Venus in 4th House
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Venus in the 4th house loves their roots, whether home and family, ancestors or history in general. The fourth house describes our background, family, home and our inner private life. Venus in the 4th house adores pleasant surroundings, and they may enjoy interior decorating, entertaining at home, painting, music, gardening, art collecting, and any other creative outlet in the family. The home may even be a kind of art gallery for all of their beautiful collections.
Venus in the 4th house is a fortunate position and unless other horoscope factors are present it can show a happy childhood, contented family life and a loving relationship with the father. However, this feeling is sometimes an unconscious one, and with Venus as the significator for the father, then he may have been perceived as an easy-going man, handsome, charming, or it could signify someone who completely avoided conflict in the home. The Venus in 4th house individual may also have a fear of causing disruption in the home and will want to maintain a harmonious and pleasant environment, and cannot live in a domestic setting filled with stress, strife, and discord.
The father or their childhood may have been creative, prosperous and a source of joy for the individual. Venus in the 4th house could indicate a past teeming with material comforts and parental affection. The person might have a family background where the women – sisters, aunts, cousins and other female relatives played a major role. Furthermore the individual’s sense of values and self-worth come from the people and early events from his/her childhood. Those with Venus here could even inherit benefits or receive a nice inheritance from the parents.
Venus in the 4th house needs to have security in the home, and it may show someone who is possessive, jealous and overprotective of loved ones, especially if Venus is challenged. The individual sometimes looks for a partner who also enjoys being at home, and they will enjoy romantic and cozy evenings in together. The partner may be someone they have known from the past, and they may want someone who can value the past and family tradition, an interest in roots and heritage. The partner needs to have a sense of familiarity, and their expression of love may be very deep and private.