challenges and difficulties
Debra Marshall has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Debra is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but she may lack the capacity for joy and play. Debra Marshall often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Marshall's that may inhibit her a great deal. Debra Marshall must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob her of the playful, imaginative side of life.
Debra Marshall takes her commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. Her strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Marshall a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but she often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between her and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Debra Marshall and it may seem that she is always "working on" her marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Marshall will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
The side of Debra Marshall that wants and needs structure, order, stability, and a disciplined way of life is at odds with her urges for unfettered freedom, change, excitement, and discovery. There is apt to be much discontent, inner stress, and tension as a result, and at times Debra finds it hard to relax. Debra Marshall may act out in a rebellious way now and then, or clamp down hard on herself, in an attempt to strictly control her "wild" impulses. Marshall's task is to try to find a reasonable balance between order and creative chaos in her life.
Debra Marshall has a tendency to think on the dark side, is somewhat gloomy and touchy and easily disappointed. She may find it hard to keeps her attention on the real world and may become obsessed with strange ideas and fanciful beliefs.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Debra Marshall instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Debra Marshall needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Her natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing her situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing her situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Debra Marshall copes with stress. Debra Marshall also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
Her development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Debra Marshall to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Marshall's inner, personal life and her career or involvement with the world at large that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Debra Marshall needs to focus attention on her home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Debra Marshall back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Marshall's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow her energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
Marshall cooperates with others in a vigorous and energetic way. Her motto seems to be "one for all and all for one", and she feels strongly connected with others. In fact, Debra Marshall looks upon other people as necessary for a worthwhile life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Quincunx Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Neptune
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Opposition Moon/Mars