challenges and difficulties
Hedlund both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know him intimately does not come easily to Garrett, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Garrett Hedlund 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 Hedlund.
Garrett Hedlund has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Garrett limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Garrett Hedlund difficult to get to know intimately, as Hedlund tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Garrett Hedlund 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 Garrett Hedlund needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Garrett Hedlund needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Garrett's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Hedlund's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Garrett Hedlund to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Garrett Hedlund is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Garrett Hedlund needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. He may see the qualities that he needs to develop more fully (described above) in his partner. It is important for Garrett Hedlund to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in his life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them himself. Garrett Hedlund has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about himself through others.
Garrett has an inner need to share his experiences with others and he talks to his friends and acquaintances in a very open manner. Socially minded, Garrett Hedlund likes to cultivate close relationships, especially with women.
Garrett Hedlund tends to have far-reaching associations and 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 form of political activity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 1st house
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Opposition Moon/Asc.
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Pluto