Moon-Ascendant Aspects in Synastry


The Ascendant represents our self-image, our physical appearance, and the way we project ourselves to the world. The Moon represents our emotions, home, and family. When your Moon makes and aspect to your partner’s Ascendant, or vice-versa, you will be sensitive to each other’s feelings.


Moon conjunct Ascendant in Synastry

In the case of a conjunction between one person’s Moon and another person’s Ascendant, a strong emotional connection is indicated. In this case, the way the Ascendant person projects him or herself has a strong emotional impact on the Moon person.

The Moon person provides security to the Ascendant person. As a result, expressing your feelings to one another comes naturally to you both in each other’s presence. You will easily reveal information to one another, no matter how personal the information is!

The Moon person is likely to feel dependent on the Ascendant to satisfy her emotional needs. On the downside, this aspect can produce excess emotions, due to the ease in which you express yourselves to one another.



In one of my previous relationships, my ex’s Moon was conjunct my Ascendant. Like the description above suggests, he revealed an incredible amount of personal information to me, almost immediately!

He told me he had never felt so comfortable with expressing his emotions to anyone. In fact, he tended to reveal a bit too much; he told me things I didn’t even want or need to know!

He was completely dependent on me for emotional support, which I personally found a bit draining. In addition, his physical attraction to me was through the roof. This is because a man’s Moon (along with his Venus) is the prime indicator of what he is looking for in a mate.

As such, my physical appearance and self-image were ideal to him. Indeed, he strongly felt I was the one he would marry, but unfortunately, I didn’t feel the same way.


 Moon trine or sexile Ascendant in Synastry

The trine and sextile aspects between one person’s Moon and another’s Ascendant indicate a similar energy as the conjunction, but without the threat of emotional excesses. In this case, you find it easy to express your emotions to one another.

This aspect favors affection, warmth and kindness, as well as mutual support. You are sensitive to one another’s moods, and know how to reassure each other. There is a strong feeling of acceptance and feeling loved by one another.


 Moon square Ascendant in Synastry

The square aspect between the Moon and Ascendant in synastry can pose some problems for a couple. In this case, you are overly sensitive to one another’s moods, which can lead to disappointments and hurt feelings.

The Moon person is likely to display excess emotions to the Ascendant person, which can put the Ascendant person on edge. As emotional outbursts continue, the Ascendant person may feel they are walking on eggshells around the Moon person in order to avoid further emotional chaos.

There is a feeling of being misunderstood and unwanted on the part of the Moon person. This aspect can also indicate differences in families or upbringing, which can cause further problems for the couple.


 Moon opposite Ascendant in Synastry

The opposition between the Moon and Ascendant are easier to handle than the square. In fact, this is a common aspect to find in the synastry charts of married couples.

In this case, one person’s Moon is conjunct the other person’s Descendant, which indicates the Moon person expresses her emotions in a way that is ideal to the Descendant person. Family and domestic issues are important between the two of you.

This aspect indicates a keen awareness of each other’s feelings, which can lead to emotional outbursts and hurt feelings. However, the Moon person is very supportive of the Ascendant person, while the Ascendant person sees the Moon person as nurturing and caring.

In fact, the Ascendant person may become dependent on the Moon person for emotional support, and vice-versa.

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Moon in the Houses in Synastry

The Moon represents our emotional needs and the way we express our feelings. Where one person’s Moon falls in another person’s chart shows where the Moon person brings their emotional energies in the Chart person’s life. As a rule, it is generally the House person who feels the energy the most; their house is being stimulated by the Moon person’s energy.

Your Moon in your partner’s 1st house: 

This aspect indicates a feeling of immediate comfort and mutual caring. The two of you greatly enjoy one another’s company; there is a true feeling of acceptance of one another.

The way your partner presents him/herself and behaves gives you a great amount of security and emotiona-well being. Indeed, the Moon person is very attracted to the House person, especially if the Moon person is a man. 

The House person feels supported and nurtured by the Moon person. This is an indication of a close emotional relationship with plenty of compassion. Your moods tend to blend together.

