Venus in Scorpio

Venus in Scorpio has a capacity to love deeply, though their intense feelings may be difficult to express. At times, their love can lead them into painful emotional crises. With Venus in Scorpio, there will be a tendency to go to extremes in love relationships. In many ways, they thrive on crisis, as they need the intensity it brings. What they cannot stand is bland nothingness. They are passionate people; and if a relationship has become humdrum they will inject some passion into it by any means available. Someone with Venus in Scorpio will tend to be possessive and jealous, or attract partners who are. These people will sense if something is wrong in the relationships, and this may not be long before their partner has an inkling that all is not well between them. They may in fact makes things go wrong in their relationship by their insistence that as things do not feel right for them there has got to be something wrong. There is a general touchiness with Venus in Scorpio, coupled with a suspicious nature. Their partners may feel accused and be expected to come up with some explanation for something beyond their comprehension. Someone with Venus in Scorpio can have a genuine sixth sense, but equally can be paranoid. How well this works for these people will depend a great deal on whether they have other planets in Water in their chart, as they will be able to use the feeling level to evaluate situations and people more reliably than those who have only Venus in Water.

The Venus in Scorpio person's desire nature is strong; and there is a need to express love and affection through sexual intimacy and to merge at a profound level with a partner. There is an intense desire for soul contact; for orgiastic merging. Love is always sexual for them, and they can take their partners to some deep and dark places in their search for the depth of union they crave.

People with Venus in Scorpio will be very familiar with their own complex emotional states, and will be very accepting of yours. These are people who know only too well the vagaries of human nature. Very little will shock them; and this very acceptance on their part will allow you to share the darker recesses of your soul.

Venus in Scorpio: Superficial beauty and art that is purely decorative have little appeal for you. Instead you are fascinated by what goes on at the deepest levels, behind the scenes so to speak; and regardless of the form your creativity takes, it will deal with hidden motivations, the dark side of human nature or the mysteries of the Universe. Your art may border on the macabre or be disturbing in some way. Certainly it is anything but pretty. Often your subject matter is death and transformation. You pursue your muse with passion and intensity, and can become obsessed with your art to the exclusion of all else. However, your perseverance and focus allow you to develop your talent to a high level. Or, you might express yourself through one of the metaphysical arts.

No one takes love and relationships more seriously than you do. You are seeking nothing less than complete merger with a partner - body, mind and spirit. You aren't frivolous with your affection, and open your heart to few. Extremely emotional, you realize how strong your feelings are and how deeply you can be hurt if a love affair doesn't work out; therefore, you are skeptical and cautious about getting involved. Once you commit yourself in love, however, you do so totally and permanently. You take the vow 'till death do us part' seriously, and are a devoted, romantic and passionate lover.

You invest so much of yourself in your mate and become so emotionally entwined that you have trouble separating your feelings from his / hers. It is as though you are Siamese twins joined at the heart. Therefore, if you lose your lover or if he / she betrays you, you feel as if you have lost part of yourself. This is the reason for your infamous jealousy and possessiveness. If a lover rejects you or breaks off the relationship - particularly if the cause is another woman / man - you are likely to seek revenge. For you, a broken heart can be fatal.

Your relationships are intense, punctuated by emotional upheavals. Either you are your lover are in the throes of romantic ecstasy, or you are clawing at each other's throats. You thrive on emotional excitement and excess, and would be bored in a partnership that functioned smoothly most of the time. If things become too calm and predictable, you might provoke your partner into a dramatic scene just to get your emotional adrenalin flowing. You are the type you believes that love is never so good as after a heated fight.

Power is usually a factor in your relationships, and it can be a heady aphrodisiac. You enjoy seeing the power you have over your lover, and may use it in manipulative ways. You want to be in control of the partnership; and power struggles between you and your mate may be the source of many of your arguments.

Often you seem to fall in love with someone who isn't right for you, or with someone you can't have for one reason or another. There can be a degree of self-frustration and destructiveness in the way you approach love relationships, for one of Scorpio's roles is to demolish the ego. Regardless of how unsuitable or unattainable your love object it, however, you refuse to give up and may become obsessive in your pursuit of him / her.

You may find that you are changed by your relationships, in subtle or profound ways, and that every love affair has a deep, transformative effect on you.

Venus in Scorpio: Venus in Scorpio is in the sign of its detriment, because Scorpio is the opposite sign to Taurus, which Venus rules. With this Venus position, the emotions and sexual desires are strong and passionate, jealous and secretive; and there is much pride in sex and romance. If Venus is afflicted in this sign, sensuality and preoccupation with sex are likely. Reactions in close personal relationships tend to be emotional; and desires and intense emotions may prevent the natives from seeing other people's points of view; thus, they often lack reason and delicacy. In highly developed types of people, there can be idealism and high standards in respect to close relationships and romantic and sexual involvements. These higher types will sacrifice everything for love if they feel that the objects of their affection are worthy of it.

