Erich Maria Remarque
challenges and difficulties
Erich Maria Remarque has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, he prevents himself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Remarque is more rigid and dogmatic than he realizes. His approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Erich Maria Remarque takes his own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if he is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
Remarque is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Erich Maria Remarque does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Erich Maria Remarque better than being with groups of his own peers.
He is serious and sincere about his interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. Erich wants his inspirations to become reality and he does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. Erich Maria Remarque becomes impatient with others for being hesitant to implement new ideas and take action, and his occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
His vitality tends to be a bit low and Erich may have to fight against the tendency to be inactive. Easily discouraged, Erich Maria Remarque is inclined toward pessimism. Perhaps his upbringing was too authoritative, causing problems in his relationship with his parents.
Erich 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. Erich Maria Remarque may be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Erich Maria Remarque 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 Erich Maria Remarque needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Erich Maria Remarque has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Erich Maria Remarque needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he 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, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Erich Maria Remarque needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in his relationships with others that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Erich Maria Remarque between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Erich Maria Remarque seesaws between being inordinately concerned with his self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about him. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Remarque's task.
Erich Maria Remarque has a friendly, open and sociable demeanor and a strong desire to cultivate relationships with warm and congenial people. He may enjoy participating in artistic events and he likes to associate with art lovers.
Remarque always looks to establish relationships with groups or associations and has the ability to blend in unobtrusively. Erich Maria Remarque has a way of integrating the needs and feelings of others, while taking into consideration the proceedings of the association.
He may have the feeling that he constantly has to surrender to the wishes of other people and he gives the impression of having a passive or indifferent role in his relationships. Erich Maria Remarque never takes the initiative and depends on the support of groups he is affiliated with.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
Saturn Opposition Sun/Mars
Saturn Conjunct N. Node/MC
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Venus
N. Node Opposition Moon/Mercury
N. Node Opposition Moon/Neptune