challenges and difficulties
Arnaud has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Boetsch.
He may have vague but ever-present feelings of guilt and fear that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Arnaud Boetsch does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Arnaud Boetsch must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
At times Arnaud Boetsch struggles with nebulous worries, insecurities and fears that may be difficult to pinpoint. Mostly, he may be afraid of getting acquainted with the inner workings of his mind and soul, feeling uneasy with anything irrational or intangible. Arnaud Boetsch has to work hard to overcome being overly serious regarding the spiritual side of life, especially if his religious upbringing emphasized guilt and retribution. Reorienting himself in the direction of spiritual optimism will do much to lift the cloud of worry that settles over Arnaud occasionally.
Arnaud Boetsch tends to be very sensitive to his surroundings and is strongly influenced by the prevailing conditions surrounding him. Arnaud may feel that he has more obligations than he can properly handle, and that it is hopeless to even try.
Arnaud Boetsch tends to have a pessimistic outlook and he seems to be plagued by deep inner conflicts, which could severely undermine his strength. Self-critical and uncertain about his goals, Arnaud feels that he cannot live up to his ideals and ends up disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Arnaud Boetsch 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 Arnaud Boetsch needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Arnaud Boetsch - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Boetsch tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Arnaud Boetsch is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Boetsch's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Arnaud Boetsch needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Arnaud Boetsch is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Arnaud Boetsch back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Arnaud Boetsch tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Arnaud is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Arnaud is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Arnaud Boetsch 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 Arnaud Boetsch in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Boetsch, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Arnaud Boetsch has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Arnaud to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Boetsch needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Arnaud Boetsch 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 Arnaud Boetsch to pursue.
He is gay and cheerful in the company of others and happy to be with them. Arnaud Boetsch is fond of telling jokes and is likely to entertain everyone. His relationships with others tend to be for a common purpose.
He is very obliging and always looks for relationships with other people. Arnaud Boetsch tends to really feel at home with his family or in groups or associations that he may join. Arnaud has a strong desire to feel at one with his community.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Quincunx Neptune
Saturn Opposition Moon/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Neptune/Pluto
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Asc./MC