Sammy Davis Jr.
challenges and difficulties
Davis Jr. both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Sammy, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Sammy Davis Jr. 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 Davis Jr..
Sammy Davis Jr. takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Davis Jr. a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Sammy Davis Jr. and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Davis Jr. will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
Sammy Davis Jr. 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.
Sammy Davis Jr. tends to have inner conflicts between his responsibilities and what he would like to do. Davis Jr. may weigh his duties favorably against his desires, making it very difficult for him to be truly happy.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Sammy Davis Jr. 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 Sammy Davis Jr. needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Sammy Davis Jr. 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 Sammy Davis Jr.'s growth. Sammy Davis Jr. 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 trying to strike a balance between Davis Jr.'s inner, personal life and his career or involvement with the world at large that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Sammy Davis Jr. needs to focus attention on his home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Sammy Davis Jr. back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Sammy Davis Jr. tends to over-rely on luck or grace, living for tomorrow and gambling. Sammy is overconfident and tends to overextend himself and take on more than is humanly possible. Sammy is often dogmatic about his philosophy of life or religious beliefs.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Conjunct Moon/Jupiter
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Jupiter