challenges and difficulties
Tillich 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, Paul Tillich 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 Paul.
Paul Tillich has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Paul limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Paul Tillich difficult to get to know intimately, as Tillich tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Paul 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 Tillich.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Paul Tillich 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 Tillich needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Paul Tillich copes with stress. Paul Tillich also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Paul Tillich to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Tillich's inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Paul Tillich needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
Paul Tillich tends to associate with weak or negative people and is inclined to find most of his relationships rather unfulfilling. Feeling like an outsider, Tillich gets the impression that others try to restrain him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/N. Node
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Saturn