challenges and difficulties
Grissom both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Gus, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Gus Grissom 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 Grissom.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Gus Grissom works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy, with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Gus Grissom strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
He is a bit skeptical, somewhat irritable, and others may think of Gus Grissom as quarrelsome or nagging. His nervousness seems to stem from his tendency to over-work himself, and Grissom should try not to make more demands on others than they are able to handle.
His disposition is somewhat melancholic and Gus Grissom could have a rather pessimistic outlook. Gus has an inner need to be alone and to deeply meditate on his thoughts. Gus Grissom takes life seriously and may have been taught early on to learn from his mistakes.
Basically shy, Grissom tends to be somewhat inhibited in love relationships and may feel uncomfortable or awkward expressing his love for someone. Gus Grissom longs for love relationships and dreams about love, but he is also inclined to torment himself because of a seeming lack of affection.
When he is with others, Gus Grissom often may suddenly become inhibited. He is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Gus Grissom 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 Gus Grissom needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Gus Grissom 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 Gus Grissom's growth. Gus Grissom 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 public life and career that Gus Grissom is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Grissom's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Gus Grissom achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Mercury/MC
Saturn Opposition Venus/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Uranus/N. Node
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 10th house