The Synastry and Composite are the most important charts in relationship astrology.
In the Composite Chart, the Moon represents how the couple processes and expresses feelings and emotions. It can also indicate the areas where the couple will experience the most drama! It indicates what the couple needs to feel supported and loved.
To properly assess the Moon, we look at the sign, house, and aspects the Moon receives. In this article, we will go over how the Composite Moon behaves in different houses.
Composite Moon in the Houses
The Composite Moon in the 1st house
This placement indicates a relationship based on feelings and emotions. You feel free to express yourselves in this relationship. You are very tuned in and sensitive to each other’s moods. You truly care about and nurture one another. Others see you as a sweet, yet emotional couple who truly care for one another.
Composite Moon in the 2nd house
This placement indicates a relationship focused on security and stability. Your self-worth is influenced by this relationship, for better or worse. This placement also indicates a shared focus on money and material possessions. This would be a wonderful placement for a working relationship/partnership. There is a shared need for emotional and financial security.
Composite Moon in the 3rd house
This placement indicates a relationship focused on communication. It denotes a marriage of the heart and mind. It is easy for you to verbalize your emotions to each other, but there may also be a tendency to intellectualize your emotions, as well. You derive a lot of emotional security from your conversations with each other. Your siblings and neighbours may be involved in this relationship in some way. You enjoy taking short trips together, and might have shared educational interests.
Composite Moon in the 4th house
The Moon is most comfortable in the 4th house of family, home and childhood. You want to put down roots and start a family together. You feel like ‘family’ to one another, and provide a nurturing environment for the both of you to thrive. Both of your families might have a strong influence over this relationship. You enjoy spending time at home together, so you may become more reclusive when you are together.
Composite Moon in the 5th house
This is a playful and fun relationship. You make each other feel good, and give each other plenty of attention. If you have children, they are a major focus of your relationship. As a couple, you enjoy games and entertainment. You are more social together than you are individually. You encourage each other’s creativity and individuality. Romance and affection feature strongly in this relationship.
Composite Moon in the 6th house
The two of you may have met at work, or you might end up working together at some point. You are more productive and hard-working together than you are individually. You encourage each other to make better health decisions. On the downside, this placement can indicate inequality in the relationship; one of you might feel you are doing all the ‘giving’ in the relationship, while the other ‘takes’. Finding a good balance between give and take is imperative.
Composite Moon in the 7th house
This aspect indicates a very close, emotional bond between the couple. They always consider each other’s feelings and needs, and compromise when needed. Equality and fairness are very important in this relationship. This is a very common aspect to see in the charts of married couples, for it shows a true partnership and mutual support and care.
Composite Moon in the 8th house
This relationship is an intense and emotional one. You trigger deep emotions within each other. You cannot be indifferent to each other due to the extreme reactions you bring out of the other. Your emotional nature is completely transformed in this relationship. Sex and intimacy are key to your emotional bonding.
Composite Moon in the 9th house
This relationship expands your worldview! You will go on many transformative journeys together. Travel and exploring different cultures bring you closer together. Perhaps your religious or spiritual views are transformed by the other person.
Composite Moon in the 10th house
This placement indicates your relationship is public or ‘on display’ in some way. This is a great aspect for a business partnership in general, as it indicates a couple focused on achievement and building something together. Others see you as a “power couple” and may look up to you as the ideal couple.
Composite Moon in the 11th house
This placement indicates a relationship focused on friendships, causes, and long-term goals. Perhaps you met through friends or a common group or club. You and your partner spend a lot of time with your friends in this relationship, and may even get their input in your relationship. Make sure to not involve your friends too much, as too many voices might cause further issues to you both.
Composite Moon in the 12th house
This placement indicates a relationship in which emotions are hidden or suppressed in some way. It might be difficult to open up to each other emotionally. Like the 6th house Moon, the 12th house can also indicate an unequal relationship, in which one person is giving more than the other. You will highly value your time alone together, and might share an interest spirituality.