challenges and difficulties
Wilde doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Oscar is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Oscar Wilde 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 Oscar Wilde 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.
Oscar Wilde strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
He is likely to find it hard to make decisions, looking forward to the future with great enthusiasm on the one hand, but afraid of misjudgments on the other. Never quite sure about anything, Oscar Wilde may periodically withdraw from situations and people.
He is susceptible to deception by others and may encounter people who dissuade him from his objectives and try to use his vulnerability to their advantage. Oscar Wilde should watch his relationships very carefully so he will not get seriously hurt or disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Oscar Wilde 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 Oscar Wilde needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Oscar Wilde benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Oscar Wilde a sense of inner balance.
Oscar Wilde has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Oscar needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Wilde also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
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 Oscar Wilde is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Oscar Wilde needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Wilde.
His conversations with others tend to be lively and productive but could also easily turn into arguments. The subject of Wilde's discussions is likely to concern educational matters.
Oscar has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and Oscar Wilde will probably be the leader in any club or association he joins.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Jupiter
Saturn Opposition Neptune/Asc.
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury/Mars
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/MC