challenges and difficulties
Slater either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Christian Slater may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Christian Slater feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
Christian Slater takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Slater 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 Christian Slater and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Slater will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
Christian Slater has a sense of duty and responsibility, but may find it difficult to make up his mind and come to a decision. Slater is somewhat slow to act, and his need to be fully prepared inclines him to let good opportunities slip away at times.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Christian Slater 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 Christian Slater 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 Slater'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.
Christian Slater 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. Christian Slater should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Christian Slater back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Slater's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow his energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Christian sometimes abuses his own power to use others to his own selfish ends.
Slater considers the ability to think and speak convincingly as the most powerful instrument one can possess. He always strives for intellectual control in his environment and tends to dominate his relationships. Christian Slater has a strong desire to be the spokesman in his community.
Christian has an inclination to gossip and spread stories or he could be the subject of gossip himself at times. His perception of partnership and family relationships tends to be somewhat unrealistic, and Christian Slater may put up a good front and pretend to have a harmonious life.
He is very obliging and always looks for relationships with other people. Christian Slater tends to feel really at home with his family or in groups or associations that he may join. Christian has a strong desire to feel at one with his community.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Opposition Mars/Jupiter
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Pluto
N. Node Opposition Venus/Neptune
N. Node Opposition Asc./MC