challenges and difficulties
Matheson both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable to others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting them get to know him intimately does not come easily to Richard, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Richard Matheson 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 Matheson.
He is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Richard Matheson tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. Matheson withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Richard's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Richard Matheson 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.
His physical vitality and mental energy tend to be somewhat low. For this reason Richard Matheson should try to avoid any unnecessary emotional and physical stress and maintain good health habits in order to enhance his resistance to illness.
When he is with others, Richard Matheson may often suddenly become inhibited. He is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Richard Matheson 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 Richard Matheson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Richard Matheson 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 Richard Matheson's growth. Richard Matheson 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 any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Richard Matheson is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
Richard has an extremely magnetic personality along with strong sexual attraction. Richard Matheson tends to put his heart and soul into his work and may prefer to work with partners of the opposite sex.
Matheson is able to cooperate with people harmoniously, and others see him as a welcome comrade. Richard likes to work hand-in-hand with everyone and has excellent teamwork ability.
Richard Matheson tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate himself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Matheson, and he may frequently encounter upsets or hostility.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Sun/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Uranus/N. Node
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Venus/Mars
N. Node Opposition Mars/Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Saturn/Uranus