In your birth chart there are several houses that relate to sexuality and relating. The 7th house traditionally is the house of marriage and one on one partnerships. The eighth house is the house of sexuality and emotional intimacy while the 5th house is the house of love, romance and also playful sexuality. The 2nd house can relate to ones own sexuality or self worth, but it is not the house of sexual intimacy with someone else. Planets in the 8th house almost always have something to do with sexuality or intimacy (issues).
Aries on the 8th house cusp
If Aries is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to intimate love and sexual encounters will be passionate and enthusiastic. You’re not afraid to “go there” with Aries in the 8th house – in fact – the prospect of a relationship being truly connected beyond physical sex completely turns you on. If you have Aries in the 8th house then you’ll likely have an extremely active sex life and will pursue getting your deepest needs met through your sexual encounters. You might be reckless when it comes to sexual practices if Aries is on the cusp of your 8th house because you’re so “in the moment.” Be sure to practice safe sex until you’re certain you and your intimate partner are exclusive. When it comes to achieving sexual regeneration you’ll dive into the depths that more tepid souls fear to tread. Your motto is “let’s get it on!”
Taurus on the 8th house cusp
Admit it; the smell of money turns you on. If Taurus is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to intimate love and sexual encounters will be more practical and materially oriented. A partner with the means to please your body in physical and material ways will be the doorway to intimacy for you. If Taurus is in the 8th house your relationship will be deeply sensual and you’ll easily surrender your soul to all bodily pleasures. You thrive in love and sex if the relationship is monogamous with Taurus in the 8th house. In addition, you’ll use the physical act of sex as a vehicle for learning how to achieve emotional intimacy more than most if Taurus is in your 8th house. Raw, physical, earthy and lusty sex that’s not complicated is what you yearn for. Lying in your lover’s arms after you’ve moved mountains together is all you need to feel deeply transformed.
Gemini on the 8th house cusp
With Gemini as the sign on the cusp of your 8th house you’re extremely curious about exploring the depths of intimacy and sex. You might enjoy learning as much as possible about erotic sexual pleasures such as tantric or even more taboo sexual practices. If Gemini is in your 8th house then a relationship will always begin in your mind and in order to fall in love and ever achieve deep, intimate, bonding sex, you must first achieve an intellectual connection with your partner. Gemini in the 8th house can often thrive by talking to a lover after physical sex. Pillow talk is indeed the doorway to intimacy – much more than the physical act of sex itself. You will enjoy talking while you have sex and might ask your partner to talk dirty to you during sex if Gemini is in the 8th house. You might also find it natural to bond intimately with more than one sexual partner…at once!
Cancer on the 8th house cusp
If you have Cancer as the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to sex and intimacy will be deeply emotional and especially intense. It might be difficult for you to reach orgasm unless you’re emotionally connected to the person you’re in a sexual relationship with. This might make it difficult to enjoy casual sex but you’re not likely to be the type who strives for the one night stand anyway. With Cancer in the 8th house you want an emotionally rich bond with someone special who you can share everything with – body and soul. With Cancer in the 8th you might be quite nurturing in your sexual relationship as well – tending to the needs of your lover in a way that makes him or her feel cherished. You might also be the type to smother your lover with sexual favors in order to prove your love if Cancer is in your 8th house.
Leo on the 8th house cusp
If you have Leo as the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to sex and intimacy will be filled with flamboyant style and creativity. When it comes to sex, you see every encounter as a new performance – and of course you’re the star of the show! If Leo is in your 8th house then a sexual relationship will need color and verve in order to sustain you and you’ll enjoy showing your lover that you’re in charge. You might have a delicate sense of pride about your sexual prowess if Leo is in your 8th house so if a lover bruises your ego or neglects to compliment you as an incredible lover it might actually affect your future ability to perform in bed. With Leo in your 8th house love and sexual intimacy are usually abundant because you have so much to give. You deserve to get at least as much in return.
Virgo on the 8th house cusp
If Virgo is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to sex and intimacy will be cautious and discriminating. You might have an almost clinical way to achieve sexual satisfaction and to please your lover since you’ll focus on the technical ways to make sure you both reach orgasm. The problem with this is that you might forget that in your efforts to be efficient, you’re also taking some of the fun and spontaneity out of your sex life. With Virgo in your 8th house you’re a master at the sexual details but remember not to overlook the bigger picture – intimacy! If Virgo is in your 8th house you might love to offer your services to your lover in other ways besides sexually and might wind up giving a great deal of yourself in the process. One thing is certain: with Virgo in your 8th house your lover will definitely need to measure up to your incredible standards.
