The third segment of this series on relationships, loneliness, and aloneness concludes with a look at the ways in which transits alter one's goals and attitudes about self and others. Transits to planets and houses are the moving piece of the astrological "clock." Transits can mark timing as well as potential for change, so that if you're waiting on an issue to resolve, … [Read more...] about The Astrology of Loneliness and Aloneness: The Effect of Transits, Part One
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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
Read the first half of this article for an introduction and an overview of houses 1-6. The Descendant begins the third quadrant, which takes us from the 7th through the 9th houses. This is the quadrant most renowned for relating specifically to others in one-on-one relationships, especially planets placed near the Descendant and in the 7th house. Although the word … [Read more...] about The Astrology of Aloneness and Loneliness: 7th House-12th House Planets
When it comes to determining how you approach relationships--after we've assessed the Ascendant, which represents the way we automatically respond to others, and the Descendant, which represents how we attract others to us (as well as the type of people we're likely to attract)--we can move on to look at the astrological chart house by house, taking quadrants into … [Read more...] about The Astrology of Aloneness and Loneliness: 1st House-6th House Planets
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