challenges and difficulties
Greenspan both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Alan, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Alan Greenspan is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Greenspan.
It may be difficult for Alan Greenspan to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Alan may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged, and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Alan Greenspan also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Alan Greenspan strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
Basically shy, Alan may become a bit inhibited when talking with other people. Alan Greenspan tends to withdraw from others and likes to live a humble, quiet live in seclusion. He may get involved with a group of a secretive nature, although Greenspan is not one to join groups in general.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Alan Greenspan instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Alan Greenspan needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Alan Greenspan is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Alan Greenspan's growth. Alan Greenspan needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Alan Greenspan between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Alan Greenspan seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Greenspan's task.
Alan has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into his life. His parental home is probably very harmonious and Alan Greenspan feels strongly connected with his family.
Alan Greenspan has a sympathetic understanding of other people and the ability to easily adapt himself to them. His emotional fulfillment is likely to come through his relationships with others and Greenspan will probably feel a soul-affinity with many of them.
Alan Greenspan tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate himself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Greenspan, and he may frequently encounter some upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Mercury/N. Node
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Moon
N. Node Opposition Moon/MC
N. Node Opposition Saturn/Uranus