"the moon represents our deepest personal needs, our basic habits and reactions, and our unconscious.

where the sun acts, the moon reacts. how do we instinctively react or respond to problems? what do we feel we need for a sense of security? look to the moon in your natal chart for answers."

calculate your moon sign and all of your other placements searching up "birth chart", have in mind that the most reliable site is astro.com.

most of the information in this article is from starslikeyou, cafeastrology and the only astrology book you will ever need by Joanna Martine Woolfolk.

ARIES MOON.

aries is an active, fiery sign, but the moon is cool and passive. this disparity gives great brilliance and sharpness to the senses but also results in a nervous temperament.

born with the moon in the vibrant sign of aries, you are likely to have a pronounced need for independence, as well as an assertive streak. aries is a fire sign, governing impulses, initiative, and action. accordingly, you are likely to feel at your best when you involved with exciting, challenging or new experiences – anything that lets you express your pioneering side.

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TAURUS MOON.

the moon is at its best in taurus (in astrological terminology, the moon is exalted in this sign). the stable sign of taurus steadies and strengthens the moon’s otherwise changeable, erratic influence. the moon in this position gives you great powers of concentration. you live your life the way you tackle a job: systematically and getting it done right. whereas others complicate their lives, when you’re confronted with a problem you look for the most effective way to deal with it, and even if it’s personally painful for you, you get it handled.

with the moon in the sign of taurus, you are likely to have an innate need for security and comfort. taurus is an earth sign, and so pertains to the tangible, material aspects of life. you are likely to find that you relate easily to the physical plane, and find much comfort in what you can see, hear, smell, touch and taste. taurus is also a fixed sign, implying constancy, patience and perseverance. this suggests that you will by drawn to circumstances which are predictable, concrete and well-established.

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GEMINI MOON.

born with the moon in the lively, communication-oriented sign of gemini, you are likely to be a curious individual, with an active, versatile mind. gemini is an air sign, governing communication, the exchange of information or ideas, and the protocols with which social organization occurs. accordingly, you may find that you have an innate need to know as much as possible about the world around you and may have a talent for numbers, speech or the written word. gemini is also a mutable sign, implying the need for variety and change. you are likely to find that you are easily engaged in new things, seek stimulation and may become easily bored.

nervousness and worry are common traits with this lunar position. an underlying restlessness is common, and many lunar geminis need more stimulation than others. they usually read a lot, talk a lot, and think a lot with this airy, mutable position of the moon.

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CANCER MOON.

the moon is in its natural home in cancer, for this is the sign that the moon rules. here the best qualities of the moon—devotion, patience, sensitivity—are brought out. the romantic, intuitive sign of cancer and the sensuous, receptive moon are in harmony with each other. if you have the moon in cancer you have strong emotions and perceive the world around you through your feelings rather than your intellect. however, because you do not openly show your feelings, it is sometimes difficult for others to figure out where they stand with you.

moon in cancer natives have a large potential to be able to get in touch with the feelings and moods of others. often, they are quite wrapped up in themselves. their memories of the past are outstanding, especially for all things emotional. moon in cancer people are never detached — they cling to things, their home, and people they care for. they seek out security and familiarity in all they do. they look for peace and quiet. their attachment to all that is safe means they are a little leery of change.

these peace-loving souls dislike superficiality in all of its forms. they are devoted and accommodating. the insecure ones accumulate things in an attempt to feel secure.

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LEO MOON.

depending on other positions in the chart, moon in leo people are not necessarily outgoing. when they feel comfortable, they do like being the center of attention. that is, they like being in the “spotlight” in the comfort of their own homes and with family and friends. they enjoy entertaining others and often take on the role of comic.

with the moon in the dramatic, generous and fun-loving sign of leo, you are likely to have an innate need to approach life from a place of fun, passion and creative self-expression. leo is a fire sign, and so pertains to spirit and inspiration. on an emotional level, you are likely to be warm, generous and innately confident. leo is also a fixed sign, implying constancy and perseverance. when you love, you love intensely. you can be counted on for your loyalty and level of support. the fire signs are known for an abundance of energy, and you may be ever ready to shine this abundance of emotional warmth toward those you hold near and dear.

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VIRGO MOON.

virgo is the sign of intelligence and practicality, which gives a sharp analytical bent to the moon’s influence. if you have the moon in virgo you have a fine, discriminating mind. you do not pursue knowledge merely for the sake of learning; you figure out how to use what you learn. your immediate reaction to the sense-impressions you receive from the world around you is to analyze what you have just seen and heard. you are meticulous in sifting through information and you tend to question whatever is told to you. moon-virgos are sometimes so skeptical they don’t even believe in what they see with their own eyes. you love to discuss ideas and probe into opinions held by others, though you yourself hold fast to preconceived notions. you are not so stubborn, though, that you will hold on to a theory once the facts prove you wrong. you are a seeker of truth, and you believe truth is what is left after falsehoods have been exposed.

virgo is a sign of service. you are likely to find you have an innate need to nurture yourself and others through offering practical service in everyday ways. virgo is also a sign of humility. you may be quite happy working behind the scenes, adding your considerable talent for organization to whatever you are involved in and happy to be of service, often asking nothing in return.

