Edward William Bok
challenges and difficulties
Edward William Bok 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 William Bok also fears entrapment in close relationships.
Edward William Bok takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of his at work that he compromise his health. Edward can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Edward William Bok is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Bok can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Edward William Bok tends to be his own worst enemy, demanding inhuman perfection of himself and harshly criticizing or persecuting himself when he does not measure up. Perhaps circumstances or relationships in his life have been extremely difficult and demanding, reinforcing Edward's belief that he must struggle alone.
He is capable of tremendous effort and of overcoming great odds and handicaps. Through these efforts Edward William Bok develops his power and inner strength. However, Edward William Bok should not make life harder than it is. He must give himself permission to let up sometimes, and to realize that he is only human.
His attitude toward life is quite serious and he is very thorough. Edward has the need to be by himself and think out everything very carefully before he takes action. Edward William Bok may enjoy doing some type of creative art work shaped from hard or heavy materials.
Edward William Bok strongly rebels against any restrictions and may have the desire to break away, over-throwing all thought of responsibility. On the other hand, limitations in his live also could suddenly pass away, leaving Bok free to do his own thing.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Edward William Bok 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 William Bok needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress Edward William Bok becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Edward William Bok needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Bok also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Edward William Bok tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in his marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. He may see the qualities that he needs to develop more fully (described above) in his partner. It is important for Edward William Bok to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in his life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them himself. Edward William Bok has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about himself through others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Quincunx Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Saturn Opposition Uranus/MC
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 7th house