challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Kucinich. Dennis Kucinich tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Dennis.
It may be difficult for Dennis Kucinich to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Dennis may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged, and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Dennis Kucinich also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Dennis has an inner conflict between idealism, hope, and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. Dennis Kucinich needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Kucinich will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Kucinich is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamor. Dennis Kucinich is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Dennis Kucinich 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 Dennis Kucinich needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Dennis Kucinich needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Dennis' quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Kucinich's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Dennis Kucinich to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Dennis Kucinich is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Dennis Kucinich needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Dennis Kucinich needs to integrate in tangible ways: how he makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what he does with the resources he has. Dennis Kucinich should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
Dennis Kucinich tends to have deep bonds with the people he associates with and is likely to encounter some unusual or fated relationships. Some of his contacts could be with very influential people who may be of help to Kucinich in the future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 5th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/Asc.