Capricorn can seem cold, practical, and unemotional, but there's a deep well under the surface.

The ability to keep one's emotions in check is a Capricorn strong suit. But when a Capricorn moon is at play, this makes it hard to process pain and trauma when and if it arises. And opening up to others—especially when this happens? Not likely. For this placement, safety and security will come from a focus on routine, career, and strong family values. Deviation from that routine during this time can throw you off guard and be particularly stressful.

Moon in Capricorn: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Earth & Cardinal

Positive keywords for Moon in Capricorn:

  • Ambitious
  • Dutiful
  • Efficient
  • Future-oriented
  • Traditional

Negative keywords for Moon in Capricorn:

  • Calculating
  • Controlling
  • Harsh
  • Impersonal
  • Pessimistic

Moon in Capricorn Personality

"Under Pressure!" Compartmentalization is a lunar Capricorn commandment. The moon is corralled in Capricorn. These natives harden and push their emotions into little boxes in the basements of their minds. This isn't because they fear emotions themselves, but the loss of control experienced by being swept up in their waves.

Positive Traits

While Capricorn moons may often find themselves under intense pressure to perform well, they're some of the best at coping with it. Very few things shake the concrete emotional foundation forged by lunar Capricorns. Such is their ambition that they thrive off of challenges. Being cardinal, these natives' drives are laser-focused and capable of obliterating all obstacles.

Negative Traits

Emotions cannot be effectively boxed. Like all fluid things, they eventually leak out and wreak havoc on the mind's interior. Lunar Capricorns fail to understand this wisdom and approach emotions with a spirit of efficiency rather than feeling. When this inevitably fails, they torture themselves. Lighten up, Capricorn moon. Life need not be so serious.

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