challenges and difficulties
Todd Bridges often has a sense of longing or homesickness for something he cannot name or specify, and he may sense both a great attraction toward, and fear of, mysticism and parapsychology.
Overcoming feelings of fear, guilt, anxiety, loneliness, or over sensitivity is an important task for Bridges.
Todd Bridges takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Bridges 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 Todd Bridges and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Bridges will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
Todd Bridges feels that he must work very hard and struggle against tremendous odds that impede his chances of fulfilling his life's ambitions. Todd may adopt a very hard, cynical, or nihilistic attitude that will only drag him down further. There are major problems with his father or figures of authority. Todd Bridges may fail simply to spite "them", without realizing that he is primarily hurting himself. If he can overcome his feelings of loneliness, bitterness or isolation, and direct his energies toward constructive endeavors, Bridges can be immensely effective because of his tremendous tenacity and potential for achievement.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Todd Bridges 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 Todd Bridges needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Todd Bridges needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Todd's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Bridges' understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Todd Bridges to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Todd Bridges is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Todd Bridges needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his public life and career that Todd Bridges is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Bridges' reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Todd Bridges achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Todd Bridges in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Bridges, 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). Todd Bridges 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. Todd Bridges has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Todd Bridges should develop faith and confidence both in himself and in a higher power that can guide, nourish, and help him. He needs to expand his willingness to dream and envision better things in life by studying religion, philosophy and other subjects that enable him to acquire a larger, more inclusive view of the world.
Being generous with his time, energy and resources in helping others achieve a better life will in turn benefit Todd Bridges.
Todd Bridges is not in the least bit selfish and he has the ability to share the joy he feels with other people. Todd seems to have a gift for getting more reserved people to open up, teaching them how to give and receive love and affection.
Todd Bridges tends to have a certain fear of crowds and may find it hard to integrate himself into a group of people. Working with others is not easy for Bridges, and he may frequently encounter upsets or hostility.
Because of certain people and circumstances in his environment, Todd Bridges may sometimes find it difficult to follow his ambitions. It could be to Todd's advantage to sever his relationships with those who control or try to abuse him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Pisces
Saturn in 7th house
Saturn Opposition Pluto
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/Pluto