Synastry

Moon Square Mercury Synastry: Emotion Vs. Logic

In astrology, the Moon governs our emotions, instincts, and the deeper needs that lie within us. It’s like the cozy, comforting part of ourselves that we retreat to when we need to feel safe and understood. The Moon shapes how we express our feelings and connect with others on an emotional level.

Mercury, on the other hand, rules communication, intellect, and the exchange of ideas. It’s the planet that influences how we think, speak, and understand the world around us. Mercury is about the logical processes, the conversations we have, and the way we convey our thoughts to others.

Disclaimer: Astrology suggests potentials and possibilities. I have 500+ synastry aspects in total, so you should check your whole synastry chart instead of one aspect within it.

1. How Your Emotions And Thoughts Can Clash

When your Moon squares your partner’s Mercury in your synastry chart, it indicates that your emotional needs and moods often conflict with how your partner thinks and communicates. This can make understanding each other challenging at times.

You’re very in touch with your emotions and need to talk about your feelings. But your partner tends to intellectualize everything and may not understand your need for emotional discussion. They may prefer to talk about logic and practical matters while you want to bond over sharing feelings.

This clash between your emotional and intuitive Moon nature and your partner’s rational and analytical Mercury style can definitely cause some friction and miscommunications.

2. Feeling Misunderstood

With the Moon square Mercury synastry, you may long for emotional understanding from your partner, but their Mercurial mind doesn’t always grasp the nuances of your moods. When you try to share your feelings, they may focus too much on the appearance and miss the emotional undertone.

This can leave you feeling misunderstood and disconnected. No matter how clearly you express your feelings, your partner often filters them through their analytical Mercury lens. They want to make literal sense of your words while you speak to them with symbolism, clues, and metaphors.

It can be frustrating when your partner ignores your feelings. You may start to feel like your emotional needs don’t matter to them since they don’t seem to “get” you on an intuitive level. Deep down you crave an emotional soulmate connection and heartfelt understanding, not mental analyzing.

3. Needing More Emotional Attention

With the Moon square Mercury synastry, your fluctuating lunar moods crave emotional nurturing from your partner. But their busy Mercurial mind is often focused on other topics and interests. They may not give your feelings and emotional needs the undivided attention you desire.

You yearn for your partner to be fully present and engaged when you express your feelings. But time and again their Mercury is distracted or drawn to other thoughts while you’re speaking. Even during intimate conversations, part of their mind seems to be always churning with ideas.

This tendency can make you feel neglected emotionally. You may accuse your partner of being disconnected or unwilling to fully invest in the relationship on an emotional level. In reality, they may just want to support you but show it through logical advice rather than intuitive emotional care.

4. Logical Needs Can Feel Dismissed

On the other hand, the Mercury person may feel your Moon style doesn’t respect their need for rational discourse. Your emotional intensity can feel smothering or illogical.

No matter how logically the Mercury person explains their perspective, it seems you still react emotionally first. This can frustrate your Mercury partner’s requirement for clear, linear communication.

Realistically, you need to express your needs verbally and clearly instead of expecting them to know. Vague hints or emotional outbursts will just confuse them. It may feel unnatural at first to state your feelings so literally. But it’s essential for your partner to understand you.

Don’t make judgments on their styles but ask for clarifications and reassurance. Learn to integrate the head with the heart.

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