challenges and difficulties
Marshall doubts her own intelligence and mental capacities, and she may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Amanda is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for her.
Fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death may plague Amanda. She strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for her.
On another level entirely, Amanda Marshall is very careful about joining forces, and especially her material resources, with others. Marshall wants to keep her own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Amanda Marshall instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Amanda Marshall needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Amanda Marshall has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Amanda Marshall needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Amanda Marshall needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Amanda Marshall is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Marshall's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, she needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Amanda Marshall back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The tendency for self-indulgence, laziness, and over-reliance on the generosity or affection of others, as well as making love relationships, social life and superficial pleasures more important than anything else in her life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 8th house
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Opposition Venus