challenges and difficulties
Rhodes both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know him intimately does not come easily to Cody, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Cody Rhodes 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 Rhodes.
He is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Cody Rhodes tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. Rhodes withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Cody's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
He is likely to have very intense experiences in his emotional life and should guard against feelings of depression and inhibition. Cody Rhodes may be plagued by inner turmoil and obsessive ideas or notions.
Around others, Rhodes is somewhat humble and shy and prefers to be by himself. Cody Rhodes tends to limit his relationships with others and associates only with like-minded people. He is inclined to be cool and reserved even toward those he loves.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Cody Rhodes 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 Cody Rhodes needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cody Rhodes benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Cody Rhodes a sense of inner balance.
Cody Rhodes has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Cody needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Rhodes also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Cody Rhodes is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Cody Rhodes needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Rhodes.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Cody Rhodes back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Cody Rhodes' rigid self-control overly restricts his ability to freely express himself or explore possibilities. He is excessively concerned with work, duty and security. He tends to be fearful, judgmental towards himself or others, and can feel alone and cut off from sources of nourishment outside himself. Cody Rhodes should try to learn to relax and recognize that not everything is Rhodes' responsibility.
The following are specific activities that will support Cody Rhodes in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Rhodes, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Cody Rhodes has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Cody Rhodes has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Venus/N. Node
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Venus