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LIBRA MOON.

born with the moon in libra, you are likely to have a deep need for peace and harmony in your life. libra is known as an air sign, governing communication, the exchange of information or ideas, and the protocols around which relationship occurs. accordingly, you may find that you have an innate need to connect with the world around you, and may have a talent for creating rapport with others. libra is also a cardinal sign, highlighting the need to act. the action required is whatever is needed to restore balance.

you are likely to be a natural peace-maker, with innate diplomatic and negotiating abilities. you are probably adept at seeing things from another’s point-of-view and can be counted on to both listen when needed, and offer objective advice when required. Your instinctive ability to get on with others can make you popular and gracious in most situations. you are likely to be quite a social individual, respected for your reasonable, fair-minded approach to life.

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SCORPIO MOON.

while others may find security and comfort in material things, moon in scorpio people seek out emotional intensity. no matter what, there is something very intense about lunar scorpios. they are diggers when it comes to the world of emotion, they can see beyond facades and cut right to the core of a person. this ability to “see” what isn’t obvious to the rest of the world can be intimidating to others or wildly attractive, depending on the audience.

moon in scorpio people often have a strong fear of betrayal. they seek out commitment, and feel the need for a partner to give up something for them. some will put the people they love through a series of tests, and these are not always conscious. their apparent suspicion can be trying for the people who love them. however, once committed, moon in scorpio people can be the most loyal and protective partners around.

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SAGITTARIUS MOON.

born with the moon in sagittarius, you are likely to be innately optimistic, expansive and positive in your point of view. sagittarius is a fire sign, and so accentuates the passionate, idealistic and creative dimensions of life. sagittarius is also mutable in action, which means you are likely to have an innate need for variety and change. when passion and variety combine, there is often a deep calling for freedom. because the moon describes your natural response to things, or where you feel at home, you are likely to feel most comfortable roaming free – exploring your world and expanding horizons wherever possible.

another way for you to broaden horizons is through study or learning. this sign relates to the search for truth, and ultimately pursuit of wisdom. you are likely to find you have a need to feel that you are always learning or discovering something new. you may be an eternal student, or spend much of your time with recreational pursuits that have an educational bent as well. you can feel that your world is expanding through the knowledge that you acquire, and even if this just means you are a student of life, you are likely to find that knowledge opens your horizons and helps you feel free.

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CAPRICORN MOON.

born with the moon in capricorn, you are likely to be innately responsible, pragmatic and measured in the ways that you respond. capricorn is an earth sign, and so pertains to the tangible and practical dimensions of life. it is also known as a cardinal sign, which implies a need to take action. when practicality and activity combine, the urge to master material resources is usually present. with the moon in capricorn, you are likely to have an innately serious and responsible nature, seeking to make the most of whatever resources you have at your disposal.

being useful and productive are basic needs for lunar capricorns. because they generally keep their emotions under check, moon in capricorn people come across as competent people. however turbulent their emotions may be under the surface, lunar capricorns keep cool-headed and they come across as steady and reliable people.

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AQUARIUS MOON.

with the moon in the conceptual and humanitarian sign of aquarius, you are likely to be a unique and somewhat progressive individual. there may be something about you that somehow “separates” you from everybody else. aquarius is an air sign, and so pertains to ideas, concepts and communication. it as relates to the social side of life in terms of the protocol that guides how we interact with eachother. aquarius is also a fixed sign, which gives qualities of focus, perseverance and endurance. when an aquarian moon individual has a clear idea, they are unlikely to easily change it. this combination suggests that concept and relationship will be important these for you. your position as someone already ‘on the outside’ gives you the ability to interpret the world around you from an often unique point of view.

there is a very idealistic and progressive streak in lunar aquarians that is admirable indeed. however, when the moon is in aquarius, natives often will deny the more irrational qualities of emotions, such as jealousy, possessiveness, and fear, in an effort to be “above” what they consider “pettiness”. when this goes too far, lunar aquarians can be emotionally blocked, distant, and detached.

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PISCES MOON.

pisces and the moon have a natural affinity; pisces is the sign of depths of emotion, and the moon represents your instinctive emotional reactions and sometimes your hidden dreams. pisces is also the astrological sign of sorrow and self-undoing. if you have the moon in pisces you have deep feelings and an innate understanding of the human condition.

a peculiar danger for anyone with this moon position is that the impressions received from the outside world will not accurately reflect the world as it is. instead, they are filtered through an intense romanticism. your instant reaction to stimuli is to interpret things as you would like them to be rather than as they are. you wear the reality-distorting glasses of the incurable optimist, the dreamer, the poet.

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thank you for reading, and if this doesn't apply to you, have in mind that it might be because of aspects or other placements, you have a whole birth chart!