Casper Van Dien
challenges and difficulties
Casper has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Van Dien.
Casper Van Dien has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Casper limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Casper Van Dien difficult to get to know intimately, as Van Dien tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Casper Van Dien 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 Casper Van Dien needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Casper Van Dien - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Van Dien tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Casper Van Dien is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Van Dien's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Casper Van Dien needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Casper Van Dien between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Casper Van Dien seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Van Dien's task.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Casper Van Dien back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Casper Van Dien tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Casper is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Casper is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Casper Van Dien seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 1st house
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Uranus