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 Sitwell. Edith Sitwell 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 Edith.
Edith may be plagued by fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death. She strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for her.
On another level entirely, Edith Sitwell is very careful about joining forces, and especially her material resources, with others. Sitwell wants to keep her own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Edith has an inner conflict between idealism, hope and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. Edith Sitwell needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve her aspirations. Sitwell will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Basically shy, Sitwell tends to be somewhat inhibited in love relationships and may feel uncomfortable or awkward expressing her love for someone. Edith Sitwell longs for love relationships and dreams about love, but is also inclined to torment herself because of a seeming lack of affection.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Edith Sitwell 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 Edith Sitwell needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Edith Sitwell's path lies in her development as an individual, the discovery of her own strengths and joys, the capacity to express her uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Sitwell's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Edith Sitwell is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, she may believe that striving to do her personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Edith should let go of this notion. Finding her own center and doing what gives her delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Edith Sitwell can offer the world at large.
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where Edith Sitwell has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Sitwell 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.
Edith Sitwell tends to have far-reaching associations and a strong desire to be involved with people of high society. She is likely to achieve great success through joint ventures with others and could do well in some form of political activity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 8th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Neptune
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto