challenges and difficulties
Casiraghi both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know him intimately does not come easily to Andrea, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Andrea Casiraghi 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 Casiraghi.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Andrea Casiraghi understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Andrea Casiraghi is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
Andrea Casiraghi tends to be somewhat gloomy and may feel that life is difficult and that his will is blocked in some way. Andrea may find it hard to make decisions and to concentrate on his goals, which he may consider unworthy.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Andrea Casiraghi 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 Andrea Casiraghi needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Andrea Casiraghi needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Andrea's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Casiraghi's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Andrea Casiraghi to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Andrea Casiraghi is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Andrea Casiraghi needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Andrea Casiraghi should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Andrea Casiraghi back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Andrea Casiraghi seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
The following are specific activities that will support Andrea Casiraghi in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Casiraghi, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Andrea Casiraghi has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Andrea to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Casiraghi needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Andrea Casiraghi should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Andrea Casiraghi to pursue.
His relationships with others may be rather unstable and unreliable. With a somewhat negative attitude and weak will, Andrea Casiraghi avoids opposition and escapes his responsibilities. In his relationships he is likely to choose people who are asocial.
Andrea Casiraghi tends to have far-reaching associations and a strong desire to be involved with people of high society. He is likely to achieve great success through joint ventures with others and could do well in some form of political activity.
Casiraghi is somewhat shy and tends to feel inferior when he is with others. Andrea Casiraghi is inclined to establish relationships with weak or sick people and is always willing to help or take care of them.
Andrea Casiraghi tends to have deep bonds with the people he associates with and is likely to encounter some unusual or fated relationships. Some of his contacts could be with very influential people who may be of help to Casiraghi in the future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Mars/MC
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Opposition Mars/Neptune
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
N. Node Opposition Saturn/Neptune
N. Node Opposition Pluto/Asc.