirley Douglas very happy. Shirley wants to contribute something positive and loving to the world at large and she wants to be recognized for her beauty, artistic gifts, or loving generosity. Shirley Douglas may "marry" her work - that is, being more involved in her career than in her private life. Douglas is a natural host or diplomat.
Intimacy does not come easily to Shirley Douglas and she may appear cold or unfeeling to others due to her emotional reserve and caution. Perhaps due to painful relationships and separations in her early life, Douglas does not trust others very easily and it takes a long time to break down all of her barriers and defenses. She may feel that she has few friends or people that really care about her. Shirley Douglas needs to learn to value and love herself more and to express her appreciation for others more openly.
When it comes to love relationships, Douglas is likely to feel pulled in several directions at once. In addition to her desire for depth and security in her relationships, Shirley Douglas has an impulsive side and a need for a lot of variety and excitement, as discussed in the following paragraphs. These urges do not have to conflict, but they certainly can, especially if Shirley acts on her spontaneous impulses without much consideration for their long-term effects on her personal life.
She needs a lot of emotional and romantic stimulation, and may not be very interested in having just one mate or love partner. Variety, excitement, spontaneity, and freedom are quite important to Shirley, and "settling down" is not that appealing. Shirley Douglas tends to surround herself with unusual, creative, unconventional people that keep her life lively. Music or dancing or both play an important part in Douglas' life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 6th house
Moon Quincunx Mars
Moon Opposition Sun/Asc.
Venus in Aquarius
Venus in 10th house
Venus Conjunct Saturn
Venus aspects Saturn and Uranus
Venus Sextile Uranus