Tatum O'Neal responds very strongly to the emotional tone and atmosphere around her, and can be dominated by her fluctuating and unpredictable moods. O'Neal often appears irrational to others because she cannot always explain the reason or source of her feelings. Anyone who lives with Tatum O'Neal must accept her ups and downs and appreciate Tatum's need for times of withdrawal.
Tatum O'Neal is also very sympathetic and understands the unspoken feelings and needs of others. Tatum O'Neal takes slights and rebuffs very personally and though she may forgive a transgression by a friend or loved one, she never forgets it.
Tatum O'Neal may have done extensive traveling in her early years, or in some way had a background which enables her to understand and identify with many different types of people or cultures.
O'Neal has a craving for things which are far away and foreign or for things she has never experienced before. Tatum O'Neal wants to completely immerse herself in the feelings and tastes of a new place, rather than simply have facts or an intellectual appreciation. Emotionally, too, Tatum is restless and something of a wanderer.
Tatum O'Neal 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 Tatum feels out of sorts and hostile for no apparent reason, and this is usually due to unexpressed, unresolved anger from the past. Tatum O'Neal 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 O'Neal to have benign outlets and ways to let off steam on a regular basis, such as demanding physical work or athletics. Otherwise Tatum O'Neal may be rather hard to live with, even abusive in her relationships.
Although she is impetuous and easily provoked (as mentioned above), Tatum O'Neal also has a good-natured, live-and-let-live attitude and a sense of humor, which balances it all out. While hotheaded at times, she is usually a good sport.
Tatum O'Neal has a buoyant, cheerful disposition and she reaches out to others in a warm, open and friendly way. Her emotional generosity and lack of pettiness is well known among her circle of friends, and people often seek Tatum out for help, sympathy or advice. Tatum O'Neal is always willing to overlook others' faults, and she sometimes overdoes her charitableness.
Her emotional attitudes and instincts tend to be quite liberal. Tatum O'Neal does not want to be caged or dictated to, and she feels everyone is entitled to do as they please in their personal and emotional affairs. O'Neal tends to surround herself with people who are unusual, creative, open-minded, unpredictable, restless, and changeable, and her relationships, with women in particular, may be somewhat unstable as a result. However, Tatum O'Neal enjoys an element of surprise and unpredictability.
She is inclined to identify duty and happiness with each other. Self-disciplined and realistic, Tatum O'Neal expects very little. Once she has found her mate, Tatum O'Neal will be faithful, self-sacrificing and strongly attached to her partner.
In love relationships, Tatum O'Neal desires a deep, intense and passionate union with her beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. Tatum "marries" the person she loves at a very deep emotional level, and is often extremely possessive and jealous of anyone who may pose a threat to that union. O'Neal can be very demanding of her love partner. Tatum O'Neal tends to be somewhat suspicious of her partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If she is ever betrayed, Tatum O'Neal is capable of hating with as much force and intensity as she once loved. She is attracted to people who have an aura of mystery about them.
For Tatum O'Neal, caring and affection must be expressed tangibly, and she loves giving and receiving gifts. Tatum values luxury, comfort, and elegance very highly and appreciates beautiful things. She can be self-indulgent and extravagant. Being overly possessive of people she loves and of her belongings is something Tatum O'Neal needs to beware of.
Tatum has great self-discipline and knows exactly what she can demand of herself. Her love relationships are inclined to be connected with a lot of problems and Tatum O'Neal may wish to give up love altogether and retreat to a life of solitude and seclusion.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Cancer
Moon in 9th house
Moon Quincunx Mars
Moon aspects Mars and Jupiter
Moon Square Jupiter
Moon Sextile Uranus
Moon Opposition Venus/Saturn
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 2nd house
Venus Conjunct Saturn/Pluto