challenges and difficulties
Charvet doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. David is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
He may have vague but ever-present feelings of guilt and fear that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if David Charvet does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. David Charvet must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by a great deal of caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions David Charvet has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but David also fears it and holds back. David Charvet may blame practical limitations, some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
The conflict between spiritual needs and ideals versus material desires or limitations of the "real world" is one of David's ongoing challenges. It may be hard for David Charvet to sort out his true values, especially when he is enmeshed in the demands of mundane life. Times of retreat, isolation, meditation and prayer could be helpful to Charvet in this regard. Finding inner strength through spirituality and attunement to a higher source is ultimately the answer for him.
David may find it difficult to express himself, thereby feeling inhibited and lonely at times. He tends to isolate himself from others and his relationships come across as strained. Conditions in David Charvet's parental home may be oppressive and strained.
When he is with others, David Charvet may often suddenly become inhibited. He is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
Charvet is aware of his own shortcomings and is able to overcome many frustrations and limitations. He concentrates on his aims and goes about achieving them, even if he has to sacrifice something in the process.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which David Charvet 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 Charvet needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
David Charvet has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, David Charvet 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. David Charvet needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
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 David Charvet is most likely to wrestle with these issues. David Charvet needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Charvet.
David Charvet loves to show off the strength that he possesses and he has a strong desire to dominate others. David seems to have an exuberant craving for recognition and importance and a need to influence and lead large groups of people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 12th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Opposition Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Moon
Saturn Opposition Uranus/N. Node
Saturn Opposition Pluto/MC
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Pluto