The Synastry Match That Creates 'Love At First Sight'

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Love at first sight often gets a bad rep, thought of as too good to be true or a sign of lust rather than love. But astrology can actually help you see if the connection between you and another person is truly a sign of a soulmate relationship and not a troublesome karmic connection.

Synastry is a branch of astrology that overlays one person's birth chart with another's to check the zodiac compatibility between the pair. You can definitely use it to check good marriage compatibility, sexual compatibility, or even emotional compatibility between two people. But you can also use it to see if you would be good business partners with someone or even best friends!

But not all astrology matches in a synastry chart are desirable. Some reveal the potential for unconditional love between two people, while others show that your relationship will be plagued by emotional unavailability.

Thankfully, Sun conjunct Venus is one of the good synastry matches. Let's find out more about it.

Sun conjunct Venus synastry

The Sun in your birth chart represents your willpower, your source of authority, how you shine in the world, and where you are headed in life. Venus, on the other hand, reveals the love nature of an individual, how they give and receive gifts, what brings them joy and pleasure, and whether they like to do the pursuing or be pursued in love. The conjunction aspect is an astrological connection formed when two planets or points are only 0 - 10 degrees apart from each other. This causes the two to blend their energies together, sometimes leading to great interactions and other times leading to total failure.

Sun conjunct Venus — whether in a natal chart or a synastry chart — is a good astrology match because the nature of both the Sun and the Venus makes this connection very harmonious.

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The Sun person in a Sun conjunct Venus synastry is immediately attracted to the beauty of the Venus person regardless of societal definitions of beauty. They resonate with the mannerisms of the Venus person, the way Venus speaks and does things, and how they flirt. Depending on the zodiac sign and house of this conjunction, there is also an instant sexual attraction between the Sun and the Venus person.

The Venus person is drawn to the Sun person like a moth to a flame. They love the way the Sun person shows up in the world, the ambitions and goals they have in life, and the way they shine. Because this is a conjunction aspect, both the Sun and the Venus person instantly bond with each other, sharing things they never thought they would share with someone so quickly.

Sometimes a Sun conjunct Venus synastry highlights a past-life love connection, especially if the South Node is forming an aspect in either person's chart. But overall, this is a very beneficial connection for both the Sun and Venus.

Being with the Sun person also enhances the beauty of the Venus person and brings a lot of good opportunities to their life. The two may even decide to get married quickly if other synastry matches indicate this. Being with the Venus person brings more love and creativity into the Sun person's life. Venus also introduces the Sun to a bigger network that benefits the Sun person's goals in life, whether directly or indirectly.

Sometimes a Sun conjunct Venus synastry reveals a telepathic bond between the two individuals. They just get each other and their needs without having to spell everything out. But conversations flow easily between them too. So they are solid either way.

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If the Sun conjunct Venus synastry is in a fire sign (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius), the two individuals become friends and lovers in a flash. Some people may caution them they are going too fast, but because they are fire signs, this is natural for the two.

If the Sun conjunct Venus synastry is in a water sign (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces), the two flirt and seduce each other more gradually. They have a strong emotional bond overlaying the basic attraction and often become finely tuned to each other, sometimes almost telepathically.

If the Sun conjunct Venus synastry is in an earth sign (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn), the two people benefit each other's careers in a big way. They work well together, are practical as a couple, and understand the value of staying steady and not being too rash.

If the Sun conjunct Venus synastry is in an air sign (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius), the two people can't stop chatting with each other or texting. They always have to share anything new or interesting with each other, and become fast friends whether or not they engage romantically. But eventually, they become romantically involved as well. Sun and Venus have an easy-flowing relationship in air signs.

In rare situations, the Sun conjunct Venus synastry is near the cusps between two zodiac signs. This creates an interesting situation where there is a mismatch between the natures of the Sun person and the Venus person. In such a case, one person usually turns out to be the more dominant energy between the Sun and the Venus. But sometimes this can lead to an unrequited love situation where either the Sun or the Venus fails to get the reaction or attention they want out of the other person.

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Valeria Black is a tarot reader and astrology nerd with a dash of wicked humor on the side. Follow her on Instagram for more.