challenges and difficulties
Abbado both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know him intimately does not come easily to Marcello, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Marcello Abbado 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 Abbado.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Marcello Abbado works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Marcello Abbado strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
Marcello Abbado 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 Abbado free to do his own thing.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Marcello Abbado 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 Marcello Abbado needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Marcello Abbado is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his 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 him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Marcello Abbado's growth. Marcello Abbado needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Marcello Abbado is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Marcello Abbado needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Abbado.
The following are specific activities that will support Marcello Abbado in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Abbado, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Marcello Abbado's path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Abbado's willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Marcello.
Abbado cooperates well with others and has the ability to give and receive stimulating suggestions. Marcello Abbado is always receptive to new ideas and ready for spontaneous group efforts. He seems to have instant recall and is likely to act just as quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Uranus/MC
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Uranus