challenges and difficulties
Hammerstein both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Oscar, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Oscar Hammerstein 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 Hammerstein.
Oscar Hammerstein has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Oscar limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Oscar Hammerstein difficult to get to know intimately, as Hammerstein tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
He may feel hindered or oppressed by other people frequently and overcoming difficulties jointly with others could come suddenly. Oscar Hammerstein seems to be afraid of his own courage and may find it hard to express his desires.
Oscar should take care not to trust others too blindly. Some of his friends or associates may be untruthful and try to deceive him, resulting in great disappointments or even losses for Hammerstein.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Oscar Hammerstein 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 Hammerstein needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Hammerstein's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Oscar Hammerstein has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Oscar Hammerstein should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Asc.
Saturn Opposition Neptune/N. Node
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 5th house