challenges and difficulties
Alioto 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, Joseph Alioto 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 Joseph.
His childhood or his relationships with his parents was restrictive, unloving, or unhappy in ways that may prevent Joseph from allowing other people to get close to him in later life. Joseph Alioto felt deprived in some manner, whether or not he actually was deprived in some way. Emotional separations or repression of his needs and feelings may typify his early life, at least as Alioto remembers it. Forgiving his parents and/or letting go of any resentments he has about the limitations that he experienced early in his life is crucial. Also, Joseph Alioto needs to build his own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into his home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help Joseph accomplish this.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Joseph Alioto 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 Joseph Alioto needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Joseph Alioto's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Alioto's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Alioto's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Alioto's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Alioto's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Joseph Alioto needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Alioto's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is deep within himself, as Joseph Alioto faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that Joseph Alioto keeps hidden from public view where he is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
The following are specific activities that will support Joseph Alioto in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Alioto, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Joseph Alioto has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Joseph to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Alioto needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Joseph Alioto should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Joseph Alioto to pursue.
Joseph Alioto has a very affectionate attitude toward others and the capacity to love a lot of people. There probably is a very deep bond between Joseph and his friends, and when he falls in love, Joseph Alioto is likely to love just as deeply.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 4th house
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Venus/MC