challenges and difficulties
DiMaggio fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance himself or deny his needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that he will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, Joe DiMaggio may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for Joe.
Joe DiMaggio takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes DiMaggio 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 Joe DiMaggio and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, DiMaggio will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. DiMaggio is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Joe DiMaggio 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, Joe DiMaggio may withdraw from situations and people periodically.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Joe DiMaggio 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 Joe DiMaggio needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance DiMaggio's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Joe DiMaggio has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Joe DiMaggio is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In DiMaggio's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
He is very social and his relationships with others are very warm and expansive. It is essential for Joe's emotional welfare to be surrounded by people and he is an active member of groups or associations he belongs to.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Jupiter
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Jupiter