Sun in 12th House Synastry – How It Actually Affects Your Relationship Dynamics

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Did you know that synastry overlays are one of the first things to explore in a synastry analysis?

They will give you the ‘big picture’ and important information about karmic bonds in the relationship.

The Sun in the 12th house synastry overlay will give you on overview of how your egos interact and how your partner’s creative expression plays out in your life; whether it inspires you or makes you feel belittled. And vice versa.

The Sun is our vital force, it is the main inner driver that gives us a reason to live on this earth, so it is a central part of the horoscope that shouldn’t be overlooked when examining the possible emotional and psychological dynamics of a relationship.

So, what does the Sun in 12th house synastry overlay imply about your relationship?

Moon in 12th House Synastry

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I will give you ALL possible versions of how this synastry interplay can play out in your life.

Before I do that, however, I would like to remind you that synastry overlays are actually the SECOND step in compatibility analysis AFTER both charts have been examined separately.

Studying the individual birth chart of each partner is crucial, because this gives imperative insight into what each individual needs in a relationship. The separate horoscopes of both partners reveal hidden emotional patterns, which the individual may not even be aware of. The birth chart of each partner provides important information about how they approach a relationship, what type of relationship is most suitable for their personality and subconscious behavioral patterns, and whether they need to undergo considerable inner growth before they can mature for a long-term union.

Most importantly, the separate horoscope of each individual provides hidden trauma that may be sabotaging each and every relationship they form, which may in turn undermine this particular union if they are not consciously working on alleviating pain from the past.

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The position of the Sun, Moon, Venus and Mars should be closely examined in each of the horoscopes, and so should the state of the 1st, 7th, 5th house and their rulers. It is especially critical to look at hard aspect between Moon, Venus, Mars and Saturn and Pluto. Challenging aspects with Saturn will give the individual an inborn inability to express love and would suggest a certain level of maturity before they can get married and create a family.

Difficult aspects with Pluto would suggest deep psychological trauma, an inherent tendency to manipulate and in the case of a Pluto-Mars square even a tendency for violence or attracting aggressive partners.

Now that you are aware of the preliminary preparation required before moving onto synastry overlays, let’s talk about the Sun in 12th house synastry overlay meaning.

The Sun

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In the birth chart, the Sun represents the center of our personality, just as the Sun is the center of the solar system.

The Sun’s position in the natal chart – by sign, house and aspects creates the fundamental basis of our character, on which all other influences from the other planets are superimposed. For this reason, when we compare the birth charts of two people, we first pay attention to the relative position of their Suns. Although the streams of influence between two people flow through different energy channels, connecting different points of their horoscopes, the Sun with its representation of the ego is one of the principal channels of interaction that needs to be examined.

In synastry analysis, when we do an overlay of two birth horoscopes, your partner’s Sun falls in one of the twelve houses of your horoscope. In each of these twelve positions, it sets a certain color for your relationship and shows an area of ​​your life where the other will have a strong influence.

One Important Thing To Remember About Sun in 12th House Synastry

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The most important thing to remember about having someone’s Sun in your twefth house in Synastry is that it acts as a permanent transit to your twefth house!

This means that for as long as you are in this particular relationship, for as long as you communicate and exchange energies with this person, their Sun will be like a permanent transit in your twefth house.

Their Sun, with all it represents will be affecting your innermost psychological realms, any wounds you may have from past lives, and even your health. If you have planets in the 12th house, their Sun will be further activating these planets, and the aspects they are making.

12th House in Synastry

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The 12th house is a very karmic one, and a partner’s planets placed there indicate a karmic relationship, which may not be very easy and carefree in nature.

Usually there is some past karmic debt that has to be dealt with, and since the 12th house usually unlocks past emotional wounds and even subconscious behaviors that may be self-sabotaging in nature, a partner’s planets can further activate hidden psychological issues, making them come to the surface.

Sun in 12th House Synastry Meaning

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The twelfth house in your natal chart is the most mystical one. It contains information from the deep past of your Soul.

When your partner’s birth Sun falls in your 12th house in the Sun in 12th house synastry overlay, your relationship follows a strong karmic pattern. In reality, all connections in our lives are not accidental and are related to our past journeys in a physical body. However, the relationships that involve a 12th house overlay with the Sun or Moon, are extremely karmic.

