The Water Violet type is knowledgeable, calm, and capable. They are private, sedate people, who are often asked for advice but will not impose their opinions or wishes on others. Gentle and self-reliant, they have a sense of superiority. Carried to extremes, they can be aloof, appearing proud, disdainful and condescending. When they are tired, or there are too many external distractions, they have a tendency to withdraw appearing anti-social and cold.
When suffering they keep their troubles to themselves. They do not lean on others for support and may be considered emotionally cold. They find it hard to open up to others, finding it easier to retreat behind their calm facade.
The positive potential of Water Violet is a warmer relationship with others, while maintaining one's wisdom and dignity. Water Violet people are happy to help others with the benefit of their own knowledge and wisdom. Calm, serene, dignified, they are able to understand and empathies with others. They often put their talents to the service of others, as counsellors or teachers for example.