Louisa May Alcott
challenges and difficulties
Louisa May Alcott has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. She is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that she discourages herself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way Alcott knows it should be done.
She frequently over analyze or pick things apart mentally. Louisa May Alcott may be something of a hypochondriac also. Louisa must learn that she does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax her unnecessarily high or strict standards.
Louisa May Alcott has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Louisa limits herself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in herself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Louisa May Alcott difficult to get to know intimately, as Alcott tends to distance herself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
She is quite cool and reserved in matters of love relationships and tends to hold back her inclination for love. Somewhat inhibited in regard to relationships, Louisa May Alcott is inclined to feel that she is better off staying by herself.
She is inclined to feel inferior and may easily be taken in by others. Louisa has to guard against being deceived or used by others, though her intentions may be good. Louisa May Alcott must not let her desire to have things cloud her ability to see what is really happening.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Louisa May Alcott 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 Louisa May Alcott needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Louisa May Alcott is apt to shut off the flow of her emotions and ignore her needs and feelings in order to do what she perceives as her duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of her, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering her tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Louisa May Alcott's growth. Louisa May Alcott needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both herself and others. Letting herself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in any involvements she has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Louisa May Alcott 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 specific habits which are likely to hold Louisa May Alcott back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Escapism through fantasy, intoxicants, or passive, vicarious activities (television, movies, etc.), waiting for a miracle instead of taking constructive steps to help herself, aimlessness or an inability to make and keep commitments, and self deception regarding other people. Louisa has a tendency to be a martyr.
Alcott always looks to establish relationships with groups or associations and has the ability to blend in unobtrusively. Louisa May Alcott has a way of integrating others needs and feelings, at the same time realizing and considering the proceedings of the association.
Louisa May Alcott tends to associate with weak or negative people and is inclined to find most of her relationships rather unfulfilling. Feeling like an outsider, Alcott gets the impression that others try to restrain her.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Opposition Venus/MC
Saturn Opposition Mars/Neptune
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Neptune
N. Node Opposition Moon/Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Saturn