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Saturn in conjunction to another person’s Saturn indicates the two of you are similar in your attitudes towards hard work, responsibility, and duty. The house placement of each person’s Saturn (and its house rulership) will tell you where your partner reaffirms your Saturnian qualities.
On the downside, Saturn can be quite resistant to change and likes to maintain the status quo, and also represents the area where we feel we ‘lack’ something.
For example, my Saturn is in my 11th house, which indicates I am not fond of large groups and keep my social circle tight. Someone with Saturn conjunct my Saturn would reaffirm my attitudes towards groups and friends, and perhaps I would become even more anti-social as a result of my relationship with this person.
Or, perhaps they will be an absent or distant friend, which would reaffirm my desire to keep my social circle very small. Interestingly enough, the friendships I made during my school years never lasted, and I tended to befriend people who were younger or older than me (i.e. those who didn’t have Saturn in my 11th house).
Another example: my Saturn is in my 3rd house, which means I have self-conscious about communicating and I am insecure about sharing my ideas. If someone’s Saturn is in my 3rd house, they might interrupt me or talk over me a lot, which makes me shut up even more.
Saturn sextile or trine another person’s Saturn acts similarly to the conjunction, but there is less of a ‘stuck’ or repressed energy. This is because in the case of the sextile or trine, they have their Saturn in a sign that is compatible with their partner’s Saturn. In this case, each partner is dependable and responsible to the other, and support each other’s goals and aspirations.
Saturn square or opposite another person’s Saturn can bring difficulties. Saturn moves relatively slowly, so there would be an age difference of about 7 years for the square aspect, and 14 years for the opposition aspect (approximately). These two might be in very different stages in life, and are going in different directions. Their goals might not line up well, and there may be a tendency to always get in each other’s way.
Saturn already represents duty, responsibility, maturity, as well as pessimism. It shows the areas in our life where we ‘lack’ something, or what we see as a burden. Someone’s Saturn in harsh aspect to your Saturn increases each person’s negative feelings about their own Saturn. For example, if my Saturn is in my 3rd house, I am very self-conscious about communicating with others, and tend to not speak up due to this insecurity. Someone with Saturn square my Saturn would make me more self-conscious, and may talk over me and interrupt me often.
Saturn in conjunction to another person’s Uranus is an explosive aspect to share in synastry. Uranus represents rebellion, Saturn represents Authority. Uranus represents freedom, Saturn represents duty and responsibility. They are completely opposite energies in some ways, so when combined in synastry, it produces a tense energy between the couple.
In this case, the Uranus person might feel stifled and repressed by pessimistic and cynical Saturn, while Saturn feels Uranus is unstable, unreliable and impractical. Saturn likes maintaining the status quo, and Uranus loves change, so there may be a constant battle between these two.
Saturn in sextile or trine to another person’s Uranus is much more positive than the conjunction. In this case, Saturn’s practical and realistic nature gels well with Uranus’ uniqueness and individuality. They feel mutually supported and appreciated in this relationship.
Saturn in square or opposition to another person’s Uranus acts similarly to the conjunction, but with more friction. The feeling of being ‘blocked’ by one another is strong with this aspect. In this case, Uranus feels their individuality and uniqueness are not appreciated by the Saturn person, while the Saturn person feels the Uranus person is very unreliable and unpredictable. The Saturn person feels they cannot rely on the Uranus person, and the Uranus person feels they cannot be themselves around the Saturn person.
Check the houses and house rulership of Saturn and Uranus in their charts. Say Uranus rules your 7th house, and your partner’s Saturn makes a square aspect to your Uranus. This could spell big trouble for your relationship, and might even prevent a relationship from forming in the first place.
Saturn in conjunction to another person’s Neptune is an interesting combination of conflicting energies. Saturn is the planet of realism and duty, while Neptune rules spirituality, dreams, and ones inner world. This aspect indicates the Saturn person may find the Neptune person a bit unrealistic and impractical, while Neptune may find the Saturn person to be overly pessimistic or cynical.
On the good side, the Saturn person might help the Neptune person make their dreams into a reality, while Neptune may help Saturn become less rigid and more idealistic.
Saturn in sextile or trine to another person’s Neptune is a good thing to see in a synastry chart. Here, the Saturn person helps the Neptune person ‘come down to earth’, while the Neptune person encourages Saturn to dream bigger.
Saturn in square or opposition to another person’s Saturn indicates a battle between fantasy and reality. The Saturn person may feel the Neptune person has their head in the clouds, and may discourage them from expressing their spiritual ideas or fantasies.
The Neptune person may feel the Saturn person is a ‘stick in the mud’, and may resent Saturn’s need to always be so rigid and practical. Neptune wants Saturn to dream a little, while Saturn wants Neptune to be more realistic.
Check the houses and house rulership of Saturn and Neptune in their charts. Say Saturn rules your 7th house, and your partner’s Neptune makes a square aspect to your Saturn. This could spell big trouble for your relationship, as the Neptune person might bring a confusion or deception to the relationship.
Saturn in conjunction to another person’s Pluto blends realism and practicality with transformation and intensity. Both Saturn and Pluto are quite controlling in their own way: Saturn is practical and wants to maintain the status quo, while Pluto wants to have complete control and desires transformation. The Pluto person may feel restricted by the Saturn person, while the Saturn person may feel the Pluto person is overly controlling and may resist Pluto’s desire to control them.
Saturn in sextile or trine to another person’s Pluto is a good thing to see in a synastry chart. This would work so well in a business relationship, as it blends power and intensity with practicality and perseverance. In this relationship, the two work together instead of getting in each other’s way.
Saturn in square or opposition to another person’s Pluto is a problematic aspect. It reminds me of the saying, “an unstoppable force meets an immovable object”. Pluto wants intensity, control, and transformation, but feels Saturn blocks them. At the same time, Saturn may be afraid of change and wants to maintain the status quo. There is a constant battle between them, and each feels they are blocked by the other. Themes of control and power struggles are present in this relationship.
Check the houses and house rulership of Saturn and Pluto in their charts. Say Pluto rules your 7th house, and your partner’s Saturn makes a square aspect to your Pluto. This could spell big trouble for the relationship, and may even prevent them from getting together in the first place.
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