So quite a few shoppers who are unattached and craving inquire the aged issue, “When will I come across adore?” It is really basically a fantastic astrological question, and can be noticed in Western astrology by many different designs. Let us look at some of them. Of study course, the most noticeable item to concentrate upon is Venus, the earth of love. (For “progressed”, consider secondary or solar arc.)
Progressed Venus conjunct Natal Sunlight (or vice versa, Progressed Solar conjunct Natal Venus) is normally the ideal indicator of a year when the universe throws open up the doors and really like walks into your lifetime, and when you would attract an additional to you who has affectionate inner thoughts for you. This is a time in everyday living when you would not be meant to be on your own. Even so, the adore item could not be a romantic or everlasting just one. My situation research reveal that, in one particular occasion, this pattern discovered the period of time that a child was adopted by a under no circumstances-married one parent (the boy or girl being the genuine soul mate ), and in a different, the pattern pointed to a adore affair that put the ultimate nail in a disintegrating marriage and set the individual upon an significant everyday living route… but did not consequence in relationship. In the previous situation, the mother also experienced Progressed Venus coming into H7 (a further apparent prognosticator) and conjuncting the Natal Portion of Fortune therein, and in the latter, the romantic relationship could be viewed in retrospect as an important soul settlement although not meant to result in permanence. Progressed Venus conjunct Progressed Sunshine (or vice versa, Progressed Sunshine conjunct Progressed Venus) is very similar in nature, as would be Progressed Venus conjunct ruler of H7. In the latter scenario, the mother nature of the earth acting as ruler would enormously impact the form of marriage formed. For case in point, if Saturn, probably an older or serious associate if Mercury, a more youthful or helpful kind.
Furthermore, Progressed Venus conjunct Solar/ or Moon/Descendant midpoint, Progressed Sunlight conjunct Venus/Descendant midpoint, or Progressed Ascendant or Descendant conjunct Sunlight/ Venus midpoint would also be very good indicators of a interval in the life-clock for the duration of which a cherished just one could possibly seem. (My observation is that this quest for enjoy is just not definitely just about romance, due to the fact which is not generally lasting. The genuine issue looks to be about permanence in love – that is, marriage or a prolonged-long lasting partnership – so I’ll concentration on H7 rather than H5.)
Conversely, Progressed Sunlight conjunct Venus/Ascendant midpoint might sign a appreciate connection (based on the rulerships of the Sun or Venus), but could possibly just as conveniently reveal a period of time of convenience, self-really like and private beautification. For people who operate with declinations, related indicators would also been viewed by Sun/Venus, Venus/Ascendant or Venus/MC parallels.
Of course, ought to any of these delightful elements happen at a very youthful age, their gains will be rather a great deal wasted in terms of longterm attachments, but there are stories of youngsters bonding with a mate or neighbor who later becomes their genuine adore… or at minimum their lifelong buddy.
A Venusian progression to itself – that is, Progressed Venus conjunct Natal Venus – can only arise when the Natal Venus is retrograde at beginning, and then turns direct all through the life time, or when a Natal (direct) Venus turns retrograde. And because Venus’ retrograde lasts about 43 times (hence, 43 several years by progression), being born closest to its stationing would ideal make sure sufficient time for this return to arise. Such a interval will emphasize the character of Venus’ natal significance at the very same time that it delivers its Venusian traits to the forefront. If natally well-aspected, joy can be introduced ahead if stricken, economical, romantic, or indulgency challenges can be emphasised.
But aside from these evident involvements of Venus, there are other conducive patterns as properly. Marginally much less noticeable are:
When the angles are included with Venus or H7, there is a superior possibility of appreciate showing up in one’s daily life, these as Progressed Ascendant/Descendant strongly aspecting Natal or Progressed Venus or ruler of H7, usually a constructive signal for marriage, or Progressed MC strongly aspecting Natal or Progressed Venus or ruler of H7, a further great time for adore, even if the areas are hard (mainly because, right after all, how hard can a Venus factor be?). In actuality, either of these would be great to routine a marriage ceremony all around, as would Progressed ruler of H7 strongly aspecting Natal or Progressed Venus. Even a less noticeable aspect, these as Ruler of H7 in a possible factor to an angle or a like-related world, may possibly predispose to a relationship-type electrical power.
A Progressed Venus in major component to Natal Neptune is often discovered at instances of intimate gatherings this sort of as weddings, but tends to glamorize the emotions and cloud the reality of the relationship. This kind of unions will experience higher-than-common trials relating to the longevity of the marriage, but can surely survive the development if an effort and hard work is made just after its passage to deal with the significantly less-than-great properties of the associate that would then be unveiled.
