challenges and difficulties
Pressler either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Larry Pressler may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Larry Pressler feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
Larry Pressler takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Pressler a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Larry Pressler and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Pressler will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
He is serious and sincere about his interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. Larry wants his inspirations to become reality and he does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. Larry Pressler 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 a bit skeptical, somewhat irritable, and others may find Larry Pressler quarrelsome or nagging. His nervousness seems to stem from his tendency to over-work himself, and Pressler should try not to make more demands on others than they are able to handle.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Larry Pressler 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 Larry Pressler needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Larry Pressler copes with stress. Larry Pressler also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Larry Pressler to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in his public life and career that Larry Pressler is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Pressler's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Larry Pressler achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Larry Pressler in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Pressler, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Larry Pressler should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. He needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with his family or a community that can support him and give him a sense of safety and belonging.
Larry Pressler should develop his listening skills and deepen his understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Larry Pressler has to learn to trust his own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. He needs to care for himself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Larry Pressler's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from his past and use it in a new way. (If he is so inclined, Larry may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts he has already developed).
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Pluto
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Moon