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CosmiTec's Love Letter, Issue #008 -- Attraction versus Compatibility
July 21, 2005

Glad you're back for another Issue of our Love Letter.

Even if July is not yet over, the Saturn-Chiron opposition seems to have done it again...

Our thoughts go out to all the ones that have to endure this very severe astrological alignment in a very personal way, the ones that have to deal with the pain of losing or missing loved ones for whatever reason (it's beyond the breaking news topics) and wherever worldwide.

In this Love Letter we continue our series about the findings of Marlis Moritz (March 2003) and the behavioral scientists Kop and Heuts about the choice of marriage partners and the month of birth.

In the first part of a series about (in)compatibility issues in relationships, we'll delve deeper into the difference between attraction and (in)compatibility.

Even if you're very (even irresistibly) attracted to your lover, you may basically be totally incompatible with him or her. Attraction and compatibility are definitely two different things. Just read on.

Happy Birthday Leo!

Peace and love
Luc De Jaeger
Work in progress (coming in one of our next issues):

  • love marriages
  • arranged marriages
  • incompatibiliy issues
  • love degrees
  • fertility and Moon phase returns - latest research
  • happily married women: astrological indications
If you have any further suggestions or ideas to incorporate in our Love Letter, please, click here and let us know!

In this Issue

Our regular features
  1. The Love Forecasts for the Month
  2. Love Quotes of the month
  3. What's new on our web site?

Our occasional features

  1. Whom are you married/attracted to - August Births
  2. Attraction versus Compatibility

Love Forecasts for August 2005

The first days of August 2005 bring some confusion and an empty feeling. You are missing something -- or somebody... Is it the aftermath of July?

Around August 5-6 there is some uplifting news. You may travel or make a trip. Enjoy these days, even if you need to spend some money.

Between August 8-10 the monthly love horoscopes for August 2005 bring situations out of control. Be careful not to divulge uncontrolled passion and jealousy. Don't exaggerate.

Arguments and debates may arise around August 14. Also, you may be obliged to raise your voice during some sudden actions and interventions. However, keep your communication short and to the point. Don't overdo.

Around August 16 Mercury stations and turns direct at 8° Leo. You will be excited to carry out your plans and (sudden) ideas and thoughts now. It's a good time for a party, a BBQ, to go out dancing or enjoying life. Have fun, that is. Communicate your heartfelt love.

Venus enters its own sign Libra too around August 16-17, bringing socializing to the foreground. Outdoor festivities may do well and bring a lot of people together.

Don't forget the music, as the exact Jupiter-Neptune trine in air signs around August 17 is very sensitive to music. You are especially blessed by this uplifting and inspiring trine when you're born around June 5-6, February 4, October 8. Your mood is high.

But as life goes, beautiful songs don't last long... and around August 23, when the Sun enters Virgo in the monthly love horoscopes for August 2005, you are getting more serious as work is at hand. Short encounters and short meetings are the result of too much time pressure. There is (too much) haste and no time to talk things through now.

The T-square of Mars as the apex planet with Neptune and Mercury that will be active around August 25-26 gives very much instinctive and inspirational drives to bring a change. Or, how inspiration and spiritual beliefs and thoughts can be put to work. Make your dreams come true!

Around August 30-31 Venus trines Neptune and Mercury trines Pluto. Financial issues keep you busy and chances are you have to pay your bills first. You live more in your head, planning things, rather than doing something actively. You may be constantly (or obsessively) thinking about someone. Is this love?

Love Quotes of the month

God made many puzzle pieces, but only those two 'cut out' for each other, can fit together to create a perfect and beautiful picture.
-- Jessica Cochran --

Because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
-- Source Unknown --

Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent protects you from age.
-- Jeanne Moreau --

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
-- John Lyly --

To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
-- Bill Wilson --

Guys are like stars - so many to pick from but only one can make all your dreams come true!
-- Lindy Strahan --

What's new on our Web site?

Due to our (almost full-time) processing orders and work figuring out the 2006 yearly love horoscopes that we will publish on our web site within some months, there are only some "minor" updates this month:

Whom are you married/attracted to - August Births

Last month, we discussed some findings by Marlis Moritz (March 2003) and the behavioral scientists Kop and Heuts about the choice of marriage partners and the month of birth. We printed their results for people born in June.

Let's take a look now at what their findings reveal about August births:

Females born in August most preferred males born in August, they least preferred males born in September.

Males born in August most preferred females born in July. They least preferred males born in November.

Next month, more about September births.

Attraction versus Compatibility

When you read some astrological books about relationships and compatibility (synastry), you will seldom read how to differ attraction from compatibility.

Obviously, these two terms are not the same.

Interestingly, we came upon some definitions that are used in the scientific field (ICT jargon or definitions used in physics) that are very apt.

Attraction is often defined as "the electric or magnetic force exerted by oppositely charged particles, tending to draw or hold the particles together."

Compatibility is often defined as "the capability of two or more items or components of equipment or material to exist or function in the same system or environment without mutual interference."

How apt these definitions are in relationship analysis too!

If we transpose the definition of "Attraction" to the world of human relationships we can define Attraction as "a magnetic impulse pulling or drawing two or more people together."

The definition of "Compatibility" can be translated as "the capability of two or more people to exist or function in the same environment (houshold, working environment,...) without mutual interference."

Whenever there is an electric force, there is a magnetic force, meaning that there should always be two opposite forces at work (a north pole and a south pole, a positive or male force and a negative or female one, day and night, black and white, Yin and Yang,...).

In astrology this magnetic force can be found when two planets of the opposite sex are brought together.

  • The Sun, Mars and Jupiter are male or positive forces.
  • The Moon, Venus and Neptune are female or negative forces.
Whenever the Sun, Mars or Jupiter of one person "meets" the Moon, Venus or Neptune of the other partner, there may be magnetism and attraction.

This said, it might be clear that attraction is related to certain planetary combinations. But there is more.

If attraction is an impulse, an initiating force, then, from an astrological point of view, we know that any initiating force or impulse is produced by the Cardinal Signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn).

  • Aries is a Cardinal Fire Sign: the pure spark, energetic impulse (instinctive initiatives and drives)
  • Cancer is a Cardinal Water Sign: the emotional impulse (emotions and feelings)
  • Libra is a Cardinal Air Sign: the mental and communicational impulse (ideas and encounters)
  • Capricorn is a Cardinal Earth Sign: the material impulse (ambitions and materialistic drives)

In astrology, Signs represent the scenery and the background in your life, the Planets respresent the players and the Houses represent the environment and the circumstances.

Attraction is taking place between the players (the planets), while compatibility is more related to the houses (the environment) and the signs.

The rulers of these Cardinal Signs are:

  • Mars, ruler of Aries
  • the Moon, ruler of Cancer
  • Venus, ruler of Libra
  • Saturn, ruler of Capricorn

Clearly, attraction should especially be derived from these rulers of the Cardinal signs (i.e. the planets, or at least SOME planets) while compatibility is a matter of the signs and the houses.

Next month more about this...

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