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Moon Dominant

a magnifying glass Key Phrases:

Nurturing; charitable; Intuitive;

Emotional; Sensitive; Affectionate;  Protective;

Preferring the quiet, but enjoys walking through crowds.


Sympathy, tenacity, compassion, and sensitivity mark those with a Dominant Moon. They have a sense of rhythm, timing, and tune.

They need to be needed. They feel comfortable in the mainstream, mixing and mingling with the common people - especially in feminine-dominated contexts.  Intimate gatherings allow them to satisfy their interest and curiosity as to what's happening to whom and when. Isolated places and purely mental activity rub them the wrong way.

Dominant Moon people are highly intuitive and empathetic, and can easily pick up on the emotional states of those around them. They have a way of making others feel good about themselves when they speak. At the same time, they quickly adjust to new situations and are easily swayed by other people's charisma.

If the person’s Moon is afflicted by harsh aspects, such as squares or oppositions, they might often have sudden changes of humor, have wild mood swings, and act childishly when confronted with difficult situations.

Despite their emotional nature, Moon dominant folks can also be quite practical and resourceful. They have a strong sense of self-preservation and are skilled at finding creative solutions to problems.

Moon dominant individuals are deeply connected to their family and home, often valuing domestic life above all else. They may be excellent cooks, decorators, or homemakers, taking pride in creating a warm and welcoming environment for those they love.

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The Moon rules silver, commodities, hotels, restaurants, the female sex generally, liquids, groceries, those who cater to and serve the public, domesticity, and music.

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Financial Gain

Their nurturing tendencies make them excellent caregivers and providers, whether for their own family or in a professional capacity.

They are often drawn to careers in healthcare, education, or social work, where they can use their emotional intelligence to make a difference in the lives of others. The Moon is one of the vocational indicators found in the charts of nurses, airline attendants, dietitians, dry cleaners, housekeepers, cooks, bakers, landscapers, merchants, cashiers, grocers, obstetricians, meteorologists, counselors, restaurant workers, and hydrotherapists.


Note: This description is intended for those who's Dominant Planet is vastly more powerful than their 2nd or 3rd most powerful Planets. A somewhat equally powerful Planet in one's chart can greatly negate most points made above.

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Ben Baker, CEO

About the Author

Ben has practiced Astrology for over 35 years and is a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT) Practitioner.  Ben holds 11 patents for the core functions that all dating sites now use today.  See Ben's Bio for more info.