challenges and difficulties
Vittorio Gassman takes his personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort, and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing. He may feel that relationships in general require more of him than they are worth, and Vittorio enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Vittorio Gassman also fears entrapment in close relationships.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Vittorio Gassman may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to him. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Vittorio may tenaciously cling to his grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
His overall outlook on life is serious, and Vittorio Gassman may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his steps!
Once he decides what he wants to do, Vittorio Gassman will pursue his goal tenaciously and, if necessary, sacrifice a great deal for his deeply felt convictions. This trait tends to make Vittorio feel a little out of step with others. Vittorio Gassman takes things a little more seriously and has an inclination to be somewhat of a fanatic, although probably not flamboyantly so; as a result, others may not be aware of how deeply Vittorio feels and how driven he is about the things that are important to him. Vittorio Gassman has a deep inner resolve and is willing to struggle to do the things that are really meaningful to him, rather than follow an easier but less meaningful course in life.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Vittorio Gassman 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 Vittorio Gassman needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Vittorio Gassman copes with stress. Vittorio Gassman also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Vittorio Gassman to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Vittorio Gassman is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Vittorio Gassman needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Il Mattatore.
The following are specific activities that will support Vittorio Gassman in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Il Mattatore, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Vittorio Gassman has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Vittorio to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Il Mattatore needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Vittorio Gassman should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Vittorio Gassman to pursue.
Vittorio Gassman should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. He may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Il Mattatore's activities and opportunities in life. However, this is a maturing and ultimately empowering process. He is also likely to be offered positions of tremendous responsibility, whether Vittorio really wants such jobs or not, usually because he has invested real effort and made some sort of substantial contribution.
There may be considerable obstacles in his path - more adversity than others seem to face - and Il Mattatore's task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
Vittorio Gassman has a friendly, open and sociable manner and a strong desire to cultivate relationships with warm and congenial people. He may enjoy participating in artistic events and he likes to associate with art lovers.
Vittorio Gassman tends to pick his friends and associates very carefully and is always on the look-out for responsible and congenial people. This enables Vittorio Gassman to feel secure with his colleagues and he enjoys good relationships with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Square Pluto
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Venus
N. Node Conjunct Sun/MC