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Moon Square Moon Synastry: Relationships and Friendships Explained

Moon square Moon is one of the more difficult aspects in synastry. It signifies deep conflict and misunderstanding between two people.

As one of the Luminaries, the Moon plays a role in every aspect of life. In relationships, it signifies our habits, our emotions, and even our thought patterns.

Moon contacts show how two people respond to each other on a semi-conscious or even unconscious level.

A square is a tense aspect. In synastry, it shows areas in which two people rub each other the wrong way. On the other hand, it can also generate chemistry and physical attraction.

Moon Square Moon in Synastry

In synastry, Moon square Moon indicates a relationship in which two people rub each other the wrong way. They have trouble getting along with one another.

The problems generated by Moon square Moon are not easy to resolve. It will be hard for either person to put a finger on just what annoys them about the other.

This is because the Moon shows areas that are habitual and even unconscious.

While this aspect is difficult, it is not necessarily fatal to a relationship. They will have an attraction to one another in spite of the fact that they annoy each other.

If Moon square Moon is present, it will be important to consider the other aspects between the two people to see if there is anything that can help the situation.

The Moon is the Luminary of the Night. Because of this, it is considered more powerful in the Night Signs. These signs are: Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces.

In most cases with Moon square Moon, one person’s Moon will be in one of the Night Signs, and the other’s will be in one of the Day Signs. The person whose Moon is in a Night Sign will tend to be the more dominant of the two.

Moon in Taurus or Cancer

The Moon is very strong in both Taurus and Cancer. Because of this, if one person has the Moon in either of these signs, it will help ease the difficulties that would ordinarily be present in this aspect.

The person whose Moon is in Taurus or Cancer will provide steadiness and support for the other. This will be the case regardless of the sign the other person’s Moon is in.

It will still be a tense aspect, but far less tense than it would be in other cases.

Moon in Scorpio or Capricorn

The Moon has trouble in both Scorpio and Capricorn. In this case, this aspect will be even harder than it normally is.

The person whose Moon is in Scorpio or Capricorn will tend to put up roadblocks to the relationship, even more than is already there.

Unless there are other, more positive aspects present, it will be difficult for a relationship to form or deepen.

House Position

It will be important to consider the house that the Moon falls in each person’s chart. This will determine the areas of life that will be impacted.

For more information, see:

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

Man’s Moon Square Woman’s Moon Relationship

Moon square Moon is hard on any relationship, but it is particularly challenging for a romantic one.

It does generate physical attraction and chemistry, so it may bring two people together at first. The relationship may even feel exciting in the early stages.

Yet, if the relationship deepens, the two will discover that they have significant differences, and that these differences will become more and more problematic as time goes by.

If they marry or move in together, matters could become even worse. The Moon governs the day-to-day aspects of life, food, chores, routines, and the like. It also governs actions that are habitual.

Negotiating these matters will prove to be quite difficult for this couple.

Whether the relationship will survive this will depend a lot on the other aspects between their charts.

Moon Square Moon in Friendship

Moon square Moon is usually less problematic in friendships than it is in romantic relationships. There may still be friction, but it will not be as emotionally charged.

This aspect could prevent the friendship from becoming close, as it might be a bit uncomfortable for them to spend a lot of time together.

Another problem could arise if the friends are of the right gender and sexual orientation for a romantic relationship to occur. This is because the tension generated by a square could translate into physical chemistry between the two.

Unless there are other aspects indicating something different, it is probably not advisable for the two to become roommates or business partners. Moon square Moon tends to cause more problems when two people are in close quarters or interact with each other daily.

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

The signs that are square to each other are listed below.

Cardinal, Mutable and Fixed Squares by Zodiac Sign in Synastry

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

For the square to be considered full force, the planets must be within twelve degrees of a perfect square, which is the orb for the Moon. The closer the planets are to each other, the stronger and tenser the aspect will be.

The Moon can be within twelve degrees of a perfect square from the wrong signs. In the case of Moon square Moon, the whole sign aspect will be a harmonious one, either a sextile or a trine.

Unless the cross sign aspect is quite close, within one or two degrees of exact, the Whole Sign aspect will be more powerful. The square will just add more tension and conflict than there ordinarily would be.

Conclusion

Moon square Moon is a tense aspect in synastry, and it can make relationships quite difficult.

Two people with this aspect will tend to rub each other the wrong way, and this will be on an unconscious, almost visceral level.

The areas of conflict will be hard to articulate, which will pose a large challenge towards being able to resolve them. It will be important to look at the other aspects between the charts to see if harmony can be found elsewhere.

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