Billy Bob Thornton
challenges and difficulties
Thornton both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Billy, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Billy Bob Thornton 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 Thornton.
Billy Bob Thornton has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Billy limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Billy Bob Thornton difficult to get to know intimately, as Thornton tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Billy has an inner conflict between idealism, hope, and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. Billy Bob Thornton needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Thornton will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Billy Bob Thornton tends to suppress his feelings and may be a bit inhibited in love relationships. Often times he may feel rejected or he may give the impression of rejecting others himself. Perhaps his mother or father has a difficult time showing their affection.
His emotional life is likely to be somewhat strained and he has a tendency toward pessimism. Billy Bob Thornton may not feel as close in his relationships to his loved ones as he would like to be, and it could be difficult for Billy to give and receive love.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Billy Bob Thornton 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 Billy Bob Thornton needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
It is easy for Billy Bob Thornton to become distracted from his path by the multitude of interesting choices, possibilities, and options available to him. Billy Bob Thornton needs to develop single mindedness and focus. Until Billy directs his attention to some of the big questions, such as "What is my life's purpose?" "What is really important to me and essential to my happiness?", he is apt to dabble, scatter his energies in many directions and engage in activities which are entertaining but ultimately neither fruitful nor enriching.
Having an overall vision for his life and aligning his daily activities so that they support rather than detract from Thornton's larger purpose in life, is a significant step toward his personal development.
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 Billy Bob Thornton 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. Billy Bob Thornton should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
He may have the feeling that he constantly has to surrender to the wishes of other people and he gives the impression of having a passive or indifferent role in his relationships. Billy Bob Thornton never takes the initiative and depends on the support of groups he is affiliated with.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 1st house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Opposition Moon/Venus
Saturn Opposition Moon/MC
N. Node in Sagittarius
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Neptune