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 aspect to other Composite planets.
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The conjunction between the Moon and Mercury indicates a relationship where the intellectual and the emotional are blended. It is as though they can read each other’s minds through a telephathic link, and can finish each other’s sentences. They love talking about anything and everything with each other, especially their feelings. They enjoy being ‘on the go’ and taking short trips together.
The sextile and trine act similarly to the conjunction, but with less intensity. These are wonderful aspects to see in a Composite Chart. They show good emotional communication and an ease in expressing your feelings to each other.
The opposition between the Moon and Mercury can bring friction and fascination. As a couple, they will bounce back and forth between being too intellectual or too emotional in their communication with each other. Or, one person may be an emotional communicator, while the other is very intellectual, so they have to work together to reach a mutual understanding. Reaching a balance is key here.
The square between the Moon and Mercury indicates the two of them have different communication styles, which may lead to misunderstanding and hurt feelings. While squares bring fascination, they also bring friction and misunderstandings. When one person expresses themselves emotionally, the other might respond intellectually. The emotional person may find the intellectual person very cold and unfeeling, while the intellectual person will find the other partner overly sensitive. It is important to exercise tolerance and patience in this relationship.
The conjunction between the Moon and Venus is one of the best aspects to see in a Composite Chart. Venus is the planet of love and partnership, while the Moon represents how the couple express emotions. This is an incredibly sweet and affectionate relationship. The two of them truly like being around each other. The attraction between them was probably immediate, for they felt a sense of familiarity and ease when they met. This aspect can increase the likelihood of living together, or building a family. You will want to build a beautiful home and life as a couple.
The sextile and trine act similarly to the conjunction, but with less intensity. These are wonderful aspects to see in a Composite Chart. It shows a loving, caring partnership full of tenderness and love.
The opposition between the Moon and Venus shows an “opposites attract” scenario. The way love is expressed in this relationship stands in opposition to the way the couple expresses emotions. For example if the Composite Moon is in Virgo, the couple will express their through practical means, such as being in service to each other. However, if the Composite Venus is in Pisces, one person may express their love in a dreamy and impractical way, which is opposite to what Virgo represents. This isn’t a bad thing at all, as the couple will show each other different ways to love, but it may take some compromise and mutual understanding to truly appreciate one another.
The square between the Moon and Venus can bring friction to the relationship, as well as fascination. There is certainly an attraction between the two, but a long-term commitment will require compromise. It is likely that at least one of the partners feels very unappreciated by the other. They may feel that the way they express love is not valued by the other. This can lead to hurt feelings and arguments. It is important for each person to recognize and value the other in this relationship.
The conjunction between the Moon and Mars in the Composite Chart indicates a lively and energetic relationship. Here, the emotional energy of the relationship is fused with energy, drive and passion. They arouse each other emotionally and sexually quite easily, which can lead to many arguments and even more make-up sex. Together, they feel more energetic, strong, and alive than they feel when they are apart. They will encourage each other to be more courageous and assertive. This is a very exciting and stimulating relationship overall.
The sextile and trine act similarly to the conjunction, but with less intensity. These are wonderful aspects to see in a Composite Chart.
The opposition between the Moon and Mars can bring frustration and fascination. This couple will find themselves at odds throughout their relationship, as they will trigger each other’s tempers. When one person expresses their emotions, the other might respond aggressively or selfishly, which can cause a lot of hurt feelings. When one person expresses their anger or passions, the other may respond emotionally, which may cause irritation. These two must learn to compromise and see the situation from the other person’s point of view.
The square between the Mars and Mars acts somewhat like the opposition, but does not have as many benefits. There is a tension in this relationship that is felt by both parties due to this square. There are frequent blow ups and arguments in this relationship. You irritate each other and know how to get under each other’s skin. In this relationship, it is extremely to compromise and empathize with each other. Working through arguments in a constructive way will help you in the long run.
The conjunction between the Moon and Jupiter in the Composite Chart indicates a positive and generous couple. They are a happy, adventurous, fun-loving couple who love to make each other laugh. They feel good in each other’s presence, as will others. Being with each other is your “happy pill”. The couple might bond over their shared interest in religion, higher education, and of course, travel. There may be a tendency to be overly excessive with this aspect – check the house the conjunction is in to see where these excesses may be observed. Check which house is ruled by the Moon in your Composite Chart, as this will show where you will have the most luck as a couple
The opposition and square between the Composite Moon and Jupiter can magnify the generosity and positive feelings within the couple, but it may also feature the wastefulness and neglect described in the conjunction aspect. Each partner may encourage emotional excess in the other partner. “Toxic Positivity” may feature in this relationship, where problems are brushed to the side or ignored. The couple may encourage each other’s laziness and poor eating habits.
The conjunction between the Moon and Saturn in the Composite Chart indicates a mature couple. There is a deep sense of responsibility and duty to each other. Emotionally, the couple might not be overly demonstrative, as it might feel awkward to express emotions to each other. However, when there is an issue, the couple solves it in a mature way. There may be a larger age difference in this relationship, and one partner may act as a “parent” to the other. The couple matures as a result of this relationship.
