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the First House), and feel completely validated and loved so long as her
children need her. And for a time, this would make her feel safe.
 e answer isn’t quite that simple, though. Saturn in Capricorn in the Tenth House has 4 votes on the Moon’s Board of Directors (for Exaltation). Saturn rules the Eleventh House and Twelfth Houses, and creates additional challenges because Saturn squares the Moon and opposes Venus.
negative side, it can become a harsh task-master, with a litany of self-judgment and self-criticism that makes it di cult to enjoy the fruits of one’s hard labor.
Brown’s Saturn is retrograde, which increases the chances that she may struggle with an over-developed “inner parent.” Although Saturn doesn’t rule the Tenth House, it does occupy the Tenth House, so the odds are that the voice of Brown’s“innerparent”soundsalotlikehermother.
What Saturn in Capricorn cares about the most is tradition. To feel safe, Brown will need to behave in a conservative, responsible manner, respecting and deferring to established authority  gures and long-standing social conventions. Saturn rules the Eleventh House of hopes, dreams, and aspirations, and occupies the Tenth House of career and public image. Combining this with the Cardinal Earth energy of Capricorn suggests that Brown has some very speci c, long-term ambitions for her life. To
“Having a very strong Saturn is a mixed blessing. On the positive side, it instills a strong sense of responsibility and
an appreciation of hard work. On the negative side, it can become a harsh task-master, with a litany of self- judgment and self-criticism that makes it difficult to enjoy the fruits of one’s hard labor.”
feel safe (Moon’s Board of Directors), she must feel that she is staying on track, accepting responsibility, and working (hard!) to accomplish and manifest these goals. All of this makes the Fifth House “party girl” scenario even less likely. Brown may feel the need to rebel and escape the tyranny of her Saturn in Capricorn, but she will  nd a more practical, appropriate
way to do it.
Saturn rules Brown’s Twelfth House
Saturn in Capricorn is very strong in Brown’s chart. Not only is it in the sign of its Rulership and in the Tenth House, but it’s also the most digni ed planet in Brown’s chart. Having a
very strong Saturn is a mixed blessing. On the positive side, it instills a strong sense of responsibility and an appreciation of hard work. On the
of sorrows, hidden enemies, and self- sabotage, suggesting that putting her faith in the establishment may not always be the best choice for her. We’ve already noted that Brown is apt
to give away her power to her partner in relationship: her Moon is in the Seventh House, so she expects her partner to meet her Safety Needs, plus, she has an active fear of con ict, so she may  nd it challenging to stand up for herself. So long as she gives up her power and acts from Victim Consciousness, the Saturn (retrograde) in Capricorn authority  gures she turns to for protection will turn out to be Twelfth House hidden enemies, and create more serious problems for her.
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