Empty Houses: An Explanation

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What’s an empty house?

The term “empty house” is pretty self-explanatory. You have an empty house when you have a house with no luminaries or planets in it. If you are unsure of how to check what placements are in what houses, watch this reference video. Empty houses indicate a part of your life that isn’t as prominent as other parts, since each house represents and encompasses a different part of your life.

I have _____ many empty houses! Am I doomed?

Of course not! Everybody has a few empty houses, since there are twelve houses and only ten luminaries and planets. I personally have four empty houses. My boyfriend has six empty houses. Any number of empty houses is okay!

How do I interpret an empty house?

  • If you have an empty first house… your expression and identity will not be very prominent in your life. You may have identity problems, and people may have a vague understanding of you.
  • If you have an empty second house… your possessions and money will not be very prominent in your life. This does not necessarily mean you will be less wealthy. Your possessions will simply not define your life. 
  • If you have an empty third house… your communication will not be very prominent in your life. You may have a career or lifestyle that does not require a lot socializing. 
  • If you have an empty fourth house… your family and household will not be very prominent in your life. Your connection with your family or roots may be a little vague or feel incomplete. 
  • If you have an empty fifth house… your sex life, children, and creativity will not be very prominent in your life. This does not mean you will never have children or sex. Rather, it means that these parts of your life will not be too defining for your life.
  • If you have an empty sixth house… your health or service to others will not be very prominent in your life. You may go through life without suffering from health issues, and you may have a career or lifestyle that isn’t too service-oriented.
  • If you have an empty seventh house… your relationships will not be very prominent in your life. This does not mean that you will not getting married or have many partners. This simply means that your relationships will not define your life.
  • If you have an empty eighth house… death and your transformations will not be very prominent in your life. You may not see many people around you die, and you may not experience many changes.
  • If you have an empty ninth house… your philosophies and ideals will not be very prominent in your life. You may not feel very spiritual or philosophical. Or you may not have very grand ideals. You may feel disconnected from spirituality or philosophy.
  • If you have an empty tenth house… your career and reputation will not be very prominent in your life. This does not mean you will not have a good, successful job. However, you may feel disconnected from your career, and it may not define you very well.
  • If you have an empty eleventh house… your dreams and friendships will not be very prominent in your life. You may not have many friendships in your life. You also might be a more practical, less dreamy person.
  • If you have an empty twelfth house… your undoings and secrets will not be very prominent in your life. You may be a more straightforward sort of person with fewer secrets than the people around you.

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