Venus in Love
by Anne Massey
Knowing your Sun sign allows you to read
up on your own personality and check out horoscopes. However, Venus is in
every chart and it may not be in the same zodiacal sign as the Sun. The sign
Venus is in provides insights into what you appreciate and what kinds of
relationships are important to you. Here are brief excerpts from Anne Massey's
book, Venus: Her Cycles, Symbols and
A woman with Venus in Aries wants to initiate
the relationship. Wooing, sentimental cards or insipid tokens of affection
are not enough. A Venus in Aries man loves his sports; the thrill of speed,
if it has an engine, he's in love already. He isn't looking for a clingy,
Venus in Taurus yearns for someone
to grow old with in comfortshe can be sensible in love. She loves the
courting, craves security and freely depends on her love desire to be her
source of support. Venus in Taurus men know how to treat a woman; shower
her with gifts and please her.
Venus in Gemini is genuinely interested
and interesting; keeping things lively is importantsharing is vital.
She prefers to have an extraordinary life.
many men, Venus in Gemini chats, gossips and knows both trivia and facts.
Variety is the spice of life, so you are allowed multiple
Venus in Cancer
woman charms by being so sweet, so loving and so shy. You just want to protect
her, ensure she'll always be safe. A Venus in Cancer man is enchanted by
a feminine woman, the kind you can introduce to mother. He is emotional,
chivalrous, caring and protectivehe understands her
Venus in Leo woman needs to be the only
onethe one adored and cherished. She is alluring, generous, full of
praise and rather high-maintenance. The creative Venus in Leo man adores
women who know how to look great. They love kids, sports and toysmaking
Venus in Virgo woman charms with her wisdom,
her unceasing interest in you. You may not notice you are being interviewed,
because her unwavering attention is on you, and is holding you captive. Men
with Venus in Virgo may be waiting for Miss Perfect or someone rather close.
They are charming, witty, and bright but somewhat timid, not an easy catch.
Venus in Libra woman loves sentimental
cards, poems and is delighted with any gift, because it means you were thinking
of her. She may not know exactly what you would like, but she will find out.
Men with Venus in Libra know the rules of courtship. They are brave enough
to go after Aphrodite herself. You want to adore and be proud of your love;
to you she is without a flaw.
Venus in Scorpio bonds through eternity.
She demands passion and commitmentwith mind, body and soul. She is
intriguing seemingly holding onto secrets. A man with Venus in Scorpio is
scouting for a strong woman, someone, who understands his passions, desires
and devotion. He needs someone charismatic and strong, who can offer emotional
Venus in Sagittarius is full of life, laughs
and goofs around. If she can teach you, or you can open new bigger concepts
to her, you'll capture her attention for a while. Venus in Sagittarius man
is attracted to a woman who stands out in the crowd, an adventurous spirit
with a passion for life. However, you are free to stay and free to go.
Venus in Capricorn has
an ageless quality that captures our attention. She does not see it
herselfto her it is the make-up, the outfit, the perfect light or your
impaired vision. She works, supports, encourages and makes you feel you can
conquer the world. Men with Venus in Capricorn desire a classic beauty, someone
traditional preferably a wife to stand by her man, who can play the part
of the 'corporate wife'. He also oozes sex appealit is an earthy
Venus in Aquarius is full of startling
contrasts. She is looking for unique and reliable. She is wants an original,
someone brilliant and different. She loves her freedom even more than
Sagittarius. A man with Venus in Aquarius wants a unique, somewhat unconventional
woman with brilliant intellect, who can understand his thoughtsperhaps
simply someone who can understand his brilliance and encourage his yearning
to gain more knowledge. Underneath it all, he may still want something
conventional. The way to his heart is through his mind.
Venus in Pisces yearns for a soul
mate. She can be on a quest of something otherworldly, she is the ultimate
romantic. She can capture our attention without making an effort. She can
also imagine her lover to be what he is not. A man with Venus in Pisces can
be in love with the image of the 'mermaid'. He is the most sensitive and
caring; he almost cares too much. He knows women intimately, but coping with
any brush offs is difficult. Regardless of what he is like, most women find
him sweetmaybe someone to 'rescue'.
The book is in a series of special topics
in astrology but is written and organized in a fashion that allows a beginner
to learn about Venus while offering advanced material on timing using the
Venus cycles. Janice Brown in her review comments: "Anne writes with a highly
personal and stimulating style. Venus, Her Cycles, Symbols and Myths, pulls
you in like a good novel with gems on every page where you say Yes!
Exactly! or I didnt know that! without missing a
Anne Massey 2004-06, All Rights
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Anne Massey, C.A.P., is the founding
and current president of the Fraser
Valley Astrological Guild. Massey is the International VP of
(International Society for Astrological Research), a member of the
Finnish Astrological Association
and the Canadian Association for Astrological
Education. She maintains her own website,
which includes some of her previously published articles, plus weekly and
monthly columns. Anne has designed the Guild website and continues to maintain
it. She also
websites for colleagues.