Astrology gives a lot of attention to the 10 planets and 12 houses, but there are other bodies you can pay attention to - like asteroids! There are thousands of asteroids out there, and many relate to something specific, like love and relationships. Asteroid Juno is one of those asteroids, and governs marriage and commitment.
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Juno in Mythology
Juno was the wife of Zeus/Jupiter, and was a very faithful wife - that dude cheated left, right, and center, and she still stuck around! We can argue whether or not that was a good thing (I'd be Team Drop Him Like It's Hot), but this does show how much Juno represents commitment.
This tends to be said as "marriage" since that is the traditional mode of commitment in romantic relationships, however it can symbolize whatever commitment means for you (in case you don't believe in marriage - but you know, your natal asteroid Juno may show why that is!).
Juno Versus Venus and Mars
Venus and Mars are often the ones we look to for relationship stuff. Venus is attractive and shows what we want and need in relationships, and Mars is initiative, and shows our desire and drive. Juno is kind of the after part. Venus likes dating and romance, Mars likes sex and the hunt, and Juno likes to put a label on it. Asteroid Juno's like, let's DTR this thing!
Together, they're a relationship trifecta. Put them together, and you hit relationshiop gold.
Natal Asteroid Juno in the Signs
In your natal chart, your natal asteroid Juno can show your attitude about commitment, and what can make you commit to someone. You can find the position of your natal asteroid Juno on astro.com (in Extended Chart Selection, click on Additional Objects, and select Juno in the menu).
Asteroid Juno in Aries
Aries is an independent sign, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Aries can make you desire commitment that allows for a degree of independence. A balance may be needed to give both partners the time to do what they want without completely avoiding the relationship. A clingy partner may be a nightmare for you. You may go for someone who is very active, and this can be a source of bonding.
Asteroid Juno in Taurus
Taurus rules stability and security, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Taurus can make you crave a relationship that is calm, stable, and grounded. Chaotic relationships can be no-go for you. You may want a partner who you view as sensual, and connect with physically very well. Physical affection can be an important way you convey your loyalty.
Asteroid Juno in Gemini
Gemini is the sign of the mind, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Gemini can make a mental connection of utmost importance in a relationship for you. Without that, you can get bored with someone quickly. You need the mental stimulation to keep you on your toes. You may prefer to have an active relationship socially.
Asteroid Juno in Cancer
Cancer is the sign of emotions, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Cancer can make an emotional connection the most important thing for you in a relationship. You need to feel supported and nurtured by your partner, and you can give that in return and act as a solid cheerleader. Without support, the relationship can become emotionally unstable.
Asteroid Juno in Leo
Leo is a highly romantic sign, and having your natal asteroid Juno in Leo can make you super romantic, or you attract someone who is. You may feel romance is an important part of commitment, and this is how you show your loyalty, which can be strong. One of you may be someone who attracts lots of attention, and the other gives lots of attention to the other.
Asteroid Juno in Virgo
Virgo is the sign of work and the details, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Virgo can show you're willing to put in the work to improve your relationship, and want someone who is equally committed. You may need to drop perfectionism though. You may want a partner who pays attention to the little things, and who helps ease your insecurities.
Asteroid Juno in Libra
Libra is the sign of relationships and commitment, so asteroid Juno goes well here. You may crave more balance and peace and harmony in your relationships, and chaotic relationships can really throw you off. You likely want someone you view as an equal, and a relationship with mutual respect. You may appreciate someone sociable and artsy.
Asteroid Juno in Scorpio
Scorpio is the most passionate sign, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Scorpio can show your relationships can be intense, and you need someone who can satisfy your desire for high heat and passion. This can lead you into relationships with bad actors though, so you have to be more discriminating early on. Loyalty can be something you value fiercely.
Asteroid Juno in Sagittarius
Sagittarius rules freedom, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Sagittarius can show you need to have a certain degree of freedom in your relationships, and don't like anyone clingy. This sign rules beliefs, so you may prioritize being with someone who has the same beliefs you do.Sagittarius is also adventurous, so you may want the relationship to bring adventure into your life, or go for someone with an adventurous spirit.
Asteroid Juno in Capricorn
Capricorn is a traditional sign, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Capricorn may mean you go for more traditional commitment and relationships (whatever that means for you). You can go for the "norm". You can be responsible with those you care about, and take your relationships and commitment seriously. Wild relationships aren't your thing. You may be a late bloomer in relationships and commitment.
Asteroid Juno in Aquarius
Aquarius is an unconventional sign, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Aquarius may mean you go for unconventional setups in relationships (whatever that means for you). Whatever was the norm for you growing up, you likely go for the opposite of that. Someone interesting and eccentric can be your thing. A foundation of friendship can be very important for you, and without that, you may not feel invested.
Asteroid Juno in Pisces
Pisces is a spiritual sign, so having your natal asteroid Juno in Pisces may mean you need someone you feel a spiritual connection with. You may want someone sensitive and compassionate, and who is careful with your heart. You may be attracted to spiritual or artistic types. But you do need to be careful of trying to save anyone or let anyone save you, and healthy boundaries are crucial.
Suggested Reading: The Love Astrology Series
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