Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know her inner core, for Lena Horne only trusts and opens herself to a select few. Allowing herself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Horne.
Lena has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. Lena Horne has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to herself. It is important for Lena Horne 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. Lena Horne has a great deal of emotional depth.
Though she yearns for close relationships, Lena Horne often closes herself off and does not really trust others who may wish to get to know her. Horne is very wholehearted in her feelings and responses to people, and she wants all or nothing from the people she cares for.
Lena Horne craves excitement, change and discovery, and cannot tolerate a routine or lifestyle that offers little in the way of surprise or challenge. Excitable, spontaneous and enthusiastic about anything new, she may be perceived by others as being too impulsive, especially in personal relationships. It is not easy for Lena Horne to make or keep commitments, since she does not know how she will be feeling from one day to the next. Emotional freedom is very important to Horne. Her domestic life may be very unstable - but Horne likes it that way.
Sensitive and sentimental, Lena Horne is deeply attached to her family, old friends, familiar places and the past. She is romantic and tender in love relationships, and it is of utmost importance to Horne to remember birthdays, anniversaries, family rituals and other personally significant days. Lena Horne seeks caring, emotional support, and security in her love relationships. Lena likes to be needed, as well as to cherish and protect her loved ones, of whom she is somewhat possessive.
A warm, loving and comfortable home is very important to Lena Horne and she invests a lot of her energy into beautifying, decorating and creating a lovely home. Also, Lena shares her affection with the people in her family very generously and having close family ties is a major priority for her. Being at home makes Horne happy.
Lena Horne loves to laugh, celebrate and enjoy herself with her companions. Emotionally open and easygoing, Lena considers just about anyone a friend or potential friend. Her good humor and friendliness make her quite popular and well liked. At times, Lena Horne overdoes the festivities, but she rarely regrets it.
Lena's pleasure-loving nature and her emotional and material generosity discussed above are counterbalanced by a certain caution or restraint in expressing her affection, and by a fear of heartache. At times Lena Horne is likely to be the jovial, friendly, rather extravagant person mentioned previously, but at other times she is far more contained as described here. Because she is upbeat and fun-loving, people probably do not suspect how sensitive Horne is to being left out or unappreciated.
Intimacy does not come easily to Lena Horne 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, Horne 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. Lena Horne needs to learn to value and love herself more and to express her appreciation for others more openly.
Astrological factors in this section:
Moon in Scorpio
Moon in 8th house
Moon Square Uranus
Venus in Cancer
Venus in 4th house
Venus Sextile Jupiter
Venus aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Venus Conjunct Saturn