challenges and difficulties
Marc Platt has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, he prevents himself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Platt is more rigid and dogmatic than he realizes. His approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Marc Platt takes his own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if he is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
It may be difficult for Marc Platt to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Marc may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Marc Platt also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
His upbringing may have been either too demanding or somewhat lax. Marc Platt resists any attempt to restrict his freedom and has the ability to devote extraordinary efforts toward overcoming any inhibitions or difficulties that he may have.
Platt forges ahead diligently, but may have to work harder than others to gain recognition for his efforts. Reserved and shy, Marc Platt tends to build a wall between himself and others and he seems to be more receptive to older and more mature people.
Marc tries to keep his sensuality under control and is likely to suppress the tension he feels in his love relationships. At times he could feel somewhat emotionally inhibited, while at others, Marc Platt may have a strong wish to break all moral barriers.
Somewhat shy, Marc finds it difficult to relate to people and tends to withdraw from others. Since it is hard for Marc Platt to establish relationships, he would rather be by himself. Marc prefers everything to be simple or plain and prefers a more humble and secluded life.
Marc Platt strongly rebels against any restrictions and may have the desire to break away and overthrow any thoughts of responsibility. On the other hand, limitations in his life could suddenly wane, thereby leaving Platt free to do his own thing.
Marc tries to build his life on solid ground, but may find it difficult to move forward because he always tends to look back. This could result in feelings of inferiority and periodic depression.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Marc Platt 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 Marc Platt needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress Marc Platt becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
Marc Platt needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Platt also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as Marc Platt tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Platt's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Marc Platt needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
He is a born leader and has the ability to persuade members of a group or association he belongs to. Platt always promotes the fostering of good fellowship and teamwork, which ensures the success of any plans or joint undertakings he may pursue.
Marc Platt has a tendency to shy away from other people, and he reacts toward others in an almost fearful way. Platt seems to lack confidence in himself and for this reason may feel that he lacks the ability to adapt easily to relationships with others.
Marc has an extremely magnetic personality along with strong sexual attraction. Marc Platt tends to put his heart and soul into his work and may prefer to work with partners of the opposite sex.
Marc Platt has a strong desire to acquire a leading position in his community. Although he is very capable of assuming leadership, Marc also has a tendency to impose his will upon others. But in spite of that, he is likely to be successful.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Uranus
Saturn Opposition Sun/Asc.
Saturn Opposition Venus/Uranus
Saturn Opposition Venus/Asc.
Saturn Opposition Uranus/MC
Saturn Opposition Asc./MC
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Mars
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Venus/Mars
N. Node Opposition Mars/MC