challenges and difficulties
Edward Bulwer-Lytton has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. He is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that he discourages himself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way 1st Baron Lytton knows it should be done.
He frequently over analyzes or picks things apart mentally. Edward Bulwer-Lytton may also be somewhat of a hypochondriac. Lord Bulwer-Lytton must learn that he does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax his unnecessarily high or strict standards.
He is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. 1st Baron Lytton withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Lord Bulwer-Lytton's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Lord Bulwer-Lytton wants to go his own way and tends to withdraw into himself. He prefers to be alone and tends to cut himself off from other people. Edward Bulwer-Lytton may be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Edward Bulwer-Lytton 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 Bulwer-Lytton needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how 1st Baron Lytton's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of 1st Baron Lytton's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support 1st Baron Lytton's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" 1st Baron Lytton's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Edward Bulwer-Lytton needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how 1st Baron Lytton's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where Edward Bulwer-Lytton has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. 1st Baron Lytton 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.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton tends to feel inferior and his attitude in the presence of others could be a bit negative or weak. He is inclined to shy away from groups and would be a rather quiet and passive member of an organization or association.
He is very social and his relationships with others are very warm and expansive. It is essential for Lord Bulwer-Lytton's emotional welfare to be surrounded by people and he is an active member of groups or associations he belongs to.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton tends to associate with weak or negative people and is inclined to find most of his relationships rather unfulfilling. Feeling like an outsider, 1st Baron Lytton gets the impression that others try to restrain him.
Lord Bulwer-Lytton likes beautiful surroundings and knows how to create harmony in his environment. Edward Bulwer-Lytton loves to be around people and has a strong desire to be influential in social circles.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Opposition N. Node/MC
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Neptune
N. Node Opposition Moon/Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Mars/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Asc.