Do you have your natal Mercury in the seventh house? Or do you just want to learn more about what this placement means in astrology? In this article, we’ll cover what you need to know about a natal Mercury in seventh house!
The seventh house is traditionally connected with Libra. It’s the house of partnerships. Mercury here suggests that you have a need for a lot of conversation in your one-on-one relationships.
This placement can indicate success that you achieve together with other people. If the seventh house is not afflicted, you can even benefit from your relationship with the public!
Keep reading to learn how to interpret a natal Mercury in the seventh house!
What Does Mercury Mean in Astrology?
Every planet represents a part of the human psyche. In one sentence, Mercury is the planet of communication and learning.
Mercury is all about connection. After all, what’s the use of knowing something if you can’t share it with others?
In the Zodiac, Mercury rules two signs: Gemini and Virgo. It is in accidental dignity in the third house and in the sixth house.
Its placement in the natal chart shows where you communicate the best, while its sign gives information about how you express yourself verbally and how you think.
If you want to learn more about Mercury, read this article.
The Seventh House in the Natal Chart
The seventh house is traditionally associated with Libra in astrology. The Scales are all about finding balance, and people who have Libra or the seventh house strong in their charts want balance, too. Libra is known as diplomatic, graceful and charming. It has a refined taste and loves art―this is no surprise, since its ruling planet is Venus, the planet of love and beauty!
The seventh house governs all kinds of partnerships in astrology. This includes all committed relationships, marriage, and business partnerships. The seventh house is the house of one-on-one of relationships, where there is an emotional bound or parties are bound by a legal contract. This house governs legal affairs, too―a well-aspected seventh house can make you lucky in the court!
Besides partnerships, the seventh house shows your approach to the public.
This house describes if you like being in the public eye, and how you are perceived in general. It’s not the same as the tenth house, however, which shows your public image and reputation.
If you want to learn more about the seventh house in the natal chart, you should read this article.
And now, let’s interpret Mercury in the seventh house!
Natal Mercury in Seventh House
The seventh house is the house of Libra. If your natal Mercury is placed here, it reflects some qualities of Libra, no matter what’s your actual Mercury sign. You have a refined mind, and you think in a rational and logical way.
Mercury in seventh house suggests a sophisticated person. You are charming and graceful when you talk. This placement reveals that you have good diplomatic skills.
Mercury in seventh house indicates that you learn the best when you discuss the topic with someone else. How you study the best depends on the Mercury sign, too, but finding a partner to study with helps you understand what you have to learn better. With this placement, sometimes even just formulating a question and asking it aloud gives you the answer!
Mercury in seventh house people love to bounce off ideas of a partner. You often get the best ideas through conversation.
Mercury here suggests that you love the company of smart people. If the rest of the chart doesn’t tell otherwise, you are an extroverted person who needs a lot of connection. You are open and communicative, and you usually have good social skills. These qualities often open many doors for them. Mercury in the seventh house emphasizes the importance of connections in your life. They often contribute to your success in life.
The seventh house shows your relationship with the public. If your Mercury is not afflicted, you can benefit from working with the public.
Mercury in Seventh House and Intellectual Partnerships
The seventh house is the house of all partnerships. Planets in the seventh house and the sign on its cusp all reveal a lot of information about the kind of partners you attract and you are attracted to.
Mercury in seventh house wants a smart partner. You need and enjoy an intellectual connection in a romantic relationship. Communication is essential for you in a relationship, or you’ll get bored quickly. It simply can’t work out if you can’t share what’s on your mind and ask your partner for opinion.
A Mercury in the seventh house equals a sapiosexual person. To you, a sharp intellect is more seducing than a pretty face. With this placement, your spouse will be probably highly intelligent, eloquent, and often of a good financial standing.
Mercury governs youth in astrology. If this planet is placed in the house of marriage in the chart, the person might get married at a really young age or marry someone younger. But their partner must be a good conversationalist for the relationship to work.
A person who has Mercury in seventh house loves to debate. They want to be around people and refine their opinion through letting them through another person’s mind.
If Mercury is not afflicted, this placement suggests that you are cooperative. You have a sense of tact and you are willing to make compromises. You make a good negotiator. Mercury in the natural house of Libra is diplomatic and knows how to avoid fights.
Mercury in seventh house is a good placement for work with the public. A person with Mercury in the seventh house could do well in professions such as psychology, counseling, public relations. Venus and Libra govern lawyers, so an emphasized seventh house can point into this direction, too.
The seventh house is not just about romantic partnerships.
It also governs business partnerships. Several placements in the seventh house suggest that you perform better in your professional life when you team up with someone. Mercury here needs a strong mental connection, and you can test your ideas against another person’s arguments first.