In fact, the house person easily picks up the moods and feelings of the Moon person and instinctively knows how to comfort and console the Moon person. The House person may eventually become dependent on the Moon person for emotional support and security.

This is a very common aspect to find in the synastry charts of married couples.

Your Moon in your partner’s 2nd house: 

The 2nd house represents our values, finances, and material possessions. Your partner feels immediately safe around you because of the emotional security you provide to them.

You are apt to make your partner feel very good about him/herself, which makes your partner love being around you. You will help your partner develop their natural skills and talents, and may play a large role in shaping their financial system.

In fact, your partner may become dependent on you for security. You have a tremendous influence over the house person’s self-esteem and values.

A joint love for the finer things in life, such as good food, good wine, and comfortable surroundings, helps the two of you connect on an emotional level.

Your Moon in your partner’s 3rd house: 

The 3rd house represents communication and the intellect. This placement is conducive to emotional communication. Indeed, your partner feels very comfortable sharing his or her emotions with you.

You know how to naturally soothe your partner through words, which provides great comfort to your partner. You greatly admire the way your partner thinks and communicates.

In fact, you are likely to be very sensitive to what your partner thinks and says. This aspect can also indicate that you have a good relationship with your partner’s siblings and neighbors, which is very helpful to any relationship.

In addition, this aspect also indicates a potential telepathic link between the two of you.

Your Moon in your partner’s 4th house: 

The 4th house is the natural house of the Moon. It represents our emotions and our domestic lives. When your Moon is in your partner’s 4th house, your partner feels immediately comfortable with you.

You know how to make your partner feel safe and secure. Your partner might strongly desire living together and building a family with you.

You also feel very comfortable with your partner. Spending time at home with one another brings you both a great sense of security and well-being.

In fact, the two of you may shut yourselves out from the rest of the world in order to be alone together in a safe space. This aspect is highly binding, and it is very difficult for the two of you to separate.

The two of you may even become completely emotionally dependent on one another. You tend to mirror each other’s emotions, and instinctively know how to soothe one another.

The two of you may have had a very similar upbringing, which adds to the connection even more. You may even remind your partner of his/her mother. This aspect is especially strong if your Moon is close to your partner’s IC.

Your Moon in your partner’s 5th house:

This is another indicator of a long-lasting romantic and emotional attachment. The 5th house represents fun, romance, and children.

As such, you stimulate your partner’s desire for pleasure; your partner sees you as someone they can have a good time with. Indeed, romantic and emotional attraction is strongly indicated by this aspect.

Indeed, your partner may feel dependent on you in regards to their emotional well-being. Your partner loves being at the centre of your attention, and you love being the one to provide them with the romance and fun they desire.

In fact, you may even feel a bit possessive over your partner, wanting to be the only one to provide them with pleasure. In addition, your partner is likely to see you as someone they would like to procreate with.

The two of you enjoy socializing and going out together. Indeed, the two of you are likely to feel most secure when you are “at play.”

Finally, you stimulate your partner’s creative side, and you will help them cultivate their creativity.

Moon in your partner’s 6th house:

The 6th house represents work, daily routines, and health. As the Moon person, you feel emotionally involved, and even responsible, for managing your partner’s daily life.

You love to take care of your partner, and do so by performing practical tasks for them. Indeed, you are likely to desire to be of service to your partner.

Indeed, your partner may see you as a nurse, housekeeper, etc.. You have an instinctive understanding of what your partner needs. Over time, your partner may become dependent on you in regards to issues relating to organization, diet, exercise, and work habits.

By being with you, your partner becomes more aware of the important of health, good routines, and productivity. If the two of you live together, you provide your partner an incredible amount of support when it comes to daily chores.

If your partner is highly independent, they may become annoyed at the fact that you are constantly “up in their business,” so be careful!

Your Moon in your partner’s 7th house:

The 7th house represents marriage, partnership, and commitment. Not surprisingly, this is a fairly common aspect to find in the charts of married partners.

This aspect is especially strong if your Moon is close to your partner’s Descendant, or 7th house cusp. When your Moon is in your partner’s 7th house, the two of you are instinctively aware of one another’s feelings.

