Welcome to this post dedicated to the woman with her moon sign in Capricorn. If you have no idea what that means or are excited to learn more, you’re in the right place!
Although many logical, masculine-driven people will snuff at astrology and laugh it out of the building, I strongly believe in it, as do many others. Like Myers-Briggs, Love Languages, and the Gallup strengths test, your birth chart can tell a lot about who you are, what makes you tick, and why you think and do what you do.
And who gives a flying one if other people don’t share the same beliefs as you? Beliefs are subjective and personal to you. There is no right or wrong.
In this article, I’ll explain what a moon sign is, along with the common gifts and strengths of Capricorn moon women.
What is a birth chart?
One of the main reasons astrology gets a bad rep is because of those generic one-liner horoscopes you find in the back of magazines and newspapers that could literally mean anything and apply to anyone.
But you might not know that these horoscopes are focused solely on your sun sign—where the earth was in relation to the sun on the day you were born. When people ask, “what’s your sign?” you’ll typically give them your sun sign. But your sun sign is just one piece of a much larger puzzle that makes up your birth chart (or natal chart).
Your birth chart will show you where all the planets in our solar system were in the sky the exact minute you were born. Each planet will be in one of the 12 zodiac signs. Together, these planetary alignments give you a much deeper understanding of who you are, what matters to you, and your mission here. If you want to see your full birth chart, you’ll need to know your date and place of birth and the exact time. You can input those details into an online calculator like this one.
The three most important parts of your birth chart are your sun sign, moon sign, and rising sign. And in this post, I’m focusing on the moon sign.
What is a moon sign?
Your moon sign refers to the exact position of the moon in the sky the minute you were born and which zodiac sign it landed in.
Your moon sign represents hidden parts of your personality like your thoughts, feelings, moods, and emotions. She governs our shadow selves and who you are when nobody else is around. As I understand it, your moon sign also indicates who you were, or the tribe you belonged to, in a past life. It’s what you already know and embody at a deep level.
Depending on your birth chart, you might find there are contradictory aspects of your personality that don’t quite align with your sun sign, and this is why! You are not just your sun sign; you are so much more.
- Aries moon
- Taurus moon
- Gemini moon
- Cancer moon
- Leo moon
- Virgo moon
- Libra moon
- Scorpio moon
- Sagittarius moon
- Capricorn moon
- Aquarius moon
- Pisces moon
The Capricorn moon sign
If you’re a woman with your moon sign in Capricorn, you might often find yourself aligning with horoscopes written for people with their sun sign in Capricorn. This is because the traits of a Capricorn moon and Capricorn sun are very similar. But the key difference is that a Capricorn moon woman will find the energy of Capricorn influencing how she processes emotions, perceptions, and instinctive feelings and reactions.
Below I’ll go into more detail on the prominent traits of the woman with her moon in Capricorn.
17 fierce qualities of the Capricorn moon woman
1. The Capricorn moon woman doesn’t follow the crowd
This woman is a true pioneer, rebel, and trendsetter. She does not care which way everyone else is going and will always pave her own path (usually the path less traveled). She knows that not everyone will believe in her and her dreams. But she is used to this and brave enough to walk tall alone.
2. She values her head over her heart
Depending on the rest of her chart, the Capricorn moon woman will tend to use and trust her head over her heart. In other words, she is often rooted in her inner masculine more than her inner feminine.
Subconsciously, she fears being vulnerable too soon with people, and her feelings are often a distraction from more important things in her life, so she might disconnect from them or bury them. And this creates a conflict with the moon because the moon wants us to feel.
3. She has always been wiser than her years
You might already know that the planet Saturn rules Capricorn, and he is the great taskmaster of all the planets. He represents structure, discipline, and responsibility. This is why going through a Saturn return can feel so uncomfortable.
So anyone with Capricorn in their birth chart (especially anyone with a stellium—three or more planets—in Capricorn like me) is likely to have experienced some tough life lessons at a young age, which may have forced them to grow up quickly.
The upside to this is that you’re far wiser than your years. Whatever you’ve been forced to go through has grown you and made you stronger. Your wisdom helps you approach new situations with confidence and maturity.
4. The Capricorn moon woman gives thoughtful advice
You’re the person who your friends, co-workers, siblings, and even parents turn to for advice because you can always be counted on to give thoughtful, genuine, practical guidance. Plus, you do it in a non-judgemental, tactful way to avoid offending anyone.
However, if you think that someone doesn’t appreciate your advice or will ignore it, you won’t give it because it’s a waste of your energy, and that energy could be better spent working on your big dreams.
5. She understands energy
Speaking of energy, women with their moon sign in Capricorn get it more than most. She is strongly connected to her intuition and often uses it to guide her. Although there will be times when she freaks out, second-guesses herself, and questions everything. During these moments, she calls on the Universe for some divine guidance.
6. She is highly practical
This woman does not have her head in the clouds. She is one of the most, if not the most, sensible, practical, and grounded moon signs. She thinks very strategically about how she can apply her knowledge and skills to the real world and get things done in the most efficient way. Not one to waste valuable resources, she will make decisions quickly, devise a plan of action and get to work.
7. She’s self-sufficient
A Capricorn moon woman can take care of herself, which is largely rooted in her desire for stability and security, which we’ll touch on later. While this is a great strength, she might struggle to delegate or accept help because she believes that no one can do as good of a job as she can and will isolate herself in her duty.
But try to resist looking down on others and get comfortable sharing responsibilities—you don’t have to do it all alone, and there are amazing, talented people who can and want to help you. You just need to give them a chance to prove themselves and shine.
8. She can be hard on herself
No one is harder on themselves than a Capricorn is. A woman with this moon sign will always be working towards a new goal, and no matter how much she achieves, she will often get fixated on what’s left to do, and the times she has failed.
