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Lilith in 8th House

Houses

The 12 Houses of astrology are symbolic of the all the departments that make up human life. The planets and zodiac signs will manifest themselves most strongly in the sphere of life represented by the House in which they fall on your chart. Houses are not "energies" like the elements or planets, nor do they color the expression of energies like the zodiac signs do. The houses are WHERE these energies are most likely to manifest. The houses are the fields of experience, not the experience themselves.

Lilith in 8th House


This house is the natural home of Black Moon Lilith, and this placement governs the deepest and most penetrating facets of life, in which the self merges with the other. If you were born with Black Moon Lilith in your 8th House, you may be perceived as a sex symbol, though you may have a complex relationship with sex and intimacy, especially when it comes to building trust in a partner, or yourself.

Power struggles may mark your approach to shared resources, and you may seek to control your partner’s money, set up secret revenue streams, or find it hard to submit to financial authority other than your own. You may also fixate on death and the supernatural via paranoid phobias or morbid fascinations.

To fully realize this placement, you must learn to let go. Though your need for control comes from fear of loss, you must make sure your controlling side doesn’t alienate those you don’t wish to lose, and thus become self-fulfilling prophecy.

Black Moon Lilith represents a dark embodiment of divine feminine power. Fierce, raw, and primal, it’s the side of ourselves that refuses to be tamed, fights for its rights, and owns its desires.

Some may deny or repress these urges, associating them with shame, stigma, and disgrace. Others may overindulge or misuse these appetites through selfishness, destructiveness, or abuse. Meanwhile, others still may veer between these extremes, bottling up and exploding in a cycle of violence and guilt. As with all shadow selves, we must integrate the energies of Black Moon Lilith, and learn to express these parts of our personalities freely, mindfully, and purposefully