Other interpretations of this position point towards the individual truly needing someone special in life. Whilst this is often true for all of us, there are usually strong attachments to feeling romantically special, adored and loved.
With the changeable lunar body placed here in the heart of the horoscope, it can sometimes reveal a romantic love which may fluctuate and change just like those cyclic phases. Since the Moon relates to what we need to make us feel safe and secure, it can also mean that emotional dependency is projected onto a child or lover. Those with the Moon here may take on the role of a mother in love affairs and nurture and protect fiercely when in love.
The 5th house in astrology relates to Leo and the Sun. Planets here take on a Leonian expression, and so this why this position of the Moon so often reflects a deep need to be centre stage, with an inclination towards the dramatic. The individual likes to be the caretaker and needs to be needed, and romance can be based on security needs, but there is also a playful quality to this person. The solar house is where we play and amuse ourselves, and planets here are energized by the fiery characteristics of this sphere.
The Moon placed here often gives the instinctive need to bear children. There can be a strong attachment to little ones, and they may have a large family. The joy of life and enjoyment of playing can reveal itself through partaking in pleasurable activities such as in the arts, acting and theatrical pursuits. The Moon in the 5th house is a fertile placement for all activities of the heart. Usually, there is a hunger for creative self-expression, and the type of creativity is usually shown by the sign in which the Moon is placed.
Often the mother will have been creative and imaginative, and so an artistic environment has always felt natural to the child. Indeed, it would seem creativity is second nature to them, and so they need to use this to their advantage. The Moon in any house involves memories and past associations, doing what most feels comfortable to us. Thus, Involving themselves in personal hobbies is comforting, relaxing and feels like home. For the Moon in 5th house individual “creating” is where they feel most a soulful connection to something deep inside.