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Hera (Juno)

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You have to watch out for Hera – especially if you happen to be a lady who catches the eye of her cheating husband, Zeus, or if you happen to be the love child of a lady who caught the eye of Zeus. Hera is known for coming up with some pretty nasty methods of revenge. Of course, you can understand where she's coming from. She's the goddess of marriage, and her husband's a total sleaze. That's got to be embarrassing.

Basic Information

Name

Hera

Nickname

Juno

Current city

Mount Olympus

Work & Education

Occupation

Goddess of Marriage, Women, and Birth
Queen of the Gods
Wife of Zeus (it's a full-time job)

Beliefs

Political views

Me. And Zeus (When he does what I say)

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

Parents

Cronus (Dad), Rhea (Mom)

Siblings

Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Demeter, Hestia

Children

Hebe, Ares, Hephaestus, Eileithayia, Typhaon, The Kharites

Friends

My lovely children (which doesn't include Hephaestus)

Enemies

Heracles and his mother Alcmene
Dionysus and his mother Semele
Io
Europa
Leto, the mother of Apollo and Artemis
Lamia and her children
Paris and the Trojans
Pelias
My son, Hephaestus
The Titans

Relationships

Relationship status

Married to Zeus

Interested in

My husband being monogamous
Friendship

Favorites

TV Shows

Desperate House Wives
Wife Swap
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
Brothers & Sisters
The Tudors
Grey's Anatomy

Quotations

"All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner."
– Red Skeleton

"I married beneath me. All women do." 
– Nancy Astor

"Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could." 
– Abigail Adams

"All I really, really want our love to do is to bring out the best in me and in you too."
– Joni Mitchell

Books

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
Everything by Jane Austen, but especially Pride and Prejudice and Emma
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Better Homes and Gardens magazine
Good Housekeeping magazine

Music

Should've Said No by Taylor Swift
These Boots Are Made for Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra
Me, Myself, and I by Beyoncé
Livin' On A Prayer by Jon Bon Jovi
Respect by Aretha Franklin
Joni Mitchell
Josh Groban
Sarah McLaughlin
Norah Jones

Movies

27 Dresses
Letters to Juliet
Devil Wears Prada
The Joy Luck Club
The Wedding Planner
Tortilla Soup
Leap Year
Soul Food
Mamma Mia
My Fair Lady

Activities & Interests

Likes

Weddings
My lotus-tipped staff
My diadem (crown)
Peacocks

Interests

Weddings planning
Family planning
Argos (I am goddess of this lovely town in the Peloponnesus)

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