Nurturingvssuccess
Western Astrology

Nurturing Family vs. Worldly Success as Jupiter in Cancer Opposes Pluto in Capricorn



by Stefanie Weiss February 05, 2014 06:09 PM EST
Nurturing Family vs. Worldly Success as Jupiter in Cancer Opposes Pluto in Capricorn Getty Images
Pluto is one of the most powerful, masterful planets of all -- he rules slow and permanent change, taking a number of years to move through each constellation. As he deliberately makes his imprint on each house of your chart, you will never be the same again – but you’ll usually be better for it – much better.

Pluto has been in the serious, worldly sign of Capricorn since 2008 – transforming the very foundation upon which we live. Note that the housing crisis began almost simultaneously with Pluto’s entrance into Capricorn.

Big, bold, over-the-top Jupiter has been in the warm and nurturing sign of Cancer since last summer. Home and family issues have loomed large in our lives ever since – the way we take care (or fail to take care) of our loved ones has been a major theme during the last six months. Some of us have reunited and forgiven family members that we once thought we couldn’t relate to.

Share a free sample 2015 Love Forecast. Try a preview of your one-week Love Forecast! Make the most out of your love life in 2015 and beyond!

But the crux of the issue is that Jupiter is now standing in opposition to Pluto -- pitting our need to nurture those closest to us against our need to be successful out in the world. You may feel pressure to push forward in your career at the expense of your most important relationships.

The key is to find balance between professional drive and close connections. It’s all about managing your time well. Figure out how to turn off your work stress when you get home -- keep work at work as much as you possibly can.

Jupiter remains in Cancer until the summer of 2014, so you have another six months to focus on quality time with the family, or even close friends that feel like family. Don’t put your career aside, but remember that we all need to be nurtured. And the more you give, the more you’ll get.
 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: December 15-21, 2014
The Stars This Week: December 8-14, 2014
The Stars This Week: December 1-7, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 24-30, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Be an Open Book as the Sun Conjuncts Mercury in Sagittarius
Be an Open Book as the Sun Conjuncts Mercury in Sagittarius

We’re deep in Sagittarius season at the moment -- the time of the year when we overindulge at... read more »

 
Gemini Full Moon: Entertain Us!
Gemini Full Moon: Entertain Us!

"We lead our lives so poorly because we arrive in the present always unprepared, incapable, and... read more »

 
Time for Truth as Mercury Enters Sagittarius
Time for Truth as Mercury Enters Sagittarius

This year, your Thanksgiving is getting a serious dose of truth serum, and it’s not because... read more »

 
New astro forecast sheep 300x250
 
Astrology.com videos
3945206698001
3945206700001
3945208821001
3945207293001
3945206716001
3945206712001
3945206707001
3945205301001
3945206719001
3945206725001
3945208843001
3945208843001
3945208845001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

There are some weekends that put you on the celestial defensive and don't let up for a full 48 hours. This is one of... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

Make a Plan! Are you ready to set a new course? Draw up a list of what you hope to accomplish as Mercury enters... read more »