Saturn Trine or Sextile Venus
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Saturn trine or sextile your natal Venus. This is a time when the practical nature of relationships is emphasized over their feeling nature. These relationships function practically and smoothly and there may be an element of formality and professionalism involved. In romantic relationships, there is the tendency for an unequal arrangement or partnership. Often this is caused by a substantial age or status difference. In ancient times, this was the aspect desired for traditional marriages that lasted a long time and were usually arranged by the parents. While there may be an element of "obligation" involved, it is not usually onerous, at least not at this time. There may be a subtle attiude that love must be earned.
If Venus is lord of your 1st house, you may become more conservative in your appearance during this period. Practical matters figure more prominently in relationships. It seems as if there has to be a reason for relationship other than friendship or love in order for it to exist.
If lord of the 2nd, financial conservatism and thrift prevails over self indulgence. It is a good time to make progress in paying down debt as you are less likely to feel deprived.
If lord of your 3rd house, practical or financial issues are more prominent in relationships with siblings or relatives. Travel for business purposes is favored.
If lord of the 4th, domestic routine should be working smoothly now. Working at home is favored. Some practical or financial matters may come up with regard to estate, ancestors or parents.
If lord of the 5th, your love life may feel a bit stale right now, but reassuring. A relationship may be getting more serious. A good time for investments.
If lord of the 6th, the office should be running more efficiently and you have the chance to get alot of work done now. An air of professionalism prevails at the office.
If lord of the 7th, in romance or any sort of partnership, this is a good time to work out practical matters or business agreements. The chance of misunderstanding is minimized.
If lord of the 8th, you may make progress against your debts now. Interest rates may be lower now than usual. Financial arrangements with others should be on solid ground.
If lord of the 9th, you may have to travel for business purposes. It is a good time for publishing and signing legal contracts.
If lord of the 10th, this sometimes indicates increased responsibility and lots of overtime. Relationships with superiors should be improved. There is a chance for promotion if seeking it.
If lord of the 11th, your circle of friends may be narrowing to just a few important ones. Practical matters seem more important in friendship now than feelings.
If lord of the 12th, you may be in a retiring mood and may not feel like socializing now. It is a good time to take care of unfinished business. Try to find some peace and quiet.