challenges and difficulties
Leslie Howard takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing experience. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Leslie enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Leslie Howard also fears entrapment in close relationships.
His childhood or his relationship with his parents was restrictive, unloving or unhappy in ways that may prevent Leslie from allowing other people to get close to him in later life. Leslie Howard feels that he was deprived in one form or another, regardless of whether he actually was or not. His early life - at least as Howard remembers it - may have been marked by emotional separation or repression of his needs and feelings. 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, Leslie Howard needs to build his own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into his home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help Leslie accomplish this task.
Leslie Howard tends to be emotionally shy, sensitive and awkward and may have difficulty expressing his true feelings, even when his affection is real. One of Howard's parents may have been too strict and unloving, and as a result, Leslie may fear close relationships.
His attitude toward life is quite serious and he is very thorough. Leslie has the need to be by himself and think out everything very carefully before he takes action. Leslie Howard may enjoy doing some type of creative artwork involving hard or heavy materials.
Although Leslie Howard is generally happy, at times he could become somewhat inhibited and because of this, he may occasionally let good opportunities slip by. Although he is interested in people, Howard also tends to periodically seek seclusion.
Leslie wants to go his own way and tends to withdraw into himself. He prefers to be alone and tends to cut himself off from other people. Leslie Howard may be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Leslie Howard 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 Leslie Howard needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Leslie Howard - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Howard tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Leslie Howard is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Howard's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Leslie Howard needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Leslie Howard is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
The following are specific activities that will support Leslie Howard in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Howard, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Leslie Howard should develop faith and confidence both in himself and in a higher power that can guide, nourish, and help him. He needs to expand his willingness to dream and envision better things in life by studying religion, philosophy and other subjects that enable him to acquire a larger, more inclusive view of the world.
Being generous with his time, energy and resources in helping others achieve a better life will in turn benefit Leslie Howard.
Some of his relationships tend to be a bit peculiar and Leslie should beware of becoming involved with bad company. Leslie Howard could be easily lured by others to take part in dubious or underhanded schemes.
Leslie has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and Leslie Howard will probably be the leader in any club or association he joins.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 4th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Venus
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Venus
Saturn Opposition Jupiter/MC
Saturn Opposition N. Node/MC
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Neptune/MC
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/MC