These people can take their romances too personally and too seriously, lacking a light touch and sense of humor. Because much is given in emotional expression, much is also expected, an attitude that can lead to pride and an all-or-nothing approach to love and romance. If the person with this Venus position is jilted or disillusioned, he can become very jealous, resentful, and bitter, feeling his high trust has been betrayed. Hence, the position tends toward intense love-hate relationships. If love is abused or mistreated, it can easily turn into hate or cold indifference. Once these people sever an important relationship, it can never be reinstate on the old basis; they will never again allow the person to affect them personally.

The emotional intensity of this Venus position gives a colorful personality. Artistic tastes lean toward strong dramatic contrasts. Natives are attracted to occult sciences and inner mysteries, with psychic sensitivity to the feelings of others.

If Venus is afflicted in Scorpio in a woman's horoscope, she can be the type of femme fatale who uses her sex appeal to gain power over people and manipulate them. There is also the danger with Venus in Scorpio that the native will want to dominate or subtly control a close personal relationship, marriage, or business partnership. This intense Venus position can lead to emotional excesses. However, even when heavily afflicted, these people never lose their personal pride and emotional dignity. Therefore, they act reserved, maintaining an air of mystery and intrigue about themselves until they are sure of their relationship.

Venus in Scorpio: Venus in Scorpio must learn to overcome possessiveness and jealousy; an intense kind of love nature which leads, if unchecked, to unhappiness and even to violence. The native attracts unusual friends, and likes to move about, to travel, and to speculate on how he can gain through marriage or partnerships. He must learn to be worthy of luxury instead of dreaming about it, demanding it. He talks one way but often acts conversely. Unless the native is careful, he can be taken advantage of by a lover who appeals to his basic, physical nature. Gain is indicated by secret alliances - but his drive for improvement, for added possessions, can be so strong that real happiness is something he regards only as an illusion. He may marry more than once; he tends to take the path of least resistance, and must make an effort to avoid extravagance, gambling and promiscuity.

The astrologer has a job cut out for him: he must help the native to realize that deeper meanings lie under most events, desires and persons. The native must learn to place more value on the spiritual and on himself as an individual, and must avoid trying to possess things or people merely for the sake of possessing.

Venus in Scorpio: What you don't need in the romantic area is a platonic relationship. You need an 'all-or-¬nothing' sort of love, a mate / lover who puts you first. A strong sex drive is probably; certainly you value sexual attraction and compatibility more than some of the other placings. But this doesn't mean you'll settle for one-night stands or part-time love. Uh-uh.... If he / she wants you, he / she better be prepared to be there when you need him / her - not just the other way around! You also need to feel you know your mate's or lover's innermost secrets; and, should he / she balk, you undoubtedly have several methods at your disposal for finding these out. So a partner who can't stand a certain amount of probing of his / her psyche is probably not for you.

The need for a secure, harmonious and loving relationship is intensified by the passion of Scorpio: sexual romance and desire are both fulfilled and seen to be fulfilled. The jealousy of Scorpio will make itself felt from time to time; and it is possible that an element of resentfulness or an inability to forgive and forget can cause quite serious problems. Even if Venus is the only planet in Scorpio, its energy will need a positive outlet, not only through sex and mutual affection, but also through more aesthetic interests. If Neptune shares Scorpio with Venus, romanticism can be disproportionate, as can negative escapism under stress. At best, here is Venus working at its sexiest. A certain rivalry, not to mention occasional jealous scenes, will occur in friendship. Financially, this is an excellent placing, for security is important and there is usually a flair for investment and business, although spending is often considerable.

Venus in Scorpio: You have passionate, profound and controlled emotional responses, and a deep need for love, which must be satisfied according to very high standards. The directness and obvious sincerity of your reactions to social contacts earn respect, while your willingness to 'give all for love' frequently brings you love without requiring your all in return. Sex may be important in your life, but you elevate it to a glorious plane, and will have none of it otherwise. You are deeply aware of your environment, atmospheres, odors, colors; your love, which is your life, must be beautifully surrounded. Thus you love luxury, and sometimes have a garish taste in color and dress. But you can get away with it. Your personality is made vivid by your emotional power. You wear the capacity to love as a shining armor that catches the sun of life and reflects it with much of your spiritual strength added.

