challenges and difficulties
Vanity has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, she prevents herself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. D.D. Winters is more rigid and dogmatic than she realizes. Her approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Vanity takes her own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if she is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
Her attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Vanity may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to her. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Vanity may tenaciously cling to her grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
Her overall outlook on life is serious, and Vanity may feel that life or God will punish her if she does not watch her step!
Her disposition is somewhat melancholic and Vanity may have a rather pessimistic outlook. Vanity has an inner need to be alone and to engage in deep meditation. Vanity takes life seriously and may have been taught early on to learn from her mistakes.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Vanity 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 Vanity needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Instinctively she is a fighter and an individualist who can stand alone when necessary. Very often, however, Vanity stands alone when she does not need to, not realizing the support, assistance, and resources others may have to offer. Vanity has a tendency to "reinvent the wheel" and to feel that she must be self-reliant and that only she can come up with the answers she needs. Implicit in this attitude is a kind of arrogance as well as a rather competitive approach, which - at its worst - can alienate her from others, or make Vanity feel that "it is me against the world".
Social skills and graces and what Vanity calls social "games" do not come naturally to her. Vanity needs to learn how to share and join others, and how to negotiate and resolve conflict with others in a cooperative way.
It is in her marriage and other intimate, one-to-one relationships that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. She may see the qualities that she needs to develop more fully (described above) in her partner. It is important for Vanity to recognize, appreciate, and listen to the people in her life who express such attributes, as well as to develop them herself. Vanity has to put energy and attention into learning about others, and about herself through others.
D.D. Winters cooperates well with others and has the ability to give and receive stimulating suggestions. Vanity is always receptive to new ideas and ready for spontaneous group efforts. She seems to have instant recall and is likely to act just as quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/MC
N. Node in Libra
N. Node in 7th house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Uranus