Saturn Square or Opposite Sun
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Saturn square or opposite your natal Sun. You are at a low point in your vitality and may be lacking in self confidence or self esteem. Personal ambitions are usually not successful at this time. This may be a test of your determination to succeed. You may have difficulties in your relationships, particularly from individuals who seek to change you and aren't willing to accept you for who you are. This is particularly likely to come from your superiors or your father. Superiors may try to impose restrictions on your expression or freedom. Watch out for a tendency to overwork. Your health may suffer if you strain yourself too much. Pay particular attention to your heart, cardiovascular system, and lower back.
If the Sun is lord of your 1st house, this is a time when you may feel inhibited in your self expression. Be careful about your health if you are older, especially if you have cardiac or back problems. You tend to have a more serious outlook on life now and may want to simplify your lifestyle. Older people may be trying to obstruct your goals.
If lord of the 2nd house, a conservative attitude prevails in financial matters. It is best to minimize financial risk and overexpendatures. Often a time of austerity in budgets.
If lord of the 3rd house, relationships with relatives may be strained at this time. They may be demanding too much of your time or make it difficult to be yourself around others.
If lord of your 4th house, special attention is now needed in personal and family matters. Your relationships with older men or your father may become difficult, or you may have obligations to take care of in these areas that make you feel like you can't be yourself.
If lord of the 5th house, your children may require greater supervision now if you have any. Love relationships may be going through a strain or may be cooling off. Not a good time for investments generally, although long term investments should not suffer much.
If lord of the 6th, your employer is likely to be more demanding now, making it necessary for you to become more efficient. It is often a time of hard work, so be careful not ot overexert yourself. Keep a watchful eye on your health, particularly in areas related to cardiac or spinal column.
If lord of the 7th, marriage or partnerships may suffer from strain due to an imbalance of power. Business proposals may come from those older and wiser than you are but should be approached with caution.
If lord of the 8th, problems with inheritance, taxes or wills may crop up. Financial institutions that you have dealings with may become more strict on credit or lending practices.
If lord of the 9th, doubt about your direction in life is likely to plague you now, especially if you were born at night. Sometimes indicates that attention is needed in important legal matters. Circumstances may crop up that force you to live abroad.
If lord of the 10th, career problems are likely to come at this time. It is likely that you are overextended in your responsibilities. Do not take on responsibility if you don't have the authority or this can be a prelude to a fall. Superiors may doubt your ability to handle things.
If lord of the 11th, others may not appreciate your creativity at this time. It may be hard to get feedback from others. Opinions may not be forthcoming. Friends may fail to listen to you.
If lord of the 12th, be careful about advice you receive from others who are older and wiser than yourself. You may be led astray from your pursuits particularly if you were born at night. Hold on to your secrets and keep your confidences. Ghosts from the past or consequences of past actions may haunt you.