could appear more of a tough-cookie than she really is... But the truth is that she is incredibly sensitive and quite vulnerable, all things considered. She often tends to become withdrawn in the face of hostility, preferring to avoid confrontation. However, she is nevertheless a courageous woman who is proud and determined, loathes injustice, flattery and deceit, and is more than capable of leading others and assuming responsibility; she is capable of great selflessness for a cause that touches her heart. An innovative spirit who needs to be able to live her own experiences, she is quite a complex character who can be egocentric, authoritarian and demanding at times - particularly if she was born on a 1st, 10th, 19th, 28th, or if she has a Life Path
Number of 1; whilst at other times, she can also be very altruistic and idealistic, especially if she was born on a 9th, 18th, 27th, or if she has a Life Path
Number 9. As a child, Ilene
is well-behaved, disciplined and reserved and autonomous, so she makes a wonderful big sister who is quite capable of standing in for her parents if the need arises. It is nonetheless important to be careful not to take advantage of her kind and helpful nature. She would benefit from participating in activities outside the family home as this will enable her to strike the right balance in her relationship with other people and her environment.