Your souls have, in a number of previous lifetimes, lived in the same family or circle of friends; have had different in character and depth relationships, know each other very well, and this is evident in your current life when you understand each other with one look only and communicate intuitively.

A Sun in 12th house synastry overlay relationship does not have to be difficult and burdensome. I have met married couples of this type with wonderful relationships. Sometimes, however, the Sun in 12th house synastry relationship brings a lot of pain and suffering, because this is one of the ways your soul clears part of its karmic burden.

The Psychology Behind Sun in 12th House Synastry

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When one’s Sun falls in the twelfth house of their partner’s horoscope, the Sun person may be able to encourage the house person to develop a wide variety of interests that will assist him or her to gain a greater understanding of life as a whole.

The Sun person in the Sun in 12th house synastry overlay may introduce a completely new perspective of life to their partner, though much will depend upon the condition of the Sun in the nativity and the cross-aspects between the couple.

If the majority of aspects are favorable, the Sun person may be able to instill in the house person an uplifting belief in God and the fact that everything happens for a higher purpose. The Sun person in the Sun in 12th house synastry overlay may be able to encourage in the house person an attitude in the spirit of “Thy Will be done”, which eventually brings greater happiness, and is the most effective way of avoiding “self-undoing.”

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Moon in 12th House Synastry

If the majority of aspects are adverse, the Sun person may be a source of confusion in the house person’s life. The Sun person may encourage the house person to undertake a course of action, which runs counter to his or her own physical or moral good and perhaps counter to the interests of the community.

In the best case of the Sun in 12th house synastry overlay, the Sun person can become an unobtrusive supporter, who can pull strings on the house person’s behalf and quietly organize backing for them from unexpected sources. Sometimes no sacrifice can be too great.

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Moon in 12th House Synastry

At worst, the Sun person may have a special talent for consistently thwarting the house person’s plans, intriguing against them and subtly undermining their position, knowing just how to exploit the house person’s Achilles’ heel to his or her own advantage.

The Sun person may also have the capacity to keep some of the house person’s best kept secrets or the latter may instinctively feel the Sun person to be someone in whom he or she can confide. Those, who may habitually receive such confidences, such as a clergyman or doctor, often have their Suns in the twelfth house of the horoscopes of those who choose them as their confidants. This may indicate that they are specially equipped to offer service to such people when they are at a low ebb, either physically or psychologically, and their support and help is likely to be sought when an emergency arises.

When the Sun is assailed by difficult cross-aspects in the Sun in 12th house synastry overlay, there is a possibility of misunderstandings arising due to undercurrents that are difficult to locate and negotiate, or there may even be some hidden enmity, which gnaws at the roots of the relationship.

Sun in 12th House Synastry – Further Interpretations

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The Sun in 12th house synastry overlay creates an atmosphere of mystery in your relationship.

The Sun person sees the house person as exotic, charming, and even otherworldly or strange. You (the Sun person) have a strange infatuation with the house person that you cannot fully understand, because the house person seems so different from you. You are drawn to them, perhaps out of curiosity. Maybe you want to have a strange experience or flirt with the unknown.

You (the Sun person) are attracted to the house person almost contrary to your common sense. The house person is a mystery to you. You cannot read them, you cannot understand how they think. You find them unpredictable. You think that they do not understand and do not approve of you.

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Moon in 12th House Synastry

There is a vague barrier of confusion in the Sun in 12th house synastry relationship, and you just do not understand each other. MiSunderstandings go both ways. It’s as if each of you speaks different languages ​​trying to establish a conversation. You have no idea why you are together.

With the Sun in 12th house overlay, marriage is possible due to its strong karmic character. (In fact, watch a few sitcoms and you will feel like every married couple on TV has this overlay.)

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Of course, maintaining such a relationship will take a lot of patience. It’s not impossible. It may seem like a sacrifice, but some of life’s best rewards take a lot of patience.

The Sun in 12th house synastry overlay is just one of many factors that need to be considered when making a compatibility analysis, but I sincerely hope that this article did shed some light on the dynamics of your relationship.

Check out all articles on Love Compatibility Here as well as my FREE Synastry App, which is pretty accurate in giving you an overview of the long-term potential of the relationship.

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