Rose Mary Woods
challenges and difficulties
She is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing herself freely and openly is not easy for Woods. Rose Mary Woods tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of her "performance" is an important task for Rose Mary.
She is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Rose Mary Woods tries to be strictly accurate and she is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Woods withholds her thoughts and opinions until she has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Rose Mary's silence discomforts others.
Her mental concentration is very good but her breadth of understanding may not be.
She is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of her objectives. Rose Mary Woods has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in her way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Rose Mary Woods instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Rose Mary Woods needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Rose Mary Woods has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Rose Mary Woods needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Rose Mary Woods needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in her marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. She may see the qualities that she needs to develop more fully (described above) in her partner. It is important for Rose Mary Woods to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in her life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them herself. Rose Mary Woods has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about herself through others.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Rose Mary Woods back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Rose Mary sometimes abuses her own power to use others to her own selfish ends.
The following are specific activities that will support Rose Mary Woods in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Woods, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Rose Mary Woods should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put herself "out there", be seen and shine. Rose Mary needs to be willing to take on a leading role. She needs to be a hero - a protagonist in her own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities she possesses. Doing creative work that she is proud of - anything that comes from Woods' heart and bears the stamp of Woods' individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than she is a way for Rose Mary Woods to grow and become more whole herself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Pluto
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Sun