Interpreting the Moon is one of the most fun parts of a chart reading. If you have your Moon in second house in your birth chart, you have come to the right place. No matter if you want to understand yourself better or just learn what this placement means in astrology, in this article we’ve got you covered.
The Moon is one of the most important features of a natal chart (the other two are the Sun and the ascendant).
It’s the polar opposite of the Sun, showing your emotional side, needs and reactions. The sign of the Moon describes how you react to things happening to you, and its house tells you where you seek comfort.
You can read about the Moon signs here.
A natal Moon in second house suggests that material stability is very important to you. Your values are your compass in life. People with this placement like tangible things, and if the Moon is afflicted, they can be possessive. They believe that a birth in the hand is worth two in the bush.
To a lesser extent, Cancer on the cusp of the second house is similar to having the Moon in the second house in the natal chart.
Keep reading to learn how the meaning of a natal Moon in second house in astrology!
Natal Moon in Second House
With your natal Moon in second house, the Moon is in the house associated with values, possessions, and money in your chart.
How secure you feel is determined by your finances. You need to possess many things to feel safe and loved: the Moon in second house can indicate a hoarder. The second house is about living comfortably, and with the Moon here, you want to enjoy the finer things in life.
A natal Moon in second house makes you talented in business. People with this placement can find business relationships with women especially rewarding (the Moon represents the female principle in astrology).
However, you can expect many changes in your financial life. Think about how ever-changing the Moon is!
Where you see the Moon in the birth chart is where you can expect fluctuations and periodic changes. With the Moon in second house, you have periods when you have a lot of money followed by financially less fortunate times (or times when you spend more).
Moon in Second House: Money and Business
This is a good placement for the Moon. This luminary is exalted in Taurus, and the second house is traditionally associated with Taurus in astrology.
A natal Moon in second house tells about the importance of finances in your life. How safe you feel depends on how much money you have. For you, financial security is a prerequisite to a happy life.
Moon in second house people are emotionally attached to their possessions. You can even become a hoarder, because you have a deep emotional bond with what you own.
If you feel that someone wants to take something away from you, you become moody and protective of your possession.
Your earning power depends on the aspects of your Moon, the sign on the cusp of the second house, and its ruler’s aspects. Working with food, land or real estate could be a good idea with a natal Moon in second house: all these things are ruled by the Moon in astrology.
For example, the Moon in second house is an excellent placement for architects or for interior design.
This placement of the Moon suggests that you know how to enjoy life. The second house is the house of Taurus. This sign is famous for its hedonism and love of luxuries! A natal Moon in second house feels the best in a beautiful environment.
You love good food, fragrances or nice clothes and everything to be beautiful and high-quality around you, or you don’t feel nurtured. A natal Moon in the second house is also sign of artistic talent.
The Moon in the second house suggests that you could profit from doing business with women. It is the most feminine planet along with Venus, and when placed in the house of possessions, you can benefit from working with females.
The Moon also represents your public in astrology. The Moon placed in a money house suggests that working with the public can be a good choice, depending on the chart as a whole.
Some financial gain through your mother or other female family member is possible with your natal Moon in second house.
Moon in Second House and Your Needs
The Moon describes your deepest needs in astrology. It shows your instincts, basic urges, what you need to feel safe and nurtured.
A natal Moon in second house suggests that you need financial security to feel safe in life. Emotional security comes from your possessions in this case. You want to settle down and know that you can support yourself. A Moon in second house person becomes devastated if others have to finance them, or even worse, has to face poverty.
An afflicted Moon in the second house tells about the lack of stability through childhood. As the Moon shows the more nurturing parent in astrology and it shows how you take care of yourself as an adult, a weak Moon is a very painful thing to have in your birth chart. It is a sign that you didn’t get the empathy and love you needed as a child. You didn’t feel safe.
Your work is important to you. Your identity is somewhat tied to your performance in the workplace.
Depending on the sign of your Moon, you can be extremely possessive. Fixed Moons (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius) are especially prone to holding on to what they own.
You have to find a balance between being generous and stingy. A natal Moon in the second house tells that you can be both.
The Moon is the celestial object of changes. We all know how quickly it moves and the lunar phases are also familiar to all of us. If it is located in the second house in your birth chart, these quick and periodic changes are present when it comes to money in your life. This placement indicates that there are many ups and downs in your financial life.
The Moon in Astrology
The Moon is all about emotions. It shows how you experience them, how you react to things that happen to you and around you. The Moon represents the female principle in astrology, it describes your mother and you as a wife or your wife.
The three most important features of a birth chart are the Sun, the Moon and the ascendant. They have the biggest influence over your personality. You always have to take the whole chart into consideration, but the Sun, the Moon and the ascendant lay the foundation of who we are.
The Moon also tells about what makes you feel safe and secure. It is associated with being an infant, when your instincts were all you could rely on. The Moon is the planet of memory and your the personal subconscious.
Besides this, the Moon is also about how you nurture and how you want to be nurtured.
The house and the sign of the Moon are very important in the birth chart. They show how you react to your emotions and how and where you seek safety.
If you want to learn more, read this article about the Moon in astrology.
The Second House in the Natal Chart
To fully understand a natal Moon in the second house, you have to know what the second house means, right?
This house is all about what you consider to be of value. This includes a wide range of things: from money through tangible possessions to your innate talents. Yes, the second house in the natal chart is a talent house. Planets here indicate that you are skilled in the corresponding areas.
The second house is also about your self-esteem and self-worth. A well-aspected second house shows that you have the self-confidence necessary to pursue your goals, while some challenging placements here want you to work on building up the faith in your abilities.
This house is traditionally associated with Taurus and the ruling planet of Taurus, Venus. They tell us about the importance of providing and being self-reliant, but also about enjoying the fruits of hard work.
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