challenges and difficulties
Brando both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Marlon, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Marlon Brando 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 Brando.
Brando is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Marlon Brando does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Marlon Brando better than being with groups of his own peers.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Marlon Brando 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 Marlon Brando needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Marlon Brando copes with stress. Marlon Brando also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Marlon Brando to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
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 Marlon Brando is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Marlon Brando needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Brando.
He is a born leader and has the ability to persuade members of a group or association he belongs to. Brando always promotes the cultivation of good fellowship and teamwork, insuring success in any plans or joint undertakings he may pursue.
Brando cooperates with others in a vigorous and energetic way. His motto seems to be "one for all and all for one", and he feels strongly connected with others. In fact, Marlon Brando looks upon other people as necessary for a worthwhile life.
Marlon Brando has a very sympathetic and compassionate attitude toward others and shows his interest in their well-being. His relationships are more on a personal basis and people are drawn to Brando because of his sincerity and kindness.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 11th house
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Mars
N. Node Opposition Moon/Mars
N. Node Opposition Venus/Asc.