23 COMPATIBILITY REPORT FOR HELEN AND OLIVER The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect, of Mars in dynamic relation with partner's Pluto, encourages a broad focus, with passion, drive, and ambition to succeed between you. It is also possible that a conflict of wills may scuttle your chances of working together productively. The dynamic pull can manifest as powerful magnetism or combative disassociation between you. If you can manage it, your partnership will be productive of physical manifestations such as mechanics and engineering research, or assistance in business and promotional areas. There also may be political sharing, or other work involving civic affairs. Strength bordering on obsession and raw power are strongly indicated between you, and this implies the need to take some degree of care, as the fire can get out of control. All in all, this is not an easy aspect to handle. The depth of focus between you can bring the two of you to either disagreement or a determination to work with each other despite the odds. In a romantic context, this aspect symbolizes deep passion and drive. Your interchange may be even too physical or aggressive, or romantically obsessive. The power is there to overcome obstacles, and may represent a strong competitive urge between you. This implies that conflict and anger or even violence may be possible, but all this is good for drawing forth your true feelings, and bringing about required deeper examination of your relationship issues. Oliver's Ascendant in square (within 6.0 degrees) with Helen's Mercury The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect, of Mercury in square with partner's Ascendant, represents a mental challenge, or cross stimulation between you. There may be inappropriate communication, travel plans not clarified, or exchanges of ideas that one or the other does not resonate with. Criticism by one partner for the other and verbal disputes between you are also possible. You also may well pursue creative outlets together, such as in information fields, writing or perhaps media analysis. In a romantic context, you enjoy sharing in arts or entertainment fields. You have a strong desire to communicate with each other, and will have many lively and stimulating discussions together, although the possibility exists that there may be poor communication that does not mesh with your partnership goals, or you may suffer from missed opportunities, perhaps there is some area of disagreement between you such as choosing mental pursuits versus desire for action, or over-thinking of the details of an issue. You benefit by attempting to really understand your partner, even when they are thinking quite differently from you, and allowing them some slack.
24 COMPATIBILITY REPORT FOR HELEN AND OLIVER Oliver's Ascendant in sesquiquadrate (within 1.0 degrees) with Helen's Saturn The planetary energies conflict in determined subtle tension; control is required. This aspect, of Saturn in minor dynamic relation with partner's Ascendant, indicates a practical side to the relationship that can feel like limitation, duty or burdens of some kind. It can also be somewhat restricting and limiting, restraining the self-motivation of one or both of you. Positively, there is some sense of shared purpose, of handling burdens, or working together. In a romantic context, there may be control or a conservative attitude attributed to one partner by the other. One partner may feel in control, or perhaps one of you may feel authoritarian denial and restrictions on their freedom. This can be difficult for both of you to live with. Yet your relationship may also be quite productive, supporting a long-term bond with each other. The ability to persevere and to share tasks, to bear each other's burdens is part of all this, and may help you to realize the benefits found in your association. Oliver's Midheaven in opposition (within 4.2 degrees) with Helen's Mercury The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge. This aspect, of Mercury in conjunction or opposition with partner's Midheaven, gives you an excellent basis for communication, especially regarding partnership goals and objectives. You work together well in a helpful and detail-oriented partnership, which may involve educational or other work with young people. Helen is likely to be the more able communicator, who brings precision and effort, while Oliver holds space for leadership and focus. Public works, media and civic duties could all be involved, and also the implicit understanding between you of your shared purpose. In a romantic context, you enjoy the benefits of excellent communication skills with each other, as well as good conversation, directed and on target for practical effect. There is some degree of intellectual focus in the relationship mix, and you may have educational goals as a partnership. You may have met through school, or in some other educational format or via computer work. Siblings and friends could also be connected to the purpose you share. In any case, you can expect order and precision in your relationship, along with meaningful and productive exchanges with each other. Oliver's Midheaven in square (within 5.0 degrees) with Helen's Pluto Angular planet - conjunct Midheaven