Composite Venus in the Signs

The Synastry and Composite are the most important charts in relationship astrology.

In the Composite Chart, the Venus represents how the couple expresses love and what it values.  Venus also rules beauty, harmony, fairness, and material possessions.

To properly assess Venus, we look at the sign, house, and aspects the Venus receives from other Composite planets. In this article, we will go over how the Composite Venus behaves in different signs.

Composite Venus in Aries

The placement of the Venus in Aries in a Composite Chart indicates the couple expresses their love in a direct and passionate way. They are open and honest with their affections, and love to tease and flirt with each other.  If they have a relationship issue, they will confront it head-on. They are demanding of each other’s time and attention, but also respect each other’s independence. Together, they might spend money more impulsively than they would on their own.

Composite Venus in Taurus

The Composite Venus in Taurus indicates a couple who values security, commitment, and financial stability. The feelings of love and affection are very stable in this couple. They like to compliment each other and enjoy the finer things in life together.  They both value financial security, so they will focus on building up their savings account. Possessiveness is likely in this relationship, as the 2nd house Venus can indicate a sense of ownership over the other. The love buying each other beautiful gifts.

Composite Venus in Gemini 

This placement indicates a couple who express love through communication. These two love talking to each other, and do so regularly. Expressing their love and affection for each other feels easy and natural. This is a social couple who love going out with friends. They bond over their love of technology and new gadgets. They give each other a lot of space, but might take their time to fully commit.  This couple likes being on the go, and may enjoy many short journeys and road trips. They pique each other’s curiosity and love trying new things together. There will be good relations with each person’s siblings and neighbours.

Composite Venus in Cancer

This placement indicates the couple expresses their love through nurturing and supporting each other.  They are protective and possessive of one another, as well as the relationship. They enjoy cooking for each other, and want to build a beautiful home and family together. There may be a mutual interest in interior design or genealogy. This couple is very sentimental, and enjoy sharing their favourite memories with each other. They enjoy spending time at home together, and become more and more reclusive as the relationship progresses.

Composite Venus in Leo

This couple likely noticed each other immediately. Others see them as the “it” couple: glamourous, charismatic, and very romantic. They express their love for each other in a dramatic and fun way, sometimes even publicly. These two love being at the center of attention, and will attract more attention as a couple than they would on their own. They give each other a ton of attention and adoration, which is great for both partner’s ego.

Composite Venus in Virgo

This couple expresses their love for each other by being of service to each other. Virgo represents service, health and productivity, so one or both partners will have a positive impact on the other’s health and routines. There may be a shared love of exercise and healthy eating. They love doing chores and working together, and may have even met at work. There may also be a shared love of pets and animals in this relationship.

Composite Venus in Libra

This is a wonderful placement for Venus, as it feels very ‘at home’ in Libra. This couple expresses their love by always being considerate of their partner’s needs and wishes. Equality and fairness is a big theme in this relationship, so if something is off-balance, it should be dealt with immediately. This relationship teaches the couple the importance of give and take, as well as the value of compromising and cooperation. These two naturally want to partner with each other, as both feel they’ve met their ideal match

Composite Venus in Scorpio

The Composite Venus in Scorpio indicates a relationship full of deep, intense love and plenty of affection. This couple is very physically affectionate and sexually active – it is as though they cannot keep their hands off each other. The love they feel for each other is consuming, obsessive, and all-encompassing.  They are very possessive over the other, which may lead to jealousy and insecurity. Loyalty and commitment are extremely important to this couple, for Scorpio usually brings an ‘all-or-nothing’ energy.

Composite Venus in Sagittarius

This couple loves to go on adventures together. They bond over a shared interest of travel, philosophy and higher learning. Together, they enjoy exploring different places and cultures. The couple might share religious or philosophical worldviews,. They express their love to each other in a honest, direct, or blunt, way. They feel much more adventurous and generous when they are together.

Composite Venus in Capricorn

This placement indicates a traditional, responsible and mature relationship. It may have taken them a while to express their feelings and affections for each other, given the reserved nature of this sign. Capricorn values commitment and stability, so both partners are able to count on each other in times of need. They might bond over shared career goals, or may even be in a business partnership. Others see them as a “power couple”. They are careful with their finances and enjoy planning their futures together.

Composite Venus in Aquarius

The Composite Venus in Aquarius blends friendship with love. Perhaps they met through friends or a group/club they both belong to. They have a wide circle of friends they enjoy spending time with. Each partner will encourage the other’s individuality and uniqueness, for this is why they fell in love with each other in the first place. There may be something unusual of offbeat in this relationship (i.e. long distance, polyamorous, etc). Affection is expressed in an friendly, detached manner.  This is not the most affectionate couple, but they truly ‘like’ each other as people.

