Venus, the planet of love, relationships, and finances will transit through the sign of Capricorn from January 8th to February 1st. Capricorn takes everything it does seriously, and this transit will ask us to consider the state of our relationships, finances, and personal values to determine and whether things are working or if adjustments are necessary.
For Venus in Capricorn, love has to be a grounded, practical experience that is built on a solid foundation with the potential to withstand both the good times and trials and tribulations. If during the Venus in Capricorn transit, issues are discovered that threaten the security of love, finances, and value systems, Capricorn will want to explore and institute ways to fix the issues. This transit will have us looking at whether our Venusian themes are worth investing in for the long-term.
When Venus transits the serious Earth sign of Capricorn, relationships, and finances experience a Saturn touch. Capricorn’s ruler, Saturn, is known for its serious, practical, methodological approach which allows it to reach its goals successfully. Capricorn Venus energy views love and finances as a goal in many respects. There is the idea that love and money must work for them in a practical manner in order for it to be worthwhile. This is not the energy of being swept off our feet where we end up in happily ever after without any hard work. Venus in Capricorn realizes that any successful endeavor including relationships takes effort on the behalf of all parties involved. Because of this, the Venus in Capricorn transit is a grounding and solidifying influence that gives us the opportunity to thoroughly assess our existing relationships as well as how we manage our finances for improvement.
Because Venus in Capricorn takes everything so seriously, this energy may want us to pull back from anyone or anything that is not showing the necessary effort to maintain a highly-functioning relationship. Capricorn energy simply does not have time for childish games or people that are unsure of their desire to be in a relationship. With this transit, there’s also the possibility that we will seek out individuals who have the potential to improve our status in life as Capricorn energy prefers to be associated with honorable, successful people.
Also during this transit, we may not be the most outwardly professing of our love and affection as Capricorn tends to keep its emotions under wraps. We are more likely to show love and affection in practical ways. For example, this is energy where someone shows you that they care for you by making sure you get up on time for work each day or by picking you up from work. Venus in Capricorn will teach us the importance of taking our time to build a relationship that is based on a willingness to put in the hard work to create and maintain a quality relationship.
In regards to finances, Venus in Capricorn seeks financial stability, so this is an excellent time to make plans for increasing income or establishing a career. As Venus in Capricorn is not an outlandish sign, spending money frivolously is not encouraged during this transit. If expensive items are purchased, it’s because Capricorn has the financial means to do so. The innate expression of Venus in Capricorn energy is to save for a rainy day as opposed to splurging on unnecessary purchases. Seeking out sound, proven investments to increase financial stability and prosperity is another positive expression of Venus in Capricorn energy.
The Venus in Capricorn Transit
Venus transiting Capricorn will make several aspects that will influence the expression of its energy. The following are some of the major aspects occurring during Venus’ transit through the sign of Capricorn.
Venus trine Mars & Uranus
Venus in Capricorn will make a very beneficial aspect to transiting Mars and Uranus in the sign of Taurus. The objectives of Venus in Capricorn are positively supported by the actions and the changes instituted by Taurus. Love, finances, and value systems seek solid ground as Venus in Capricorn initiates changes that are supported by the actions and change agent energy offered by transiting Mars and Uranus in Taurus.
Venus square Chiron
Transiting Venus in Capricorn could stir up some wounds as it makes a tense aspect to transiting Chiron in Aries. Issues around relationships and finances could remind us how we have been wounded currently or in the past. Transiting Chiron in Aries is working on its wounded identity. There is a connection between our own personal values, relationships, and the ways in which we handle finances that are up for review in helping us thoroughly analyze and initiate changes to help us deal with our woundedness.
Venus conjunct Pluto
Venus in Capricorn conjunct Pluto in Capricorn produces intense, passionate interchanges involving love, finances, and power. We may find that when dealing with people, especially in the realm of relationships, we are compelled to explore our desire to obtain the Venusian side of life (love, money, relationships, self-worth) in exchange for power. Venus/Pluto energy can lead to deeply transformative experiences that either bring us to new heights via all-encompassing, intimate exchanges or break us down via the subterfuge of manipulation, control, and power plays. Venus conjunct Pluto is a very magnetic energy that attracts people in order to address the dynamics associated with Saturn/Pluto energy. It is important to take note of the new people entering our lives at this time, and how they compel us to analyze our relationships with our self-worth, finances, and relationships.
Utilizing Venus in Capricorn Energy Effectively
In order to reap the benefits of Venus in Capricorn transit, it is important to embrace the need to do the hard work of improving our relationships, value systems, and personal finances. The more accountable we are in regards to these themes, the more likely we are to see the benefits that Venus in Capricorn energy has to offer. It is also important to note that Capricorn always provides lessons for us to learn and integrate in order to improve our lives. Take the information that is received from this transit seriously as it can help us determine what needs to be worked on in order to achieve success.