challenges and difficulties
Barkin both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting herself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Ellen, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Ellen Barkin is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Barkin.
Her childhood or her relationships with her parents was restrictive, unloving, or unhappy in ways that may prevent Ellen from allowing other people to get close to her in later life. Ellen Barkin felt deprived in some manner, whether or not she actually was deprived in some way. Emotional separations or repression of her needs and feelings may typify her early life, at least as Barkin remembers it. Forgiving her parents and/or letting go of any resentments she has about the limitations that she experienced early in her life is crucial. Also, Ellen Barkin needs to build her own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into her home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help Ellen accomplish this.
Ellen Barkin tends to be shy, sensitive and stiff with her emotions and may have difficulty expressing her true feelings, even though her affection for someone is there. One of Barkin's parents may have been too strict and unloving, and so Ellen may fear close relationships.
She is quite cool and reserved in matters of love relationships and tends to hold back her inclination for love. Somewhat inhibited in regard to relationships, Ellen Barkin is inclined to feel that she is better off staying by herself.
Not very adaptable, Ellen Barkin tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Ellen should try to keep her temper under control. She may have to work extremely hard and may have a lot of responsibilities that she cannot let go.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Ellen Barkin 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 Ellen Barkin needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Ellen Barkin has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Ellen Barkin needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Ellen Barkin needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her work and her relationships with co-workers, employers, and employees that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Integrating the qualities described above into Barkin's work and daily routine will lead to greater satisfaction, improved health, and personal growth.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Ellen Barkin back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Ellen Barkin seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
Ellen has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into her life. Her parental home is probably very harmonious and Ellen Barkin feels strongly connected with her family.
Ellen Barkin has a sympathetic understanding of other people and the ability to easily adapt herself to them. Her emotional fulfillment is likely to come through her relationships with others and Barkin will probably feel a soul-affinity with many of them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 4th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Venus
Saturn Opposition Venus/MC
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 6th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Opposition Sun/Moon
N. Node Opposition Moon/MC