She is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Knowles' quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Beyoncé Knowles wants something she goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Beyoncé Knowles wants, Beyoncé Knowles usually gets.
She is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Beyoncé wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Beyoncé Knowles functions well in crisis situations and she often seeks them out, for she enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
She is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Beyoncé Knowles usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Knowles approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why she feels or acts the way she does. Beyoncé Knowles also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships she is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until she gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Knowles. When Beyoncé Knowles commits herself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, she is intensely loyal and devoted to them and she also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If she is ever betrayed by someone she cares deeply for, Beyoncé Knowles is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as she once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, she is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever she cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in her.
Because of her natural reserve, others may see Beyoncé Knowles as something of an enigma. She is quite self-protective and often defensive. Beyoncé Knowles also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
Beyoncé Knowles can get by in life almost by personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Beyoncé that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually she appears confident and clear about who she is, and it is very difficult not to notice her or feel her influence when Knowles is around.
Beyoncé Knowles has a tendency to live in a world of her own, a world that is likely to be far from reality. Beyoncé wants to make a big impression, and with her dazzling personality she knows how to put on a brilliant show.
Her family conditions may have been a bit oppressive, adding a note of gravity to Beyoncé's personality. Somewhat insecure, Beyoncé Knowles may feel that others restrain her. She has doubts about mankind in general and a fear of failure.