Gabriel García Márquez
challenges and difficulties
Gabriel García Márquez has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, he prevents himself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Márquez is more rigid and dogmatic than he realizes. His approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Gabriel García Márquez takes his own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if he is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
Gabriel García Márquez takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of himself at work that he compromises his health. Gabo can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. Gabriel García Márquez is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Márquez can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
Gabo has an inner conflict between idealism, hope and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. Gabriel García Márquez needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Márquez will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gabriel García Márquez 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 Gabriel García Márquez needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Gabriel García Márquez is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Gabriel García Márquez's growth. Gabriel García Márquez needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
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 Gabriel García Márquez between acting spontaneously and being true to himself versus modifying himself or his behavior to suit others. Gabriel García Márquez 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 Márquez's task.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 6th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 1st house