challenges and difficulties
Malkovich both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to John, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. John Malkovich is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Malkovich.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and John Malkovich works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy, with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John Malkovich 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 Malkovich needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
John Malkovich has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, John Malkovich needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. John Malkovich needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. John Malkovich should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold John Malkovich back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. John Malkovich seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
John Malkovich tends to have far-reaching associations and has a strong desire to be involved with people of high society. He is likely to achieve great success through joint ventures with others and could do well in some political activity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 2nd house
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Pluto