challenges and difficulties
Duff has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for McKagan.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Duff McKagan understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Duff McKagan is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
His attitude toward life is quite serious and he is very thorough. Duff has the need to be by himself and think out everything very carefully before he takes action. Duff McKagan may enjoy doing some type of creative artwork involving hard or heavy materials.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Duff McKagan 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 Duff McKagan needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Duff McKagan is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Duff McKagan's growth. Duff McKagan needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
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 Duff McKagan 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. Duff McKagan should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Venus
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 2nd house