Then there are indicators for partnership that just frequently emphasize its prospective, such as Progressed Moon into Libra or H7, or Progressed planets into H7, or even the Involvement of the Vertex when located in H7. (The Vertex, usually uncovered in Houses 5-8, by my observation is effective as a fulcrum all around which key occasions are formed as a result, if in H7, vital partnerships will be accented when the Vertex is activated.) If the natal chart has planets in H7, progressions or outer earth transits to them will undoubtedly intensify relationships (but these types of horoscopes will generally be working with partners – or effects of the deficiency thereof – as that was element of the lifetime system). Venus-Moon designs normally consequence in an individual’s normal contentment, but do not always clearly show passionate involvement at times they sign the delivery of small children.
In regards to harmony in a romantic relationship at the time formed, search to 1 partner’s Progressed Venus monitoring another’s Progressed Sunshine, and vice versa, or both of those Progressed Venuses tracking every single other (a problem not normally shown by conjunctions in between comparative Venuses in the natal charts, since this event will be identified by the age change among the two individuals as very well as their natal styles). Of training course, the subject of synastry is a separate a person, to be used following a romance has been formed in purchase to analyze the positive and adverse prospective between the two horoscopes, and so does not drop into the parameters of this posting.
A lot less Very likely TO BE Long lasting
Last but not least, there are styles that may spark like, but provide the the very least extensive-expression assurance of permanence:
Transiting outer planets conjunct Natal or Progressed Venus or ruler of H7 will perform up the features of these planets, but can be uncomfortable or fleeting just as effortlessly as the opposite, based upon the meaning of the transiting world or the natal prospective of the transited earth. For case in point, Uranus around Venus could lend an fascinating but impermanent enjoy working experience although Saturn could be either restrictive or really serious. Neptune would probably induce delusional fantasies about the companion or deliver a weak or compromised particular person into one’s lifetime whom 1 would would like to rescue. And Pluto, of training course, would very likely present a powerfully transformative knowledge that could alter one’s strategy to sexual intercourse, adore or dollars for good! Transiting outer planets into H7, on the other hand, would likely spotlight the need to have to offer intently with others, but significantly much less probable, the arrival of enjoy.
A Phony Anxiety
Any individual who trusts in the truths of astrology should discard eternally the panic that aging ruins your prospects for adore. It really is a fantasy. For example, I experienced a 70-calendar year-aged female shopper, an artist, who located a suitor when her Progressed Solar was sextile her Ascendant although her Progressed Venus was opposite her Moon, and his Progressed Venus was trine his Neptune, crossing his South Node. (The latter pattern shows a really like-relationship from prior lifetimes.) Once intended to happen (by any of these afore- pointed out patterns), the universe will go to good lengths to place two men and women with each other. People today will meet “accidentally” or on distant journeys to sites they will never revisit, or will be introduced by a third party who will never ever yet again look in possibly of their life. Coincidence or synchronicity will abound, and the non-astrologer will remain astonished by this kind of “luck,” while the astrologer will nod knowingly as the Divine System is unveiled via cosmic arithmetic.
When one particular of these designs kicks into your chart, you’ll view the door of appreciate open wide in your heart. But it will be up to you to keep its flame kindled thereafter. One particular caveat, though: as I mentioned ahead of, Venus symbolizes like, not essentially involving two intimate associates. I have several examples in my documents in which just one of these patterns brought a soul-mate into the everyday living in the variety of a beloved kid. Venus can also symbolize satisfaction and economical wellbeing. The suitable match can even provide nice economic disorders together with love (such as marrying effectively), if the horoscope predisposes. But if the natal chart does not do so, then optimistic Venusian aspects will carry other styles of really like (this sort of as the earlier mentioned-pointed out never ever-married adopter whose tricky Natal Sagittarius Solar/Moon/Saturn t-sq. precluded marital choices in the incarnation).
Some case scientific studies of Venusian styles revealing robust love-based mostly functions in my files are as follows:
Forty-six-year-old widow meets next husband or wife – Progressed Sunshine semi-sextile progressed Venus, and Progressed Moon into H7.
Seventy-12 months-aged-female is courted – Progressed Sunshine sextile Ascendant, and Progressed Venus opposite Moon.
Divorced feminine fulfills 2nd husband or wife – He: Progressed Venus conjunct Solar Her: Transiting Uranus conjunct Venus, and Progressed Moon in Libra. Existence-altering affair for woman: Progressed Venus conjunct Solar.
Initial marriage for young qualified bachelor – Progressed Venus sextile Ascendant, and sextile Node Progressed Moon into H7.
(This article originally printed in the February 2004 issue of Dell Horoscope magazine. Reprinted with permission.)