challenges and difficulties
Geraldine Saunders takes her personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort, and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing. She may feel that relationships in general require more of her than they are worth, and Geraldine enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Geraldine Saunders also fears entrapment in close relationships.
Saunders is generally not a "joiner" and she does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Geraldine Saunders does participate in a group, she may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or she may simply feel that she does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Geraldine Saunders better than being with groups of her own peers.
The side of Geraldine Saunders that wants and needs structure, order, stability, and a disciplined way of life is at odds with her urges for unfettered freedom, change, excitement, and discovery. There is apt to be much discontent, inner stress, and tension due to this, and at times Geraldine finds it hard to relax. Geraldine Saunders may act out in a rebellious way now and then, or clamp down hard on herself, in an attempt to strictly control her "wild" impulses. Saunders' task is to try to find a reasonable balance between order and creative chaos in her life.
Very cautious and reserved, Geraldine Saunders could find it difficult to express herself. She is a bit inhibited around others and does not seem to get much cooperation from them, causing Geraldine to be disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Geraldine Saunders instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Geraldine Saunders needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Her natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing her situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing her situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Geraldine Saunders copes with stress. Geraldine Saunders also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
Her development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Geraldine Saunders to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Geraldine Saunders is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Geraldine Saunders needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Saunders.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Geraldine Saunders back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Geraldine Saunders seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
The following are specific activities that will support Geraldine Saunders in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Saunders, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Geraldine Saunders should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put herself "out there", be seen and shine. Geraldine needs to be willing to take on a leading role. She needs to be a hero - a protagonist in her own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities she possesses. Doing creative work that she is proud of - anything that comes from Saunders' heart and bears the stamp of Saunders' individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than she is a way for Geraldine Saunders to grow and become more whole herself.
She needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Geraldine Saunders has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. She needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Geraldine Saunders has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating her ability to love and to receive love.
Geraldine Saunders has a very affectionate attitude toward others and the capacity to love a lot of people. There probably is a very deep bond between Geraldine and her friends, and when she falls in love, Geraldine Saunders is likely to love just as deeply.
Geraldine Saunders tends to have far-reaching associations and has a strong desire to be involved with people of high society. She 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 Libra
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Quincunx Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Asc.
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Venus/MC
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto