Tenderhearted and sympathetic to an unusual degree, Winona Ryder has an understanding of other people's feelings and needs which borders on telepathy. Winona Ryder is extremely compassionate and cannot bear to see any fellow creature - human or animal - suffer. Because of her kindness and nonjudgmental attitude, people suffering from pain or confusion are drawn to Ryder for help, which she readily gives. Sometimes Ryder's soft-heartedness is taken advantage of.
She is a gentle, poetic soul and has a great love and affinity for music. Because many of her feelings are vague and she cannot easily verbalize how she experiences life, music seems a natural language for Ryder. She is also extremely romantic and often "in love with love".
Winona Ryder often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because she has always done it a certain way and she is uncomfortable changing it. Even when Ryder thinks she is being rational, her prejudices, intuitions, and feelings influence her thoughts a great deal. Winona is comfortable talking about feelings and personal subjects, and sharing confidences, which enables others to express their own inner feelings with her as well. Winona Ryder has good psychological insight into others.
Winona Ryder 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 Winona out for help, sympathy or advice. Winona Ryder is always willing to overlook others' faults, and she sometimes overdoes her charitableness.
There is another side to Winona Ryder as well, a rather introverted, self-contained, even pessimistic side which tempers her good cheer and generosity, as discussed below.
Winona Ryder often feels that she must do something or be something other than what she is in order to receive approval and acceptance from others. She is very sensitive to criticism and easily feels left out or neglected, and though she may appear cool or distant, Ryder actually cares very much about being included. Because she is so sensitive, it may seem easier for Winona Ryder to withdraw into a shell rather than risk the emotional bumps and bruises she may endure once she lets others really know her in an intimate, personal way. Her reserve and caution make establishing close emotional relationships with others difficult, and Winona Ryder becomes very attached to the few people she considers "real friends". Ryder can gain inner security and strength through periods of solitude if she views them as times to nourish herself and develop her own interests, rather than as times of loneliness.
She is a dreamer who is attracted to the inner, mystical side of life, and may have trouble distinguishing the real from the imagined or illusory. Winona does not enjoy confrontation and becomes very evasive when problems in her personal life or relationships arise, and escapes into her imagination in order to avoid dealing with them directly. She is also rather gullible and naive about people, especially if her sympathy has been aroused. Winona Ryder is very sensitive to music and can use it to achieve emotional balance and harmony.
She is subject to changing moods and tends to alternate between associating with others and being completely alone, seeking to regenerate herself in solitude. Winona Ryder seems to be too critical of herself and tends to generate distance from others.
In love relationships, Winona Ryder desires a deep, intense and passionate union with her beloved and forms very strong emotional bonds and attachments. Winona "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. Ryder can be very demanding of her love partner. Winona Ryder tends to be somewhat suspicious of her partner's relationships, even if they are merely platonic. If she is ever betrayed, Winona Ryder 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.
Ryder is a very sociable, congenial person and she wilts very quickly without relationships with good friends and people to share good times with. Winona Ryder thoroughly enjoys working with others on group projects or community activities. She is quite happy when she is a part of a club, support group, or team of some sort.
She is intensely amorous and attractive to the opposite sex, and is not inclined to friendly platonic relationships. There is a great deal of tension in her love relationships - often because Winona Ryder puts her desires ahead of her partner's, and is impatient to have her love needs satisfied. The whole arena of love relationships, romance and sex is endlessly fascinating to Winona Ryder and she is not happy without a love partner. Ryder can "burn herself out" by pouring so much of her energy into romance.
Her strong enthusiasm for life affects everyone around her. Winona Ryder has a sense of well-being, a harmonious sex-life and she is likely to enjoy healthy and affectionate love relationships. Winona Ryder also has a lot of creative ideas and could do well with some kind of craft projects.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon in Pisces
Moon in 3rd house
Moon Square Jupiter
Moon aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Moon Square Saturn
Moon Square Neptune
Moon Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn
Venus in Scorpio
Venus in 11th house
Venus Square Mars
Venus Conjunct Sun/Jupiter