Venus in the 8th House: 5 Ways it Can Affect You

Venus in the 8th House

When Venus is in your 8th House, you have a love for your privacy and time spent alone. Romantically you may attract people who are difficult and with whom your relationship has a very complex dynamic. Romantic relationships can be transformative to you.

To understand what it means when a planet lands in a house on your natal chart, you need to look at the meaning of the house, meaning of the planet, and how they interact:

  • The 8th House represents fears, the things in our life we have no control over, shared assets, investments, loans, debt. It also represents our sexuality, the person we are in our private life, who we are in secret.
  • Venus is the planet of beauty, love, good fortune, harmony and peace.
  • When Venus is in the 8th House, you are likely to experience financial luck throughout your life. It can be through marriage or any personal investments. You are good at dealing with money. Your biggest fears and insecurities might be connected to your romantic life.

Note that this is just one facet of your natal chart. Other elements of your natal chart can overpower or contradict with the below points. To get an accurate reading, get a holistic reading of your full natal chart from an astrologer.

What Does it Mean when Venus is in the 8th House?

8th House Meaning

The 8th house tells us about our finances – especially ones we share with other people

 It represents shared assets with a partner and inheritance. It represents our investments – what we put our money into, how we deal with money. It can show loans and debt, it can show financial struggles or gains.

We learn a lot about our intimate relationships. How we deal with intimacy, how easily we allow other people in our life and close to ourselves. It shows the hidden or secretive side of us.

The 8th House is also connected to the things we keep private in our life, the things we have a hard time talking about in front of others people. It shows the things we view as taboo or danger.

The house is connected to regeneration – the personal transformation we go through in our life.

The Meaning of Venus

Venus is one of the most important planets in a person’s Natal Chart. It is one of the personal planets and it represents an important part of a person’s life – how they love, what they find beautiful and what brings them joy.

Venus is the planet of love and beauty. It shows us what we find beautiful and attractive. It can signify what qualities we seek in a romantic partner or any person we naturally get along with. Venus represents the things we find beautiful, it represents talents and hobbies, the activities that bring us joy and happiness.

Venus can signify money and finance, the possibility of financial luck throughout our lifetime. It represents business and the social skills we need to form both personal and professional relationships.

It shows us how we love others – how we show our love, what we require in love and how lucky we are in love. It can indicate a person’s method of expressing love, how affectionate and caring they are for the people they love and put first. Venus is the planet of personal charisma, attraction, so it can also represent beauty and how easily we attract good attention from others.

Venus in the 8th house can show a complex relationship with the self. Self-love is built slowly and the whole process can feel transformative to the self. People with Venus in the 8th house are likely to experience very strong romantic bonds that can also be dangerous and destructive. They are good with money and manage to deal with their finances with ease.

5 Things Venus in the 8thHouse Signifies

1. You love privacy

When Venus is in your 8th house it shows that you are a person who enjoys privacy and keeping things hidden from others. You may not talk a lot about yourself, your personal life or your relationships.

Your privacy brings you peace and harmony and prevents any difficulties from coming into your life and causing disruptions. You enjoy spending time alone and you may have a very small circle of close friends whom you confide to.

2. You may have difficult romantic relationships

When Venus the planet of love is in the 8th house you may experience very difficult and complex romantic relationships.

You may attract troubled people or your romantic relationships may bring out a very difficult side of you.

Although this isn’t indicative of lack of luck, it can show that through these relationships you may go through deep personal changes and you may experience a form of regeneration.

3. You attract wealth

When Venus is in your 8th house of finance, it shows that you are likely to experience financial luck throughout your life.

It may come from investments, relationships, inheritance or any decisions you have made yourself.

You can be financially comfortable for the majority of your life and any difficulties you experience likely won’t be ones that last for a long time. Through making the right connections and being in the right relationships you may attract a lot of financial opportunities for yourself.

4. You can experience a big transformation

Venus in the 8th house shows that you may go through deep personal changes.

They won’t be ones that will impact you negatively and this growth can be very purposeful and positive to you.

You accept changes with ease and you are unlikely to go through many difficult events. You build up your inner-strength throughout your life and you will have luck overcoming any personal fears or insecurities.

5. You are possessive

Venus the planet of love in the 8th house can show that you are very possessive and protective of the things you love.

You may keep your interests and hobbies hidden. You are private when dealing with money and you can be very private about your romantic relationships.

At times you can be too possessive and easily jealous in your romantic relationships which can bring in some difficulties. That’s why building up the trust between yourself and your partner is important.


With Venus in the 8th House of your natal chart, you love privacy and spending time alone. You are likely to form very strong romantic bonds throughout your life that may also bring in a lot of difficulties. You are good at dealing with money and may attract financial wealth through investments or any good financial decisions. Remember that you need to look at the rest of your natal chart to make a better prediciton of your natural personality traits. Other elements on your natal chart may override some of these points (and I’ve tried to note that a few times in this article).