This is a short extract from Liz Greene's Psychological Horoscope Analysis. The complete report of 18-25 pages can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or a bound booklet in the Astroshop.This horoscope analysis - using the insights of astrology and psychology combined with the tools of advanced computer technology - offers you an astrological portrait which is uniquely and individually focussed and which aims at providing greater self-knowledge. II. Your Psychological Type
This short chapter describes your typical or characteristic way of responding to situations in life.The rich array of individual attributes portrayed in your birth horoscope is set, as it is with everyone, against the backdrop of a certain temperament bias. We might call this bias your psychological "type". The world of human relationship means everything to you, and the feelings of others are primary on the scale of your values. Yet you are often caught in a conflict between your need for warmth and closeness with others, and your need for privacy, space and the freedom to pursue your own interests - which often involve abstract concepts quite divorced from human reality. You have great compassion for the problems of others, and may often find yourself playing the role of the good mother or father [...] [..] You possess an artistic and temperamental nature which tends to undervalue the ordinary; and because you have difficulty in expressing in words what you want and feel, you often create problems simply because you resent having to explain yourself. Thus, despite your compassion [...] III. Character and Shadow
In this comprehensive chapter of the Psychological Horoscope Liz Greene provides valuable insights about your essential character traits.The interplay between the conscious and unconscious sides of you is a constantly shifting dance, changing at different stages of your life and altering according to the pressures and challenges which you encounter. The tension between the primary characters in your inner drama is the source of energy which provides your life with movement, purpose, conflict and growth. [..] You take little pleasure in that absolute autonomy and freedom to direct your own life that many people claim they want; for your chief pleasure springs from living for and through others. You are not inclined toward cold ambition, or the need to be somebody in the world's [...] [..] This is not because you have a bad fate, or are unlovable, but because you sometimes try to be a little too saintly and self-effacing; and you have a way of inadvertently making other people feel guilty and trapped because you have made them responsible for your happiness [...] Hidden traits [..] Your shadow-side is a good deal more self-centred and ruthless than you might think, and if you remain unconscious of its independent and forceful qualities then you are likely to imagine that you see these attributes in all those people by whom you are fascinated, positively [...] A minor character Although you appear to live on the earth like other people, your mind dwells in loftier, more ethereal realms. You are a sensitive and idealistic person who is not wholly comfortable within the limits and boundaries of material life; for, like Plato, you crave the Good, [...] IV. The Family Background
In the complete horoscope analysis, this chapter deals with your family myths as well as with your perception of your parents and their relationship.Although you are an individual, you have emerged from a family background. Thus you contain certain inner patterns, myths and attitudes toward life which you have acquired from the psychological soil of this background. V. Relationship Patterns
This chapter describes attitudes, needs and characteristic patterns in close one-to-one relationships.Both astrology and psychology teach us that nothing that occurs within a relationship is chance. Your birth horoscope describes what you are like inside, and therefore what kind of patterns, needs and compulsions you are likely to bring into your relationships with others. You admire strong, self-contained people and are likely to find yourself in a relationship with just such a man. This can be a good complement for you, since your gifts are subtler and lie in the realm of the heart; and you can offer considerable compassion and loyalty to your partner while benefitting from the example of his self-reliance. But you will need to fight against an unfortunate tendency to make your partner responsible for your sense of self-worth, as though you had no value in your [...] [..] You are ordinarily rather serious and realistic in love, disliking the more abandoned, irresponsible and promiscuous aspects of it; for you place considerable value on deep and honest emotional exchange and are also rather mistrustful of the instant love-at-first-sight impulse [...] VI. Paths toward Integration
The final chapter of the Psychological Horoscope Analysis contains insights into the potential for growth as shown in your birth chart.The following paragraphs provide some suggestions of ways in which conscious effort might make it possible for you to achieve greater harmony between the different components within yourself, and to strengthen that centre of the personality which psychology calls the ego, the "I". Please read a complete sample horoscope (of another person).