The two of you are highly attracted to one another, and draw each other in like magnets. The way you express your emotions is highly attractive to your partner; your partner is likely to see you as an “ideal mate.” 

You provide your partner a great amount of emotional support and understanding. The two of you may desire to establish a family and home in order to achieve security.

The relationship might be characterized by several ups and downs, due to the fact that you are so strongly attuned to one another’s moods.

Moon in your partner’s 8th house: 

The 8th house represents sex, intimacy, and transformation. When your Moon is in your partner’s 8th house, you know how to get under their skin.

You bring out emotions from your partner they never knew they had! In fact, you have an incredible amount of power over your partner’s emotional well-being. With you, they experience the depths and power of true intimacy and emotional bonding.

Indeed, your partner is likely to become emotionally dependent on you. You naturally sense your partner’s fears, desires, and insecurities, and thus have a good amount of power over them.

The two of you are irresistibly attracted to one another. The two of you will grow close very quickly, and will easily share secrets with one another. The two of you may also become obsessed with knowing each other’s secrets.

The relationship will have a transformative effect on the both of you, especially the house person. This is likely to be an all-or-nothing relationship; a casual friendship just won’t do! Proceed with caution when you see this aspect in synastry.

Your Moon in your partner’s 9th house: 

The 9th house represents higher education, travel, beliefs, and philosophy. This synastry placement suggests that you stimulate your partner’s optimism. You easily tune into your partner’s spiritual side.

You are likely to share many of the same philosophical, religious, and world views. The two of you have respect for each other’s viewpoints, even if you do not agree on them. Your partner encourages you to be more open to new experiences and perspectives.

If your partner comes from a different religious background, you may try to convert them to your own religion. The two of you derive emotional satisfaction from travel and philosophical exchanges. The two of you feel good in each other’s presence, and have tons of fun together.

 Your Moon in your partner’s 10th house: 

The 10th house represents career, social status, authority, and our public image. When your Moon is located in your partner’s 10th house, your partner admires you greatly. If the Moon person is a woman, your partner is definitely enchanted by you!

You provide support and guidance to your partner to achieve their goals and dreams, and your partner looks up to you as a role model. You have no problem with the fact that your relationship is a public one; you love being out and about with your partner.

On the downside, you may find that the emotional issues surrounding your relationship are constantly on “display.” This position suggests that your career and social standing will have a huge impact on your partner’s emotional well being, your family, and your home life.

It is possible that the two of you met through family. Perhaps this is a relationship based on tradition, or on the expectations of your parents.

Your Moon in your partner’s 11th house: 

The 11th house represents friendships, groups, clubs, and long-term goals. This aspect suggests that the two of you may have met through friends, or the two of you have many friends in common. Either way, you likely hit it off immediately!

Friends might help you sort out difficulties in your relationship.

Throughout your relationship, your partner may introduce you to a wide variety of interesting people. The emotional satisfaction of your relationship may depend on sharing a common ideal or humanitarian goal.

The two of you enjoy spending a good deal of time together. You feel naturally accepted by your partner, and vice-versa. Your partner is likely to see you as a good friend, and may even become emotionally dependent on your friendship.

A strong sense of familiarity and kinship is indicated by this placement.  You encourage each other’s independence and individuality, and see each other as equals.

They say the most successful relationships are based on friendship, so this aspect can go a long way in regards to maintaining a long term relationship.

Your Moon in your partner’s 12th house: 

The 12th house represents fantasy, secrets, illusions, and addictions. When your Moon is in your partner’s 12th house, the two of you share a strong intuitive, psychic, and spiritual link.

You are keenly aware of each other’s moods and feelings. The two of you are highly compassionate and sensitive to one another.

Indeed, a deep intimacy exists between the two of you. This may make your partner feel uncomfortable, as the 12th house represents the area of our life we would rather keep to ourselves.

Indeed, your partner may feel that you can see right into your soul! The two of you can easily “read” each other’s feelings; you just “get” each other. You may trigger unconscious emotional responses in your partner, surprising you both!