challenges and difficulties
Claude Autant-Lara has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Claude is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack joyfulness and the ability to play. Claude Autant-Lara often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Autant-Lara's which may inhibit him a great deal. Claude Autant-Lara must avoid becoming heavy and cynical, or becoming a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose practicality and realism squeeze out the playful, imaginative side of life.
Claude Autant-Lara takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Autant-Lara 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 Claude Autant-Lara and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Autant-Lara will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
His aspirations and dreams are always tempered by realism and practical considerations. Claude Autant-Lara pursues his aims in a systematic, disciplined, and thorough manner, and he is willing to takes his time, advancing slowly and steadily on his way towards his goal.
Sometimes Claude Autant-Lara underestimates what is possible, and holds himself back unnecessarily due to a lack of faith or an overly cautious attitude.
Claude Autant-Lara has a tendency to be too critical of himself. He may be plagued by feelings of guilt about some past events, leading to further self-doubt. Claude must learn to handle his frustration, depression and discontentment and try to overcome his lack of self-confidence.
Claude Autant-Lara has a tendency to think on the dark side, is somewhat gloomy and touchy and easily disappointed. He may find it hard to keeps his attention on the real world and could become obsessed with strange ideas and fanciful beliefs.
He is inclined to be somewhat withdrawn and has a hard time discussing important matters with his family and close relationships. A serious and deep thinker, Claude Autant-Lara would like to explain his views to others, but has a difficult time finding the right words.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Claude Autant-Lara 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 Claude Autant-Lara 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 Claude Autant-Lara 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.
Claude Autant-Lara 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. Autant-Lara also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Claude Autant-Lara tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in his work and his relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into Autant-Lara's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
Claude Autant-Lara tends to pick his friends and associates very carefully and is always on the look-out for responsible and congenial people. This enables Claude Autant-Lara to feel secure with his colleagues and he enjoys good relationships with them.
Claude has an inner need to share his experiences with others and he talks to his friends and acquaintances in a very open manner. Socially minded, Claude Autant-Lara likes to cultivate close relationships, especially with women.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 7th house
Jupiter Conjunct Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Mars
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Asc.
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/MC
N. Node Opposition Moon/Asc.