Sex, power, money, death, and transformation—it's no wonder this sign has a reputation for being intense!

In this placement, Saturn asks us to examine and redefine all of these things. Scorpio is associated with desire, so we'll also be trying to find new truths in our sexual relationships and carnal desires. Evaluating your relationship with control is crucial here. How do you go about getting those things you feel you need? With heavy themes of rebirth in this sign, prepare for profound transformation. What needs to symbolically die to make way for something else?

Saturn in Scorpio: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Water & Fixed

Positive keywords for Saturn in Scorpio:

  • Compelling
  • Dogged
  • Purposeful
  • Resilient
  • Resourceful

Negative keywords for Saturn in Scorpio:

  • Brooding
  • Distant
  • Exploitative
  • Ruthless
  • Unimpressed

Saturn in Scorpio Personality

"Conceal, don't feel, don't let them know." Saturn buries Scorpio's emotional intensity deep within the individuals with this placement. Rarely do they show any hint of vulnerability or weakness. At extremes, this emotional suppression weakens but, in moderation, allows them to weather most storms.

Positive Traits

Even Saturn can't tame the wild power of Scorpionic energy, but he can push it to more constructive ends. Saturn in Scorpio's drive to go where no one has dared makes them effective healers of the psychologically wounded in society. Similarly, because death is a looming figure in their minds, they can help others navigate grief.

Negative Traits

Saturn in Scorpio individuals may have been the victims of painful betrayals and loss. Subsequently, they can develop a real aversion to intimacy. If these folks aren't careful, they will trudge through life carrying the combined weight of all their past hurts.

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