challenges and difficulties
Young fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance himself or deny his needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that he will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, Neil Young may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for Neil.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Neil Young understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Neil Young is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Neil Young 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 Neil Young needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Neil Young 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 Neil Young's growth. Neil Young 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 Neil Young is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Neil Young needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Young.
Neil has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into his life. His parental home is probably very harmonious and Neil Young feels strongly connected with his family.
Neil likes to be on the go constantly and tends to have a hectic family life. He knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in his position at the expense of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 10th house
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Moon
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/MC