challenges and difficulties
Friedrich has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Engels.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Friedrich Engels may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to him. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Friedrich may tenaciously cling to his grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
His overall outlook on life is serious, and Friedrich Engels may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his steps!
Friedrich Engels tends to suppress his feelings and may be a bit inhibited in love relationships. Often times he may feel rejected or he may give the impression of rejecting others himself. Perhaps his mother or father has a difficult time showing their affection.
Friedrich 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. Friedrich Engels could be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Friedrich Engels 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 Friedrich Engels needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Engels' deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Friedrich Engels has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where Friedrich Engels has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Engels will see these issues arise in close partnerships of any kind, especially when there is a mutual dependency involved. Dealing with in-laws, inheritances, and legal matters involving joint custody, shared assets, and resources is also a part of this.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Friedrich Engels back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being bound to past events and experiences because of his desire to belong, deep attachments to family and the familiar (even if they are neither nourishing nor helpful), the desire to nurture or be nurtured by others, and a strong resistance to cutting the umbilical cord.
The following are specific activities that will support Friedrich Engels in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Engels, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Friedrich Engels should develop faith and confidence both in himself and in a higher power that can guide, nourish, and help him. He needs to expand his willingness to dream and envision better things in life by studying religion, philosophy and other subjects that enable him to acquire a larger, more inclusive view of the world.
Being generous with his time, energy and resources in helping others achieve a better life will in turn benefit Friedrich Engels.
Friedrich Engels' path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Engels' willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Friedrich.
Friedrich Engels has a very sympathetic and compassionate attitude toward others and shows his interest in their well-being. His relationships are more on a personal basis and people are drawn to Engels because of his sincerity and kindness.
Friedrich Engels tends to have far-reaching associations and has a strong desire to be involved with people of high society. He is likely to achieve great success through joint ventures with others and could do well in some political activity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Opposition Moon/Venus
Saturn Conjunct N. Node/MC
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Opposition Moon
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Opposition Venus/Asc.
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto