challenges and difficulties
James 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 DeBarge.
His childhood or his relationship with his parents was restrictive, unloving or unhappy in ways that may prevent James from allowing other people to get close to him in later life. James DeBarge feels that he was deprived in one form or another, regardless of whether he actually was or not. His early life - at least as DeBarge remembers it - may have been marked by emotional separation or repression of his needs and feelings. Forgiving his parents and/or letting go of any resentments he has about the limitations that he experienced early in his life is crucial. Also, James DeBarge needs to build his own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into his home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help James accomplish this task.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which James DeBarge 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 James DeBarge needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, James DeBarge 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 James DeBarge's growth. James DeBarge 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 fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that James DeBarge is most likely to wrestle with these issues. James DeBarge needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to DeBarge.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 4th house
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 9th house