challenges and difficulties
Assayas 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 Olivier, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Olivier Assayas 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 Assayas.
Olivier Assayas takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Assayas a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Olivier Assayas and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Assayas will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Olivier Assayas 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 Olivier Assayas needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Olivier Assayas has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Olivier Assayas 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. Olivier Assayas needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
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 Olivier Assayas is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Olivier Assayas needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Assayas.
Olivier Assayas has a tendency to shy away from other people, and he reacts toward others in an almost fearful way. Assayas seems to lack confidence in himself and for this reason may feel that he lacks the ability to adapt easily to relationships with others.
He is reserved and somewhat conservative in presenting his viewpoints to others and prefers a philosophical discussion to small talk. Olivier Assayas is quite selective in his choice of subjects and only wants to study what is really of interest to him.
Olivier Assayas tends to have deep bonds with the people he associates with and is likely to encounter some unusual or fated relationships. Some of his contacts could be with very influential people who may be of help to Assayas in the future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 7th house
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Saturn
N. Node Opposition Pluto/Asc.