Venus in the Zodiac Signs

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Venus in a man's chart is his feminine ideal. In a woman's chart, this is how you embody your femininity. If you don't yet know your Venus sign, look for the symbol on the birth chart. The Zodiac sign and House position of Venus holds insights into your first love -- life itself. It also shows what kinds of people you're drawn to in romance and friendship. Venus in your chart tells the story of love, beauty, and your own natural creativity.

Venus in Aries

Drawn to passions of the moment, which could lead to many exciting, but short-lived love affairs and friendships. A creative, radiant being that's not always aware of the subtle balance of give and take in relationships. Seeks out inspiring people, and gravitates toward original, cutting-edge culture.

Venus in Taurus

Looks for succulent (decadently cozy) environments in which to sink in, create stable bonds and build beauty. Crafty with the hands, with the patience to develop an artistic skill. Desires a sure thing in love, and will take his/her time before investing in a commitment. A lover of the good life, sensual pleasures and partaking of life's natural abundance.

Venus in Gemini

Seeks out the curious variety of life through ideas and people. Enjoys being part of a large social network, showing care and friendship through vibrant language. Finds comfort in the whirl of life, and delights in being the comedian of their friendship circle.

Venus in Cancer

Will seek to make heart ties first and foremost, offering emotional warmth to those they love. Friends will feel like family, and longtime ties add to the sense of continuity. Seeks out beauty that comes from the heart, and has a rich imagination to draw from.

Venus in Leo

Wants to be uniquely admired, and usually draw attention through their warmth, generosity and good cheer. Can have a flair for the dramatic, with a talent for creative self-expression. Drawn to the color of life through celebrations and adventure.

Venus in Virgo

Seeks to constantly refine and improve on the beauty that exists in life. Drawn to relationships with a shared purpose, since that fulfills an instinctual need. Often very crafty in a hands-on way, which supports their mastery of an artistic skill.

Venus in Libra

Enjoys playing the host, with a special gift for creating a harmonious atmosphere. But one-on-one relationships are the masterpiece, and an instinct for balance, fairness, and beauty are the artist's tools. Appreciates art of all kinds, and has an eye for what's appealing, possibly drawing them into fine art or design fields.

Venus in Scorpio

Naturally creates intense and transformative relationships. Can lose their way in the shared shadow of love and friendships, becoming obsessed with the unfolding drama. Knows that often the beauty of life is hidden, and has a gift for expressing the "dark side" in an artful way.

Venus in Sagittarius

Explores truth through relationships, and instinctively knows our first engagement is with life. Needs lots of freedom to move freely, even in a committed partnership, steering clear of heavy emotional bonds. Engages with life's beauty through direct experiences, like adventures or active, physically-oriented art-making.

Venus in Capricorn

Drawn to the timeless and enduring, and stays close to the traditions of family. Is attracted to those that radiate worldly status, someone to team up with for success. Finds beauty in the solid, valuable and tangible, and enjoys creating an aura of wealth.

Venus in Aquarius

Engages most naturally in groups, where the emphasis is on concepts and causes. Is attracted to the beauty of the mind and ideals, and less likely to conform to social norms when pairing up. Shows love for all of humanity through compassion and is an artist with future-oriented ideas.

Venus in Pisces

Seeks to merge in relationships, and experience intimacy on spiritual and emotional levels. Relationships grow best out of the spiritual search, or creative collaborations offering an engagement with life's mysteries. Has a deep sense of connection with life and all of humanity, and is drawn to art and culture that reflects that union.