Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
challenges and difficulties
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing experience. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Charles enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve also fears entrapment in close relationships.
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Sainte-Beuve 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 Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Sainte-Beuve will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
He is serious and sincere about his interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. Charles wants his inspirations to become reality and he does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve becomes impatient with others for being hesitant to implement new ideas and take action, and his occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve 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 Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 11th house