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 James. Duncan James 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 Duncan.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Duncan James works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Duncan James 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 Duncan James needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively he is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Duncan stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Duncan James has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that he must be self-reliant and that only he can come up with the answers he needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate him from others, or make Duncan James feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Duncan James calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Duncan James needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
It is in trying to strike a balance between James' inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Duncan James needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
Duncan James has a sympathetic understanding of other people and the ability to easily adapt himself to them. His emotional fulfillment is likely to come through his relationships with others and James will probably feel a soul-affinity with many of them.
Duncan James tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate himself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for James, and he may frequently encounter upsets or hostility.
Duncan should take extra care in his relationships with people, for he could easily end up in the wrong crowd. Duncan James could be the victim of fraud and falsehood or through association may become an accessory to malicious action.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 2nd house
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Moon/MC
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Neptune/Asc.