Alfred Lord Tennyson
challenges and difficulties
1st Baron Tennyson 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 Alfred Tennyson, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Alfred Lord Tennyson 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 1st Baron Tennyson.
Alfred Lord Tennyson takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of his at work that he compromise his health. Alfred Tennyson can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Alfred Lord Tennyson is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
1st Baron Tennyson can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by much caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Alfred Lord Tennyson has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Alfred Tennyson also fears it and hang back. Alfred Lord Tennyson may blame practical limitations or some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
Alfred Lord Tennyson takes his ideals and dreams very seriously and goes through periods of fervent dedication to a lofty ideal or vision. Alfred Tennyson has the ability to acquire true spiritual or imaginative insight, but he can also become so involved in his imaginative, idealistic pursuits that he looses perspective and develops feelings of alienation and isolation.
He is inclined to preserve and build up his heritage. Others are attracted to him, but at the same time Alfred Lord Tennyson gives the impression of being unapproachable. 1st Baron Tennyson tends to hold back his feelings and is somewhat inhibited with others, especially in his love relationships.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Alfred Lord Tennyson 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 Alfred Lord Tennyson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively he is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Alfred Tennyson stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Alfred Lord Tennyson has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that he must be self-reliant and that only he can come up with the answers he needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate him from others, or make Alfred Lord Tennyson feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Alfred Lord Tennyson calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Alfred Lord Tennyson needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
It is in his work and his relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into 1st Baron Tennyson's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Alfred Lord Tennyson back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Alfred Lord Tennyson tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Alfred Tennyson is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Alfred Tennyson is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 6th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Neptune
Saturn Opposition Venus/Jupiter
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter