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Capricorn Moon Sign Emotions

Jean teaches astrology, tarot & metaphysics. She is an author, ordained nondenominational minister, & member of the NJ Metaphysical Ctr.

Capricorn the mountain goat. Picture made specifically for author, not for commercial use

Capricorn the mountain goat. Picture made specifically for author, not for commercial use

Capricorn Moon Sign People

There is one person in your circle who keeps everything organized. She or he buys the tickets for all the important events. They make the phone calls to see how many are coming out for dinner and make the reservation. Your Capricorn moon sign friend starts going online in January to get ideas for which vacation condo you will all share on the summer vacation you take together. You can always count on them because Capricorn moon sign people are so reliable.

Capricorn moon sign people are quiet and somewhat reserved. This is a person that likes to stay in the background, yet somehow manages to end up in the public eye anyway. They are normally prominent and well respected members of the community, because they are hard workers and get behind causes they believe in. But they do it quietly and calmly. These aren’t the ones who have protest marches or cross picket lines. Capricorn moon sign people want to sit down and discuss the issues, then agree on several of the best ways to resolve the problems. They want everyone to come to a consensus; other people’s opinions do matter to them. These negotiations take place in a meeting room without a lot of fanfare.

Capricorn is a cardinal sign of leadership, so these are the people who are the power behind the scenes. Capricorn moon sign people have the ability to get people who normally keep to themselves involved in worthwhile projects. They are very responsible, and so can talk others into doing a fair share of the work for a meaningful cause. Organization is their middle name, and they work hard to make their homes and work areas clutter free.

Conservative, but Secretly Very Romantic

Capricorn moon souls are really much more emotional than they appear. A person who really craves security and approval lurks behind that tough image they project. These are traditional and conservative people. They have the same loyal group of friends that have been around for years. Even though they are serious, they possess a dry sense of humor which comes off as hilarious, since it is so unexpected coming from this seemingly somber person.

Capricorn moon sign people want to get married rather than live together. If they care about you that much, they want to make the relationship permanent, so they can plan for the future. Capricorns are always prepared for the future, as forethought is a big part of who they are. They want to have engagement parties, weddings, baby showers. Capricorn moons secretly love all that traditional stuff. They are very emotional, but Capricorn is an Earth sign, so they are affectionate, but they show it more in private. Even when they are beginning to fall in love, the presents they give will be practical.

As time progresses, you’ll have to leave ads and pictures of gifts you would like around the house. They are quick on the uptake. Capricorn moon sign people in love will give their fiancé four new tires for their car for Valentine’s Day----well, it will be after the engagement ring. I know it’s not the most romantic thing. But they want you to be safe. Nothing says “love” like new tires! Who else loves you enough to want you to be safe, besides your parents? Capricorn moons and suns give off a fatherly kind of vibe, since Saturn, old Father Time, is the ruler of the sign. Capricorns worry about time, and love watches and funky clocks, if you need gift ideas. They are also very efficient when they set about a task, and want to get it done in such a way that no time is wasted.

Capricorns are romantic, but mostly in private.

Capricorns are romantic, but mostly in private.

Capricorns Take Care of Business and Have an Unexpected Humorous Side

All Capricorn moon sign people have a good head for business. They are accountants, bankers, Chief Executive Officers, business owners, real estate agents, and financial advisers. Their leadership and organizational abilities just lend themselves to these careers. The women do just as well as the men. Most Capricorn moons have an inner circle of people whom they trust with anything. They accept them as family, much as their opposite sign Cancer does.

They are cautious people who want to know the facts before they jump into anything. But since they are a cardinal, leadership sign, they are not averse to taking a chance if it's a calculated risk. Capricorn moons are patient and responsible. They do not judge other people, realizing that everyone has faults. They really do have a sensitive side, and you are a lucky person if you are the recipient of this warm attention.

