Karen Ann Quinlan
challenges and difficulties
Quinlan both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know her intimately does not come easily to Karen, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Karen Ann Quinlan 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 Quinlan.
Quinlan is generally not a "joiner" and she does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Karen Ann Quinlan does participate in a group, she may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or she may simply feel that she does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Karen Ann Quinlan better than being with groups of her own peers.
Since she lacks the capacity to adapt, Karen Ann Quinlan tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Karen should try to keep her temper at bay. She may have to work extremely hard and handle a great many responsibilities.
Karen tries to build her life on solid ground, but may find it difficult to move forward because she always tends to look back. This could result in feelings of inferiority and periodic depression.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Karen Ann Quinlan instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Karen Ann Quinlan needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Karen Ann Quinlan has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Karen Ann Quinlan needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she 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, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Karen Ann Quinlan needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Karen Ann Quinlan needs to integrate in tangible ways: how she makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what she does with the resources she has. Karen Ann Quinlan should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Karen Ann Quinlan back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Karen Ann Quinlan seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
Karen Ann Quinlan tends to have far-reaching associations and a strong desire to be involved with people of high society. She is likely to achieve great success through joint ventures with others and could do well in some form of political activity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
Saturn Conjunct Asc./MC
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Pluto