challenges and difficulties
Edward Doane takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort, and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Edward enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Edward Doane also fears entrapment in close relationships.
Edward Doane has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Edward limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Edward Doane difficult to get to know intimately, as Doane tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Edward tries to keeps his sensuality under control and is likely to suppress the tension he feels in his love relationships. At times he could feel somewhat emotionally inhibited, while at other times Edward Doane may have a strong wish to break all moral barriers.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Edward Doane 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 Doane needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Edward Doane benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Edward Doane a sense of inner balance.
Edward Doane has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Edward needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Doane also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Edward Doane is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Edward Doane needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Doane.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Edward Doane back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Edward Doane seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Uranus
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus