challenges and difficulties
Frank Howson takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing experience. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Frank enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Frank Howson also fears entrapment in close relationships.
He may have vague but ever-present feelings of guilt and fear that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Frank Howson does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Frank Howson must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Frank Howson 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 Frank Howson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Frank Howson's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Howson's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Howson's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Howson'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?" Howson's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Frank Howson needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Howson's unique gifts can benefit others.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Frank Howson should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Frank Howson back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Howson's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow his energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Frank sometimes abuses his own power to use others to his own selfish ends.
Frank Howson has a tendency to shy away from other people, and he reacts toward others in an almost fearful way. Howson seems to lack confidence in himself and for this reason may feel that he lacks the ability to adapt easily to relationships with others.
Howson considers the ability to think and speak convincingly as the most powerful instrument one can possess. He always strives for intellectual control in his environment and tends to dominate his relationships. Frank Howson has a strong desire to be the spokesman in his community.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 12th house
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Opposition Moon/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Pluto