The rulerships are a very important part in delineating horoscopes because they show the core or essence of the

way the topics that are related to that house will unfold and develop. In relationship analysis, we ALWAYS take the ruler of the 7th house into account because that's where we'll find the way relationships will unfold and develop. It also shows the way "the other(s)", your partner(s) behave or are. When the ruler of the 7th house is retrograde at birth, "the other", the partner and everyone you meet or encounter never tells it all... There is some secrecy involved. Also, "the other" or the partner may have (or even be) a problem, a burden, some frustration that is not easily talked about. The other does not reveal him or her nature entirely and he or she may keep things to him- or herself. A retrograde ruler of the 7th house denotes someone who rather RE-treats, is shy, modest, self-conscious and sometimes even feels inferior. Expect a solitary person to be your partner, someone who at times strikes against life. Sometimes you will have to face rejection ("the other" is turning his or her back to you), and might have to live with denial and/or maladjustment regarding the people you meet or encounter. The ruler of the 7th house retrograde may also denote someone who returns after some interruption, tries to correct errors and/or tries to RE-concile or RE-unite. Sometimes "the other", the partner too can be rejected, sent away or not willing to take part in some activities (often because he or she feels deeply hurt). Also consider that a retrograde ruler of the 7th house may denote a person in ill health, but holding on! Below you can find the core meanings of the (direct) ruler of the 7th house in the 12 different houses of the natal chart.

Ruler of the 7th house in the 1st house You may be under the influence of the partner. You tend to follow and submit to the other, the partner. The danger is to become totally dependant. Love at first sight and sudden encounters/attractions influence one's life. The partner brings you in motion and is the force that drives you.

In the long run, relationships tend to be deceptive. The love relationship tends to evolve into a relationship full of disputes.

Ruler of the 7th house in the 2nd house The 2nd house is the most stable house of the zodiac. The ruler of the house of relationships in this fixed house is often about stalemate and situations about eternal longings. You may be stuck in love and cannot get out of it. Relationships should be stable and if no relationship is possible, stability is found in material gain and possessions. Relationships tend to influence one's self-worth enormously. Relationships may develop slowly and with difficulty. It's not always the partner you're dreaming of that you will marry! Often, the partner is involved in one's business (love relationships and business go hand in hand).

you want to be seen. Ruler of the 7th house in the 5th house Flirting is part of your life and "the other". Also. You also need a lively partner. the partner brings you in a state of creative self-expression. You need to become more detached. It's the other. the partner who ignites your creative drives. Ruler of the 7th house in the 7th house . You need a partner to show yourself to. You need a partner to look up to. You pay attention to the details and your partner has to be neat.Ruler of the 7th house in the 3rd house The 3rd house is the most unstable house of the zodiac. You may be shy and need a friendly environment. Relationships need something playful. Almost all relationships in your life may vanish and it's highly difficult to find a relationship that will last a life long. Your partner may have a weak health and you may encounter him or her in your working environment. you tend to be careful and rather submissive. You can't stand conflicts and feel easily rejected or neglected. Your partner may be much younger than you are. Ruler of the 7th house in the 4th house Encounters and relationships bring you into an emotional state. You should learn to be more independent though. Ruler of the 7th house in the 6th house In relationships. The outer appearance of the other is of the utmost importance and the pitfall is that you bond with someone who may have a gorgeous body but who is totally unsuitable for you. who is your source of inspiration and makes life worthwhile. You need the other to keep you going. You do need a whole lot of attention. You are very sensitive and tend to identify yourself with the other. the outer world. You MUST have a partner to feel good and you are a very private person. The partner is your mirror and the need to communicate with the other is part of your life. You want to enjoy life with the other through shared hobbies and sports. who has flair.

relationships tend to become a cruel and destructive war. detached from your life. Your partner may be eccentric who does not want to belong to a certain gang/group/family. Ruler of the 7th house in the 8th house The 8th house is the house of eternal longings. This position can point to a very stable union. Encounters can be highly impressive and intense and leave you with deep and often painful (unfulfilled) desires. chances are there is a HUGE age difference with your partner." You need a partner to bring order and structure to your chaotic mind or life. Status and prominence attract you. the partner has a totally different world view (because she or he is a foreigner. traditional and may be rather "boring. Your partner should be a tower of strength. only solutions. Competition may be an issue.. In a certain way. stability and reliability. Relationships should be built on fidelity. Ruler of the 7th house in the 10th house You need more mature partners and in case you are a woman. Many love affairs are likely because you love them all. In case these principles cannot be attained. You want (and often are) to be loved and popular. your partner has to be a person of importance. the partner lives his or her own life.Your partner may be quite selfish or self-sufficient and goes for his or her own urges and instinctive drives. whatever happens in one's life. Ruler of the 7th house in the 9th house Relationships have a fairy tale characteristic. seeing the partner through rosecolored glasses. Also.. You feel attracted to people who will not (never) let you go. stranger or just someone living far away from the own birth place)." Often. It's about the "grand amour. . someone who climbed the ladder and has a decent position you can look up to. You see no problems. even if life changes. always joyful and friendly. Relationships have something conventional. You are very intellectual and need mental stimuli. It's not the most realistic combination and you tend to live in an imaginary world.

Often. you run away when you've found it. more than in reality. . Bonding is really difficult with this combination and while you long for love and close comfort. It's a very contradictory configuration bringing stress into your relationships too.Ruler of the 7th house in the 11th house This combination may bring a toggle relationship. Your partner may be very artistic or be musically inclined. You have it difficult to make choices. Perhaps the partner loves solitude and is creative. living his or her own inner world. The 12th house is not a physical house at all so that you can detach yourself from physical experiences/pleasures and need a partner to live life on another level (a more spiritual level). Relationships may be platonic and lived in the head. You are attracted to unconventional people who don't want to be pinned down. Ruler of the 7th house in the 12th house You may meet your partner through your working environment (your partner is a customer). Very often. love is at a distance and you are attracted to people you often can't have. It's a passive combination in which your have to accept things as they are. you need different relationships to feel good. Relationships tend not to endure and are short-lived. You can't stand emotions.

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