Scorpio Man II: The Second Testimonial


My life has taken quite a turn, since last we spoke. I may still experience some unease when confronted with the dark shadow of my fixed, archetypal Scorpio male leanings, when the moon is in the north node of my chart, and you ask what Sun I was born under, but I now understand this may be be due to years of patriarchal conditioning being bred into my psyche and stored there.

Those of you that read the May 17, 2014 testimonial may have deemed me to be irretrievable, and I still may be, but I am spending a ton of money and working very hard to progress through the three totems of this Scorpio archetype. To suggest that I have evolved, or that I’m progressing towards change, would be harmful to my Evolvement, but suffice it to say that my wonderful Natural Psychologist, Ms. Maria Edgeworth, has informed me that I’m more open to balancing my summer and winter. This is an accomplishment most associate with the Pisces, according to Ms. Maria Edgeworth, and she also states that I’ve moved closer to the center, than any of those Scorpio Men that remain stuck in the first level of Scorpio Evolvement, the Scorpion totem that she treats.

f6f6007c4f7698e01fbc7af84f13137fAs I work my way through this, I am still going to lie about my archetype, as I said I would in my May 17, 2014 testimonial. It may be dishonest to do so, and I experience deep regret doing it, but I find that this temporary lie cleanses the palate for those worried that I may still be ruled by Mars the god of war and Pluto the god of the underworld, while I undergo intense Level One training to face my limitations in order to transmute and evolve past them.

My hope is that we all find a way to move past our prejudicial and unconscious displays of emotional security that take the form of a silent scream when we are trapped with Scorpio Men in enclosed spaces, like an elevator, based on another’s aura. The act of lying about my essence is counterproductive to my therapy, of course, but it’s just so frustrating that I haven’t seen any progress. I want to tell these people, these silent screamers, that I’m working on it, but that I’m not yet to the point where I can harness the discordant aspects of my power. Furthermore, until I achieve that degree of confidence, I’ve decided to avoid elevators. The always positive Ms. Edgeworth tells me there is hope, however, and that all of the expensive and intensive sessions we have endured together to purge the limitations of my past and foster growth, will pay dividends in the form of spiritual fulfillment of my aura that will become evident to all.

Ms. Edgeworth has proclaimed that controlling the criminal element of the Scorpio Man is the most difficult aspect of Scorpio Evolvement, for those seeking to achieve the enlightenment found in the second stage of Scorpio Evolution, The Eagle Totem. She says that I’ve made great strides in this regard. She also says that the amount of hours that I’ve spent in the company of my new woman, without giving in to the impulsive desire to harm her in the sadistic ways that I’m predisposed to, suggests that I may already be on the cusp of advancement. Ms. Edgeworth thinks that sexual congress with this woman may be an ideal method to metamorphose some of my limitations.

That’s right!  Scoop!  I have a woman with which I now spend my evenings. She tried to tell me that she was a Pisces, but when I saw her sink a frozen to the rail cut shot, using a medium stroke in our first game of eight ball, and several near ninety degree cut shots in the games that followed, I knew she was harboring some secrets of which I could identify. No Pisces could sink a frozen to the rail, cut shot, after calling it, and walk away as if nothing happened. I didn’t hold it against her though. I informed her I was a Virgo after all, so she couldn’t know that I have the same powers she does of detecting when mind games are being played. She would later tell me that she was onto the fact that I, too, was ruled by Mars the god of war, and Pluto the god of the underworld, the moment she caught wind of the articulate nature of my dark sense of humor.

As I stated in my previous testimonial, it’s you people that have forced Scorpio Men and Women to conceal their nature. You have made us so ashamed that no matter how hard we’re working through our predispositions, we feel the need to deceive people into believing we’re something that we’re not. So, I identified with her need to tell me that she was a Pisces, until I came to know her better, and she felt comfortable disclosing her sensitive information. She just wanted a chance, that non-discriminatory, judgment-free chance to be accepted.

After a time, Faith agreed to metamorphose my limitations, through sexual congress, with the proviso that I continue to work with Ms. Edgeworth to confront my preexisting limitations and make a commitment to grow past them. I informed her that that would not be a problem for I was already seeking the balance between summer and winter, while acknowledging that I was predisposed to cling to my blossoming previous life at the same time, but I informed Faith that that was only through my compulsion to interact with others to delve beneath the surface and prepare for a more spiritual and fertile future.

