challenges and difficulties
Affleck fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance himself or deny his needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that he will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, Casey Affleck may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for Casey.
Casey Affleck takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of his at work that he compromise his health. Casey can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Casey Affleck is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Affleck can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Casey has an inner conflict between idealism, hope, and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. Casey Affleck needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Affleck will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Casey Affleck becomes tense and upset rather easily. He becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In his eagerness to see his inspirations materialize, Affleck is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving his goals. His occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Casey Affleck has a desire to break away from tradition and to free himself from restricting conditions. Somewhat inflexible and rigid, he may suddenly become inhibited before he initiates his objectives, which could work out to Affleck's disadvantage.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Casey Affleck 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 Casey Affleck needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress Casey Affleck becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Casey Affleck needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Affleck also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Casey Affleck tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Casey Affleck is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Casey Affleck needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Affleck.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Casey Affleck back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The need to be first all of the time and demonstrate an aggressive or bossy attitude, impatience or irritability; an over-eagerness to use force or violence to gain advantage and the tendency to resort to fighting or using confrontation too quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 6th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Square Uranus
Saturn Opposition Jupiter/Uranus
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Mars