challenges and difficulties
Townshend 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, Pete Townshend 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 Pete.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Pete Townshend 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 Pete Townshend 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.
Pete Townshend 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 inclined to feel inferior and may easily be taken in by others. Pete has to guard against being deceived or used by others, though his intentions may be good. Pete Townshend must not let his desire to have things cloud his ability to see what is really happening.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Pete Townshend 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 Pete Townshend needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Pete Townshend is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Pete Townshend's growth. Pete Townshend needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his public life and career that Pete Townshend is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Townshend's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Pete Townshend achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Pete Townshend in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Townshend, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Pete Townshend should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. He may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Townshend's activities and opportunities in life. However, this is a maturing and ultimately empowering process. He is also likely to be offered positions of tremendous responsibility, whether Pete really wants such jobs or not, usually because he has invested real effort and made some sort of substantial contribution.
There may be considerable obstacles in his path - more adversity than others seem to face - and Townshend's task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
Pete Townshend has a strong desire to take part in social functions and entertainment and cultivate an active exchange of thoughts with others. Pete also appreciates associations and has the ability to carry enterprises to a successful conclusion in team-work.
He is very obliging in his interaction with other people and can easily relate to them. Pete Townshend is likely to have many friends and acquaintances who share the same ideas and viewpoints as he does.
Townshend constantly seems to be under tremendous pressure and he wants to achieve record performances. Having a strong desire to accomplish immense tasks in team-work with others, Pete Townshend has a tendency to demand too much of other people.
Pete has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain the leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and Pete Townshend will probably be the leader in any clubs or associations he may decide to join.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Neptune
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Asc.
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/MC