Capricorn moon sign people are very goal oriented, but will work extremely hard and plan well to make these goals turn into reality. The ambitious side of Capricorn is well symbolized by the goat standing on top of the highest mountain of achievement. They make great parents, always having time for the children while they are young. It is important to Capricorn parents to teach their children to be self-reliant. They will share some stories about their own teen and young adult years when their kids are grown, but only if something can be learned from it.

Capricorn moon sign people like nice material things, but do not go overboard with these desires. The practical part of their nature always wins out. They do want to live in comfort though, so the house will always have nice and practical furniture. It will be the type of place where you feel like you can relax and be yourself. Capricorn moons like to host parties and love to pamper their friends.They serve only the best food and liquor. And every now and then the whimsical side of their humor comes out. Be sure to make the most of it!

Must Work Harder to Achieve What Comes Easily to Others

Capricorn people often have hard lives. It really seems that they work harder and face more obstacles than most people in order to achieve something that another person can with much less effort. They will still achieve their goals, but always must push harder than anyone else. Perhaps this is because Capricorn is the sign opposing Cancer, the emotional moon sign who charms people to get what they want. Capricorns are much more caring than they appear, but have a tougher exterior, due to all the hardships they have faced.

I have a Capricorn moon myself, and was born with scoliosis, a spinal curvature that has caused me problems all my life. I wore casts and braces to school, and was teased. Even when in good health, it seemed good to me if I could complete a work week and only call out sick one day monthly. Many of my superiors did not quite see it that way. So I felt that although I always tried so hard, I was being punished while doing my best to live a normal life which was complicated. My life is good, just things do not come to me easily. I appreciate what I do have, and make the most of the days when I feel exceptionally well. It took age and maturity for me to be able to prioritize my life, but I did.

Once again since opposing Cancer, people with Capricorn moons have difficulties in getting along with their mothers. It does not mean they love them any less. The Capricorn moon vibe is a responsible one, and may result in a situation where a mother gets too needy for her teen or young adult children, when they already have much on their plates. This is a scenario where boundaries will have to be set up. The family is important, but you cannot be on the phone listening to Mom's problems when helping your kindergarten child learn to print the alphabet. Try to help her find new activities or clubs to join, so she can find some friends her own age. That way she will be happier and busier, and you will have less of a dilemma on your hands.

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The goat symbolizes Capricorn.

The goat symbolizes Capricorn.

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Questions & Answers

Question: I am a Gemini Sun, Capricorn Moon with a Scorpio Rising, and to be honest, I feel like I don’t know who I am. What can I do?

Answer: OK, breathe. I have a Capricorn Moon and Scorpio Rising, with Mercury and Venus in Gemini. You can do this :). The Gemini Sun means you are intelligent and interested in a wide variety of topics. You like people, but since Gemini is the sign of the Twins, you may seem like two people in one. Or have two groups of friends who you engage with for totally different reasons. You learn fast and are basically friendly. But you do change a lot. We all do.

Capricorn Moon is a little harder. The Moon rules your emotions. Capricorn is a serious sign, and you won't waste time on emotional issues which don't seem important to you. Also, you won't waste time on people who you think aren't worth your time. Capricorn rules time. But you do want security, and are ambitious. Or at least ambitious enough to work towards getting what it is that helps you feel secure. You are very emotional, although you may read that Capricorn Moon people are cold. That's untrue. They don't like to show emotions in public, they are private people who are very emotional, and sensual, too.

The Rising sign is the facade we all wear with people we don't know well. Sometimes we wear it more. So, you appear to be uninterested or reserved, and people don't realize you are just trying to know them a bit better to decide if you like them or not. Some find Scorpio rising people intimidating. I find other women are intimidated by me. I'm a 5'2" blonde and I cant figure out why, although I am intelligent and Scorpio vibes are intense. You don't wear your emotions on your sleeve, which is double since you have the Capricorn Moon, too. But you are a bubbling cauldron of emotion when Scorpio is around! You are a loyal friend and have both a strong presence and are a strong person.