The sextile and trine act similarly to the conjunction, but with less intensity. These are good aspects to see in a Composite chart, as it increases the responsibility and commitment of the couple, without feeling like a burden.
The opposition and square between the Composite Moon and Saturn can be very difficult in a relationship. It can indicate the couple does not have good emotional communication. It feels awkward to express their deep feelings and needs to each other. One of the partners may act like a parent figure. The “parent” in the relationship might feel their partner is very immature or irresponsible, while the other feels criticized and unappreciated. The couple may feel the relationship is a burden on them.
The conjunction between the Moon and Uranus in the Composite Chart indicates an exciting and unpredictable partnership. The two will be more emotionally uninhibited together than they are individually – it will be difficult to hold feelings back, and they might be shocked or surprised by the feelings that come out! This relationship makes the couple feel ALIVE. The couple feels happy and energetic in each other’s presence, as everything feels new and fun when they are together. Feelings arose very quickly and unexpectedly between these two, but might dissolve just as quickly. In your Composite Chart, which house is ruled by Cancer? This will indicate the area where you can expect the most change and unpredictability in the relationship. For those who like stability and constancy, this relationship may be too unpredictable.
The sextile and trine act similarly to the conjunction, but with less intensity. These are good aspects to see in a Composite chart, as it increases the fun and lighthearted aspect of this relationship. It will keep the relationship fresh and fun!
The opposition and square between the Composite Moon and Uranus can be very difficult. Uranus brings many unpredictable changes to this relationship, which can be very upsetting for the couple. At least one of the partners may feel the other is very unsupportive and undependable. When one of the partners needs support and understanding, but cannot rely on the other partner to provide this. They will see many sudden and unpredictable changes in this relationship. The two of them may have fell in love very suddenly and unexpectedly, but keeping a consistent, stable relationship will be very difficult. As a result, this relationship may end as quickly and bizarrely as it began.
The conjunction between the Moon and Neptune in the Composite Chart indicates a relationship full of idealization and fantasy. This couple is sensitive to each other, and feel they are spiritually and intuitively connected. They are very forgiving and sweet to each other, and feel as though they have found their soulmate.
The sextile and trine act similarly to the conjunction, but with less intensity. These are good aspects to see in a Composite chart, as they increase compassion and sensitivity to each other.
The opposition and square between the Composite Moon and Neptune can be very challenging and confusing. There may be deceit or dishonesty in this relationship due to the tricky nature of Neptune. It will be difficult for this couple to understand each other emotionally, and the relationship will be full of mixed signals. This couple must be very clear, open, and honest about their intentions and boundaries for this to work.
The conjunction between the Moon and Pluto in the Composite Chart indicates an emotionally intense and transformative relationship. These two cannot be indifferent to each other due to the strong emotions they arouse in one another. Jealousy, obsession and possessiveness will be present in this relationship. The couple is very attached to one another, and breaking up will be very difficult. There is a strong “can’t live with you, can’t live without you” theme in this relationship.
The sextile and trine act similarly to the conjunction, but with less intensity. These are good aspects to see in a Composite chart, as it increases the emotional intensity of the relationship in a positive and constructive way.
The opposition or square between the Composite Moon and Pluto is very challenging. This aspect indicates the couple shares a big fear of losing each other, which can lead to jealousy, obsession and jealousy. Power struggles are common in this relationship, and the couple may feel the relationship brings out the worst in them. This relationship might be quite toxic, but it will be hard for the two of them to part ways without a lot of ugliness. Power struggles may come up between the couple, with each partner vying for dominance over the other
The conjunction between the Moon and North Node in the Composite Chart is an excellent aspect to see in a Composite Chart, especially if it is in the 5th or 7th house, or if the Moon rules the 7th house of the chart. There is a feeling of “going somewhere” with the other person. North Node connections can feel very uncomfortable for some, as it represents leaving one’s comfort zone. Ultimately, there is a feeling the relationship is ‘meant to be’. The relationship is based on shared feelings and nurturing, and each partner in this relationship will develop emotionally as a result of their union. This is a very binding aspect, as both partners feel they are on a journey together. There is a strong feeling of moving forward and progress. I have seen this aspect many times in the charts of married couples, due to the themes of caring and nurturing.
The conjunction between the Moon and South Node in the Composite Chart indicates a significant past-life connection. The two of them feel immediately comfortable and safe with each other, as though they had met before. Perhaps they had a parent-child relationship in a past life. The connection between them is easy and comfortable, and they feel immediately attached. Because of the nature of the South Node, this aspect indicates the couple reunited in order to address unfinished business from a past life. On the downside, the relationship may eventually feel draining for at least one of the partners. The lack of progress or evolving in this relationship may also be bothersome to at least one of the partners (but this depends on the couple’s individual natal charts)
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