Original
Western Astrology

Using Eclipses to Predict Love



by Jessica Shepherd November 29, 2010 06:13 PM EST

With clients looking for the timing of their next love relationship, there are a few predictive techniques I employ in their aid. Planetary transits to the natal chart are the obvious first step. Any planetary transit to the 7th house (or likewise, to the ruler of the 7th house) will create a very specific type of pull, depending on the planets involved, towards a relationship resembling the nature of that planet. A 5th house transit, or planets stimulated therein, can bring short term or karmic lovers. Transits to Venus offer a new blush of relationship energy - and stimulate new urges, desires, and feeling perceptions about relationships generally. Progressions and solar arcs function similarly, and often interchangeably. All good techniques, but I’ve also found that eclipses reliably pinpoint cycles of relationship activity -even when nothing else is happening.

Eclipses deliver growth in 18, 9 and 4.5 year intervals. Once an eclipse contacts an important chart point (which you can determine by identifying the year you formed a significant partnership), they will keep aspecting it every 4. 5 years going forward and back. In this way, if my client is looking for a significant relationship, I always ask: when did you last have one? Eclipses are all about history, repeating (thanks Propellerheads!).

Ground Zero, Love 1987-1988 

From across the room at a small party, I saw him. My love radar locked in. He had mystery, just enough to give my Sun-Pluto T-square intrigued. Dark hair, eerily pale skin and leather jacket, as he spun records at the turntable, our eyes met, briefly. A jolt of electricity ran from head to toe. Yes, I liked Mr. Sir Mix-a-Lot a lot.

data: Libra/Aries eclipse set transiting through my 1st/7th houses.

4/9/86 Aries solar eclipse conjunct natal DSC Moon/Chiron conjunction

10/3/86 Libra solar eclipse oppose natal DSC Moon/Chiron conjunction

10/7/87 Aries lunar eclipse conjunct natal DSC Moon/Chiron conjunction.

A year later at a summertime house party, the thumping bass-line booming from the sub-woofer speakers had nothing on the pounding of my heart. We both shared an unusual interest in vampires, which suited my anything but the usual in love Venus-Uranus-Moon t-square. A bonus: that he was mysterious right down to the pointed incisors. I fell in total and utter fifteen year old, love. My parents also announced their divorce in 1988.

<1989, Interlude. The Year of the Big, Fat Smashing Break-Up

Since you’re dying to know...the needful love I shared with my vampire boyfriend sustained me for a year and a half. It kept me from reeling in pain from my parent's divorce or feeling anything at all. When it ended, my heart felt like an empty hollowed shell. 

data: Pisces/Virgo eclipse set transiting through my 12th/6th houses. 

Transiting Saturn square my Descendant and Moon (eclipse point).>

4.5 Years Later, 1995

At the nine year mark, a true love came again, but this time I could see that it was better to be alone, than be in a relationship without a true meeting of soul- and be lonely.

Share a free sample Sensual Synergy. The stars reveal the secrets of your relationship with the Sensual Synergy Reading.

data:

Libra/Aries eclipse set transiting through my 1st/7th houses.

10/8/95 Aries lunar eclipse conjunct natal Chiron/Moon DSC.

18 years later, 2004-2005

History repeated again, though not in quite the same way.  I saw him walking down a hall, and that electric feeling came over me once again. My first thought was, ‘here comes trouble.’ We were casually in one another’s lives for a year before we began dating. 

I met my soul mate in June 2004, but wouldn’t begin dating until summer 2005.

data:

Libra/Aries eclipse set transiting through my 1st/7th houses.

10/14/04 Libra solar eclipse oppose Chiron/Moon DSC

4/8/05 Aries solar eclipse conjunct Chiron/Moon DSC

10/03/05 Libra solar eclipse oppose Chiron/Moon DSC

2005 transiting Jupiter in Libra oppose DSC

Come back for a step by step guide to predicting your next big love!

Want to know the secrets to feeling profound love every day? Buy my book.

 

 
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: November 24-30, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 17-23, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 10-16, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 3-9, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

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
 
A Deep Commitment to Self: Sun Conjuncts Saturn in Scorpio
A Deep Commitment to Self: Sun Conjuncts Saturn in Scorpio

We're in the heart of Scorpio season, which is another way of saying that everything feels extra... read more »

 
3 Tips for Dating and Relationships with Venus in Sagittarius
3 Tips for Dating and Relationships with Venus in Sagittarius

Love Goddess Venus is at her free-spirited best in Sagittarius from November 16 through December 10.... read more »

 
Full Moon in Taurus: Sensuality Rules
Full Moon in Taurus: Sensuality Rules

On Thursday, November 6, you have only one mission: listen to your body talk! The full Moon in... read more »

 
New astro forecast sheep 300x250

featured bloggers


The Astrologer's Daughter


The Astrologer's Daughter
The Astrologer's Daughter is a Los Angeles-based writer, astrologer and radio host who has been listening to the music of the spheres since she was 8-years old. She is a UCLA alum and graduate of the Steven Forrest Astrological Apprenticeship... read more

Astrology.com videos
3895139009001
3895139097001
3895139098001
3895153893001
3895139015001
3895150788001
3895150788001
3895153904001
3895153910001
3895139129001
3895139106001
3895150785001
3895160864001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

If you are looking for a day this month to play hooky from work you would rather not accomplish, this Friday may fit the... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

Be Alert! Your relationship life turns interesting this week, thanks to a harmonious trine from Venus to Uranus on... read more »