challenges and difficulties
Williams both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Cliff, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Cliff Williams is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Williams.
He is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Cliff Williams tries to be strictly accurate and he is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Williams withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Cliff's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Not very adaptable, Cliff Williams tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Cliff should try to keep his temper under control. He may have to work extremely hard and may have a lot of responsibilities that he cannot let go.
He is inclined to be rather serious and withdrawn. Feeling very uncomfortable in the presence of others, Cliff Williams shies away from social contacts and prefers to be by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Cliff Williams 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 Cliff Williams needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cliff Williams has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Cliff Williams 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. Cliff Williams needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Cliff Williams 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 Cliff Williams back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Cliff Williams seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
Williams 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. Cliff Williams has a strong desire to be the spokesman in his community.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
Saturn Conjunct N. Node/Asc.
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Pluto