challenges and difficulties
Lancaster doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Burt is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
Burt Lancaster takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Lancaster a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Burt Lancaster and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Lancaster will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
He may feel inhibited in his relationships with others and give the impression of being unapproachable and wanting to keeps his distance. Burt Lancaster thinks about his feelings a long time before he expresses them to anyone and he tends to hide his inner self.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Burt Lancaster 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 Burt Lancaster needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Lancaster's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Burt Lancaster has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Burt Lancaster is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Lancaster's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Opposition Moon/Mercury
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 3rd house