The Synastry and Composite are the most important charts in relationship astrology.
In the Composite Chart, the Sun represents the essence of the relationship. To properly assess the Sun, we look at the sign, house, and aspects the Sun receives. In this article, we will go over how the Composite Sun behaves when it is in aspect to Composite planets!
The conjunction between the Sun and Moon in the composite chart indicates a true partnership. This is definitely a soulmate indicator. The essence and focus of the relationship will be intimately tied to shared emotions and support for one another. This relationship can feel very ‘meant to be’, as though you were fated to be together. It can be very difficult for you to separate, as being together feels very natural. This relationship is a perfect blending of yin/yang energies. Check the house of this conjunction to see where most of the relationship’s energies are concentrated.
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 mutual support and working as a team.
The opposition between the Sun and Moon in the Composite Chart means you have a composite full moon! This is a case of opposites attract. You will complement each other well. There are big differences in personalities, but this can be a good thing! You will learn a lot about yourselves through this partnership, because each partner will be holding a mirror up to the other, forcing each person to see their shadow sides. This will be a very engaging and dynamic couple.
The square between the Sun and Moon in the Composite Chart and bring friction, but also fascination. The two of you were raised very differently, and over time, these differences will start to show up in your relationship. The two of you may be one different paths that do not align with the other, almost as though you are getting in each other’s way. There is a distinct difference between what the two of you want and need in this partnership. This aspect can be worked through with enough compromise and understanding.
The conjunction between the Sun and Mercury indicates a relationship where communication is extremely important! You will love talking to one another. You will like keeping in touch throughout the day. You will love sharing your ideas with each other. This aspect can also mean you are constantly ‘on the go’ when you are together. While this aspect is not necessarily good for talking about feelings and emotions, it gives a very good mental compatibility.
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 mutual understanding and a good mental rapport.
The opposition between the Sun and Mercury indicates you challenge each other to think outside the box. You will force each other to see both sides of the coin. Conversations can be very stimulating and eye-opening for you both. You are very different people who can learn a lot from one another.
The square between the Sun and Mercury indicates the two of you have different communication styles, which may lead to misunderstanding and ego-battles. While squares bring fascination, they also bring friction and misunderstandings. It is important to “agree to disagree” in this relationship, as common ground may be hard to come by (unless other aspects indicate otherwise)
The conjunction between the Sun and Venus is one of the best aspects to see in a Composite Chart. Venus is the planet of love and partnership, while the Sun is the essence of the relationship. Together, they create a loving, harmonious energy that is ideal for any partnership. The two of them truly like being around each other. They feel happier and more attractive when they are together. They are kind and cooperative with one another. This is a very common aspect to see in the charts of married couples, as it indicates true love.
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 mutual admiration and love.
The opposition between the Sun and Venus shows an “opposites attract” scenario. The way love is expressed in this relationship stands in opposition to the true essence of the relationship. For example if the Composite Sun is in Virgo, themes of duty, practicality, and productivity will feature in this relationship. 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 Sun 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 Sun and Mars in the Composite Chart indicates a lively and energetic relationship. Together, they are stronger, more competitive, and even more temperamental than they are individually. They work very well with each other, and get a lot done together. They will encourage each other to be more courageous and assertive. Sexually, this aspect is great, as it increases physical compatibility between the two. Their bodies and rhythms match up very well.
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 Sun and Mars can bring frustration and fascination. The Sun represents the Ego, and Mars represents drive, and they are both ‘masculine’ planets. This couple will find themselves at odds throughout their relationship. They will challenge each other’s egos and will compete for dominance over the other. You may have many arguments and get irritated easily with each other. In a competitive space, this can be a very good thing. In a relationship, it can also be a good thing if the partners love competition! Of course, it can be exhausting and draining, as well. Be sure not to take your competitiveness too far in this relationship, because if you do, there may be no turning back. As with all oppositions, compromise is a very important thing.
The square between the Sun 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. Ego clashes and arguments will pop up frequently. There may be difficultly agreeing on even small things. It is easy for small arguments to grow into big blow ups with this aspect. It can feel that you are constantly getting in each other’s way. 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 Sun and Jupiter in the Composite Chart indicates a positive and generous couple. They feel happier together than they do apart. Being with each other is your “happy pill”. You truly wish each other well, and will be tolerant of each other’s views and opinions. The couple may have a shared interest in religion, higher education, and of course, travel. This aspect can also indicate very good luck for the couple in whatever house the conjunction resides. On the downside, this aspect can make the couple wasteful and neglectful, for you will be too focused on having fun!