Venus in Scorpio: By placing an obsessive value on controlling your power in social situations, you might withhold sharing your abilities to perceive the hidden talents and resources of other people. You may have a tendency to use others as a means of fulfilling your desires. As a result, you may experience tension from constantly trying to maintain secret control of those around you, thus being the one who is actually controlled by your fear that others may withdraw their resources.

When you ignore bringing others to an awareness of their talents and abilities, stagnation and rigidity may result from your incomplete interaction with the material world.

When rigid personal values are formed, the result might be lost opportunity for interacting with others. In neglecting to stimulate self-worth in other people, you may lose your own feeling of worth.

You have the aptitude to perceive and encourage the undiscovered abilities of others. You can inspire them to use their assets and potentials. When you bring out other people's talents in such a way that you both benefit, you can experience a transformation of your values and material opportunities.

You experience a continual dynamic transformation of your feelings of self-worth when you take the initiative to draw others into awakening their talents, thus showing them their hidden worth. The more you arouse and enhance the power of others in social situations, the more valuable you become to them and the more worthwhile you feel about yourself.

Venus in Scorpio: You are an intense, though potentially desperate, lover. Love for you is something that has a fated quality about it, created or matched by a deep passion that involves you as if under the influence of some sort of potion. Often, despite your better judgment, you are drawn down into a dark well of emotional fascination, towards some outcome you apparently have no control over unless you resist it from the first. Therefore be very careful that such attraction is not mere fancy.

You attract with a subtle and compelling charm that draws Other to you powerfully and inexplicably; with an aura of sexual confidence that, one way or the other, lives up to itself; and with a totally focused and uncompromising attention to Other, rather like a snake fixing its prey.

You repel with a sinister underlying intention that, when detected, leads to a fight for survival; with your perverted way of satisfying your degenerate needs and appetites; and with a sexual or emotional overkill that if not resisted at the outset can destroy love or any finer feelings that Other might have. You are attracted to powerful types of Other, who are often in need of emotional deepening or transformation, along with yourself probably; to relationships that involve secrecy and / or the breaking of sexual or social taboos; and to relationships that claim body and soul.

You are repelled by Others characterized by blandness and a fear of plunging into their emotional depths; by Others who play it safe and are unwilling to explore the unexplored; and by relationships which bind you but do not emotionally fulfill you.

When you are alone, one reason could be that you are unprepared to commit to a relationship of any depth of meaning, for you know that it will demand painful confrontations with your most intimate fears and obsessions. It could even be that you are involved in a relationship for material or practical reasons, but one which is lacking any soul connection or emotional satisfaction - and so you are alone in a psychological sense. Often, money may have become a substitute for love in that you are manipulated by it in some way. Conversely, your aloneness could take the form of feeling deeply for someone who cannot or will not match such depth. The reason behind this is that you are pledged at some profound level to remind Other of the ultimate supremacy that considerations of the soul must take. In all of these cases, the long and lonely night of soul that you endure will firstly be reminding you of this spiritual truth: 'Who feels it, knows it'.

Venus in Scorpio: You have a very deep, gut-level style in love; and when you set your sights on someone, you don't give up until you get what you want. When you finally do achieve your goals, your pleasure extends to the very foundations of your personality.

Indeed, it is extremity of enjoyment rather than moderation that is the key to your pleasure. You are not too demanding of a lover in terms of skill or technique as long as the experience is sufficiently intense. You are more interested in the end than the means; and for your personality, that is just right. Do not let this view of lovemaking cause you to overlook the many methods of heightening sexual intensity, particularly when a relationship is becoming too low-key. Bedroom games in which one or both partners are sexually restrained for a time helps build the requisite intensity for an all-consuming experience.

Whatever your method, your enjoyment will be greatest if sexuality takes on the aspect of tremendous power, an uncontrollable flood in which both of you are caught up. This is ideal for the actual sexual experience; but in everyday life you should take great care to let control return to both of you individually, so that the basic equality between you is not lost.

Venus in Scorpio: Your feelings about people are very intense; you either like them very much or don't like them at all. And you will want to have your loved ones near as much as possible. But be careful of this possessive tendency, because you may alienate the very people whom you want as friends by not giving them enough freedom while they are around you. On the other hand, you are very faithful to those you like if they are loyal to you.

Only deep relationships have any meaning for you. As a result, you are likely to have a few very close friendships rather than lots of shallow ones. Friendships you form now may well last all of your life. You find it somewhat difficult to tell someone that you like him or her, because you are afraid of being rejected or misunderstood. It is hard to put your feelings into words, because they seem so complicated. And it is true that not everyone will understand you and your feelings; but you will just have to accept that. Only those who can understand you will make good friends anyway, and those friends will be enough.

