The Houses in Astrology

How it all comes together. 

The 1st House: The impression you make &The Face (image) you project to the public

This House describes your outer personality as well as certain physical attributes such as your height, weight and the shape of your face and your figure. Your personality and basic approach to life. Your First impression, Your self image, sex appeal and personality shine here. The !st House asks what motivates you. It rules your overall physical appearance, the first impression you make, your ego, beginnings, physical attractiveness, taking the initiative and how you see yourself. The image you wish/hope to project and most importantly, how you appeal to other occurs here. It is ruled By Aries

The 2nd House: The House of Self-Esteem,Your Values & Money
The 2nd House describes your personal possessions, special collections, resources and how you deal with these possessions such as property, an intimate relationships(s) and money. It also reveals your earning and spending capacities and your debt, if any. Your self worth, money and any income are properties of the 2nd House. It is ruled by Taurus

The 3rd House: The Internet & How you Communicate

Lower education (schooling before college) early childhood environment. Mental facilities and faculties, cousins, relatives. and your siblings - if any. Neighborhood and community matters. Short distance local travel and transportation. Your car, transportation, computer, cell phone and how you deal with those closest to you via communication. Emails, texts, letters, the internet, writing, daily living and correspondence. This House is all about how you exchange information with others.  

This House describes how you communicate with others, how you reach out to others nearby and how you handle your immediate environment. It also shows how your thinking processes work and the way you express your thoughts to others. It is ruled by Gemini

The 4th House: The House of Home,The Past and Family

Ancestry, heritage and roots. Motherhood. Property, The early foundations of your home environment. Home and family life. Your Mother. The caretaker of your household. Endings. The past. Nurturing or the lack of it. The circumstances at the end of your life. It represents where you have lived, where you are currently living and where you will be living in the future. It also rules real estate, zoning laws and property. Rules, real estate and home regulations also occur here. It is ruled by Cancer

The 5th House: The House of Creativity, Pleasure and Children

Recreational and leisure activities, children, flirtations, brief romantic encounters, booty calls, one night stands, fun, romance, love affairs and sex. Things that you do for enjoyment and entertainment. Games and gambling. Creative self-expression. Hobbies. The performing arts. This House represents your creative ability, children, challenge, variety, fun, romance and love affairs are all highlighted by the 5th house. This is also the house where to look for affairs, flirtations, and brief romantic encounters (rather than long-term commitments such as marriage). A desire to experiment can become evident. Household pets are also ruled by this House. Pressure, responsibility, sex appeal will stand out, for better or for worse! It is ruled by Leo

The 6th House: The House of Health, Wellness, Daily routines and your Well Being
 Routine tasks, daily chores, employees, manual labor and duties. Skills or training needed to work, Jobs and Employment. Health and overall well-being. Being of service to others, selflessness, care taking. Taking care of pets (repair/maintenance) fall under the 6th house. Accidents can and will also happen/occur here.

This House has been called the repair and maintenance House. It reveals how you take care of your body, health and nutrition. It is where you look to organize yourself, be of service and to perform efficiently in the world. Here is where you get things done, where you look after others and fulfill service duties. It is also the House of self-improvement. It also shows your diet, service to others and your health and fitness regimens. It is ruled by Virgo.

The 7th House: The House of Marriage, Love and Partnerships

Close and committed relationships. Marriage and business partners. Agreements and the courts. Legal affairs. Open enemies. Attraction to qualities we desire/seek from a lifelong partner. Attitudes towards partners. Anyone you have commitments, contracts and agreements with. How you relate to others, lawsuits, divorces and marriages all happen here. Where the 1st House represents "One", the 7th House represents "Two", for better or for worse. Legal rights, partnerships and marriage all happen here, for better or for worse. Your current partner, future partner(s) and signing of legal documents. It is ruled by Libra 

The 8th House: The House of Sex, Transformation and Power

Cycles of Death, Rebirth, Sex and personal Transformation. Sexual relationships and deeply committed relationships of all kinds. Joint funds, finances. Other people’s money. Power, control, psychology and the collective unconscious. The occult, unsolved and solved mysteries, magic, psychic and taboo matters. Inheritance. Regeneration. Self-transformation and physical transformations.

This is one of the most mysterious and powerful Houses. This House tells about sex, death, wills, insurance, taxes, life threatening illnesses, sudden drastic life changes and legacies are all ruled by the 8th House. This is where you want to transcend yourself with occult or psychic experiences due to pain, deception or loss. This is also the House where you make personal sacrifices for yourself and for others. It describes how you merge with someone or something and how you handle issues of power, sex, intimacy and control. It is ruled by Scorpio

The 9th House: The House of Travel, Travel Overseas and your world views and life philosophies

This House is associated with higher education, legalities, writing, spiritual values, long journeys, overseas travel, publishing, your philosophies/world views of/on/about life, religion, morals, foreign people, public relations, advertising, exotic cultures and places. The 9th House also represents your belief system about the world we all live in. It is ruled by Sagittarius.

The 10th House: Your Career, Public Life, Prestige and Social Status
Ambition(s). The Public. High profile activities, How the world sees/views you. Motivation. Career (not a routine job). Status in society, fate, honors and reputation. Prestige, Government and Big Business are all properties of this House. Authority Figures.Your standing in the community. Father or father figures. Laws of the physical universe. One's public impression and reputation at large as the public sees it. Many famous people have key favorable planets in this house. Capricorn rules this House naturally.

The 11th House: Your Friendships, Hopes/Wishes and Social groups and affiliations.

Friends and acquaintances of like-minded attitudes. Groups you identify with, Political affiliations, People you see as equals, Humanity, Rebellion against social structures or conventions. Hopes, wishes, groups, clubs and high societies. Higher associations. Benefits and fortunes made through careers. One's hopes and wishes. Ex loves, people from your past and friends will also appear here. So will elements of timing and luck.
This House also reveals your ambitions and aspirations. It is where you extend yourself to a group, a goal, or a belief system. Strange and unusual experiences, bizarre and eccentric situations and personalities. The Future and forward thinking concepts. Technology and futuristic ideas. Here is where you become concerned with “what other people think” or where you rebel against social conventions. It is mainly regarded as your hopes and wishes House. It also is the House of friendships. The planet Uranus is associated with this house. Aquarius rules this House.

The 12th House: The House of Privacy and Secrets

Mysticism, places of seclusion, privacy, hospitals, prisons and institutions, including self-imposed imprisonments. The world of entertainment, Things which are not apparent to oneself yet clearly seen by others. Elusive, clandestine and secretive matters. Events occurring in secret. Retreat, reflection and self-sacrifice. Transcending unimaginable limits, Selfless giving and selfless receiving. Dreams, imagination, Unknown enemies. Secrets and fears.The end of a life cycle. 
 In your daily life, the 12th House reveals your deepest intimacies, your best-kept secrets, especially those you hide from yourself and others. Realize that when we "undo ourselves:, we eventually surrender control, boundaries, limits and rules. But instead of self-undoing, this can create a great capacity for endless creativity and can bring about your hidden talents. Your imagination can be limitless here.

This House is traditionally associated with places we go for solitude, do spiritual work or to be in seclusion. It also speaks about death and past lives. Pisces is associated always with the 12th House in Astrology. And Neptune is the planet that rules Pisces but Pisces, like Scorpio is another sign that is co ruled by Jupiter!