Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
challenges and difficulties
Douglas has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Fairbanks.
It may be difficult for Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. 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.
Douglas 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, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. becomes tense and upset rather easily. He becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In his eagerness to see his inspirations materialize, Fairbanks is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving his goals. His occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. 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 Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. 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 Douglas' quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Fairbanks' understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. He may see the qualities that he needs to develop more fully (described above) in his partner. It is important for Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in his life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them himself. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about himself through others.
Not at all selfish, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. has the ability to share the joy he feels with other people. Douglas seems to have a gift for getting more reserved people to open up, teaching them how to give and receive love and affection.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Square Uranus
Saturn Square Neptune
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Opposition Venus/Jupiter