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Scorpio on House Cusps

Scorpio Scorpion drawing, zodiac symbol

These are interpretations for Scorpio on the cusp of each birth chart house.

Since Scorpio is fixed water, there is a depth a feeling regarding the affairs of the house with Scorpio on the cusp. There is an emotional need for intense involvement and secrecy in order to fulfill your subconscious needs and those of others. You will have an intense approach to the affairs of this house. In your personal birth chart, the house with Scorpio on the cusp is ruled by Pluto (and traditionally Mars). So look to the positions and signs of Pluto and Mars for more clues regarding the sphere of life with Scorpio on the cusp.

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Scorpio on 1st House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 1st house cusp (Scorpio Rising), you project yourself with energy and willpower and are willing to stake your life to accomplish your aims. It’s futile to try to convince you that something cannot be done, since you will do it or die trying. You fortify your objectives with a tremendous, fixed, emotional intensity. You have the ability to draw on hidden sources of power to reach your goals. Read more about Scorpio Rising

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Scorpio on 2nd House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 2nd house cusp, you are resourceful and energetic in your means of making money. You have the ability to transform worthless materials into something of real value. You spend your earned money at a rapid rate. Nevertheless, you�re more concerned that your possessions have aesthetic than monetary value. Your partners often provide the money for elegant objects to satisfy your taste. However, you readily share these possessions with your partners, as well as with your friends.

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Scorpio on 3rd House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 3rd house cusp, your speech and communication style is brief and to the point, and frank. You are energetic, extremely resourceful, and creative in your thought process. Words well said function as a healing, soothing balm for you, and are beautiful music to your ears.

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Scorpio on 4th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 4th house cusp, it’s in your nature to do a lot of growling around your family (most people with this placement have Leo Rising). But the privilege to growl is confined to the king (you). Outsiders should not step on the toes of any member of your family or they will know what it is to have a lion at bay. Often there is a great deal of activity in the basement of your home (or your den, or other private room). You need your own private �den� somewhere.

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Scorpio on 5th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 5th house cusp, your children are subjected to intense emotionality. Although when it comes to your children, you’re very generous and provide it all, your excessive concern may lead to domination if it’s not controlled. You tend to be jealous of your loved ones. You’re extremely sensual in your romantic life. Actors with this cusp overlay pattern express great emotional intensity on stage.

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Scorpio on 6th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 6th house cusp, you have to regenerate yourself through the areas of work and service. Only by making your ideas effective in a practical way can you transform yourself and get a new start in life. This cusp overlay pattern usually means you have Gemini Rising. Gemini rules the nervous system, and this Sixth House placement of the highly emotional Scorpio indicates that the expression or repression of desires strongly influences your health. So there is a necessity to use the mind in such a way as to improve the health.

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Scorpio on 7th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 7th house cusp, you are attracted to power and status. You seek energetic partners, those who excel in creative expression and the power to accomplish. However, you must guard against jealousy, combativeness, and possessiveness with partners. Coinciding with the Scorpio need for regeneration where partners and the public are concerned is the need for spiritual detachment.

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Scorpio on 8th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 8th house cusp, you often have secrets and conflicts with respect to your partner’s finances. There are likely to be problems concerning affairs of the dead, such as wills and legacies.

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Scorpio on 9th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 9th house cusp, you’re a religious and philosophical crusader, often engaging in arguments over religious beliefs. If you’re involved in litigation of any sort, there is generally a great deal of fiery protest.

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Scorpio on 10th House Cusp

Historically, many with Scorpio on the 10th house cusp (Aquarius Rising) have been revolutionaries, since they are at odds with the established regime or those who have authority over them. Aquarius Rising individuals do not wish to dominate or be dominated. Their opportunities for self-renewal come through their professions, and often acclaim follows.

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Scorpio on 11th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 11th house cusp, you tend to surround yourself with dynamic, aggressive, and powerful friends, who can handle many of the difficult jobs you are too reserved to tackle. You have your private source of agents to carry out your purposes or wishes. You seldom choose weak individuals as friends.

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Scorpio on 12th House Cusp

If Scorpio is on the 12th house cusp, your hidden support is your resourcefulness. You’re able to perceive as valuable things that others have overlooked. You also know how to cultivate hidden talents in others. Your downfall can be caused by secret resentments and concealed love affairs.

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