challenges and difficulties
Paul has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Rudd.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Paul Rudd 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 Paul Rudd 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.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by much caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Paul Rudd has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Paul also fears it and hang back. Paul Rudd may blame practical limitations or some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
At times Paul Rudd struggles with nebulous worries and insecurities, fears which may be difficult to name. Mostly, he may be afraid of getting acquainted with the inner workings of his mind and soul, feeling uneasy with anything irrational or intangible. Paul Rudd has to work hard to overcome being overly serious regarding the spiritual side of life, especially if his religious upbringing emphasized guilt and retribution. Reorienting himself in the direction of spiritual optimism will do much to lift the cloud of worry that settles over Paul occasionally.
Paul Rudd tends to have a pessimistic outlook and he seems to be plagued by deep inner conflicts, which could severely undermine his strength. Self-critical and uncertain about his goals, Paul feels that he cannot live up to his ideals and end up disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Paul Rudd 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 Paul Rudd needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Paul Rudd - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Rudd tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Paul Rudd is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Rudd's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Paul Rudd needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
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 Paul Rudd is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Paul Rudd needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Rudd.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Paul Rudd back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Paul Rudd tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Paul is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Paul is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Going to extremes, willful rebelliousness and an instinctive anti-authoritarian attitude. Paul Rudd seeks constant (and often purposeless) movement or change, involvement with unreliable people, and individual freedom at any cost.
He is gay and cheerful in the company of others and happy to be with them. Paul Rudd is fond of telling jokes and is likely to entertain everyone. His relationships with others are inclined to be for a common purpose.
Paul should use extra care in his relationships with people, for he could easily end up in the wrong crowd. Paul Rudd could be the victim of fraud and falsehood or through association may become an accessory to malicious action.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 10th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Quincunx Neptune
Saturn Opposition Neptune/Pluto
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Uranus
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Uranus
N. Node Opposition Neptune/Asc.