Venus in Capricorn
If you have Venus in Capricorn, love and affections are expressed in cautious, reserved and serious ways. You are probably not that demonstrative towards the ones you love. You care very much about what other people think of you and you fervently desire love and appreciation, yet your reserved responses make it appear that you are really very detached. Casual, superficial relationships don’t interest you at all. You are cautious and serious about love and you want a deep, genuine, lasting love. You are old-fashioned and traditional regarding courtship and love, and will remain faithful to your loved one in good times and in bad.
You may be attracted to persons older than yourself, someone who is emotionally mature and reliable and who can provide the security you desire. You tend to be loyal, trustworthy, patient and steadfast. For you love may be weighed against practical concerns or on the basis of security needs. Perhaps you’ll marry for money or status. You have a strong desire to protect yourself from being hurt and this may keep you from being as outgoing and forward in love matters. You may be very fearful, selfish and jealous or cold and calculating if Venus is badly aspected. There may be an intense ambition and desire for prestige and status.
With Venus in Capricorn, the planet of love, relationships and what you value is in the sign of ambition, responsibility, hard work, success, tradition, persistence and old age. In your personal relationships and artistic expression you are serious, practical, ambitious and reserved. You have a great determination to get what you love and to succeed at what you value and in your art, the latter being a necessary quality for the successful artist. Loyal and proper, you appreciate tradition and ceremony and like to be in control. It may be that you are still shielding yourself from being hurt, or fear giving too much of yourself, possibly due to disappointments in love when you were younger. If so, this can be overcome by letting go of resentment towards the one you hold responsible. You have the inner strength and perseverance to do it. There can be a considerable age difference between you and your partners with this position of the planet of love. And if blessed with good looks, you will keep them well into old age.