challenges and difficulties
Adrian has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Gilbert Adrian.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Gilbert Adrian 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, Adrian 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 Gilbert Adrian may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his steps!
His upbringing may have been either too demanding or somewhat lacks. Gilbert Adrian resists any attempt to restrict his freedom and has the ability to apply extraordinary efforts to overcome any inhibitions or difficulties that he may have.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gilbert Adrian 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 Gilbert Adrian needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively he is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Adrian stands alone when he does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Gilbert Adrian has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that he must be self-reliant and that only he can come up with the answers he needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate him from others, or make Gilbert Adrian feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Gilbert Adrian calls social "games" do not come naturally to him. Gilbert Adrian needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Gilbert Adrian should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Gilbert Adrian in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Gilbert Adrian, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Gilbert Adrian should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Gilbert Adrian's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Gilbert Adrian needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Adrian needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Gilbert Adrian 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. Gilbert Adrian has a strong desire to be the spokesman in his community.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Uranus
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Pluto