Diane von Fürstenberg
challenges and difficulties
She is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing herself freely and openly is not easy for von Fürstenberg. Diane von Fürstenberg tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of her "performance" is an important task for Diane.
Her attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Diane von Fürstenberg may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to her. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Diane may tenaciously cling to her grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
Her overall outlook on life is serious, and Diane von Fürstenberg may feel that life or God will punish her if she does not watch her steps!
She is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. von Fürstenberg is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Diane von Fürstenberg is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate her innermost feelings and thoughts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Diane von Fürstenberg 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 Diane von Fürstenberg needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Diane von Fürstenberg needs to take what she has learned (either through formal education or her 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 Diane's quality of life or that of persons in her world, is of little real value. Putting von Fürstenberg's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in her daily relationships, and in the multiple choices she makes every day, will enable Diane von Fürstenberg to really test her belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Diane von Fürstenberg is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Diane von Fürstenberg needs to cultivate her ability to live in the present!
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where Diane von Fürstenberg has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. von Fürstenberg 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.
She is very social, loves artistic events and entertainment, and has the ability to show her feelings without reservation. Diane von Fürstenberg probably found joy in learning things early in life and she keeps in close relationships with her family and other relations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Venus