Venus in Scorpio: It's all or nothing in matters of the heart. You are capable of loving deeply, and you crave intimacy. Scorpio isn't afraid of anything, and when Venus, the planet of love, is found in this sign, love relationships are intense. Scorpio is also a sign that thrives on crisis in order for its natives to feel alive and vital, so when it comes to matters of the heart, you are not only unafraid of getting your hands dirty, you may easily find an overly predictable relationship uninteresting.

Scorpios don't enjoy being referred to as jealous, but from time to time, jealousy and possessiveness become issues in your relationships. You have a strong desire to control your often turbulent passions, and you don't always let your partner exactly what is going on inside of you as a result. Others will be either strongly attracted to, or intimidated by, your obvious ability to give all to love, and your extraordinary passion. Your strong interest in love and romance can sometimes border on obsessive, and you need a partner who is willing to go the distance with you. Sexually, you are intense as well, but you definitely do not only want your partner's body--you want his or her soul as well. Sex without intimacy is ultimately uninteresting to you.

Be careful that your fear of betrayal doesn't become a self-fulfilling prophecy. When insecure about your partner's feelings about you, resorting to games of power and control might seem like a natural route for you, and may even get temporary desired "results", but can have disastrous consequences in the long run. Learning to let go a little and have faith in your partner can do wonders in any relationship. When you are at your best, you are unafraid of intimacy and can offer extraordinary passion to your relationships that is pretty much unmatched.

See also: Venus in Scorpio;

Venus in Scorpio, Sun in Virgo: If the Sun sign is Virgo, a conflict can arise between Virgoan modesty and the sexual desires of Venus in Scorpio. While the subject is extremely sexually attractive, he or she may not want to appear so! If self-confidence and relaxation into sexual enjoyment can be developed, the influence of Venus will do much good for the possibly sexually inhibited Virgoan. This is a wholehearted friend who may become overcritical at times. Money is managed well.

Venus in Scorpio and Sun in Virgo: H.G. Wells, Jen, Prabhuta

Venus in Scorpio, Sun in Libra: If the Sun sign is Libra, on the whole Librans should gain much from this placing of the planet that rules their Sun sign. It will give them an air of romantic mystery, making the women inclined to be femmes fatales! The increased sexuality of this combination weakens the otherwise wholly romantic Libran outlook on love, and adds an intensity and sense of purpose that can otherwise be lacking. This is a friend who wants to enjoy all aspects of life, and will have the capacity to do so. The individual will make money - and spend it.

Venus in Scorpio and Sun in Libra: Mahatma Gandhi, Timothy Leary, Mickey Mantle, Groucho Marx, Jack Parsons, Bruce Springsteen, Gore Vidal, Shiloh

Venus in Scorpio, Sun in Scorpio: If the Sun sign is Scorpio, the passion of Scorpio will have some very romantic overtones, which will add to the sexual attraction of the subject. Scorpio jealousy will be increased, as will a tendency to become obsessive about the partner's every action. The description of Venus in Scorpio generally (above) will apply. Moneymaking acumen will be present.

Venus in Scorpio and Sun in Scorpio: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bill Gates, Charles Manson, Terence McKenna, Ted Turner, Jane, Ju, Leif, Prabhukar

Venus in Scorpio, Sun in Sagittarius: If the Sun sign is Sagittarius, the lively, fiery passion of Sagittarius is increased, with the need for independence clashing somewhat with the Scorpionic intensity of feeling. The individual will probably feel pangs of jealousy from time to time and loathe them, doing everything possible to rationalize these difficult feelings. Awareness of the conflict will help to counter it. The Sagittarian enjoyment of life will be enhanced; here is a friend who will be a marvelous host, full of suggestions for enjoyable experiences. Financial risks will be taken, with mixed results.

Venus in Scorpio and Sun in Sagittarius: Uri Geller, J.Paul Getty, Bruce Lee, Susanna Arundhati Roy, Andrea, CharlesS, Keith, Maureen, Nancee, PapayaJ, Roberto

Venus in Scorpio, Sun in Capricorn: If the Sun sign is Capricorn, the love life will be taken very seriously; and perhaps the individual will refuse to realize that he or she has some deep, intense and very powerful feelings. There will be loyalty once committed, but there can sometimes be a conflict between emotion and a practical approach to life, resulting in the delaying of commitment. Friends will be put to the test in some way before being fully accepted. Steady financial growth is important and will be achieved.