So the Gemini Sun actually lightens up your personality a little bit. It's safer and better to know more about people and situations before you get too involved. I hope that helps you. I have articles on Exemplore.com about Capricorn Moon Emotions and Gemini Sun sign People. I think I have one on Hubpages.com about Rising signs. You'll be fine! Take care, Jean

Question: I am a Gemini Sun, Capricorn Moon with a Cancer Rising & I am struggling emotionally as I get older. Any thoughts of how to balance out? You mentioned Cancer and Capricorn are opposed, can that be the struggle?

Answer: The Sun, Moon and Rising sign work together as a trinity. Your Gemini Sun is the easier part of it. You are outgoing, intelligent and probably know a little about a lot of subjects (and are a master at some)! You seem changeable, as it's the sign of the Twins, but the Cancer Rising adds to that.

The Rising sign is how others see us; the facade we put on before we let others in. A Cancer Rising person seems kind and agreeable, but it's also a leadership sign (as is Capricorn). Cancers love security, but get bored easily, too. So others see you as approachable, but also as someone who is open to new ideas and change. They probably confide in you often.

The Capricorn Moon is a little harder; the Moon rules our emotions. Capricorn Moon people hold back until they are sure they want to get to know someone better. They are discriminating, not in a judgmental way, but in a "is this person worth my time" kind of way. Capricorns are romantic, in private please, and so are Cancers. So both are kind of traditional.

Capricorn is another leadership sign. So you come off as gentle and friendly, which you are. But you are very ambitious and Gemini makes you more fun than people think you are at first.The opposition of Cancer Rising/Capricorn Moon is only shown in the way you appear (capable, a good listener, kindhearted) and the way your emotions are (more hidden, afraid of rejection, more serious about life than you appear). It shouldn't cause you any trouble. All in all it looks good. Take care. Jean

Question: I'm a Scorpio sun, Capricorn moon and Sagittarius rising. I do notice a lot of Scorpio and Capricorn traits in me but not sure about my Sagittarius side. Could you give me some insight on this trinity?

Answer: I wrote articles which explain your trinity which is more informative than what I can write here, so I will give you the links so you can put the info together and refer to them. Also, every planet is in a sign, so you also have six other planetary positions I don't know about from this note. But understanding your trinity is an excellent place to start! Here goes: https://hubpages.com/astrology/Scorpio-Stingingly-... That explains your Sun sign. Next let's tackle that Capricorn Moon: https://hubpages.com/astrology/Capricorn-Moon-Care... I also have an article regarding ascendants which explains your Sag one: https://hubpages.com/astrology/Astrological-Ascend... Best of luck and I think you will find this helpful.

Question: I am a Gemini Sun, Capricorn Moon with Capricorn Rising, I honestly feel like I detached from myself and don’t know who I am. Why is this happening?

Answer: Well, Capricorn influences often make a person hold their feelings in, so that could be a reason you feel detached from yourself. The Moon rules emotions, and in Capricorn, you are strong and don't want to let any sign of weakness show. You don't outwardly show your feelings as much as most people do. This doesn't mean you are unemotional, to the contrary, you are deeply emotional, so maybe try to let your feelings get out more. Make an effort to show others you care. Do something artistic to express yourself. Volunteer somewhere to meet new people who may share more of your interests, or take a class. You do have intense emotions, and are also pragmatic and reasonable. People come to you with their problems, but you won't consider airing your issues to others. I have a Capricorn Moon too! I know so much about everyone's issues I wish I knew less!

The Capricorn Rising is the way you appear to others, the facade you put on. Again, you seem so calm and cool that it never occurs to people you may be having a bad day or bad period in general. You always seem in charge. Plus Capricorn is a very ambitious sign. Are you getting overwhelmed by your work? Do you think you need a different job? This could add to your feeling of detachment if you spend so much time at a job you aren't interested in anymore.