Libra on the 8th house cusp
With Libra as the sign on the cusp of your 8th house you’ll strive to achieve balance in your sexual and intimate life. You might go out of your way to make sure that you both achieve orgasm simultaneously since this could be an expression of equality in the most sexual sense. If Libra is the sign in your 8th house you’ll also feel turned on if your lover is graceful in bed rather than crass or dirty. Libra in the 8th is gentle and concerned with a romantic approach to love and sex rather than a highly charged, taboo encounter that you might be embarrassed to talk about in the morning. When you have Libra in your 8th house you want a sexual relationship that meets you halfway and will likely voice your dismay if you feel anything less. You have a seductive yet intellectual way of asking for what you want in bed.
Scorpio on the 8th house cusp
If Scorpio is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to love and intimacy will be as extreme as it can get! You have a way of intuitively knowing what you lover wants in bed so this placement can make you a scintillating lover. However at the same time, with Scorpio in your 8th house you might be extremely adept at using sex as a weapon if you try to control or manipulate the one you’re in a sexual relationship with. Still, with Scorpio in the 8th house you’ll have a loyal, sensual and deeply profound intimate life since you’re easily able to provide a level of intensity to your lover that is unsurpassed. You’re not afraid of anything taboo in the bedroom and with Scorpio in the 8th house you yearn to reach transcendental heights in sex. Sex regenerates you in a profound way.
Sagittarius on the 8th house cusp
If Sagittarius is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to sex, love and intimacy will be filled with optimism. You might take on a philosophical approach in your sexual relationship and seek a deeper, more spiritual meaning between the physical connections you share with your lover. If Sagittarius is in your 8th house then you might experience copious amounts of sexual encounters since Sagittarius is a sign that prefers to do everything in a bountiful way. In the 8th house, Sagittarius will extend this to sexual joy. You will likely see sex and intimacy as a sport to play together – not to win but simply for the fun of it. You’ll have an exceptionally adventurous side which you’ll easily express to your lover. Sagittarius in the 8th house will be a lover who’s always “up for more.”
Capricorn on the 8th house cusp
If Capricorn is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to sex, love and intimacy will be filled with a heavy sense of duty and responsibility. While it’s not a solid indicator that sex will be less of a pleasurable experience for you, it does suggest that you might need to overcome some guilty feelings about your right to enjoy sex and intimacy. With Capricorn in your 8th house you’ll be a truly committed lover and will take your role as a lover quite seriously. It’s possible that you will put yourself down at times when it comes to your ability to give pleasure to your lover if Capricorn is in your 8th house. Try to access the most positive attributes of Capricorn in your 8th house so that you can channel your ambition and hard work to achieving the kind of sexual intimacy with someone that stands the test of time.
Aquarius on the 8th house cusp
If Aquarius is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to sex, love and intimacy will have a strong sense of individual expression attached to it. You will enjoy experimenting sexually more than most and it’ll be difficult for you to tolerate a lover who is close-minded. With Aquarius in your 8th house you might be “far out” when it comes to your views of sex so it could be difficult for you to achieve intimacy on a one to one level. In fact, you might prefer a communal type of sexual intimacy either through group sex or having a partner who’s open to you having sex with someone else. With Aquarius in the 8th house you might be quite gifted in helping your partner free himself of his own self imposed restrictions as they pertain to sexuality. A love relationship is meant to promote your sense of individuality and freedom with Aquarius in the 8th.
Pisces on the 8th house cusp
If Pisces is the sign on the cusp of your 8th house then your approach to intimate love and sexual encounters might be almost ethereal at times. You might feel as if you always need to make sacrifices for your lover and will attempt to heal the pain and suffering of your lover through your sexual relationship. If Pisces is in your 8th house you’ll be extremely sentimental when it comes to sex and your intimate life could have an element of fantasy to it that has the potential to be quite pleasurable if enacted in reality. The problem with Pisces in the 8th house however is that there might be times when the fantasy is better than the reality and you may prefer to keep a sexual fantasy private rather than strive to realize it. If Pisces is in your 8th house you’ll enjoy sexual experiences that include a telepathic connection between you and your lover.