Venus, the Goddess of Love

Many people are familiar with their sun sign, but not quite as much with the influence of Venus on their natal chart. Venus is a very important planet that affects you and how you love people and anything in your life. Your true love style is represented by the placement of Venus.

Remember that when you look at your natal chart, you can also discover a great deal about the influence of Venus by considering the house that Venus is in. So if your Venus is in Cancer and it is in the 11th house, remember to read the information for Venus in Aquarius. Most likely, not all of the information will apply to you, but some of it will fit your personality quite closely. With your natal chart the sign that Venus is in is the most important thing, then look to the house it lives in as well.

Venus in Aries: The key to Venus in Aries is red, hot passion. Venus in Aries is 100% aggressive in love and quite unapologetic about it. They love to break up to make up. A good fight simply stirs up the passion for them. They are loyal, true, and very honest in love.

Venus in Taurus: A Venus in Taurus is known for being quite sensual. This sign is known for loving the way things feel and the way they look. Silky and velvety fabrics on the skin are one of the great ways to hook them. Body lotions and oils rubbed in with a great massage are another. The Venus in Taurus also loves beauty of every type. They collect things, which includes people. The ones with less morals may have a string of lovers. The ones who truly have things sorted out simply treat you like a precious jewel.

Venus in Gemini: This is a very interesting place to have Venus! Gemini is known as the sign of the twins. A well-known astrologer once said that she never knew a man with Venus in Gemini who could be faithful -- and who could blame them -- they were always in love with (at least) two women. While this sign might not always be unfaithful, they certainly do like variety. The Venus in Gemini likes a lover who is a little different each time.

Venus in Cancer: Venus in Cancer is one of the most natural places for Venus to be. It is an ideal placement for this planet. Venus, the planet of love in Cancer, a very nurturing sign. This makes for someone who truly knows how to love. Sometimes the biggest challenge a Venus in Cancer faces is those who are attracted to them for their lovely nurturing skills. They need to make sure that their lover is with them for them, and not their ability to make homemade chicken soup and fluff those pillows just right. The Venus in Cancer needs to learn to be a little selfish and put themselves first more often to actually have better love relationships with people.

Venus in Leo: This is a sign for many with slight to extreme exhibitionist tendencies. Let us explain....Venus is the planet of love and Leos simply love to show off. Some Venus in Leos can take this a little too far. Some Venus in Leos just love to wear a low-cut top in the wrong social setting to cause a stir, and others are a bit wilder. They have big hearts and are often quite creative when it comes to their passions.

Venus in Virgo: The Venus in Virgo is one that looks at love as a type of service. They not only love someone with a passion, but they look to serve them and to honor them. This is a placement that nearly looks at love as a mission in life. There is a true purity about love. Many Venus in Virgos don't have many romances in their life, this is because few people fit up to their high standards. You truly have to be special to be with a Venus in Virgo.

Venus in Libra: Libra is another excellent placement for Venus to be. Venus, the planet of love and beauty in Libra, the sign known for charm, beauty and diplomacy. Anyone can see how this placement would be ideal for someone to truly love in a sensitive way. The Venus in Libra is truly sensitive to the needs of others. It is like they can feel how you feel. It is like they can step inside of your head and read your mind. Those with less morals become expert seducers. Those with high morals become wonderful spouses with excellent communication skills.

Venus in Scorpio: Now this is a place to have Venus if you are looking for passion! The Venus in Scorpio is not only known for being passionate, they are also known for being secretive. This is the sign that can handle a secret love affair or unusual lovemaking techniques. They can easily keep secrets in love.

Venus in Sagittarius: This is the placement for someone who wants to laugh in their love relationships. Venus in Sagittarius is best known for being a funny lover. They have not only a wonderful charm about them, but they know exactly how to make you laugh and feel like a million bucks. The Venus in Sagittarius can seduce you easily by telling you how wonderful you are, and you'll find you easily agree.

Venus in Capricorn: The Venus in Capricorn is one who has an easier time with love as they get older. Capricorn is an ambitious and quite practical sign. The Capricorn is not going to bother with love until it can truly get serious and be important. A Venus in Capricorn can make an excellent marriage to someone successful -- though often their emotions are not as involved as most people.

Venus in Aquarius: This is an interesting placement for Venus. Aquarians are known for being unusual thinkers and originators of many types. So when it comes to love, they are going to have some pretty new ideas. This is the type of person that can easily live with someone without marriage -- never dating anyone else, but then again also not marry them. This is also the person who can date many people for years with no thought of settling down and then one day boom! They get married and have a family just as quickly. They also can be firm believers in the free love movement, even participating in threesomes or other different type of relationships.

Venus in Pisces: Now this is an ideal placement for Venus. The only challenge with Venus located in Pisces is that this sign can at times be known for its choosing to sign up for suffering of any type. The Venus in Pisces can be the type of "good woman" or "good man" who winds up with the lover that cheats or doesn't hold a job or is somehow "no good" that everyone in town doesn't understand why they stay with them. But the Venus in Pisces understands them indeed. A Venus in Pisces will love you forever.

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