challenges and difficulties
Joan has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave her feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with her peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Crawford.
She is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Joan Crawford tries to be strictly accurate and she is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Crawford withholds her thoughts and opinions until she has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Joan's silence discomforts others.
Her mental concentration is very good but her breadth of understanding may not be.
Somewhat shy, Joan finds it difficult to relate to people and tends to withdraw from others. Since it is hard for Joan Crawford to establish relationships, she would rather be by herself. Joan likes everything simple or plain and prefers a more humble and secluded life.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Joan Crawford 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 Joan Crawford needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively she is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Joan stands alone when she does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Joan Crawford has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that she must be self-reliant and that only she can come up with the answers she needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate her from others, or make Joan Crawford feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Joan Crawford calls social "games" do not come naturally to her. Joan Crawford needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
It is in any involvements she has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Joan Crawford is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
The following are specific activities that will support Joan Crawford in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Crawford, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Joan Crawford should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems she faces. It is in Crawford's best interest to act on her own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for her. Joan Crawford needs to assert herself 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. Joan needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick herself up, and go! She also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Joan Crawford has a friendly, open and sociable manner and a strong desire to cultivate relationships with warm and congenial people. She may enjoy participating in artistic events and she likes to associate with art lovers.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Asc.
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Opposition Sun/Venus