Moon Conjunct Sextile Trine Square Opposition Neptune Aspects
There is a powerful need for a creative outlet for their imaginations. Intuitive and dreamy, these people "feed" on inspiration. They want to connect to something higher than themselves--to rise above the mundane. The idealism of this position is tremendous, but it also opens them up to some serious let-downs. These people grab onto some fantasy, feeling, or inspiration and it takes them so very high, that when reality hits, they fall down hard.
Sensitive to a fault, they live in the world of feelings. They just as easily feel ecstatic as they do pained by life, although these processes are very much private matters that are not usually apparent on the surface of things. They want to believe that people are honest, kind, refined, and good-hearted, and they will pick up any small indication that this could be true. In other words, they find the good in people as much as possible. They are very accepting, and generally make those close to them feel quite free. However, the closer you are to these people, the more you will realize that it can be very easy to burst their bubbles. Emotionally, they can be hard to pin down. They rarely categorize people, and they have a hard time making definite statements or commitments. They do most anything to avoid hurting a loved one's feelings.
People with this aspect generally need a fair amount of "down time", as they are very sensitive to all of the mixed energies of any given milieu. Stress is not something they handle well, and their usual response to difficult situations is escapism.
Emotional nourishment is constantly sought, and these people find it difficult to satisfy their emotional longings. The expression "divine discontent" applies here. Creative outlets help tremendously.
Alternate Karmic Insight
interpretation: The ability to empathize is a soul quality you have developed
through many past experiences. Your psychic openness and capacity to "tune in"
to what others are feeling is certainly a talent and a gift, but it can also
make you vulnerable to your environment in many ways. You unconsciously absorb
the psychic atmosphere and feelings of the people around you, so much so that
you may be unable to separate yourself and distinguish your own emotions from
other people's. You are thus susceptible to being manipulated, especially
through pity. Allowing others to leech off of you emotionally, financially, or
even psychically can be a problem for you. On another level, when you are not in
balance you may manifest an over sensitivity toward chemicals, pollutants in
your surroundings, or even prescription drugs, and an intolerance for any sort
of noise, stress, or dissonance. You tend to take it all in, rather than resist
or maintain firm limits. You have rather soft, permeable boundaries. When you
get out of balance, however, you respond well to subtle therapies which affect
primarily the emotional or subtle energies and thereby bring you into harmony.
Beautiful music has a healing affect upon you, color therapy, aromatherapy, or
simply being in or around water can all be very effective for you.
Some Famous People with Moon conjunct Neptune: Bill Cosby, Mike Farrell, Tommy Hilfiger, Dustin Hoffman, Billy Joel, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Shirley MacLaine, Anne Frank, Bono (U2).
These people can waste a lot of time on emotional whims, when they follow illusive or unrealistic goals and people. In relationships, quite ironically, these emotional souls can be hard to reach. They have a hard time committing to any one path, and they can very easily sidestep difficult issues. The avoidance of "not so nice" topics is perhaps most prominent in men with this position, although both sexes very often say something on the lines of, "let's not talk about that". Facing reality and hard cold facts can be hard for these people. They tend to glamorize their past or dream about an ideal future, and enjoying the present is a rarity. Procrastination on an emotional level is a huge tendency. These are compassionate souls who may nevertheless be reluctant to get involved, perhaps because they sense that they could easily become lost in any given cause. They are psychic sponges who absorb the emotions of others. They are extremely sensitive to the emotional "climate" of any given place, setting, or situation. In some cases, people with this aspect in their natal charts project Neptune onto their environment, and thus attract Neptunian people and circumstances into their lives. Some, for example, attract partners who are elusive, addicted, irresponsible, or unwilling to commit. Unusual emotional entanglements and fancies are common with this position. In some cases, "scandals" occur in the life. Creative outlets for their powerful imaginations can be extremely helpful, as they can provide a forum for the emotional drama that they crave.
Some Famous People with the Moon in Hard Aspect to Neptune: Squares - Brigitte Bardot, Clint Black, Lloyd Bridges, Farrah Fawcett, Mia Farrow, Al Pacino, Sigmund Freud, Martha Stewart, Bruce Willis; Oppositions - Lisa Bonet, Frank Capra, Geena Davis, Robert Downey Jr., Sally Field, Brendan Fraser, Marilyn Monroe.
The trine aspect is the more dynamic of the two harmonious aspects. Those with the sextile can call upon these traits when needed, and those with the trine between the Moon and Neptune have incorporated the traits of the aspect into their personalities, expressing them naturally and consistently.
Some Famous People with Moon in Harmonious Aspect to Neptune: Sextiles - Jeffrey Archer, Ted Danson, David Spade, Sheena Easton; Trines - Ed Asner, Tyra Banks, Marlon Brando, Bo Derek, Queen Latifah, Matt LeBlanc, Catherine Zeta-Jones.
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Interpretations written by Annie Heese, unless otherwise noted. (Please note that some of Annie's interpretations are forthcoming).