I like the Gemini Sun here. It's an air sign, so you are intellectual and get bored fast. You are interested in a little bit about many subjects. Boredom with your life could also be part of the problem. Geminis love social life, and meeting new people, being out on the town. You may have two loves in your life, or be in love with two people at the same time. Are you in a romantic rut?

These are just a few suggestions based on your Astrology Trinity. You can find me on Google if you want a whole chart cast, I can't see many things with this amount of info.

Question: I am a Taurus sun with Capricorn moon and Leo rising. How do I push through the hard times without getting so emotional and giving up?

Answer: First, I want to explain to you and my other readers that when you write to me with your Astrology Trinity (Sun, Moon, Ascendant), or with a list of what zodiac signs your planets are in, this is only a small part of what a Natal Birth Chart or any kind of horoscope would be. These questions are time-consuming to answer, although people seem to want the help, so I reply to them. But there is so much information I don't know that it's difficult for me to give you a complete answer. Also, astrology interpretations are not usually free because of my time, all the expensive books, workshops, and classes I had to take over the years to have the knowledge I do. So I am happy to try to answer, but what you are getting is just an educated guess based on my experience.

I don't see any reason here why you should suffer from being over emotional at all. None of the Trinity is in water signs, the most emotional ones. Taurus Sun people are very grounded and practical. You are ruled by gentle Venus, so you avoid arguments, although you are willing to express yourself. You are a strong person, and Taureans have much persistence, which should aid in problem-solving and find logical conclusions to your issues.

Capricorn Moon is the ruler of your emotions. Again, this a well-grounded Earth sign. You do tend to keep your emotions to yourself, but will express them when you must. You are a good judge of people and business oriented, probably your job and financial security is very important to you. You are fond of your family and close friends, who rely on your good advice and calm presence.

Leo Rising is the way others see you, especially those who don't know you well. This fire sign makes you seem outgoing, friendly, and optimistic. You are fun to be with and like to go out, being a bit of a party person. You like fashion and nice things (so does the Taurus in you). I think you have many friends who would be happy to listen to your problems.

So there's a lot of information missing because this is not a picture of an overwrought and overly emotional person. It's a picture of a very grounded person who doesn't give up. Capricorn is one of the most ambitious signs, and Leos work hard to shine.

If I had a whole horoscope, there would likely be other planets in water signs, (please don't go on a site and send me a list, I don't interpret those, it's hours of work) or I could see how far the planets were from each other called aspects. There are also 12 houses in astrology, and I can't see what planets are in them or what signs they are ruled by. I suspect you have several in a water sign in one of the houses.

But draw upon your Capricorn Moon to give you the energies to push through the hard times. And your Leo Moon means help is close to you, take it. I hope things get better for you.

Question: I am a Gemini sun, Capricorn moon with a Aries rising, what does all this mean?

Answer: The short answer is that you are a seemingly very outgoing and lively person, who is more severe than most people suspect.

The Gemini Sun means you are intelligent, interested in many subjects, and always hungry to learn more. You are up on the latest trends, and most likely read, have a blog, or go to the movies to keep up with things. You are restless and can't always turn off your mind, and this can lead to stomach issues. You need more quiet time.

Aries Rising represents the way others see you. Aries is a fire and leadership sign, so you set the tone for the group you are in. You have original ideas and are very inventive. You have a temper, but the Capricorn Moon mitigates that a little. Aries is a sign of friendliness and fun. You start things you don't finish, but again, I see your Moon sign interfering in that. You blurt out things you don't mean when you speak at times. Even if you are angry, you are fast to forgive.

The Capricorn Moon rules your emotions. You want security and are family oriented. You are more conservative than you seem. You have business ability. You are very emotional, but may not show that unless you really know the person well. You plan ahead sometimes, but the Aries in you has no forethought, so there's a conflict there. It would depend on the subject or how much you care. I can't tell without a whole chart. As you get older, your emotions will lighten up a little. You have a streak of taking life too seriously, although the Aries and Gemini help with that. Capricorn is another leadership sign, so I think you will accomplish your goals.