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 and square between the Composite Sun 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. The couple may encourage each other to ignore responsibilities in favor of fun. “Toxic Positivity” may feature in this relationship, where problems are brushed to the side or ignored. The couple may encourage each other’s laziness. Over time, the couple may learn they cannot depend on each other, for they make irresponsible decisions when they are together.
The conjunction between the Sun and Saturn in the Composite Chart indicates a practical and dependable relationship. They couple will feel obligated and responsible to each other. There may be a larger age difference in this relationship, and one partner may act as a “parent” to the other. This aspect increases the commitment this couple has to each other. You will encourage each other to be more mature and sensible. This relationship will feel very mature and ‘adult’.
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 Sun and Saturn can be very difficult in a relationship. It can indicate obstacles and barriers to being together. I had this aspect once in a relationship with a man who had a very busy job. His job constantly had him canceling on dates, which was very frustrating for me. It felt like there was always something in the way. Even without outside barriers, this aspect can feel like a burden, or just too difficult to continue. Perhaps one of you is overly critical or demanding of the other, which can lead to hurt feelings and arguments. This is not to say Sun-Saturn harsh aspects cannot work, but they will require a lot of work and compromise.
The conjunction between the Sun and Uranus in the Composite Chart indicates an exciting and unpredictable partnership. This relationship likely started very quickly and unexpectedly. Feelings developed rapidly. Others may find this partnership surprising, as the two partners may be very different in some way (i.e. different cultural/ethnic backgrounds). The relationship itself may also be unusual, such as in the case of a long-distance relationship. Either way, this relationship is somewhat offbeat or unusual. The couple encourage each other’s individuality and independence. Together, you are unpredictable and even a bit eccentric. This relationship may be hard to define, or otherwise progressive in some way.
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 Sun and Uranus can be very difficult. Uranus brings many unpredictable changes to this relationship, and it may feel difficult to get the relationship off the ground. Many unexpected obstacles may present themselves throughout the 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 Sun and Neptune in the Composite Chart indicates an idealistic partnership. The couple will see their relationship through rose-coloured glasses. They easy forgive each other and look past each other’s faults. They are sensitive and intuitively connection to on another. They might have a shared interest in spirituality, the arts, and helping the less fortunate. On the downside, it may be difficult for the couple to define their relationship. It is very important for each person to be honest with each other. If not, one or both of the partners may feel they were misled or used in some way by the other. Take extra care to be open and clear with each other when you see strong Neptune in a Composite chart.
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 Sun and Neptune can be very challenging and destabilizing. In this case, it can be very difficult to define the relationship, or know where the relationship is going. One of the partners may be keeping a secret from the other, or there may be general confusion and mixed messages between the two. This couple must be very clear, open, and honest about their intentions and boundaries.
The conjunction between the Sun and Pluto in the Composite Chart indicates an intense and transformative relationship. Put simply, the two of them are quite obsessed with each other. This relationship is consuming and obsessive. Themes of jealousy and control will be present in this relationship. Power struggles may come up between the couple, with each partner vying for dominance over the other. The couple feels a very strong shared purpose. They will come across very powerful and dominating when they are together. They will both go through major transformations as a result of this relationship. It will be very difficult for these two to break up, at least without some ugliness.
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 intensity of the relationship in a positive and constructive way.
The opposition and square between the Composite Sun and Pluto – oh, boy! This is a very troublesome aspect to see in a Composite Chart. This aspect indicate the relationship will feature many power struggles. The couple will be constantly trying to assert dominance over the other. In some ways, this relationship might bring out the worst in you. This relationship might be quite toxic, but it will be hard for the two of you to part ways without a lot of ugliness.
The conjunction between the Sun and North Node in the Composite Chart is an excellent aspect to see in a Composite Chart! Check to see the house of this conjunction, as it can indicate the focus of the relationship. 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. Despite this, it can feel that the relationship is progressing, no matter how ready the partners are. Ultimately, there is a feeling the relationship is ‘meant to be.”
The conjunction between the Sun and South Node in the Composite Chart indicates a significant past-life connection. The two of you felt immediately comfortable with each other, because you have met before. The connection between you is easy and comfortable. This relationship is addictive and familiar. 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 the couple (but this depends on the couple’s individual natal charts)