challenges and difficulties
Matthew has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Savage.
He is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Matt Savage tries to be strictly accurate and he is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Savage withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Matthew's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Once he decides what he wants to do, Matt Savage will pursue his goal tenaciously and, if necessary, sacrifice a great deal for his deeply felt convictions. This trait tends to make Matthew feel a little out of step with others. Matt Savage takes things a little more seriously and has an inclination to be somewhat of a fanatic, although probably not flamboyantly so; as a result, others may not be aware of how deeply Matthew feels and how driven he is about the things that are important to him. Matt Savage has a deep inner resolve and is willing to struggle to do the things that are really meaningful to him, rather than follow an easier but less meaningful course in life.
At some time in his life Matt Savage could have a possible tragedy in love relationships that affects him deeply. Some disturbing experiences may rest heavily on his shoulders and as a result, Matthew may turn cold or bitter.
Quite reserved and somewhat inhibited in his relationships with others, Matt Savage may feel that he is better off by himself. Matthew feels that he does not fit in very well with people and he finds team-work in groups or associations difficult to achieve.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Matt Savage 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 Matt Savage needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Matt Savage has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Matt Savage needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he 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, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Matt Savage needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in his dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Matt Savage needs to integrate in tangible ways: how he makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what he does with the resources he has. Matt Savage should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
Matt Savage has a strong desire to share his opinions with others and is inclined to seek out people who have the same ideas that he has. He may enjoy studying and developing his intellectual interests with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Square Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Mars/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Opposition Mercury/MC