Venus in Scorpio and Sun in Capricorn: Ramana Maharshi, Patti Smith, Jon Voight, Tiger Woods, Bobbie, Gina, Yarrow

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Aries:

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Taurus: Ramana Maharshi, Leif, Prabhukar

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Gemini: Tiger Woods, Yarrow

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Cancer: H.G. Wells

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Leo: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bruce Springsteen, CharlesS, Prabhuta

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Virgo: Charles Manson

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Libra: Bill Gates, Ted Turner, Gore Vidal, Bobbie, Jen, Keith, Roberto, Shiloh

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Scorpio: Mahatma Gandhi, Bruce Lee, Mickey Mantle, Jack Parsons, Jon Voight, Andrea, Gina

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Sagittarius: Terence McKenna, Susanna Arundhati Roy, Maureen, PapayaJ

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Capricorn: Uri Geller, Timothy Leary, Groucho Marx, Patti Smith, Jane

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Aquarius: Ju

Venus in Scorpio and Mars in Pisces: J.Paul Getty, Nancee

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Aries: An unusual combination, but very intriguing when two powerful Venus placements come together! The attraction can be exciting, but harmony can be difficult to attain. Your partner is direct while you can be more roundabout in expressions of love. Your libido is rather constant, while your partner's fluctuates tremendously. Your partner lives for the excitement of the moment in matters of the heart, but you have an eye on commitment and constancy. Sexually, you are likely to have a powerful union, but emotionally there can be difficulties because your styles of expressing love and affection are so contrary. Perhaps this combination is better when the relationship is shorter term—the memory of your times together could be powerful. Still, this combination can work in a committed, long-term relationship with heaps of love and understanding. Adjustments will most surely have to be made. Butting heads is something you are likely to do, as both of you want your way in relationships, but both of you will have to learn to concede to each other now and again! Passions will run high, and if you can harness that energy and put it to work for your relationship in a positive way, then the union will be satisfying indeed.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Taurus: Opposites attract? Very often they do. The interesting thing about opposite astrological signs is that they do share a common theme, helping them to see eye-to-eye from time to time, at least. Both of you are stubborn individuals, rather fixed in your habits and tastes, and essentially intense and loyal in love. Neither of you lets go of partnerships—or each other—easily. You tend to be more intense about your attachments than your partner is, and your partner's overall peacefulness should go a long way to calm the sometimes tumultuous waters of your emotions and needs. Each of you is attracted to the other's strong personality and willingness to commit. You sense in your partner the ability to "go the distance", and mutual respect is likely the result. This is a sexually intense and magnetic partnership. Who will run the show? Ideally, both of you will, in different ways, but power is important to you both, and your strong personalities may clash at times. One of the most common differences between Taurus and Scorpio lies in how you approach love relationships. Your partner may find you overly complex, while you might consider your partner's needs too simple! Your partner's desire in love is for peace and stability, while you thrive on boat-rocking from time to time. You tend to feel threatened when a relationship becomes too predictable, but predictability is your partner's goal! This basic clash is inevitable, and finding a common ground will be essential. This partnership has an exceptional chance of lasting.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Gemini: This has got to be one of the most challenging combinations! An odd couple? Absolutely. But remember that we often gravitate towards challenges, and we usually learn a great bit from people who are markedly different than ourselves. It seems that "like attracts like" on a spiritual level, but on the physical plane, opposites often attract! Initially, the attraction between you may be intense. Both of you are curious lovers (albeit in completely different ways!), and you can be entirely fascinated with one another. But the very differences that attracted you to each other in the first place can turn into serious "issues" as time goes on. Both of you are provocative in your own way. Your partner is a tease, a flirt. This doesn't necessarily mean that he or she flirts with everyone, but he or she does infuse a lot of lighthearted fun into their relationship. Your love nature is intense, and you crave intimacy. When intimacy is threatened, you can become very provocative in ways that are difficult to see for the untrained eye. The means by which you attempt to regain a sense of control will vary depending on the type of Venusian Scorpio you are. You are astute and perceptive, and can easily learn how to push your partner's buttons, and can become quite skilled at doing so in subtle ways. You want your partner's soul, not just their body! Your partner, however, has an entirely different view of partnership. He or she wants it to be fun, while you will gladly sacrifice fun for intensity. Learning to blend these distinctly different styles and values can be challenging, but with success, very rewarding!

