Sun in Aquarius gives you an intense sense of intuition and powerful intellect. You have an independent personality and are confident in your ideas even though others see you as quirky and unusual. Moon in Leo reinforces your strong and independent nature.
Moon in Leo and Sun in Aquarius both contribute to your ability to be a leader who can make decisions quickly without basing your choices on how others may feel. The downside, however, is that Moon in Leo does lead you to care deeply about gaining approval from others.
You want to be loved, accepted and admired, but you don’t always consider whether you are empathizing with others or taking them at face value.
Also, Sun in Aquarius is not concerned with approval and may even dismiss this need altogether. Part of you wants to belong, as a means of emotional security, while your outward personality rejects conformity.
This can work in your favor as you can be a trailblazer. You may be among the first to adopt a particular fashion style or ideological standpoint and as a result others may come to see you as a leader or influencer.
You are passionate and although you can be emotional you prefer to hide your vulnerability. You prefer to show your excited and determined side, and may feel it’s safest to express anger and joy, but nothing in between. In spite of your efforts, you are authentic and can’t really conceal your feelings.
You are strong willed and motivated to succeed. Your deep desire is to be the best at everything you do and for others to take note of your greatness.
On the outside, you may act as if others’ opinions don’t matter to you and try to be aloof. You are a passionate and loyal friend and lover but you do need lots of space in relationships.
Sun in Aquarius opposite Moon in Leo drives you to want to follow your independent nature and express your creative gifts, but also to want to be a part of the crowd.
You may start off with humanitarian intentions and a focus on uplifting others only to then become side-tracked by your own personal ambitions and ego.
You want to belong and be approved of but you also try to convince yourself that you don’t need anybody. If you can balance the desire for leadership, recognition and approval with the desire for independence, you can be successful in unconventional careers or relationships.
Rarity of this aspect: Average
Sun in Aquarius quincunx Moon in Leo creates friction between your creative, expressive and bold means of venting emotions and your preference to be considered an intellectual who is above primal instincts. You may repeatedly experience lessons involving selflessness or dedication to causes beyond your own ambitions.
If you can come to appreciate your heightened intellectual gifts and intuitive sensitivity as well as your deeper passions and lust for pleasure and recognition, you can become a strong willed, motivated leader and innovator. Until you do, however, you may continually sabotage yourself, vacillating between ego desires and a humanitarian calling.
Rarity of this aspect: Rare
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