challenges and difficulties
Merkel both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know her intimately does not come easily to Angela, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Angela Merkel 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 Merkel.
Angela Merkel has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Angela limits herself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in herself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Angela Merkel difficult to get to know intimately, as Merkel tends to distance herself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Angela may find it difficult to express herself, thereby feeling inhibited and lonely at times. She tends to isolate herself from others and her relationships come across as strained. Conditions in Angela Merkel's parental home may be oppressive and strained.
She is inclined to exercise self-control and tries to suppress her inner excitability or irritability. However, Merkel can be somewhat self-willed and determined to be independent. If Angela Merkel feels that someone is holding her down too much, she may suddenly break up the relationship.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Angela Merkel 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 Angela Merkel needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Angela Merkel has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Angela Merkel 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. Angela Merkel 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 Angela Merkel is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Merkel'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 Angela Merkel back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Angela Merkel tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Angela is overconfident and tends to overextend herself and take on more than is humanly possible. Angela is often dogmatic about her philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Angela Merkel has a strong desire to share her opinions with others and is inclined to seek out people who have the same ideas that she has. She may enjoy studying and developing her intellectual interests with them.
Angela Merkel has a very engaging manner in the company of others and her relationships with other people are likely to be harmonious. Some of her connections may prove to be helpful to Angela with her plans.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Moon
Saturn Opposition Moon/Uranus
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Mercury/MC
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/MC