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Synastry Overlays: Venus in 4th, 5th, 6th Houses

Venus in 4th, 5th, 6th Houses - Synastry Overlays
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By Corinne Lane         12 Comments

These are synastry overlay interpretations for Venus in the partner’s 4th, 5th, and 6th houses. (See instead: Venus overlays in 1st–3rd houses, or 7th–9th houses, or 10th–12th houses.)

Venus in 4th House Synastry Overlay

If your Venus is in your partner’s fourth house of a synastry overlay, you feel the need to protect yourself from either pain or rejection regarding the house person. For sure, you have a strong attraction to them, and you would like to give them your all. But you have a nagging need to protect yourself in this relationship.

The house person will sense your hesitancy. The house person may interpret this as you being unsure of your feelings for them, or they may think you lack confidence to release your inhibitions. Either way, the house person gets the feeling that you don’t love as much as you should.

Their is definitely a magnetism that exists between you, and it’s deep and strong. However, there is also uncertainty, discomfort, and tension. This disruptive energy can be pacified by other harmonious synastry inter-aspects, and some people are simply okay with this energy. They may find it exciting. But for many people, sadly, Venus in this water house can drown your love.

Venus in 5th House Synastry Overlay

If your Venus is in your partner’s fifth house of a synastry overlay, you are truly mesmerized by your partner. The fifth house overlay is the most romantic overlay for Venus.

You (Venus person) see the house person as the embodiment of beauty and perfection. This, of course, is very subjective. Everyone else may see the house person as a regular Joe or Jane. In fact, the house person may be just a regular Joe or Jane. But, not to you. No, you see them as the loveliest thing on Earth.

You’re not blind to the house person’s faults. Rather, you forgive any faults in the house person, and you decide that those are the perfect faults to have. Everything about the house person is perfect, in your view.

Naturally, the house person enjoys being seen in such a wonderful light. The house person appreciates the fact that you have placed them on a pedestal higher than anyone else has ever placed them. You make the house person very happy, and you arouse their love.

If the house person has a low self-image, or if they are very uncaring and selfish, they may be tempted to take advantage of your great adoration for them. Most people, however, will simply enjoy your love and be honest with you about where they want the relationship to go.

This is a lucky overlay in that it grants you what most couples can only dream of: the joy of being with someone who embodies everything lovely and wonderful. This perception of each other doesn’t fade over time. Both of you are extremely satisfied with each other.

This is an exciting and stimulating overlay for love relationships. The only danger hear is that the illusion of perfection is just that: an illusion. It’s wise to remember that nobody is perfect.

Venus in 6th House Synastry Overlay

If your Venus is in your partner’s sixth house of a synastry overlay, you feel that you don’t have much in common with your partner. Your partner can sense that you are not really into them. Neither of you see the other as your “type.”

You may be together out of a sense of duty or obligation. You can be of service to each other in other areas besides romance. This is a helpful and productive overlay for work relationships, but this is not a stimulating overlay for romance.

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  1. My partner’s Venus (in Cancer) falls in my 4th house. And I fell just as it is described here. We also have his Venus trine my Moon (in Sagittarius). Does this aspect (Venus trine Moon) can ease his Venus in my 4th house?

  2. Pamela on said:

    I am in love with a man whose Venus overlays my 7th house. My Venus is on his 5th house. I’ve never felt so deeply in love and so deeply attracted in my life.

  3. Yea this is completely wrong. My partner and I both have Venus in each other’s 6th houses and this interpretation couldn’t be further from the truth! In fact, we have most things in common, especially artistically.

    • I also have this with my partner, and I agree with you. We have 7th house contacts, vertex and north nodes too, but I think the 6th house is a fine placement. It’s your day to day grind, etc. So, I think that’s a great place to be really.

    • Another Madison, husband and I have each other’s Venus in 6th house! For us, it manifest as finding pleasure in doing practical chores for each other and cultivating stability (my Venus is in cancer, his is in Pisces) so it helps give this grounded/service element to two otherwise dreamy/storybook romance. I actually think this will keep us married for life because obligation (but in the best way)

      • Beautiful!! Same!! 6th house venus but I guess it balances out because we have moon and mars I. 4th house, sun in 7th, we love to do all activities together and my venus is in Pisces, his is in scorpio so maybe they do manifest in different ways

    • I have venus in a partners 6th house of a long term relationship ship. I would say we have allot in common but also separate hobbies. We love our daily routine together and day to day life together. I am the venus person a d I would say I have to be careful with trying to structure her a d her routine and how she uses her time etc as I might think I am helping but sometimes it can be too much. I think for a long term relationship this is a good placement just not for jnstant romance and butterflies but venus in the 6th house could be described by that couple who has been married 40 years and still enjoy day to day life together sitting on the porch holding hands looking at thier garden etc. Hope this helped

    • I agree with Madison, “ partner and I both have Venus in each other’s 6th houses and this interpretation couldn’t be further from the truth!”. Same scenario here

      I can’t see any other man more perfect and he too is stuck on me like glue.

    • I was thinking the same but we have 2nd, 7th, 4th and 5th house synastry which really makes up for a detrimental Venus aspect

    • 100% Madison this interpretation is wrong and inaccurate … 6th house overlay & we love being together at home doing domestic stuff and we get along beautifully because we have so much in common

    • Yes, i agree, we too. We have so much in common, that i sometimes think, we are one person. I dont know, that it is good or bad thing, bad we have many, many similarities.

    • My Venus is in my husband’s 6th house and we joke all the time that we look just like our childhood celebrity crushes. However, we have a lot of 3rd, 4th, 5th,10th and 11th house synastry. I was hoping this would help prove my theory that 6th house Venus synastry may show acts of service being a big factor in showing affection.

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