challenges and difficulties
Bert McCracken takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort, and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Bert enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Bert McCracken also fears entrapment in close relationships.
It may be difficult for Bert McCracken to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Bert may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged, and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Bert McCracken also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. McCracken is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Bert McCracken is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
He is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of his objectives. Bert McCracken has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in his way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Bert McCracken 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 Bert McCracken needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Bert McCracken is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Bert McCracken's growth. Bert McCracken needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Bert McCracken needs to integrate in tangible ways: how he makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what he does with the resources he has. Bert McCracken should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
He is somewhat restless and nervous, but enjoys communicating with people and is constantly confronting others with his new ideas. Bert has the ability to develop new relationships quickly and he can also be a stimulating force in group activities.
He is very social and his relationships with others are very warm and expansive. It is essential for Bert's emotional welfare to be surrounded by people and he is an active member of groups or associations he belongs to.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Pluto
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Uranus
N. Node Opposition Moon/Jupiter