Mercury represents our rational mind and is the planet of everyday expression and communication. It signifies our curiosity and what areas of life we find mentally appealing and stimulating. It analyzes and organises and defines the way we interact with others. Mercury in your chart reveals how you get your point across and in what style.
Mercury Opposition Saturn
With Mercury Opposition your Saturn you may have a difficult childhood due to problems with your father that may make you suspicious, insecure, defensive or depressed. You're traditional, reserved, intelligent, responsible, shy, ambitious and hard working. Your education may be interrupted, but knowledge will be gained from life and through books. This aspect is good for big business and politics. You have few friends because you're often nagging and critical, lacking love and understanding. If the third house is involved, you may have difficulties due to relatives. Communication problems, overly conservative thinking and a rigid attitude often hamper your career. There may also be attacks on your reputation. You want intellectual recognition, but often don't get it, either because of or resulting in professional jealousy. If heavily afflicted, you can be a schemer, underhanded, extremely narrow-minded and opinionated. You'll usually have dental and hearing problems and are subject to nervous and respiratory illness so don't smoke.