26 RELATIONSHIP REPORT FOR LINDA AND DANIEL you can achieve the best of both worlds, and rise above being enmeshed in emotional confusion. You profit when you develop a more discriminating attitude in general and strive to discover the reality of your own feelings, and more clearly communicate them to your partner. As a partnership you share a heightened sensitivity for the suffering of all. You may also feel a sense of obligation to give to others. Composite Venus in trine (within 3.8 degrees) with Pluto The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. With this aspect between composite Venus and Pluto, your relationship has a magnetic quality and a passionate intensity for shared interests and a shared focus on forming a close emotional attachment with each other. Together, you two are charismatic and intense, and seek to break through any barriers that stand in the way of your closeness. You may experience great challenge in marriage and romantic partnership, and yet also gain great rewards in terms of healing your mutual issues of closeness and dependency. Your intense feelings for each other may lead to a subtle form of manipulation, but can also lead to a harmonious blending of your energies, lending a powerful faith to your joint activity. When you learn to expose your vulnerabilities to each other in an honest way, there can be healing of any tendencies for one to control the other or the need you share to be liked by those around you. With wisdom and love, you can transform the difficult issues that you are likely to encounter with each other into a growing and conscious act of sharing. Composite Venus in sesquiquadrate (within 0.4 degrees) with Midheaven The planetary energies conflict in determined subtle tension; control is required. With this aspect between composite Venus and the Midheaven, your relationship has a good focus for joint activity and perhaps a shared mission for beauty and the arts. You sense that you have the same set of priorities but may not easily combine your activities. In a romantic connection, this aspect is an indicator of potential harmony between you but you must work at it. You are generally quite present with each other and may want to put the relationship first, but not always be able to. As a partnership you might become jointly involved in some artistic pursuit, or diplomatic endeavor, one that reaches out for harmony in human relations. Composite Mars in inconjunct (within 2.0 degrees) with Jupiter The planetary energies do not flow smoothly, one or the other predominates; discrimination must be employed.
27 RELATIONSHIP REPORT FOR LINDA AND DANIEL This conjunction between composite Mars and Jupiter gives your relationship an optimistically energetic edge. As a team you have abundant vigor and the ability to accomplish great things together. You might feel as though you have rocket fuel running through the very blood of your partnership. You share an expansive and abundant energy, generate an optimistic air, and you may have a tendency to take chances other pairs wouldn't take. You are likely to direct this energy into a variety of channels, such as sports, travel, politics, religious activities, or some wholly other creative enterprise, and of course, in a romantic relationship, sex. Your partnership has an expansive and can-do attitude that goes a long way toward achieving your shared mission, and allows you to get the best out of your joint circumstances. As restless and impulsive as this combination can be, it benefits you to think slowly and carefully, and to bring caution to your encounters with others. Composite Mars in septile (within 1.1 degrees) with Saturn The planetary energies darkly interact; incline to occult dimensions apart from socially accepted norms. With this aspect between composite Mars and Saturn, your relationship has a responsible, centered and hard-working quality that also might be experienced as a blockage of activity. Together, you possess a strong desire for freedom of expression that does not easily find its realization. As you support each other to cultivate both courage and compassion, you have the potential to overcome your fears of self-expression and come to a more loving understanding of yourselves and each other. Composite Mars in square (within 5.0 degrees) with Neptune The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect between composite Mars and Neptune brings to your relationship a strong idealism and psychic sensitivity together with an inclination to mysticism and the arts. As a duo you are drawn to the subtle and the ethereal. You may also experience a degree of confusion, so that you struggle to find the balance between the practical and the ideal. In a romantic connection, there may be powerful ideals of attraction between you, and your action and goal orientation within the partnership may border at times on deception or illusion. You may be able to fool yourselves into thinking you are doing the right thing when in fact you are blind to your true impulse. You benefit from keeping your communication very clear in order to achieve greater conscious awareness of your inner motivation. As a partnership you may question your own understanding of yourselves and the nature of your