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 Furlong. Edward Furlong 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 Edward.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Edward Furlong 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 Edward Furlong 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.
Sometimes circumstances appear to be working against Edward, and he may have to confront major challenges. Edward Furlong will probably have to work harder than others in order to succeed, thereby rendering him hard and cold hearted in his decision-making.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Edward Furlong 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 Edward Furlong 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, Edward stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Edward Furlong 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 Edward Furlong feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Edward Furlong calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Edward Furlong needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
It is deep within himself, as Edward Furlong faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that Edward Furlong keeps hidden from public view where he is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
The following are specific activities that will support Edward Furlong in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Furlong, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Edward Furlong's path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Furlong's willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Edward.
Furlong is somewhat shy and tends to feel inferior when he is with others. Edward Furlong is inclined to establish relationships with weak or sick people and is always willing to help or take care of them.
Edward Furlong tends to have deep bonds with the people he associates with and is likely to encounter some unusual or fated relationships. Some of his contacts could be with very influential people who may be of help to Furlong in the future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Neptune
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/Asc.