A few years ago, a friend was going through a heavy breakup. He wasn’t ever married to his partner, but because they lived together, shared finances, a car, and a dog, it sure felt like they were getting a divorce. At the time, this friend was experiencing something in his birth chart that I call, “the divorce transit.” Boundary planet Saturn was moving through his eighth house—the place of shared resources, where we deal with debts, taxes and the joining and separation of our assets. (Disclaimer: This transit doesn’t always correlate with divorce. But in general, it’s about building structure around or separating what’s shared.)
There are many factors that inform how one deals with divorce and separation, both emotionally and, of course, financially. Using astrology, we can get a pretty clear idea of what each sign would take in the divorce. Let’s dive in!