challenges and difficulties
Stewart 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, Rod Stewart 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 Rod.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Rod Stewart may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to him. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Rod may tenaciously cling to his grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
His overall outlook on life is serious, and Rod Stewart may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his steps!
Rod Stewart 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.
Rod Stewart has a serious outlook on life and a tendency to dwell on his own flaws as well as those of everyone else. Stewart could be rather reserved with people and may find it difficult to express himself, giving a more negative impression than he intended.
Rod Stewart strongly rebels against any restrictions and may have the desire to break away, over-throwing all thought of responsibility. On the other hand, limitations in his live also could suddenly pass away, leaving Stewart free to do his own thing.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Rod Stewart 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 Rod Stewart needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Rod Stewart 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 Rod Stewart's growth. Rod Stewart 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 fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Rod Stewart is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Rod Stewart needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Stewart.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Rod Stewart back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being excessively egocentric or proud, needing personal recognition and applause, wanting to be center stage all the time, needing to be important and special.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Sun/Mercury
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/MC
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Sun