Keywords: Relationships, Marriage, Commitment, Partnerships, The ‘Other’, negotiation, compromise, balance
Associated Sign: Libra
Associated Element: Air
House Type: Angular
Overview Of the Seventh House:
Starting with the Seventh House, we can now begin to look at the opposite house and tie the two together to understand their meanings more fully. Opposite houses work in tandem – they’re the same, but different. For example, the First House, opposite the Seventh House, is all about the ‘Self”, the individual, your persona, your image and individuality.
In contrast, the Seventh is all about ‘Others’. The other people in your life, be it your best friend, your partner or your business associate. It governs compromise, whereas the First House is all about what you want for yourself. In this way, we can start to look at Houses holistically, seeing them as opposites, yet with the same essential message.
The sign and any planets in the Seventh House usually very accurately describe the type of relationships that you attract into your life. It can show the kinds of people that you attract, people who emulate your hidden or shadow qualities, which helps you to find greater balance within yourself.
Seventh House in Aries:
With your Seventh House in Aries, you tend to attract Alpha types. People who are assertive, driven, masculine and commanding. You yourself tend to be quite the compromiser, and so it’s important that you attract this kind of energy so that you learn to stick up for yourself.
Astrology suggests you’ll enjoy people who are fiery, passionate and always up for an adventure. You may, at times, be quite overwhelmed by their dominant energy and have to be careful not to allow others to walk all over you. Tension and passion can go hand in hand when to comes to your closest connections.
Seventh House in Taurus:
This is a lovely sign for your Seventh House to be in, as it’s governed by Venus, the planet of relationships. In your connections, you look for peace, harmony and sensual passion, and can attract very committed types. You don’t do drama and enjoy partners who are patient and solid as a rock.
Sometimes your relationships may get a bit stuck or dull, so adding some spice int the mix can be important to keep the flame alive. Be careful of getting too complacent, in other words! That said you’re lucky enough to often have very romantic, easeful and tender relationships. Happy sigh.
Seventh House in Gemini:
You like a bit of variety when it comes to your connections, whether personal or professional. Astrology suggests you may get bored easily with the same ‘type’, so changing it up can be the norm for you. Most of all, you value communication and mental connection in your relationships, and you won’t be able to handle anyone who isn’t on your intellectual level.
You may be attracted to younger people, enjoying their zest for life and playfulness - it brings out your inner child. The sharing of knowledge is a source of great pleasure for you in your relationships and you can teach each other a lot. You do need to be careful of being a touch fickle or attracting those who aren’t in it for the long haul.
Seventh House in Cancer:
Your relationships can be downright emotional, and you like it that way. You crave a powerful, heart-to-heart connection – nothing else will do. You can attract very ‘feely’ types, people who are sensitive, empathic and deeply nurturing. In fact, you could be quite mothered by your partner, which is something you deeply need, being such a stoic and emotionally reserved person – at least, that’s what people see and isn’t always who you are, deep down.
You may find yourself getting into a relationship quite young, and having a strong need for partnerships. However, it’s also possible you change partners quite often as you search for the right emotional fit.
Seventh House in Leo:
You tend to invest a huge amount of your vital energy into your relationships. You may also identify very strongly indeed with others, which can have the effect of you occasionally losing your own sense of individuality. Maintaining your you-ness is absolutely essential! That said, you usually learn a huge amount about yourself through your relationships, and might find that your connections are a source of energy and joy for you.
You could attract those who are very loyal and generous, yet slightly self-involved. This is a good thing, as it teaches you how to focus on yourself and less on others.
Seventh House in Virgo:
With your Seventh House in meticulous Virgo, you attract partners who tend to be practical, down to earth and very kind-hearted. Astrology suggests that physical security in a relationship is very important to you, even if the rest of your life is free-floating. You may attract very critical partners, which is a reflection of how you need to perhaps practice greater discretion and practicality in your own life.
That said, your relationships can be very tender and compassionate, and there’s a sense that you are there to heal, help and serve each other. Communication is important to you, and you may go for extremely intelligent partners who stimulate your mind.
Seventh House in Libra:
This is the most natural house of the sign of Libra. After all, Libra rules partnerships, compromise and balance! With your Seventh House in Libra, you attract partners who are always willing to bend over backward for you and please you. This teaches you how to do the same and become better at negotiation and sharing.
Even though you may personally be quite fiery, you might find that your relationships are havens of calm and peace. Your partners may be quite flirtatious and gorgeous, so your lesson might be to learn to celebrate their beauty and charm and to not try and own it.
Seventh House in Scorpio:
Scorpio is an intense sign, everybody knows that. Thus, your relationships will be intense, deep, dramatic, powerful and even transformative. You need this, being such a peace-oriented sign that avoids anything too fiery. Your relationships provide you with the excitement you need to balance your life, as much as you may try and resist it.
You could find your relationships are either extremely committed and long-lasting, or short and powerful. Either way, they’re unforgettable, and you have to work at learning to balance passion with peace. Your partners may dominate you, so be sure to stand up for yourself when needed.
Seventh House in Sagittarius:
You may kiss a few frogs before you find your perfect partnership – and that’s perfectly okay. In fact, you may enjoy just having a good time, for as long as possible, as is common with the sign of Sagittarius. You treat relationships as fun and enjoy growing through different people. If you choose just one, growth is still important, and you should be fortunate enough that they do bring expansiveness into your world.
You could attract travelers, foreigners or those who are a bit like a teacher, mentor or guru towards you. Happy and positive people tend to be what you go for, and you like to connect with people who show you new perspectives and philosophies.
Seventh House in Capricorn:
Being a generally quite emotional person yourself, astrology suggests you like to go for people who are stoic, practical and somewhat reserved. You tend to be the nurturer, and they’re the solid rock under your feet. Partnerships are treated very seriously and you can be someone who stays in one relationship for an extremely long time. You may find that the right person takes some time to come along, but when they do, that’s it for you.
You will experience quite a few lessons in your relationships and may have to face important tests together, tests that can make your bond stronger and more connected over the long run.
Seventh House in Aquarius:
You may attract a partner who is a bit of a free spirit - as is common with the sign of Aquarius - someone who is unusual, different and completely unique. Someone who is sociable and focused on friendship before love. This brings a much-needed balance into your life, as you can be more of a romantic and quite self-oriented.
You’ll need to keep in mind that your partner will always crave their freedom, and giving them that will help them stay loyal to you and only you. Both of you may be strong-willed, so it’s important that you find ways to respect and agree with each other.
Seventh House in Pisces:
Being someone who is fairly practical and down to earth yourself, you tend to attract your opposite – people who are a bit airy-fairy and not incredibly good at the realistic side of life. You could draw towards you spiritual types, mystics, escapists and those in need of rescue. You like to feel useful and needed, so this suits you well.
Your partnerships also teach you the value of self-compassion and unconditional love, qualities sometimes hard for you to grasp by yourself. There’s a great deal of empathy available in your relationships, and you can both go out of your way to help and serve each other.
Checkout related content:
The Astrological Houses
The 1st House
The 2nd House
The 3rd House
The 4th House
The 5th House
The 6th House
The 7th House
The 8th House
The 9th House
The 10th House
The 11th House
The 12th House