Venus is the main planet that represents our relationships. Because of this, it is the most important planet in synastry, especially when it comes to romantic relationships.
This article will discuss what Venus in each of the 12 houses means in the context of synastry.
Synastry is a technique used to determine your compatibility with another person and to help understand and develop your relationship with that person.
One of the components of synastry is to overlay the other person's chart on top of your own to see what houses of your chart their planets fall in.
The placement of Venus in your houses is an important factor in synastry. In general, this is the area of your life in which the other person will be a soothing presence.
In a romantic relationship, this will be the place in which you feel the strongest connection with your partner.
Venus in 1st House Synastry
When someone's Venus is in your first house, you will find that person attractive from the moment that you first meet. This is often a case of love at first sight.
It will seem like you have a lot in common with the other person, and you will like a lot of the same things.
This person will make you feel attractive and charming.
While this may seem like a perfect situation, there can be a danger to Venus in the 1st House in synastry.
The 1st House represents the mask that you wear to those you first meet, and 1st House relationships are usually acquaintances.
Venus in the 1st House may be love at first sight, but there may or may not be anything deeper or more substantial than that.
You will need to look at the rest of your synastry chart to see if there is the potential for a deeper, more lasting relationship with this person.
Venus in 2nd House Synastry
The 2nd House represents matters concerning money and possessions. It also represents our feelings of self-confidence.
In synastry, when someone's Venus is in your 2nd House, this person is a supportive influence for you.
They may support you financially. They may also help you feel secure and confident when they are around.
Venus is considered a Benefic, which means that this planet tends to bring good fortune.
If someone's Venus is in your 2nd House, this person is lucky for you.
Opportunities come your way through this person or when this person is around.
Venus in 3rd House Synastry
If someone's Venus is in your 3rd House, communication with them will be pleasant.
In the present day and age, a common reading for this is that you will have a strong connection over social media.
This placement can also indicate that this is someone that you have known since childhood.
In a romantic relationship, this could represent a childhood sweetheart.
Even though Venus in the 3rd House in synastry is generally pleasant, this may be difficult when it comes to romantic relationships.
You will tend to see this person as a sibling rather than as a potential partner.
Venus in 4th House Synastry
If someone's Venus is in the 4th House of your chart, this can create a very strong bond between you. This person touches you in a very deep and personal way.
The 4th House represents your roots. This is where you came from. This also represents the traditions that you were brought up in.
In a romantic relationship, it will be easy to integrate your partner into your family.
Your parents will approve of this person, and they usually come from the same or similar background as you do.
Venus in the 4th House can also mean that this person brings you luck in matters concerning real estate.
Venus in 5th House Synastry
Venus is the planet of relationships, and the 5th House is the house of romance and sex.
If someone's Venus is in your 5th House, this bodes well for a fun and exciting love affair.
You will find this person extremely attractive. You might also find this placement in synastry in a non-romantic relationship.
In this case, this will be someone that you enjoy being with. You have fun when you are together, and you look forward to their company.
This House is also the house of children and creativity. You might find that this person brings out your Inner Child in a pleasant way.
This person may also bring you luck and good fortune when it comes to your creative endeavors.
Venus in 6th House Synastry
If someone's Venus is in your 6th House, this person might not trigger romantic feelings in you, at least not at first.
On the other hand, over time, you will find that this is the person who is always there when you need them.
This placement indicates someone who is soothing to you when you are dealing with difficulties such as being sick or worn down by tedious and thankless tasks.
This person knows your struggles and your weaknesses and can help you through them.
A person with Venus in your 6th House may be a very good marriage partner.
This is someone who will stick with you "for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness or in health."
This placement is excellent when it comes to someone that you have to work with.
They can make even the most unpleasant tasks easier by their very presence.
Venus in 7th House Synastry
This is the classic and most beneficial placement when it comes to marriage.
Someone whose Venus is in your 7th House will feel like your soulmate. You may see them as "your better half."
Even though this is a natural placement when it comes to marriage, the two of you may not seem to have a lot that in common, especially at first.
If a person's Venus is in your 7th House, this means that it is in the sign opposite your Ascendant.
Because of this, this placement does not necessarily indicate "love at first sight."
This is a relationship that will grow and develop over time. You will discover that you balance and complement each other.
This is also a good placement in a non-romantic relationship.
The 7th House governs all one-on-one relationships, including business partnerships.
Venus in 8th House Synastry
If someone's Venus is in your 8th House, this may not be a relationship that you are open about.
This could be a secret love affair, or this could be a person that is not in your usual social circle.
Depending on the sign and aspects involved, this may not be a good relationship for you, at least not according to conventional wisdom.
This person may lead you into things that are not good for you or that are not socially acceptable.
On the other hand, this person will touch you in a very deep way.
They will know your inner secrets and things that you are ashamed of about yourself.
You will be able to tell them things that you could not tell anyone else.
Venus in 9th House Synastry
If someone's Venus is in your 9th House, this indicates a relationship that is an adventure in some way.
This could be someone from a foreign country or a different cultural background. This placement may also indicate a spiritual connection with someone.
This person may share your religion, and in some ways, may even be a teacher for you.
The two of you will have similar values and ideals.
If this is a marriage partner, this will be someone who you will enjoy traveling with.
Almost any problem you have with them can be solved by taking a trip together, preferably to another country.
Venus in 10th House Synastry
A relationship with someone whose Venus is in your 10th House will be in the public eye in some way.
There is no way that you will be able to keep it secret or private even if you wanted to.
This person will be good for your career or public reputation. They will help you rise in some way.
It is very likely that they will hold a position that is superior to you in some way.
In a romantic relationship, this may be someone who has more money than you or is of a higher social class.
Even if this is not the case, your relationship with them will in some way give you status and prestige.
Venus in the 11th House Synastry
Someone whose Venus is in your 11th House will first and foremost feel like a friend.
Even if you develop a romantic relationship, your friendship will be a deep and enduring component of it.
This person will also help you to develop other friendships and social networks. They will be your best cheerleader and strongest ally.
The 11th House is also the house of hopes and wishes.
This is a person who will encourage you to dream and bring you good luck in making these dreams come true.
Venus in the 12th House Synastry
The 12th House is a complicated one in astrology.
It is traditionally called the House of Self-Undoing. This represents the part of us that we keep secret from even ourselves.
If someone's Venus is in your 12th House, they can see your blind spots, and they love you for them.
This is a person who can tell you what you do not want to hear in a way that you can handle.
Any time one of someone else's planets is in your 12th House, they could bring trouble to your life.
On the other hand, Venus, as a Benefic, wants to help and not to harm.
Because of this, it is more likely that this person will bring deep healing to the deep recesses of your soul.