It’s not for the faint of heart. I’m talking about what happens when two partners’ Mars and Pluto conjoin in symmetry. There’s a hint of danger and a whole lotta steam and sizzle here. If you need your feelings kept in a nicely contained compartment of your psyche, you’d best run away from this potentially explosive combo. On the other hand: maybe there’s something delicious … [Read more...] about Some Like It Hot: Mars Conjunct Pluto in Synastry
What is it about the man whose 12th House hides natal Venus? There is something about him that is so alluring, so magnetic--and the fact that he seems oblivious to the effect he has on others only adds to his attractiveness. At the same time he seems out of reach, yes? But this hardly mitigates the compelling hold he has on people. Astrologically, Venus is the ambassador of … [Read more...] about The 12th House Venus Man
Here’s a question astro-curious folk often ponder: How valid is a synastry aspect with an outer planet, since a whole bunch of people the same age have the outer planet at the same degree? My answer is that it matters very much especially because a whole bunch of people the same age have the outer planet at the same degree. After all, this same group of people are sharing … [Read more...] about Is Outer Planet Synastry Valid for Those of the Same Generation?
Synastry—an essential component of relationship astrology—reveals where the potentials and pitfalls exist between two people. It’s often through our most intimate bonds that we truly come to know who we are, and gradually grow into our best selves. As we really let it sink in that all external form is a reflection of one’s internal world, we can harness the mirror magic … [Read more...] about Of Magic and Muddling: The Moon and Neptune in Synastry
When the natal Moon is hooked into an aspect with one of the trans-generational planets (Uranus, Neptune and Pluto) it’s a signal that the individual’s needs are entwined with issues of an ancestral or cultural nature. The individual may feel as though s/he has something to bring to the world, or that s/he is carrying or fulfilling ancestral hopes. That’s quite a trip. And, for … [Read more...] about Being Seen vs. Being Invisible: Moon-Neptune Aspects in the Natal Chart