Mike Dunleavy Sr.
challenges and difficulties
Dunleavy 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 Mike, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Mike Dunleavy, Sr. 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 Dunleavy.
It may be difficult for Mike Dunleavy, Sr. 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.
Mike 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, Mike Dunleavy, Sr. also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
He is inclined to be somewhat timid and afraid to start something on his own, preferring that someone else tell him what to do. Mike Dunleavy, Sr. can easily be deterred from pursuing his goals, which makes his advancement in life rather slow.
Although Mike Dunleavy, Sr. is generally happy, at times he could become somewhat inhibited and because of this, he may occasionally let good opportunities slip by. Although he is interested in people, Dunleavy also tends to periodically seek seclusion.
Since he lacks the capacity to adapt, Mike Dunleavy, Sr. tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Mike should try to keep his temper at bay. He may have to work extremely hard and handle a great many responsibilities.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Mike Dunleavy, Sr. 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 Mike Dunleavy, Sr. needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Mike Dunleavy, Sr. has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Mike Dunleavy, Sr. 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. Mike Dunleavy, Sr. needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in his marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. He may see the qualities that he needs to develop more fully (described above) in his partner. It is important for Mike Dunleavy, Sr. to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in his life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them himself. Mike Dunleavy, Sr. has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about himself through others.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Mike Dunleavy, Sr. back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Mike Dunleavy, Sr. seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
Mike Dunleavy, Sr. tends to have far-reaching associations and a strong desire to be involved with people of high society. He is likely to achieve great success through joint ventures with others and could do well in some form of political activity.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Jupiter
Saturn Opposition Jupiter/MC
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Pluto