You are, without a doubt, your worst critic, and it’s common for your inner mean girl to get out of control. You might also have grown up in a family that expected a lot from you and constantly compared you to your siblings, which may have caused some emotional trauma.
It’s great to be working towards something, but you’ve got to remind yourself of everything you’ve already accomplished. Be gentle with yourself. Treat yourself and speak to yourself like you’d talk to a friend. And make self-care a priority, so you pour back into your own cup and prevent exhaustion.
9. The Capricorn moon woman is deeply committed to her work (and relentlessly ambitious)
You might love your friends and family, but your work comes first, and you’re at peace with that. You’re likely an overachiever with an insane work ethic and are committed to finishing what you start. Nobody needs to motivate you because you light that fire in your belly yourself. Your inner voice always pushes you to be better than you were yesterday.
A Capricorn moon woman may have also experienced oppression in a previous life (or her current one), and she is now on a mission to come for everything anyone has ever told her she couldn’t have. She does not believe she is entitled to anything but is willing to work harder than anyone else for the recognition and success she desires.
Whether she starts her own business or climbs the career ladder, she is a natural leader and looks for work that offers her purpose and autonomy. But trusting your intuition will be key to building the empire you dream of.
10. She desires security and stability
As I mentioned earlier, a woman with her moon in Capricorn often has a deep desire for security and stability. This is the primary reason she wants to accumulate wealth—she wants to know that all her foundational needs are covered for the rest of her life. Because she’s so realistic, she knows that the future will inevitably hold unexpected events and challenges, and she wants to be prepared for them.
It’s not just financial security she wants; it’s security in a general sense. This will be even more important for women who grew up in an unstable environment where their caregivers did not meet their basic needs.
11. She sees emotions as distractions
You know how I mentioned that Saturn rules Capricorn? Well, the moon rules Cancer. And depending on how much you know about astrology, Capricorn and Cancer are opposite signs. So a woman with her moon sign in Capricorn is likely to see the moon, i.e., her feelings and emotions, as an annoyance or a distraction.
This may show up in her frustration when others try to comfort her, delayed emotional reactions to things, and even discomfort with tapping into her feminine energy.
But here’s what I want you to know: being vulnerable is not a weakness; it’s a great strength, and it’s okay to need people—we all do.
12. But she is a sensitive soul
Because they distance themselves from their emotions, Capricorn moon women might not appear sensitive when you first get to know them, but they are. And this is rooted in the deep sense of responsibility they feel. When they fail to accomplish something or fulfill a commitment, they feel like they’ve let themselves and everybody else down, which hurts on an emotional level.
Remember that perfection is a myth; as long as you’re showing up each day and doing your best, that’s all you can do. Life won’t always go how you want it to, and I know that’s hard for Capricorns to accept. Be kind and compassionate to yourself.
13. She’s a Queen at balance and organization
One of the big reasons why a Capricorn moon woman manages to achieve so much is because she is religiously organized in all areas of her life. Nobody can balance work, family, hobbies, fitness, health, community, and ten other side projects like you can. Naturally, there are times when you feel overwhelmed by it all, but you snap out of those feelings quickly and get back to it.
The Capricorn moon woman knows that life is hard. If she wants to progress in her life, meet her goals, and guarantee security for herself and her family, she will have to work to get shit done.
14. The Capricorn moon woman will make you work for her
When it comes to relationships with friends, co-workers, and lovers, she does not give her heart away easily. She takes time to get to know someone and figure out how she feels about them and whether they’re worth investing her energy in. She’ll observe them from afar and in different situations to get a clearer picture of who they are and their intentions.
Although this might seem calculating, it doesn’t come from a malicious place. It’s more rooted in the fact that she values her time and knows that relationships and emotional ties require work and affect our energy. She wants to be sure that whatever she’s allowing into her life is something she truly wants there for the long term because she’s always thinking ahead. And she needs to feel comfortable around people before she fully opens up to them.
Once you are in someone’s life, you show up consistently, authentically, and with a big heart.
15. She can always be counted on
Because Capricorns feel such a strong sense of inner responsibility, it means you can always depend on them. Whether taking the reins on a big project at work, organizing someone’s hen do, or helping her best friend create a website for her new business, she will devise a plan and then follow through on it while paying attention to the important details. She feels an innate duty to support the people around her, which is why she’s everyone’s go-to with a problem or project.
16. When it comes to love, she’s looking for her equal
Although the Capricorn moon woman won’t let you into her life easily, she does want to connect deeply with someone. But because she’s so self-sufficient already, things like money and grand gestures don’t impress her.
This woman has high expectations, but what she’s really looking for is her equal. She sets the bar high for herself, and anyone who wants to be with her has to meet her there. She’s looking for someone who is both assertive and sensitive. Someone who can take charge but is not a control freak. Someone who can share responsibilities with her and take care of himself.
It will take a lot before this woman shares her feelings and needs with anyone, but when she does, you can guarantee they are her truth. She isn’t up for faking anything, especially not an orgasm.
17. She cares more than you think she does
The woman with her moon sign in Capricorn might come across as cold or aloof, but she cares more deeply than you think. And you won’t realize this until you’re a significant part of her life. She sometimes feels misunderstood because of this, and underneath that calm and collected exterior is a woman with an overwhelming fear of failure and rejection.
Although she will never let anyone walk all over her, she will always take care of the physical and emotional needs of the people she loves. If she welcomes you into her world, you can bet she thinks you’re pretty damn amazing, and as far as she’s concerned, you have bonded for life.
Are you a woman with a Capricorn moon sign?
I’d love to hear from all my Capricorn moon women or anyone with a dose of Capricorn in their birth chart. Do you relate to the traits on this list? And what’s going on in the rest of your chart?
Tell me all in the comments below!