challenges and difficulties
Major doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. John is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
It may be difficult for John Major to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
John may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, John Major also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
He is serious and sincere about his interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. John wants his inspirations to become reality and he does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. John Major becomes impatient with others for being hesitant to implement new ideas and take action, and his occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
He is inclined to feel inferior and may easily be taken in by others. John has to guard against being deceived or used by others, though his intentions may be good. John Major must not let his desire to have things cloud his ability to see what is really happening.
John tries to build his life on solid ground, but may find it difficult to move forward because he always tends to look back. This could result in feelings of inferiority and periodic depression.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John Major 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 Major needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
John Major's path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Major's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress John Major is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but John should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution John Major can offer the world at large.
It is in his marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. He may see the qualities that he needs to develop more fully (described above) in his partner. It is important for John Major to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in his life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them himself. John Major has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about himself through others.
John has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into his life. His parental home is probably very harmonious and John Major feels strongly connected with his family.
John Major tends to be a bit too idealistic and may place too much hope in his relationships, resulting in frequent disappointments. John could be attracted to naive people, but some of his contacts may also turn out to be swindlers.
John Major 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 Gemini
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
Saturn Opposition Mars/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Asc./MC
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Moon
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/MC