How Your Venus Affects Your Love Life
In mythology, she is considered the Goddess of Love. Never very far away from the sun, this little planet is the warmest in our solar system—and for good reason. She is Venus, and she rules all things involving love and relationships. Depending on where she falls in your chart determines the way in which you connect to others. Read on to explore how you can experience a fulfilling love life:
Venus in Aries: Bold, direct, and playful—Venus in Aries doesn’t like anything too stuffy or serious. You love the thrill of the chase, and you’re not afraid of a challenge. Issues can arise when the conquest itself clouds everything else. Sometimes you tend to get so caught up in the act of pursuing, which makes you forget about the end goal. The relationship. Try and look past the initial attraction and consider your long-term goals before chasing a partner. The key is to find someone spontaneous, someone who will always keep you on your toes, and someone who will keep you both moving forward.
Venus in Taurus: Loyal and romantic, you have traditional ideas about romance and you prefer to take things slow. Once in a relationship, you are fully committed. Since Taurus is a fixed sign, you can also be extremely stubborn. Relationships survive only when there is compromise. Don’t be afraid to learn and grow with your partner, to make concessions every now and then, and you will find a love that lasts a lifetime.
Venus in Gemini: You’re more likely to fall in love with your partner’s mind rather than with their heart. But, let’s be honest. As soon as you’re bored, you’re searching for an exit route. The part of you who desires love and the part seeking excitement are at war with each other. This doesn’t mean you’re incapable of monogamy. It simply means you need to find someone who keeps you engaged. The right person will need to stimulate your mind, hold your curiosity, and participate in new activities.
Venus in Cancer: In the right relationship, you will give all of your heart. The trouble lies in getting there. It’s not easy for you to open up because you’re emotionally fragile. That’s why you keep that hard Cancer shell on to protect you, to prevent yourself from getting hurt. Those crazy lunar cycles don’t help because they heighten your sensitivity. This can be overcome if you tap into your intuitive side and choose a partner who is caring, family-oriented, and considerate of your feelings.
Venus in Leo: You love to adore and to be adored. You shower gifts on your partner and make grand gestures, but you expect the same in return. If you’re not getting as much attention from your partner as you believe you deserve, the relationship will soon fizzle. The challenge may be in forgetting there is another star in your relationship. Striving to find balance as well as finding someone who will be loyal and give you plenty of attention is your key to love.
Venus in Virgo: When it comes to relationships, you are completely devoted. You take care of everything, serving your partner down to the smallest details. Your downfall is Virgo’s tendency to be nit-picky and critical. You may be coming from a loving place, but the things you say can be easily misinterpreted. Remember to focus on positive traits instead of flaws. However, the right person will recognize you for everything you do instead of the things you say. Your perfect match must believe actions speak louder than words.
Venus in Libra: You believe in balance and fairness. Venus is strong in Libra, but there is one thing you must watch out for—where your loyalty lies. You have the gift of seeing both sides of any situation, which is generally appreciated. However, your partner may not understand why you refuse to take their side when it matters. Sometimes you simply have to have your partner’s back for the sole purpose of maintaining that bond. If you can do this, your relationship will flourish.
Venus in Scorpio: You crave a love that is intense, passionate, and meaningful, but you’re also skeptical of others at first. You dig far beneath the surface, almost obsessively—and you refuse to allow just anyone into your heart. The trouble with Venus in Scorpio is you have to find a way to give up your power, but you don’t like showing all your cards. Chances are, you’ve been burned in the past and it hurt enough to leave scars. The key is to find balance between the guarded part of yourself and the one seeking true love.
Venus in Sagittarius: You love your freedom, which makes relationships often feel stifling. The right person will need to challenge your mind and be open to learning new things, whether it’s by taking a class or traveling to a foreign country. You’re always evolving, always learning, and you desire to experience that same growth within your relationships. The key is in finding someone who loves to do those things as much as you do as well as someone who will give you space when you need it—because you will need it.
Venus in Capricorn: You are attracted to serious, goal-oriented people. People may accuse you of being cold, but deep down, you have a heart of gold. You’re simply saving it for the right relationship, the one you know will last a lifetime. The balance is in finding someone who is dedicated—that’s where you will find true happiness. You have so much warmth inside of you, but you have the tendency to keep that part hidden. Live in the moment. Get caught up in the magic of romance. The right person will allow you to be your authentic self.
Venus in Aquarius: You want someone to appreciate you for your quirky nature, but when it comes to romance, what really matters is the bond. Aquarius rules the part of our charts that rule friendships. You’re searching for the greatest friendship of all, the one that will heat up and turn into something more. Once you can find love inside of friendship, you’ll never want to let it go.
Venus in Pisces: Your vivid imagination tends to get you caught up in the fantasy, often leaving the reality full of disappointment. You’re trusting, sometimes too trusting, and people take advantage of you because of this trait. Focus on what’s good for you. Keep your eyes wide open. Make rules for yourself. Watery Venus in Pisces is like living in a vast ocean and being spread in every direction, but once you give yourself boundaries, you will know what to look for in a partner.