challenges and difficulties
Dan Aykroyd takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort, and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Dan enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Dan Aykroyd also fears entrapment in close relationships.
Dan Aykroyd has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Dan limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Dan Aykroyd difficult to get to know intimately, as Aykroyd tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Dan Aykroyd has a tendency to feel inadequate, perhaps even unlovable, and he tends to withdraw from others. Consequently, Aykroyd may feel lonely and out of touch with everyone and that he has no support from anyone.
He is susceptible to deception by others and may encounter people who dissuade him from his objectives and try to use his vulnerability to their advantage. Dan Aykroyd should watch his relationships very carefully so he will not get seriously hurt or disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Dan Aykroyd 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 Dan Aykroyd needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Dan Aykroyd's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Aykroyd's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Aykroyd's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Aykroyd's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Aykroyd's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Dan Aykroyd needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Aykroyd's unique gifts can benefit others.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Dan Aykroyd 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 Dan Aykroyd back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Dan sometimes abuses his own power to use others to his own selfish ends.
Dan Aykroyd has a sympathetic understanding of other people and the ability to easily adapt himself to them. His emotional fulfillment is likely to come through his relationships with others and Aykroyd will probably feel a soul-affinity with many of them.
Some of his relationships tend to be a bit peculiar and Dan should beware of becoming involved with bad company. Dan Aykroyd could be easily lured by others to take part in dubious or underhanded schemes.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Asc.
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/Asc.
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Opposition Moon/MC
N. Node Opposition Neptune/MC