challenges and difficulties
Rice is wary of becoming emotionally dependent on 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, Tim Rice 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 Tim.
He is serious by nature, and may have difficulty making small talk or participating in friendly, personal exchanges.
Tim Rice tries to be strictly accurate and is critical of people who exaggerate or discuss subjects they really know little about. Rice withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Tim's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Tim Rice 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.
He is quite cool and reserved in matters of love relationships and tends to hold back his inclination for love. Somewhat inhibited with regard to relationships, Tim Rice is inclined to feel that he is better off staying by himself.
Somewhat stubborn and self-willed, Tim Rice persists no matter what obstacles he has to overcome. He has great endurance and strength and he forces himself to work very hard. Tim Rice may be somewhat one-sided in the pursuit of his objectives.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Tim Rice 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 Tim Rice needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Tim Rice 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 Tim Rice's growth. Tim Rice 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 way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Tim Rice is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Rice's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Venus/MC
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 3rd house