If you are wondering what energies a natal Moon in the seventh house sends in your life, you’ve come to the right place.
In this article, we’ll cover what you have to know about interpreting a Moon in the seventh house.
(Spoiler: This placement is a very fascinating one!)
The seventh house is traditionally associated with Libra. The Scales are all about harmony and balance, and these qualities are reflected in a seventh house, too. The Moon here soaks up these energies. It wants to be liked and surrounded by people above all.
A natal Moon in the seventh house gifts you with a charming personality.
Meaning of the Moon in Astrology
There are some aspects of the human psyche that are not willing to follow the rules of rational thinking. Welcome to the world of the Moon. Here the intuition reigns and you’d better get rid of logic. Emotions are not logical. They follow the deep needs and instincts, and all these things are intertwined through the symbolism of the Moon in astrology. It describes your emotional nature and your innermost needs.
Some keywords associated with the Moon are:
- basic urges
- your mother (or the more nurturing parent)
- the female principle.
People don’t react the same way to the same event. This is where the story of the Moon comes in and helps you understand yourself and your loved ones better.
The Moon in your birth chart is related to the earliest childhood, when you were still a baby and you depended on your parents. If the parents don’t take care of a baby, there is no chance for survival. Because of this, all the patterns we learned from our parents in childhood influence our adult lives. Understanding the Moon will help you to let go of what doesn’t serve you anymore, and replace the destructive mechanisms with beneficial ones.
The Moon is the celestial body located the closest to us, and it has a great influence over the Earth. If you want to learn more about it, read this post about the meaning of the Moon in astrology.
The Seventh House in the Natal Chart
Here we are in the natural house of Libra and Venus. They have a lot in common with the seventh house: Libra wants peace, harmony and balance.
The seventh house is an air house, which emphasizes the intellectual quality of placements. A well-aspected seventh house suggests a person with good diplomatic skills and a charming personality.
The seventh house is the opposite of the first. The first house is about me, and the seventh house is about you.
This makes this house very special in the natal chart. This is the point of the chart that is the farthest from the ascendant, and you identify with the sign on the cusp and planets here the least. But we all need the energies of all twelve signs. You seek the qualities of your descendant in others. Opposites attract, as they say. We often have a hard time owning our seventh house, hence we are attracted to persons who embody them.
The seventh house is about all kinds of partnership: marriage, committed relationships, business partnerships are all part of this house in astrology. It is also the house of publicity.
If you want to learn more about this house in astrology, click here.
Natal Moon in the Seventh House
The Moon’s house tells where you seek emotional security. Its sign shows the how: the zodiac sign where your Moon is located describes how you react to what happens to you, how you feel and how you want to be taken care of.
The Moon in the seventh house suggests that you want to find this safety through interpersonal relationships. Emotional security is the key to a happy life, and you create this through relationships.
A natal Moon in the seventh house suggests that you are a gentle, emotional person with a lot of charm. These qualities become more emphasized in one-on-one of relationships or when dealing with the public. It is possible that you choose a profession where you work with the public or you are in the public eye.
The Moon here indicates that you intuitively know how to get what you want. You are a people person. The Moon represents your reactions. When it is placed in the house of others, you react to their reactions, which is a good starting point in any mediation. You intuitively know how a person feels and if they like you.
Emotional bonds are very important to you. Belonging to someone makes you feel secure and safe. Of course, this is true for everyone, but a Moon in the seventh house can be straightforward addicted to relationships. They suffer when they are alone.
This is true both for romantic relationships and interpersonal relationships in general. The Moon here usually gives a popular person who is charming and knows how to use tact. You intuitively sense the needs of others and act to their liking. A Moon in the seventh house has an emotional need for peace and harmony when it comes to relationships. This need often overwrites their need to be self-assertive. (And this is one of Libra’s weaknesses in general: they don’t stand up for themselves, even when they really should.)
Moon in the Seventh House and Marriage
A person with the natal Moon in the seventh house can be overly dependent on their relationship. Not necessarily on their partner as a certain person, though, but rather on the idea of being in a relationship.
The Moon shows your emotional needs, and you feel that you can’t achieve emotional balance without a significant other. You are often in love with the idea of love, because a relationship is what makes you feel protected and nurtured. It provides you emotional support.
This can be an issue, because sometimes they rather stay in a dysfunctional relationship just to avoid being single. A Moon in the seventh house often shows a person who gets married very early in life. You want a gentle and romantic relationship, but sometimes you see the world through pink glasses. This early marriage is often unhappy because it was made before attaining the necessary emotional maturity.
The condition of the seventh house tells about your spouse, too. The Moon here suggests a sensitive, caring but sometimes moody partner. Sometimes it’s hard for you to choose the perfect partner, because there are many opportunities in your life.
You are not looking for just a partner, you are looking for your soulmate. The Moon is the deepest part of your personality, and when it is placed in the house of marriage, you want your partner to be like you are deep down. This is actually a solid foundation for a well-functioning relationship, because you have a lot in common and understand the behavioral mechanisms of each other.
The Moon is a beneficial planet, if it doesn’t receive hard aspects from the rest of the chart, it indicated an easy flow of energy. Once you overcome your dependency and learn how to be complete on your own, this placement suggests that you will live in a happy marriage.