In astrology, the Moon is the inner reality of the spirit, and your emotional base. The Moon reveals how you comfort yourself, what kinds of things feed your spirit, and your instinctive nature. It holds clues to your ancestral heritage, past lives, and the emotional atmosphere that shaped you. Your Moon sign, house and aspects reveal what role Mother played, and how you now manage the feminine, receptive side of your nature.
Aries Moon Feels well-being when expressing emotions in a fiery, direct (often impulsive) way. Shows love through actions, and needs to stay challenged to be happy.
Taurus Moon Thrives in situations that feel stable, while being nourished by the rhythm of the day. Has the patience to build things up slowly, and is grounded in the pleasures of the senses.
Gemini Moon Gets a warm feeling from the colorful exchange of ideas, stories, jokes and interesting tidbits. Likes to keep moving, and engage with others lightly.
Cancer Moon Finds it natural to share emotions and nurture others at an intimate level. Sensitive, changeable, imaginative, with an instinctual need to return to home base for nourishment.
Leo Moon Has a strong need for self-expression and the enthusiastic approval of others. Can be generous, a natural at friendship, playfully childlike, and supportive of the dreams of others.
Virgo Moon A creature of habits who loves to sort, edit, analyze and keep refining the routine. Has an instinct for purifying the self, and can be a healing force for others.
Libra Moon A lover of all things beautiful and harmonious, with an instinct for creating balance in relationships. Needs the mirror of the other, in order to see all the dimensions of who they are.
Scorpio Moon An intense emotionality can bring turbulence, but also take them deep into relationships. Senses the hidden reality of life, and has a sixth sense that goes beyond intuition.
Sagittarius Moon A true adventurer at heart, with the world as home, exploring and learning throughout life. Nourished by inspiring ideas, curious people, and actively pursuing new experiences.
Capricorn Moon Finds it comforting to work, as part of an innate need to achieve and experience worldly success. Can be deeply private and reluctant to share feelings, but with a reservoir of emotional depth to draw from.
Aquarius Moon Has an emotional detachment that lends a broad, abstract vision, making them able to see how things are interconnected. Can be self-contained, and solitary, but comes alive in the larger sphere of groups.
Pisces Moon Often feels a profound lack of boundaries, which makes them vulnerable to all the energies in the environment. Imaginative, and aware of the subtle ways we're all connected, they are nourished through creativity and the search for a mystical connection to spirit.