challenges and difficulties
Ben-Gurion fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance himself or deny his needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that he will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, David Ben-Gurion may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for David.
David Ben-Gurion takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Ben-Gurion 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 David Ben-Gurion and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Ben-Gurion will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
David has an inner conflict between idealism, hope, and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. David Ben-Gurion needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Ben-Gurion will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which David Ben-Gurion 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 David Ben-Gurion needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways David Ben-Gurion copes with stress. David Ben-Gurion also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable David Ben-Gurion to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where David Ben-Gurion has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Ben-Gurion will see these issues arise in close partnerships of any kind, especially when there is a mutual dependency involved. Dealing with in-laws, inheritances, and legal matters involving joint custody, shared assets, and resources is also a part of this.
David Ben-Gurion seems to be a loner, rather serious and quiet. Perhaps he is burdened by family conditions that weigh him down. David prefers to associate with older or more authoritative people and is happier in a subordinate position.
David Ben-Gurion has a strong desire to break records and set an example for others through his own achievements. David tends to spur others on to improve results and his relationships with others is for the purpose of bettering conditions.
He is likely to offer help and protection to people around him and encourage moral values. David Ben-Gurion stands up for social justice and unselfishly works for the good of his community. Refusing any kind of personal advantages, David lives in harmony with everyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 7th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Mars/Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn