The Moon in the Houses


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Your own Moon's house position in the birth chart solves a personal mystery.

This is where your emotional expression shows in a dramatic way. 

Moon in the First House: (House of Aries and Mars)

You are emotionally alert and this makes you stand out. You are vigorous in your responses.

This endears you to others, and wins friends and allies. You're content in places, and with people who are receptive to your what you see is what you get nature.

Sometimes your permeable feeling boundaries lead to oversharing, or fuzzy boundaries.  You can be the feeler for your friend circle, family or even workplace.  With a First House Moon, you lead with your emotions, and this shapes your self-image.

Moon in the Second House: (House of Taurus and Venus)

Your emotions seem to mirror your financial situation at any moment. There's a lot of fluctuation, making it challenging to feel secure.

You can experiment with manifesting, via the imagination and emotional currents (to shape reality).

Possessions of sentimental value are hard to let go, and you can become emotionally attached to big ticket items (cars, houses) in the same way. You bring feeling to your craft, or work life.

Moon in the Third House: (House of Gemini and Mercury)

You're at home in the swiftly changing world of ideas. You've got a rare instinct for the mood of the moment, and can translate it for others.

Your expressive gifts attract you to fields where the currency is fresh thought. You have an easy way with brothers, sisters, friends, neighbors and colleagues.

You're the social glue, and the one that knows what people are really feeling and thinking, beyond the sound bites.

Moon in the Fourth House: (House of Cancer and the Moon)

You're someone who recharges your soul-batteries at home, and invites only intimates into your sanctum.

Solitude and privacy are needed to unwind from the day.

You're tuned in to your family's emotional history, as well as its genealogy. You have an instinct for understanding habitual behaviors, and the emotional legacy of childhood.

You come home to yourself giving yourself time, to follow what pulls on your heart and feelings. The inner life is your refuge and comfort.

Moon in the Fifth House: (House of Leo and the Sun)

You're a secret performer, becoming a dramatic personae in the company of those closest to you. You exude warmth to friends and children, and take pride in all the people in your life.

You come across as vulnerable and ardent in love, and this brings out the hero/heroine in the love interest. You are exuberant about fun, and even need it to feel secure.

Holidays, adventures, trips, birthdays -- you love having many starred days on your calendar to look forward to. You're super love-glued to your children, and delight in their achievements, as reflecting back on you in a positive way.

Moon in the Sixth House: (House of Virgo and Mercury or Chiron)

Your emotional system is very sensitive to the flow of the day. You thrive when you feel productive, and are in a role that in part, is about nurturing others.

You have a natural instinct for the mind-body connection -- this can lead you to becoming a healer.

You prefer to feel at home at work, and count your colleagues as close friends. A balanced daily rhythm, with all kinds of activities -- including ones of emotional catharsis -- is a key to feeling content.

Moon in the Seventh House: (House of Libra and Venus)

You have a natural instinct for the give-and-take of relating to another. You're more at ease, then, with a close friend or your partner-in-love, than when you're alone.

Yet you can be chameleon-like in your reactions, as your mood shifts moment-by-moment. Friends and family seek you out, because you're a responsive listener.

This alert relating style is a valuable skill for any work that involves the public, or sensitive work like counseling.

Moon in the Eighth House: (House of Scorpio and Pluto)

Your soulful manner gets others to open up, and tell all. Though you're likely to be private, you're a magnet for secrets and drama.

Your psychic antennae pick up what's not being said, hidden motives and more. You're at home looking at what's in shadow, and can be comforted by what others find disturbing.

The closer you get to core truths, the more you're in the flow. You're drawn to intensity, as a way to grow, and put color into life.

Moon in the Ninth House: (House of Sagittarius and Jupiter)

You're unusually receptive to those from different cultures, races and exotic places.

You feel at home when abroad, or learning about what's beyond your own realm. You're enthusiastic about learning, and widening your horizons is paradoxically, how you feel secure.

You're in the flow, following the golden threads of inspiration, that are leading you to wisdom. You could shine in the role of teacher, and be particularly responsive to your students.

Moon in the Tenth House: (House of Capricorn and Saturn)

Your deeply felt sense of tradition and responsibility to the community makes you stand out.

You can gain recognition, for traits that are as natural as breathing. Or from your reaction to a public need. Your status in your sphere has a big effect on your emotional life.

You feel secure in work situations that are enduring to be able to grow closer over time. You have an emotional need to be preoccupied with career matters. And the atmosphere of work has a big impact on your sense of well-being.

Moon in the Eleventh House: (House of Aquarius and Uranus)

You're at home with friends, and these are evolving circles of people moving in and out. You are comforted by the freedom to change, and sometimes it's sudden and drastic (to others).

You infuse your visions of the future with great feeling, and can be very attached to your ideals. You're content to be in the company of the strange, genius and and ahead-of-their time innovators.

You're especially soothing to those that are 'touched' by wild frequencies. You are often the steady one in a crisis, or with anyone in the throes of mental instability.

Moon in the Twelfth House: (House of Pisces and Neptune)

You're especially psychic, and receptive to messages from many directions.

Your gifts can become a stabilizing force, as you tune in for "signs" and guidance in each moment. Your psychic sensitivity means you're picking up broadly and widely.

At times, it can seem you've got your psychic doors open to everything, and overwhelm can ensue. A remedy is to retreat, and take time to shake and wash off all you've picked up from the day.

Being in water -- hot tub, the ocean -- can be comforting. You have the instincts of an artist, able to read the greater field and work with the impressions there.

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