Composite Venus in Pisces

Composite Venus in Pisces points to a relationship full of idealism, dreaminess, and at worst, delusions. When these two got together, there may have felt they had met their soulmate. They are far more sensitive, compassionate, and idealistic when they are together. It is as though they are living in some kind of beautiful dream. As Pisces is a very spiritual sign, the couple might take up meditation or go on a spiritual journey together. They see the best in each other and forgive one another easily.


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Composite Venus in the Houses

The Synastry and Composite are the most important charts in relationship astrology.

In the Composite Chart, the Venus represents how the couple expresses love and what they value most in the relationship.  Venus also rules beauty, harmony, fairness, and material possessions.

To properly assess Venus, we look at the sign, house, and aspects the Venus receives from other Composite planets. In this article, we will go over how the Composite Venus behaves in different houses.

Composite Venus in the Houses 

The Composite Venus in the 1st house

This placement indicates a relationship based on commitment, fairness, and cooperation. The couple is very affectionate, and frequently give each other compliments. They look very good together, and others will see them as the ‘perfect couple’. They are concerned about their image and want to appear likable to others. They are more diplomatic, cooperative, and considerate when they are together than they are individually. Others admire their beauty, social graces, and the wonderful connection they share.

Composite Venus in the 2nd house

This placement indicates a relationship focused on security and material wealth. This couple enjoys the ‘finer things in life’ together, such as good food and beautiful surroundings. They might share similar taste in clothing, home furnishings and art.  They share an interest in how they spend and save their money. They are possessive over one another, and both partners can be quite stubborn.

Composite Venus in the 3rd house

This placement indicates the couple loves communicating.  They find it easy to express their appreciation for each other, and each of them value what the other has to say. There might be a shared interest in movies, trivia, and art. They enjoy studying and learning together. This couple will enjoy good relationships with each partner’s siblings and neighbours.

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Composite Venus in the 4th house

Venus in the 4th house of a Composite indicates the couple has strong family values. Both partners likely enjoy positive relationships with the other’s family, and perhaps had similar childhoods and share family values. The couple love spending time together at home and attending family get-togethers. This couple want to lay down roots and start a family together. They prefer a nice meal at home as opposed to going to a restaurant.

Composite Venus in the 5th house

This placement indicates a relationship full of love and play. They feel very good together, as this placement encourages self-expression and individuality. This is a wonderful aspect for an artistic couple, as it increases the enjoyment and pleasure they get out of creative pursuits. The couple enjoys flirting with each other and going on romantic dates. This placement keeps the relationship feeling lighthearted and fun. If they have children, the couple will enjoy raising them together and will encourage their kids to harness their creative and artistic skills.

Composite Venus in the 6th house

The two of you may have started as work colleagues and loved working together. Or, you might simply love running errands and doing chores together. The couple will value productivity, efficiency, and health. They show love to each other in practical ways, such as helping each other with difficult tasks.  They both may see health improvements as a result of the relationship. This is a great aspect, because it can make even mundane activities very fun, just as long as they are together.

Composite Venus in the 7th house

This aspect indicates the couple highly values fairness and commitment. This is one of the best aspects to see in a Composite Chart, as Venus is the natural ruler in the 7th house, and thus feels very ‘at home’ here. These two love being in a relationship with each other, and are willing to compromise and work together to build a long-lasting relationship. They are each very aware of the give-and-take of their relationship, and work hard to ensure both partners feel valued and appreciated.

Composite Venus in the 8th house

This placement increases the attraction each partner has to the other. They love to make love and connect on an intimate level. There is a strong desire to please the other, in the form of sexual pleasure, affection, and gifts.  Their love is intense and all-consuming, but in a sweet and loving way. Since the 8th house represents other people’s money, this couple might receive a windfall or gifts from others.

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Composite Venus in the 9th house

This couple values travel, philosophy, faith and higher education. Perhaps they met while they were abroad, or share an interest in travel and exploration.  They LOVE taking trips together and exploring different cultures. They appreciate and value each other’s philosophical or religious worldviews. There might also be a shared love of learning and higher education.

Composite Venus in the 10th house

This placement indicates a relationship that values their public reputation and how they come across to others. They might be considered a “power couple” by those who know them.  As a couple, they gain a higher social status ands standing in the community.  One or both of the partners might use use their social contacts to help the career or reputation of the other.

Composite Venus in the 11th house

This placement indicates a relationship that values friendship above everything. This couple might have met through friends, and continue to enjoy regularly spending time with their friends. They are a social couple who enjoy being part of a group or a cause.  Both partners support and appreciate the other’s talents, hopes, and dreams.  They share an interest in humanity, technology and politics.

Composite Venus in the 12th house

This placement indicates a love that is mysterious, hard to define, and even hidden. This placement can be found in extra marital affairs and the like, given the 12th house’s association with deception and confusion. This relationship might be quite hard to define, and each partner will feel confused how the other feels. On the positive side, the couple feels intuitively and spiritual drawn to the other. There might be a shared love of dreams, fantasy, helping the less fortunate, and even astrology! They value each other’s compassion and sensitivity. They love escaping to their own little world together.


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