Moon in Capricorn

If you have the Moon in Capricorn, you tend to be very serious and responsible, thinking that duty calls first before all else. You are not comfortable displaying your emotions for all to see and you certainly don’t want them to think that you need help and support. You never want to appear emotionally weak. There is a great sense of ambition within you, perhaps because you feel unloved, unwanted or inadequate. You then work very hard because it makes you feel important or needed. You need to feel secure in your own authority. Security needs are what drive you. You may be shy and insecure over your own worth and can be overly sensitive to real or imagined hurts. Sometimes you feel as though you have to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders.

You are especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and will tell yourself and others (even children) not to be a "baby". You need to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with your "childish" emotional needs and wants. To others, you may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a business-like attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. Your feelings and loyalties run deep, but you often do not let people know how much you care. You also need to learn to relax, enjoy yourself, and play sometimes. You are conservative, reliable and ambitious. You have the ability to bring plans to completion. On the negative side, you may be ruthless in your desire for power and success. Selfishness and manipulation are possible. You desire recognition. The emotions are steady, but can be quite cold.

With Moon in Capricorn you get a feeling of security by being in control and in authority, and tend to further your own ends through using your instinctual understanding of others. You’re practical, traditional, ambitious, love power, career and contest, and want to be recognized as a powerful, important person. You can be emotionally rigid, or harden yourself further by overly emphasizing your ambition. As a rule, moon in Capricorn people have difficulties with empathy, letting go of feelings, or being free from worry. You need to become more conscious of your strong, subconscious fears, so that you can dissolve them through self-love and understanding. The influence of your parents was very powerful. In a male chart Moon in Capricorn attracts a conservative and serious partner.

Planets in Capricorn