challenges and difficulties
Sprinkle 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 Annie, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Annie Sprinkle 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 Sprinkle.
Annie Sprinkle has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Annie limits herself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in herself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Annie Sprinkle difficult to get to know intimately, as Sprinkle tends to distance herself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Sprinkle may find it difficult to relate to people and express her feelings, especially in love relationships. On the hand, Annie Sprinkle wants relationships yet on the other, she would rather be by herself. A sense of personal inadequacy makes Annie withdraw from others and feel lonely as a result.
Since she lacks the capacity to adapt, Annie Sprinkle tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Annie should try to keep her temper at bay. She may have to work extremely hard and handle a great many responsibilities.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Annie Sprinkle 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 Annie Sprinkle needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Annie Sprinkle has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Annie Sprinkle 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. Annie Sprinkle needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Sprinkle's inner, personal life and her career or involvement with the world at large that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Annie Sprinkle needs to focus attention on her home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Annie Sprinkle back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Sprinkle's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow her energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
Annie Sprinkle tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Annie is overconfident and tends to overextend herself and take on more than is humanly possible. Annie is often dogmatic about her philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Annie likes to be constantly on the go and tends to have a hectic family life. She knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in her position at the expense of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Mars
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Uranus/MC