challenges and difficulties
Down 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 Lesley-Anne, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Lesley-Anne Down 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 Down.
She is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Lesley-Anne Down tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. Down withholds her thoughts and opinions until she has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Lesley-Anne's silence discomforts others.
Her mental concentration is very good but her breadth of understanding may not be.
She is inclined to be somewhat timid and afraid to start something on her own, preferring that someone else tell her what to do. Lesley-Anne Down can easily be deterred from pursuing her goals, which makes her advancement in life rather slow.
Since she lacks the capacity to adapt, Lesley-Anne Down tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Lesley-Anne should try to keep her temper at bay. She may have to work extremely hard and handle a great many responsibilities.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Lesley-Anne Down 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 Lesley-Anne Down needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Lesley-Anne Down has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Lesley-Anne Down 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. Lesley-Anne Down needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
The arena she is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Lesley-Anne Down should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials she feels she possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Lesley-Anne Down back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Lesley-Anne Down seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
She may have an inner fear of separation and could feel left out or ignored at times. Either Lesley-Anne Down did not receive much affection while she was growing up or it had to be shared with others. Lesley-Anne may find it difficult to show her love in her relationships.
Lesley-Anne Down 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 3rd house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Jupiter
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Pluto