challenges and difficulties
Keaton both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know him intimately does not come easily to Buster, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Buster Keaton 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 Keaton.
Buster Keaton has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Buster limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Buster Keaton difficult to get to know intimately, as Keaton tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Buster has an inner conflict between idealism, hope and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. Buster Keaton needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Keaton will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Buster Keaton 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 Buster Keaton 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 Keaton'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.
Buster Keaton 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!
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Buster Keaton should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 1st house
Jupiter Square Saturn
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 5th house