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Moon Sextile Moon Synastry: Relationships and Friendships Explained

In synastry, Moon sextile Moon is a strong indicator that two people will be compatible.

The Moon is one of the two Luminaries, and as such, is involved in every aspect of life. Among other things, it plays a role in communication, routines, and emotions.

A sextile is a friendly and pleasant aspect. In synastry, it helps people to like each other. It can also help them balance and complement one another.

Moon Sextile Moon in Synastry

The Moon sextile Moon in synastry signifies a comfortable connection between two people. They will understand each other intuitively and feel safe with one another.

They will have a lot of similarities with each other, but they will also have a lot of differences. Yet, the differences will be a source of balance rather than of conflict.

These two will naturally complement and bring out the best in each other.

This aspect tends to promote a friendly feeling between two people. As such, by itself, it does not bring about physical attraction or chemistry between two people.

On the other hand, when combined with other aspects that do generate chemistry, it can be a powerful indicator of long-term potential.

Regardless of the type of relationship they have, Moon sextile Moon will mitigate any difficult aspects they have and enhance other positive aspects.

Because the Moon is the Luminary of the Night, this aspect is stronger when it occurs in the Night Signs, which are Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces.

The special sign combinations for Moon sextile Moon are also all in the Night Signs.

Taurus and Cancer

The Moon is exalted in Taurus and rules Cancer. This makes Moon sextile Moon even more positive than it already is.

With this sign combination, the two will find a great deal of comfort in each other’s company. Both of these signs are quite domestic and tend to be loyal to those that they care about.

Scorpio and Capricorn

The Moon has a lot of trouble in both Scorpio and Capricorn. This will weaken the positive benefits of this aspect.

As a general rule, they will still be compatible with each other. On the other hand, there will be a lot more problems and complications than would generally be found with Moon sextile Moon.

House Position

In order to fully interpret Moon sextile Moon, it will be important to consider the house that the Moon occupies in each other’s charts.

For more information, see:

Moon in Houses Synastry Meanings: 1st through 12th House

Man’s Moon Sextile Woman’s Moon Relationship

Moon sextile Moon tends to create a friendship rather than a romance, but it can be quite helpful to a romantic relationship as well.

In most cases, however, two people with this aspect will start off as friends. Whether the relationship will change into a romance will depend on whether there are other aspects that will generate physical attraction and chemistry.

The biggest advantage to Moon sextile Moon will become manifest if the two marry or develop a similar long-term relationship.

The two will find it easy to communicate and to get along with each other. They will have a natural sense of how to work together.

They will also be able to balance each other. Each will have strengths that compensate for the other’s weak points.

There is a small danger that the relationship may become too comfortable over time. They may need to be intentional about bringing back the spark or romance they once had.

Even so, they will be able to work things out so long as they are both committed to the relationship.

Moon Sextile Moon in Friendship

As discussed earlier, the most natural type of relationship generated by Moon sextile Moon is a friendship.

It is easy and comfortable, and the two people will like each other and enjoy each other’s company. There will be a natural understanding between them.

In most cases, they will not have drama between them which would interfere with their friendship.

Even though the two will be close, it is unlikely that their friendship will cause any problems or jealousy if one or both of them are involved in a romantic relationship.

The connection between them will be light and easy, and they will have a natural sense of trust.

These two will also be good advisors for each other. They will understand each other, but their differences will allow them to provide perspective.

How to Tell if the Moon is Sextile the Moon in Synastry

The signs that are sextile each other are shown in the graphic below:

Fire, Earth, Air and Water Sextiles by Zodiac Sign in Synastry

If two people have their Moon in signs that are sextile each other, the influence of this aspect will be present, at least to a certain extent.

The orb, or allowable margin of error, for the Moon is twelve degrees. The closer the sextile is to exact, the stronger it will be.

If the Moon is within orb, but from the wrong signs, the aspect will technically be present. On a practical level, however, it will be extremely weak.

With a cross-sign sextile, there will either be no Whole Sign aspect or a Whole Sign square. Both of these combinations are rather difficult. The sextile will soften the negative Whole Sign connection.

Conclusion

Moon sextile Moon is a pleasant and helpful aspect in synastry. It generally signifies an easy friendship between two people.

Even so, it can also be helpful in romantic relationships, especially if there are other aspects that can generate chemistry and physical attraction.

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