|Each of us has aspects of all seven goddesses in her
personality. Some women may have more Demeter than Athena, some more Aphrodite than Hera.
But to achieve a healthy balance we all need to integrate characteristics of each of the
goddesses into our lives. By identifying the qualities of the goddesses in yourself, you
can recognize needs you have left unfulfilled; by attending to those needs, you can become
happier and more self-confident.
Note: Scores are rounded to one decimal place and
therefore may not total 100%.
You scored 50% Athena
If you are ruled by Athena, you are bright-eyed, shrewd, resourceful and inventive. With
friends, you are the wise counselor -- always ready with an empowering message. You believe strongly that women can accomplish anything men can. No wonder you put so much
time into your career. Athena women tend to be ruled by their head, not by their heart.
You carefully guard your intimate side, protecting your emotions and vulnerability. If you
want to awaken your unexpressed womanliness, you'll have to use the same passion you apply
to your intellectual achievements. It's important that you work to integrate your strong
masculine side with your feminine side -- bringing together your strength with your
vulnerability, your creativity with caring, your intelligence with imagination. Otherwise,
you risk coming off as unaffectionate and self-righteous. Take lessons from the goddesses Hestia and Aphrodite to do this.
You scored 25% Artemis
If you are ruled by Artemis, your independent spirit belongs to no one but yourself. Your
body is vibrant, your attitude robust and your manner vigorous and alive. You are driven
by physical rather than mental energy. You feel complete without a man in your life and
would never compromise your essential nature for a romantic partner. You are skilled at
establishing personal boundaries and enter into relationships on your own terms -- in
short, you can take care of yourself. This attitude may at times put men off.
You scored 16.7% Hestia
If you embody the qualities of Hestia, you understand the value of having your own sacred
place, whether it's an actual room or simply a time of day when you free your mind of busy
thoughts and experience peace of mind. There's no doubt this place is at home -- where you
feel the most joy. Home is your sanctuary. You are at home with yourself wherever you are,
though, and no matter whom you are with. You know that the meaning of your life springs
from your spiritual center. This brings you a great sense of security. You do not crave
attention or material possessions; you nurture your friends and family with your
You scored 8.3% Persephone
If you exemplify the qualities of Persephone, you have most likely experienced great loss
in your life -- the loss of your health or your emotional or physical security, the
betrayal of a friend or lover, the loss of a child, your own divorce or that of your
parents. This experience has forced you to face the dark, unenlightened side of yourself
(the side that blames other people or circumstances for your own suffering) and transform
yourself into a stronger, more independent, more accepting and more loving person. It may
have also led you down a spiritual path, and moved you to place great emphasis on inner
calm and on close connections with friends. You are capable of embracing, integrating and
accepting difficult experiences. Because of that skill, you offer others the gift of
empathy -- you know where they are or have been.
You scored 0% Hera
If you possess many of Hera's qualities, you tend to find fulfillment in relationships and
look on marriage as a permanent union. In marriage, you feel no sense of frustration or
resentment, because you are an equal partner with your spouse. You are confident and have
no trouble asserting your authority in and out of the relationships. You seek men who are
self-confident and successful, because you are comfortable with the concept that you can
be fulfilled through him (and him through you). As long as your partner honors the
marriage as much as you do and appreciates you, you will be happy. If he doesn't, you must
concentrate on your own growth and discover an identity independent of him.
You scored 0% Aphrodite
If you are ruled mostly by Aphrodite, your femininity and passionate spirit are the
controlling forces in your life. You tend to be charismatic and self-assured, comfortable
with your body and unrestrained sexually. Men are drawn to you like bees to flowers, which
satisfies your erotic nature. However, you tend not to form permanent attachments with
lovers because you value your sexual freedom, which may leave you feeling lonely and even
depleted once a relationship ends. To find and form a more lasting relationship, you need
to add more of the goddess Hera to your life.
You scored 0% Demeter
If you fit the Demeter archetype, you are a nurturer and caretaker. You have a generous
heart and enjoy extending your love to others. You are motivated by the most powerful of
instincts -- to give life -- and selflessly devote yourself to the life you create. You
feel compelled to care for all those around you, even if they are not your own children.
In short, you feel the need to be all things to all people and, therefore, your own needs
sometimes go unmet. You must learn to say no, and apply Artemis's sense of boundaries and
Aphrodite's ability to put herself first. That way, you can give to others from an
overflowing rather than a half-full cup.
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