20 RELATIONSHIP REPORT FOR SAIDA AND TIMUR equation and that you have the need to hammer out some workable solution there. This makes for a relationship with a disruption in the domestic arrangements. You may work together outside of the relationship to develop a vehicle for your caring and socially oriented values such as a plan to feed large groups of people. In any case you are likely to be supportive of such values as may be in the process of emerging on the world scene. The ruler of your Sun Sign is Composite Venus in Pisces (21° Pis 57') The ruler of your Sun sign is characteristic of your personality: The placement of Venus in the composite chart reveals the area of your shared emotional focus and love and where mutual enjoyment and benefit lies. Venus in the Ninth House (or sign) indicates a powerful interest within your relationship in factors of higher mind, such as teaching and learning together. Each of you likely has a deep respect for knowledge, and you admire these traits in each other. Together you may well explore both the intellectually stimulating new horizons of philosophy and literature and also the myriad potential destinations of the world around you. You enjoy travel because you like to get the feeling of other perspectives than your own, and that may be one of the secrets of your affection for each other. In a romantic connection, this love of learning may make for a fun partnership, with never a dull moment. You may want to pay attention to and make a place for deeper feelings between you that may be supplanted by your love of learning. As a partnership, you value education in others as well as yourselves, and may be extremely interested of spreading light as a team. Your strong sense of the beauty of higher knowledge will always sustain you. The composite Venus in Pisces (or the twelfth house) indicates that your relationship has a mystical component and a concealed side to it along with appreciation for the subtle and otherworldly. With this placement there are likely to be veiled or perhaps secret undercurrents of emotion that form the basis of your feelings for each other. This is not likely to be a straightforward and openly affectionate relationship that you share, but rather one with some hidden component that you may not even consciously be aware of. In a romantic relationship, you may have a world of your own where you like to hang out together. You are more subject than most couples to the force of your unconscious drives and this relationship can therefore be an excellent one for self-discovery. It is also possible that there may be some element of escapism, or that one of the two of you may be deceived in some way, whether intentionally or not. You can also be very selfsacrificing with each other, which can help preserve the relationship, but which you must be careful does not turn into martyrdom of any kind. It is important to become as
21 RELATIONSHIP REPORT FOR SAIDA AND TIMUR conscious as you can of the underlying motivation for your connection with each other and for your own behavior. As a partnership you have the ability to go to subtle realms and secret depths with each other, and are naturally tuned to higher planes of reality than the physical. This relationship can provide a deep and satisfying glimpse into the depths of your being, once you navigate the potential drawbacks of the situation. Other Natal Planets Composite Mercury in Aries (29° Ari 21') Composite Mercury in the Tenth House Mercury in the composite chart reveals the quality of the communication process in your relationship, and an area of your shared experience where intellectual compatibility is to be found. With composite Mercury in the Tenth House your relationship has excellent communication around the area of career and other accomplishments, and brings out a useful and practical mentality between you. You are likely to be determined and careful in your discussions with each other and with those around you, which allows you to cooperate successfully on a continuing basis in any activity aimed primarily at realizing your intentions or enhancing your social status. This is obviously a great placement for a business or professional partnership. In a romantic connection you have a good mutual understanding of where the relationship is headed and agree on its goals, and your relationship may in fact have a business side to it. You possess an ability to help keep yourselves and others on track with your inclination toward reality checks. Together you have a diplomatic bent, and you make a good team, perhaps in the form of written or spoken communication with others. As a partnership you benefit from cultivating idealism and a sense of the positive, and lifting your shared vision to the higher issue of the betterment of society around you. Composite Mercury in Aries brings a forceful, impetuous and impulsive mentality to this relationship, and you are likely to take up new ideas with enthusiasm. You two tend to communicate in a way that is witty, inventive and quick, and impatient with opposition and delay. Your collective intuition is keen with a heightened sensitivity to sense impressions, either visual or auditory. You may have a tendency to exaggerate, or to argue with each other. This relationship has considerable mental energy, and you jointly have the need to assert yourselves in your thought process and your communication with each other and those around you. You benefit when you take this gift of quickness and learn to bring to it a greater degree of concentration and followthrough. With concentration, your abundant mental energy together becomes a real gift to all you encounter.