Natal Neptune Conjunct Ascendant ~ Social Sympathy
Neptune represents our subconscious mind. It is associated with dreams, inspiration, psychic receptivity and illusion. It is also associated with intuition and spiritual enlightenment. It is also a planet of mercy and compassion. In your chart, if Neptune is well aspected will indicate a great inner sensitivity, to manifest dreams and become highly creative. Negatively, it will indicate deception, deceit and addiction.
Neptune Conjunct Ascendant
Any planets that are conjunct your Ascendant will influence your appearance and personality greatly. Neptune is no exception and due to its boundless and dreamy nature your personality will be less solidified and perhaps fragmented, especially if you have other challenging aspects to Neptune. If Neptune is in your 12th house you will be more secretive by nature and you may enjoy solitude in order to recharge your energies. Occasionally, you may feel as though interaction with others can be draining and its important to avoid too much negative energy in your environment. You will have an elusive and dream-like quality about you, and other people will never be quite sure whether you are showing them your true self, or reflecting what you feel they want to see. This is hardly surprising since you are never quite sure yourself. The influence of Neptune ranges from unrealistic dreaming and illusion to the highest spiritual awareness and self-surrender, the trick is to find some kind of balance between these two poles. You can act like a chameleon at times, by changing your personality and self-image to match your environment and people around you. It is best to look at what you fear especially when it comes to your identity and ego energies. These fears may be holding you back from integrating a more whole and solid identity. Avoid escaping reality into your own dreamworld, it is easy for you to do this as your imagination is quite strong. You have a strong intuition and possible psychic talents. You have more compassion and sympathy, especially for people who are oppressed. It can be good to work in a social area where you can help and assist people in need.
The transit of Neptune Conjunct your Ascendant will alter your relationships and change the way you identify yourself with society, friends and your partner. There is a danger that you will be more impressionable and this could lead to deceit from others if you are not careful. You will be feeling much more trusting and idealistic and this could lead you to be taken advantage of. This is especially true with your partner if your relationship is based on idealism rather than on a realistic and practical foundation. Your ego energies will be lower and you may want to withdraw from the external world and reflect on your inner needs and desires. You may also feel like changing your appearance or the way you appear to others which is good as long as it is a true inner need and not something that's purely self centered or for gaining more attention to yourself. You have a strong need to make your mark in the world, but may be confused about your motives. If you?ve been solely concentrating on material success you may suddenly feel a lack of spiritual satisfaction in your work, and it will important to find more meaning and purpose in your personal efforts. You may feel lethargic or apathetic about pouring your soul into projects that seemed fulfilling in the past, and may even feel that you?ve lost your way. This inner confusion will color the way you appear to other people and they?ll indeed see you as being lost now. New projects that show up now seem too good to be true, and they often are, but you may feel compelled to explore these new directions in order to find out if they?re really worthwhile. Interestingly, there?s something valid about what you?re striving for now and you?ll find it, but usually not in the place you?re looking.