Pluto In The 7th House

pluto in the 7th house

Pluto in the 7th house means that Pluto takes on the values of the 7th house, similar to Libra.

This placement is all about finding your power through other people. 

Pluto In The 7th House

With Pluto in the 7th house, you have been forced to reject your own personal power, usually through childhood. You may feel that you don’t have control over your own life in some way.

Now, you struggle to reclaim your personal power through relationships, though this sometimes gets distorted.

Obsessions & Fear:

With Pluto in the 7th house, you truly want a harmonious partnership deep down, but you’re never able to make it happen.

Your relationships tend to have power struggles. There is a sense of fear, obsession, control, and want in all of your partnerships, so your relationships tend to be quite explosive.

Pluto in the 7th house means that you probably fear close connections in some way. To show your truest self to someone else and be vulnerable can make you feel like you’re giving up even more of your power.

You may also have a deep fear of actually bonding with someone.  Though you want an intimate connection, you might self-sabotage because you are scared of betrayal or of someone else controlling you.

Pluto in the 7th house may cause you to attract partners who are untrustworthy, until you’re able to break this pattern. Unfortunately, this only reaffirms that your fears are real. You may even experience trauma in relationships.

You tend to fear being trapped in relationships, because then you’ll lose your power, so even being in a relationship at all can make you afraid over time.

Some people with Pluto in the 7th house avoid relationships altogether, while others enter into many relationships but refuse to be totally vulnerable with their partners.

However, you may also have an obsessive vibe about you. When you’re into a partner, you want to know everything about them, and you may have a really intense vibe that naturally attracts others to you.

You feel a lot when you’re in a relationship, both negative and positive emotions. You want peace in your relationships, but this is difficult for your because of your intense feelings.

Being vulnerable is your biggest fear, which means that you can’t achieve true intimacy.

You may find yourself going through extremes in your relationships. For example, you could be dominated or even abused, or you could have the power and try to control your partner.

Positive Power:

With Pluto in the 7th house, you have a strong allure that draws people in. Something about you is quite seductive and mysterious with many sensual qualities.

When you’re able to move past the fear in a relationship and transform, you have the capacity to go very deep emotionally with your partner. In fact, you can achieve a wonderful sense of intimacy.

You must first reclaim your personal power in order to access these attributes. Somewhere inside, you do have a sense of the intimacy that you want and you can be a wonderful, caring, deep partner.


Pluto placements almost always indicate some issues with control. While Pluto can be transformative in many wonderful ways, it can also create control issues that you must learn how to let go of.

Pluto in the 7th house means that you have issues with jealous and possession. You may attract these people into your life as partners, but you also have a fear of acting on these emotions of your own when you’re in a relationship.

In general, your relationships are filled with control issues.

You may experience power plays with your partner. Either you have the power of the other person does, and this dynamic may even swing back and forth.

With Pluto in the 7th house, you struggle to have a relationship between equals. You simply don’t know how this can happen without one having more control than the other.

This is because you don’t really believe that you have your own personal power. Instead, you try to have power over your partners and may attract partners who want to overpower you.

Your control issues with Pluto in the 7th house mean that you struggle to achieve true intimacy. At worst, this placement can indicate abuse or domestic violence, though it often just means difficult relationships.


Ultimately, Pluto forces you to transform whether or not you want to. Pluto is a difficult teacher, but you always come out better on the other side.

With Pluto in the 7th house, you will transform through your connections with others. It’s only through the pain of your relationships that you can actually begin to grow and change.

You must learn how to take back your personal power. Without a sense of personal power, you cannot have a relationship that feels truly equal and mutual.

These lessons will also teach you that you can’t control another person. You will learn that no one can control you unless you let them.

You may encounter difficulties in relationships for a long time with Pluto in the 7th house. You must make changes and adjustments in order to finally reach that level of intimacy that you secretly desire.

This placement also means that you must work through your trust issues while simultaneously finding someone you can actually trust.

You must transform to find balance with Pluto in the 7th house, both in your relationships and yourself. You can only do this by reclaiming your sense of personal power so that you can actually be equal with someone else.

By finding power within yourself, you will learn how to step out of the victim mentality and take control of your own life.

Planets in the 7th house tend to show the pieces of yourself that you feel you’re missing, and Pluto indicates that you lack personal power. However, you need to find the power in your shadow self instead of finding it in a partner or even giving your power away.

Committed relationships are the way that you will discover your power. Though your relationships will be very intense, if you work hard to figure out where you went wrong, you will transform quite quickly and can open yourself up to true intimacy.