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Cancer: This is considered an easier pairing than most because both of your Venus signs are in Water. A similar—and familiar—vein to the quality of your expressions of love can draw you to one another and make you feel "at home". Both of you take commitment rather seriously, and neither of you is frivolous with your feelings and expressions. Your partner's warmth and caring nature will feel regenerating to you, and your partner senses your all-encompassing love that will hold special appeal to your loving partner. At times, the love you offer can feel all-consuming, but this doesn't scare your partner like it would with some other lovers. In fact, the love your partner gives is rather similar, and you don't fear closeness and intimacy. In fact, you live for it! The attraction between the two of you is magnetic, deeply felt, and has the potential to withstand the test of time if other factors in synastry support it. Both of you tend to be possessive in love, and your partner's memory is powerful. Communication should be as open as possible, as both of you tend towards holding silent grudges at times. Your partner's reaction to hurts is often internalized, while you can grow cold and unresponsive when you feel slighted. However, the empathy that runs between you can soften any hard angles in your relationship.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Leo: You and your partner can be possessive of each other, which may become a big issue between you. You quickly "feel out" your emotions-on-the-sleeves partner and learns his or her boundaries. When Leo and Scorpio mix, we are faced with the mixing of Fire and Water. Water (Scorpio) has the power to put out Fire (Leo). What happens is your partner's natural spiritedness and enthusiasm in love might seem threatening or disconcerting to you, and you might find it easy to pull your partner down, or "rain on his or her parade". Leo and Scorpio are both fixed signs, which means each of you is quite loyal and possibly very stubborn! Both of you hold on to partnerships, so it is quite likely that your relationship will last long. However, neither of you is particularly flexible, and both of you are quite proud. Jealousies and clashes of will are very possible with this combination. In partnerships where money is shared, how each of you spends money will likely be a big issue. There can be a lot of passion between you, as both of you have strong appetites, but the bedroom can be yet another battleground for you and your partner. When you withhold sex, generally because you are feeling unloved or unappreciated, your partner takes it very personally. Despite the fact that you both have strong sexual appetites, there can be periods of abstinence between you. However, each of you will find much to appreciate in each other. Neither of you shies away from a relationship when it gets intense. Your partner is sure to appreciate your emotional commitment to the relationship, and you will respect your partner's strength, as you are attracted to intensity—even crisis. This is an intense, often rocky, and passionate pairing.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Virgo: Trust doesn't come extremely easy to either you or your partner, but put you together, and the atmosphere feels quite safe. You are passionate and intense—perhaps even provocative at times. If you sense passion and commitment is missing or waning, you may go to any means (often subtle) to keep the relationship from becoming boring. This is because you can be somewhat addicted to emotional excitement. Your partner is usually receptive to a partner's wishes and needs, and he or she tends to bend their ways accordingly. Your lover works hard at making relationships work—something that you sense and appreciate. Neither of you is frivolous about committed relationships, and if you and your partner are committed to each other, this pairing can be hard to break. This pairing combines Venusian Earth (your partner) and Water (you). When you understand each other's different styles of loving, the combination can be very fertile. Problems generally arise between the differences in focus. Both of you are committed to making your relationship last, but your partner values practical expressions of commitment, while you value emotional ones. Subtle control issues may be the source of problems over time. If you sense any emotional distance on your lover's part, you may use various means to regain some sense of control. Generally, your partner only appears "distant" because he or she is busy tending to the cogs in the machine of your relationship. Your lover may find your silences frustrating, because he or she is always willing to talk about the relationship and doesn't always understand why you resort to giving him or her the silent treatment! You can be skilled at knowing how to push your partner's buttons, however, and this may be one of the more potent ways you have discovered to get your partner's attention! As long as game-playing is kept to a minimum, this relationship has many strengths and much potential.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Libra: Your partner values commitment, and so do you. Both of you are focused on togetherness, albeit in different ways! You want your lover's soul, not just his or her presence. Your lover, on the other hand, is most interested in companionship and outward expressions of togetherness. With Libra ruling your partner's relationship needs, he or she works hard at finding common ground and adamantly believes in equality and all that is fair. You, on the other hand, believe just as strongly that life isn't fair! There is unquestionably an attraction between you. You can be fascinated with your partner's charm, and your lover is intrigued by your intense love nature. Although you are notorious for your mysteriousness, you can actually consider your Venus in Libra partner to be somewhat of a puzzle! You may find your lover to be emotionally distant and overly focused on superficial togetherness at the expense of intimacy. Your partner brings a lively, luminous energy to his or her relationships—qualities that stand in stark contrast, at times, to your intensity. This fundamental difference can at once attract you to each other and be the source of some provocative difficulties in your relationship as time goes by. You have a lot to teach—and to offer—each other. Finding a common ground may not be obviously easy, but commitment to your partnership may be the strongest mutual goal.