On 17 September Venus squares Saturn which can make relationships feel somewhat arduous. Fortunately, on the same day, the Sun trines Pluto. This is a very empowering transit that levels up our magic and makes use feel capable of anything, especially if your chart is triggered. Those with planets or points between 4 and 11 degrees of the Fixed signs (Taurus, Scorpio, Leo or Aquarius) are likely to feel the square strongly, while those with planets or points between 21 and 27 degrees of the Cardinal signs (Aires, Cancer, Libra or Cap) will feel the trine.
During Venus square Saturn duty, obligation and societal expectations will press in upon us. Our commitments to others may feel very heavy. Like the image in this article, we may experience a feeling of wanting to reach out to someone but being stuck inside yourself, unable to express your affection or ask for support. Self-doubt and inhibitions may prevent you from reaching out to others, even when you need help or support.
Venus square Saturn is exact on 17 September but will be felt for several days either side of that date. During this time we may feel hemmed in by our responsibilities and our inhibitions.
Venus square Saturn could bring you face-to-face with your nastiest personal demons, so it’s important to spend some time alone during this time in order to face them head on. Listen closely to those little whispers that say you’re unworthy or unlovable, and then firmly remind yourself that it isn’t true. Positively affirming your own strength and worth can be very powerful right now. Here’s some examples:
- Every day I grow stronger and more determined
- My beauty stems from the love and compassion within me
- I am a divine being filled with creative power
How will Venus square Saturn affect you?
Those with natal planets or points between 4 and 11 degrees of the Fixed signs (Taurus, Scorpio, Leo or Aquarius) will feel Venus square Saturn most strongly. If you are personally affected, look also to see which houses Venus and Saturn are passing through in your chart as this will tell you which areas of your life will be most affected.
Are you feeling Venus square Saturn?
Mercury and Venus square Saturn may feel heavy and undermine your self-confidence and ability to connect with others. However the trine from the Sun to Pluto will be supportive and take some of the edge of, especially if it triggers your chart. Which of these two transits is affecting you most?