challenges and difficulties
McKee 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 Lonette, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Lonette McKee 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 McKee.
Lonette McKee has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Lonette limits herself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in herself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find Lonette McKee difficult to get to know intimately, as McKee tends to distance herself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
McKee may find it difficult to relate to people and express her feelings, especially in love relationships. On the hand, Lonette McKee wants relationships yet on the other, she would rather be by herself. A sense of personal inadequacy makes Lonette withdraw from others and feel lonely as a result.
Since she lacks the capacity to adapt, Lonette McKee tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Lonette 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 Lonette McKee 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 Lonette McKee needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Lonette McKee has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Lonette McKee 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. Lonette McKee needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Lonette McKee is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In McKee's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, she needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Lonette McKee back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of McKee's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow her energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
Lonette McKee tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Lonette is overconfident and tends to overextend herself and take on more than is humanly possible. Lonette is often dogmatic about her philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Lonette McKee has a strong desire to share her opinions with others and is inclined to seek out people who have the same ideas that she has. She may enjoy studying and developing her intellectual interests with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Mars
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Mercury/MC