challenges and difficulties
Martin 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, Steve Martin 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 Steve.
He may have nebulous but ever-present guilt and fears that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Steve Martin does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Steve Martin must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
His vitality tends to be a bit low and Steve may have to fight against the tendency to be inactive. Easily discouraged, Steve Martin is inclined toward pessimism. Perhaps his upbringing was too authoritative, causing problems in his relationships with his parents.
His upbringing may have been either too demanding or somewhat lacks. Steve Martin resists any attempt to restrict his freedom and has the ability to apply extraordinary efforts to overcome any inhibitions or difficulties that he may have.
Steve Martin tends to be somewhat insecure and uncertain about his direction of life. Frequently plagued by doubt and fear, he is inclined to worry a lot. Because Martin lacks the confidence to fight back, he may allow himself to become the victim of other people.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Steve Martin 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 Steve Martin needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Steve Martin 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 Steve Martin's growth. Steve Martin 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 Steve Martin 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.
The following are specific activities that will support Steve Martin in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Martin, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Steve Martin has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Steve Martin has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Mars
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/MC
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus