Secretive and inclined to brooding silences, it is difficult for others to really know her inner core, for Shannen Doherty only trusts and opens herself to a select few. Allowing herself to be vulnerable and to relinquish control in relationships is not easy for Doherty.

Shannen has intense, passionate loves and hates and is a jealously loyal and protective friend - or a fearsome foe. Shannen Doherty has a nasty habit of holding onto past hurts, resentments and guilt - and to keep such feelings to herself. It is important for Shannen Doherty 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. Shannen Doherty has a great deal of emotional depth.

She is likely to be a great collector of things - a real pack rat in fact - for her belongings give Shannen Doherty a sense of security and continuity with the past, which is important to her. Antiques or articles with sentimental value from Shannen's past are especially dear to her.

Shannen Doherty may also cling rather tightly to money and possessions, keeping them "in the family" rather than sharing freely with those outside of her immediate circle.

Shannen Doherty feels that little, daily acts of caring and thoughtfulness are essential to the happiness and success of relationships and she knows how to make others feel accepted, loved and cherished. She enjoys good relationships with women.

Doherty is rambunctious and a little rowdy at times, and she enjoys sharing this kind of energy with her friends. Making noise, cheering at a football game or even getting into a friendly fight all seem like good fun to her. In fact, Shannen Doherty needs to do these things - otherwise she gets crabby.

Tremendously softhearted and sympathetic, Shannen Doherty gives very selflessly and devotedly to those she loves and often allows others to become overly dependent upon her. More compassionate than passionate, Shannen Doherty may become romantically involved with a person because she or she expresses a need for love, rather than out of mutual pleasure or attraction.

She is drawn to sensitive, imaginative, gentle souls - poets, musicians, dreamers - or to someone Shannen feels she can have a deep spiritual relationship with. Shannen Doherty idealizes love and has a very beautiful, romantic vision of what love relationships can be.

When she cares about someone, Shannen Doherty likes to show her affection with small favors or tangible gestures.

Shannen Doherty also has considerable artistic or creative skill. In fact, Shannen is suited for a profession involving beauty or pleasure or making people happy in one form or another.

Shannen Doherty has a great rapport with the opposite sex, and love relationships, romance, and passion are absolutely vital to her well being. It is rare for Shannen to go very long without an intimate companion. The physical component of relationships is also very important to Doherty. Artistic creations and projects are another way for Shannen Doherty to channel her passion.