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner who also has Venus in Scorpio: Your similarities in approach to love can either strengthen your relationship or make you wary of each other! Often, it is a combination of both. Both of you are intense lovers, wanting emotional involvement more than anything from a relationship. You will certainly get it from each other, but Scorpio, perhaps more than most signs, needs a partner to complement, with enough differences to keep things interesting. Not that this relationship will be boring—that could never happen with either of you! Neither of you is comfortable with a partnership that is completely comfortable or predictable. Your relationship will never get to that point. The only red flag here is that each of you needs someone to soften your sharp edges, and your relationship may be even too much of an emotional rollercoaster for either of your liking! If both of you are at an emotionally healthy point in your lives, and with understanding, you can certainly forge out a strong commitment. Passions will be strong, although stand-offs may be frequent and almost unbearable. If you make the time to appreciate each other, there will be considerable mutual respect and common goals in this relationship.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Sagittarius: This is a case of two side-by-side signs, with two very different ways of expressing love, trying to relate. The result can be awkward and a little messy, but can certainly work with awareness and understanding. You approach love relationships with intensity. Your partner is intense in a different way. He or she is a fiery lover, focused on action and the passion of the moment, while your passion runs more deeply and is considerably more emotional. Experience is important to your partner. He or she does not always come across as constant with affections, and this fact can be frustrating to you. You can be somewhat possessive in love, but your partner chokes when he or she feels caged in. You may find your partner somewhat flighty and inconstant, and he or she may be bewildered by your greater than average need for intimacy. Still, you will thoroughly enjoy the fresh air that your partner breathes into the relationship. Life is always exciting with a Venus in Sagittarius lover! Your partner will consider you astute and will appreciate your depth of perception. This can be a rocky partnership, but highly stimulating at the same time.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Capricorn: The passion your partner senses in you is, of course, real, and this thought excites your mate. Although other lovers may find your partner a tad reserved and perhaps even undemonstrative in love, you have a way of making him or her feel extraordinary. Because your partner both fears and craves intimacy, you are probably one of the most ideal people to get to him or her. Your partner finds you exciting and deeply intriguing, and you are sure to find him or her equally fascinating—even a challenge. You will thoroughly appreciate your partner's dedication to a relationship, probably more than most, and it is when he or she feels appreciated that your partner is at his or her romantic best. You both have strong personalities, in different ways, and this may cause some tension at times. However, neither of you can stay attracted to someone "weak" for too long, so the mutual respect can do wonders for your partnership. This is a stimulating combination, one with a lot of give and a lot of take. If anything, you will certainly never be bored with each other. Perhaps what your partner appreciates most about you is your ability to see past his or her defenses. While others may be intimidated by your partner's often cool and even aloof exterior, you know there is a lot more to your lover. Fortunately for you, you will get to experience all that is inside your Venus in Capricorn lover, and it is unlikely you will be disappointed.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Aquarius: This is one of the more challenging combinations! With love, of course, it can work, but acceptance and understanding are especially vital. You are likely to be intrigued with your partner's love nature, and your partner with your nature. Your nature is intense and personal, and very passionate. While your partner is able to take a step back from many emotional issues in your partnership, if only to gain perspective and understanding, you have a much more difficult time doing just that. This can be complementary at times, but can also be intensely frustrating. It may not be very easy for you to "get" why your lover is capable of detaching him or herself from emotional circumstances, and you may even find it threatening to the basic love bond between you. Your partner can be quite baffled by your passionate reactions, as he or she tends to feel that getting too emotionally tangled up in problems is counterproductive. Your lover values objectivity, and prides himself or herself on an ability to reason things through. Your partner may be inclined to react to your more emotionally intense moments by giving you space. This is likely to frustrate you even more, as you interpret your partner's "stepping aside" as walking away—or, even worse, lack of concern for you and the relationship. This relationship can be rather tempestuous at times, but exciting nevertheless. At the very least, you will admire each other's strength of character.

