challenges and difficulties
Susan has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave her feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with her peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Sontag.
She is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with her duty, her public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Susan Sontag understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and she is capable of much self-discipline and patience once she sets her sights on a goal.
But Susan Sontag is very judgmental and hard on herself if she fails to attain success, and she can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize her efforts.
Around others Sontag is somewhat humble and shy and prefer to be by herself. Susan Sontag tends to limit her relationships with others and associates only with like-minded people. She is inclined to be cool and reserved even toward those she loves.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Susan Sontag 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 Susan Sontag needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Sontag's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, she is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and she can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Susan Sontag has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. She should let her feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use her imagination and let her dreams emerge!
It is in any involvements she has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Susan Sontag 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 specific habits which are likely to hold Susan Sontag back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Escapism through fantasy, intoxicants, or passive, vicarious activities (television, movies, etc.), waiting for a miracle instead of taking constructive steps to help herself, aimlessness or an inability to make and keep commitments, and self deception regarding other people. Susan has a tendency to be a martyr.
She is somewhat restless and nervous, but enjoys communicating with people and is constantly confronting others with her new ideas. Susan has the ability to develop new relationships quickly and she can also be a stimulating force in group activities.
Susan Sontag has a very sympathetic and compassionate attitude toward others and shows her interest in their well-being. Her relationships are more on a personal basis and people are drawn to Sontag because of her sincerity and kindness.
Susan likes to be on the go constantly and tends to have a hectic family life. She knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in her position at the expense of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Conjunct Venus/N. Node
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Opposition Neptune
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Asc.
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/MC