Typically with the moon in the 8th House you have have a great power and a serious overdrive. Your best qualities are resilience, self-sufficiency and an ability to stand alone. Considering Virgo and Jupiter here, you are good at distributing your power, and giving it the constructive direction. You would make a great business lawyer, and also a splendid business owner or partner, because you have a clear idea of what it takes to take a relationship onto the next level. It’s same in your private life.
This suggests an experience of extremely powerful inner energies related to issues of sexuality, death, and magical regeneration, subjects which evoke strong responses from people and which carry certain overtones of social ‘taboo’ and unease.
Moon in the 8th House
Emotions and feelings are amplified by their roots in your unconscious mind, and can erupt with great intensity and passion if provoked. You may register the presence of inner pressures which require periodic release. These may take the form of sexual and sensual desires which appear to provide a way for you to gain emotional satisfaction. Your experience of sex will be of considerable improtance; and many of your needs will revolve around intimate relationships. You may tend toward phases of compulsive or obsessive behavior, especially when emotions are attached to a lover and if passionate feelings move beyond control.
Moon in Virgo is modest, introverted, analytical of feelings, reserved, and careful. One is usually industrious and studious, learning from the environment and experience. Feelings may be precise, perceptive, critical, fastidious, and if negative worry too much. Personality is practical, humble, helpful, and supportive. One likes to serve, is concerned with health, personal improvement, and can attend to details. Feelings are often hidden within or sublimated through work; they may also be mentalized away through self-analysis.
Moon in the eighth house is fallen. Emotions may be creative or destructive. One is usually responsive sexually, though this may be influenced by one’s relationship with one’s mother. One may work with women or the general public and can be good at research or detective work in probing the unconscious mind. One may be quite receptive to psychic impulses and be concerned with death and the after-life.
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While you have a strong need for emotional security, you are also a person who is drawn to pushing your own limits, and many lifestyle changes can be the result of this need to challenge, or reinvent, yourself emotionally. You are always fascinated with how people work, taboos, secrets, and all that is forbidden or hidden.
According to Howard Sasportas in his The Twelve Houses , with the Moon in the eighth house, the mother is associated with tragic loss or suffering. The native may have also seen the mother as dependent or emotionally manipulative. Emotional sensitivity is increased, and particularly with a water or perhaps earth Moon, or an association to Neptune, there may be psychic abilities. The native is likely to feel an intense need for intimate union with another, and be emotionally demanding in relationships. As a result of repeating patterns from childhood, there can be much suffering in relationships and financial matters before the native learns to control their impulses and avoid negative attitudes.
This position gives and innate openness and attunement to hidden forces operating personally or collectively, which might express itself as the ability to sense evolving social currents, especially subtle economic or business trends. However, those with the Moon here could, at times, be confused or ‘taken over’ by powerful unconscious complexes which grip and overwhelm them. As children, they would have been extremely sensitive to undercurrents in the home environment, especially the mother’s deeper feelings, moods and frustrations, which they may still be ‘carrying around’ inside them.
Present relationships will reawaken earlier emotional patterns and there is the need to delve into the past to uncover the roots of these problems. Early experience with sex or death may have strongly affected the character. Sex or intimacy could be sought primarily for emotional security or as a way of getting the struggles of the world. This placement is usually very responsive to the sexual or emotional needs of the partner wand will probably not find it difficult to adapt to these. Very often, there is a natural capacity to help others discover a greater sense of their value and worth. They may literally ‘care for’ other people’s money, or nurture others through times of trauma and transition. Endings or separations may be mentally challenging and fraught with more than the usual degree of anxiety, although hitherto untapped resources and strengths could be discovered through such breakdowns and crises. On a more mundane level, there is the possibility of inheritance of land or property, most likely through the mother or the partner.