How Venus in Scorpio Relates to a Partner with Venus in Pisces: The two of you have different Venus signs, but they both are Water signs. This suggests an overall understanding of each other. You sense in each other a similar kind of depth in your approach to relationships, which can promote an instant bond in and of itself. You love intuitively and emotionally—you don't use your mind to judge whether a person is good for you or not. You need to feel the connection. The same goes for your Venus in Pisces partner. You are more focused on an intimate and exclusive bond than your partner is, however. Your partner loves deeply and with his or her heart, but you might wonder just how exclusive those feelings are towards you. You want to get under your lover's skin, and you are not always thrilled to share your partner with the rest of the world. So, when your partner is expressing his or her compassion for pretty much everyone that comes around the corner, you may feel a tad threatened. You need to understand and accept your partner's love of mankind in general. You might worry that your lover strays too easily—and it's not about him or her having an affair. It's more a concern that your partner is too impressionable. Why worry about the rest of the world when he or she has you? That's the kind of attitude you might hold, and this could be your relationship's biggest issue. Otherwise, the two of you find much in common. Your partner is more than likely to appreciate your intensity and depth of feeling.

Venus in Scorpio Woman: You are a woman of extremes - in your taste, in your sex. You like intricate art with profound themes and dark palettes with murky images. Or the starkness of minimalism or all-white, Japanese severity or high tech. Sometimes you want religious icons around you, things that probe deep into the unconscious. The subject of death fascinates you, as does the possibility of rebirth. You like stories about people being tested in the extreme, of psychic adventures. You even love a good horror tale. And if it involves sex, so much the better. Sex is central to you, whether you're doing it a lot or not doing it at all. It’s always an issue. It’s do. For long periods of time. You can go either way, completely. It’s all or nothing at all.

You know that sex and love can be the vehicle for transformative experiences, depending on how you use them. For that reason, love is always a danger to you. You can lose yourself in your desire to have it take you away and make you over. Kinky or suspicious sex can be a turn-on for you, and you can like it down and dirty. On the other hand, you also go for spiritual sex, where you can have an intense experience without even moving. Whatever you do or however you do it, you know the power of sex, and power is often a theme in your relationships. You can seek revenge when you’ve been hurt and you’ve the patience to wait until you get it. Yet, you can also let go entirely of bad feelings.

Love isn’t a simple matter for you, and the man you need isn’t simple, either. He’s intriguing and complex, even if he is the boy next door. He’s sexy and in control, maybe slightly dangerous. He sees you as a fascinating puzzle. Your depth and the aliveness of your energy field draw him to you. He doesn’t flatter you. He senses you don’t like superficiality. As you're suspicious by nature, he’s willing to wait for you to be ready to expose your feelings. When it’s right, you give your all and let love transform you both.

Venus in Scorpio Woman: Women with Venus in Scorpio project a powerful sensuality and magnetism that can be both enticing and intimidating. There is something mysterious about you that makes you irresistible to many men, even if you are not especially pretty. To you, part of being feminine is expressing your sexuality. You enjoy being seductive; and seeing the effect you have on men reinforces your sense of yourself as a woman. Perhaps you dress in a way that is overtly provocative. Or, you might like to wear either clothing that makes you look tough, such as black leather, or exotic outfits and bizarre combinations that attract attention.

Venus in Scorpio Man: Sex is a major issue with you at all times, no matter what you're doing otherwise. Your thoughts are never far from it. You find sexual undertones or overtones in most everything, especially daily life. That’s because you can see below the surface and mentally ferret out what’s really going on. This ability to see deeply draws you into the unknown and unexplored, whether it’s moody and difficult art and music or the dark side of the human personality. You're known for your intensity, but what you see is only the tip of the iceberg. Inside, you're a deeply feeling and very passionate person, even if you keep it a secret, which you do sometimes because you're into secrecy. And you're naturally suspicious. But you can be trusted. If you give a compliment, it’s no bull. Flattery is not your style. You hold back until you get the lay of the land, then you advance or make a move. When you do make a commitment, it sticks. You don’t take anything lightly and you don’t give your word unless you mean it.

Love to you is a very big word. You can be intensely jealous and even vindictive if you're hurt or betrayed. You know how to wait and then strike. On the other hand, you can let go completely and forgive the old hurts and be healed from within. Mostly, you keep this to yourself, but you are something of an occultist. You believe in your ability to make yourself over and rise up from your own ashes, like the Phoenix. That’s because you live close to the source of your own power and you understand how to create and to destroy.

The woman who will attract you has an aura of mystery and depth. Usually you like strong-featured looks - something out of the ordinary, not your usual prettiness of the generic blonde. Actually, you prefer brunettes. They’re more classical and intense and have soul and substance. This is what excites you. When you see a woman you want, you may not be at all obvious, but if you sense she is interested and available, you’ll put out a strong energy field to her and then make your move. Your strong powers of attraction come from your instincts. You rarely make a false move.

Venus in Scorpio Man: Men with this planetary position are most interested in women who are dark, intense, mysterious and obviously sexual, the kind you wouldn't think of taking home to meet your mother. No cheerleader types or Miss Americas for you - your ideal woman is the femme fatale or the porno. queen. You're also looking for a partner who is strong and not easily dominated by you, someone who will make you struggle to win her love. To you, nothing of value comes easily.

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