challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Sasportas. Howard Sasportas tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Howard.
Howard Sasportas takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Sasportas a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Howard Sasportas and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Sasportas will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Sasportas is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Howard Sasportas is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
He is likely to find it hard to make decisions, looking forward to the future with great enthusiasm on one hand, but afraid of misjudgments on the other. Never quite sure about anything, Howard Sasportas may withdraw from situations and people periodically.
He is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of his objectives. Howard Sasportas has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in his way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
He is somewhat pessimistic and prone to states of depression. Howard Sasportas may feel like withdrawing from everything and that he is not adequately equipped to handle his life. He may need someone else's point of view to balance his overly pessimistic outlook.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Howard Sasportas 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 Howard Sasportas needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Howard Sasportas benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Howard Sasportas a sense of inner balance.
Howard Sasportas has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Howard needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Sasportas also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Howard Sasportas is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Sasportas' relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Howard Sasportas has a friendly, open and sociable manner and a strong desire to cultivate relationships with warm and congenial people. He may enjoy participating in artistic events and he likes to associate with art lovers.
Sasportas co-operate well with others and has the ability to give and receive stimulating suggestions. Howard Sasportas is always receptive to new ideas and ready for spontaneous group efforts. He seems to have an instant recall of things and is likely to act just as quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Jupiter
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Neptune
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Venus
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Uranus