challenges and difficulties
Densmore is wary of becoming emotionally dependent on 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, John Densmore 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 John.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, John Densmore may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to him. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, John may tenaciously cling to his grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
His overall outlook on life is serious, and John Densmore may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his step!
John Densmore 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 prefers to work alone rather than with others. Content on his own, Densmore tends to become inhibited when he is with others, especially women. John Densmore may feel that the effort required to be with others is too great and probably not even worth it.
His attitude toward life is quite serious and he is very thorough. John has the need to be by himself and think out everything very carefully before he takes action. John Densmore may enjoy doing some type of creative artwork involving hard or heavy materials.
Somewhat stubborn and self-willed, John Densmore persists no matter what obstacles he has to overcome. He has great endurance and strength and he forces himself to work very hard. John Densmore may be somewhat one-sided in the pursuit of his objectives.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John Densmore 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 John Densmore needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, John Densmore 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 John Densmore's growth. John Densmore 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 John Densmore is most likely to wrestle with these issues. John Densmore needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Densmore.
The specific habits which are likely to hold John Densmore back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The tendency for self-indulgence, laziness, and over-reliance on the generosity or affection of others, as well as making love relationships, social life and superficial pleasures more important than anything else in his life.
He is highly emotional and tends to display his feelings in a theatrical way. John Densmore seems to enjoy being somewhat eccentric and finds it difficult to adapt himself to others. Although he may seek emotional fulfillment, John does not do well in relationships and teamwork surroundings.
John Densmore often tends to feel sad and may sympathize with people who are "in the same boat". He is likely to cling to old things and wants to pass on his traditions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Moon/N. Node
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Venus
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Venus
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/MC