With Neptune in the 5th house the person may have to examine the glamorous and illusory nature of lovers, romance, children, and creativity. This can manifest in the longing to have a child to feel totally fulfilled. Neptune in this sphere may also suffer disappointment and disillusionment when lovers or even children fail to live up to their dreams. Various people with this combination get themselves involved in unobtainable love affairs, and they can be extremely easy to seduce. Yet, it is said that through sacrifice and suffering the artist emerges.
It is also possible that these individuals have a child, who is artistically gifted. On the negative side it is also possible a child slides into drugs and alcohol, or they are sickly and weak. The youngster can be intuitive and sensitive, and they might be impressionable and gentle. Occasionally Neptune in the 5th house may lose a child, and this brings its own particular kind of suffering. Sacrifice may be made on the part of children, and if difficultly aspected they may feel martyred and turn to the child for salvation.
Where Neptune is placed we feel we want to do something good and pure. Many people with this position have adopted children, and sometimes it’s through the difficulty of having their own child. The need to make some kind of sacrifice is signified here, and these folks can also work with children. There are no boundaries where Neptune is placed, and so it is easy for them to enter into the imaginative and make-believe world of a child.