challenges and difficulties
Stills 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, Stephen Stills 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 Stephen.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Stephen Stills 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 Stephen Stills 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.
Stephen Stills 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.
Stephen wants to go his own way and tends to withdraw into himself. He prefers to be alone and tends to cut himself off from other people. Stephen Stills could be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Stephen Stills 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 Stephen Stills needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Stephen Stills 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 Stephen Stills' growth. Stephen Stills 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 Stephen Stills is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Stills' reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Stephen Stills achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
Stephen 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 Stephen Stills 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 N. Node/MC
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/MC