Venus in the 5th House
With Venus in the 5th house, the individual is concerned with self-expression and creativity. In this sphere, they can express what is special and unique about them. Romantic love is one avenue where they could express these qualities, but this area also rules children and the ability to express joy, happiness, and uninhibited pleasure. People with this placement need an activity or hobby that fulfills their desire for creative expression. For this realm symbolizes the result of procreative effort – whether it is writing, art, a child, or blossoming romance. These creative accomplishments boost self-worth and feelings of happiness and contentment. It can be beneficial for them to be involved with children and creating something of value. Financial gain is possible through all creative endeavors such as music, art, literature, and drama. Some find they creatively blossom around children, others find their deepest values are awakened through the appreciation of art, dancing, or drama.
A person with Venus here likes to be appreciated and loved for their talents. This part of the chart is symbolic of the search for security in the identity of an individual, so there is a need to re-create part of one’s individuality. This house precipitates the need to be loved by others; they lurve to receive gifts when being romanced. In fact, it makes them feel worthy and deserving and many of them are the recipient of grand gestures of love – whether it’s bunches of flowers or lots of gifts, one single red rose – it makes them feel adored, beautiful and appreciated.
Venus in this position is more dramatic in relationships when placed in a fire sign; they appreciate FIERY passions and emotional scenes in their love life; EARTHY Venus’ are exceptionally supportive; WATERY Venus’ are loving and compassionate; AIRY Venus’ are articulate and fair. This placement can attract quite a few admirers, however, this can just simply mean that there are many admirers of their creative work.
Create beauty and harmony through art and creativity; establish the value of play; glow through recreation; magnetically attract people and things through romance; balance conflicting forces among or about children; express values through hobbies and leisure activities. Choice Centered Astrology: The Basics
With Venus in the 5th house, unless they create something worthwhile, their creative expression is projected onto children and/or lovers. This part of the chart also relates to the love they give others and, thus, children and romantic interests can be viewed as beautiful and loving; they may have creative, talented and charming children. Those with Venus in this position often possess a strong appreciation of aesthetics. They will not feel completely fulfilled without an outlet of some kind. Ordinarily, Venus here enjoys sharing their creativity with others; they are likely to do so with an eye for what is pleasing to others, receiving attention and validation through this arena. The problem with this placement, though, can be a tendency to judge self-worth based on the amount of love and valuation that is received for their creative outpourings. The need to feel proud of their personal talents is often marked in the personality.