Faith said that was fine, as long as I didn’t become so dependent on her that I would be unable to achieve the highest expression of Scorpio, beyond the Eagle Totem to the The Phoenix Resurrected Stage, in which, like that mythical bird, I would rise from the nature of my being and overcome it all.

At one point in our relationship we fought. Imagine that, two people ruled by Mars the god of war and Pluto the god of the underworld fought. Ha! This fight involved the fact that I exited a packed movie theater aisle, to go to the bathroom, facing the people in the aisle. Faith declared it a microagression that I would position my “front side” to the people sitting on the aisle in such a manner, and in such close quarters.

“Front, back, what’s the difference?” I asked.

“You are, essentially, putting your maleness right in their face.”

Faith said the latter with some exasperation for having to explain that to me.

I asked her how my action could be termed an aggression of any sort, if I hadn’t intended the offense. She invited me to look up the term microagression, and she added that I would see the word ‘unintended’ was one of the first words listed in the definition. That back and forth went on through various incarnations and details, but the import of it was that while she was a little disturbed by my action, she was “completely mortified” by my failure to acknowledge how my derogatory action was directed at people rooted in marginalized group membership, and until I confronted that offense, we were “totally incompatible”.

“Welcome to primacy of the secret intensity of Pluto’s bearing on the Scorpio archetype’s personality,” Ms. Edgeworth said when I detailed this confrontation for her.

“Pluto?” I said.  “Don’t you mean Mars?  Don’t you mean the fires of Mars?”

She laughed in a soft, polite pitch.

“A number of people think that,” she said. “And I think that is largely based on the idea that Pluto is a relatively new planet, dwarf planet –or whatever they’re calling it now– to us. I would not say that you, or anyone else for that matter, are wrong in this debate. I would just say that due to the fact that Pluto is relatively new to our interiority, that we haven’t evolved our understanding of the quietly driving effect it’s strange elliptical orbit can have on a Scorpio, like Faith. It can alter the characteristics in a manner some call a manifestation magnet, that acts in conjunction with the more consistent, more understood fires of Mars acting in a manner that when Pluto is in the Scorpio node two, and Saturn is in Scorpio ten, opposing the Taurus moon, and squaring Venus in Leo and Jupiter in Aquarius. All of which will result in out of character reactions in the Scorpio archetype. Some may use this alignment against themselves and others, attracting destructive outcomes through hyper-awareness and obsessing on negative observances, but when you have two separate and distinct Scorpio archetypes interacting under the same manifestation magnet conjunction, you can get some of the most intense energies that result in either the darkest shadows or the bravest, brightest lights.

“My advice,” Ms. Edgeworth continued. “Is try talking to her in a non-manipulative manner. Explore the dynamics of power and powerlessness in your relationship and coordinate those with your patterns of behavior, and her desire to invest future emotions in you. You may find that you’ve accidentally introduced the darkest aspects of the Scorpio archetype into your psyche that have manifested a situation of non-growth, and stagnation, which result in her lashing out in a manner that just happened to occur in the movie theater, but could’ve occurred just about anywhere.

“If you can somehow tap into undistorted expressions of the Matriarchy,” she continued. “To heal your relationship and connect to the healing process you will achieve a plane above limitations and find deep communion with the higher levels of the Scorpio archetype that are so full of healing, grace and compassion.

“It’s up to you of course,” she concluded. “But I have always found that Scorpio’s intense nature can be distorted or misunderstood, but underneath that is the desire to get to the bottom of things, the real truth as it relates to the soul.”

Ms. Edgeworth was right, of course, as Faith agreed to work with me towards a greater understanding and a better future. I can tell you now that with their guidance, I have never been as happy, or as confused, as I am right now, but if there’s one thing to take from this testimonial let it be this: there’s no substitute for a well-informed partner providing a thorough, and subjective, reading of your charts. Not even a wonderful Natural Psychologist can provide such assistance in intensive and expensive, five-day-a-week, hour-long sessions. For those, like me, that spend so much of their time now struggling to understand their charts to escape the first totem, Scorpion level of the Scorpio archetype, that we no longer have time for sports, sitcoms, or beer with the buddies, I haven’t found a better method of achieving spiritual fulfillment, or your life’s goals, than sitting down with someone that can help you find your individualistic method of transmuting past your preexisting limitations in a caring and non-manipulative manner.

{Update: If you have enjoyed learning of my progress, this is the second of three testimonials The first testimonial can be found here, and the third, and final testimonial can be found here. Thank you for reading.}