Relationship Astrology


Ep. 37 – Shortcut to the Soul Podcast Relationship astrology isn’t just for romance, and synastry (chart comparison) isn’t just about cross-aspects. In this episode, Debra reveals where to find specific relationships in the chart and explains the importance of analyzing chart overlays and affinities. She also […]


Karmic Connections: When You Just Can’t Let Go


Ep. 22 – Shortcut to the Soul Podcast Tune in as astrologer Armand Diaz, Ph.D. (and author of Separating Aspects: The Astrology of Divorce, Breakups, and Other Partings) joins Debra to discuss karmic ties in relationships. Armand also sheds light on the takeaways of breakups that occur during Saturn, Uranus, […]


Extraordinary Relationships Through Astrology


Ep. 20 – Shortcut to the Soul Podcast Join Debra and her guest, astrologer Dianne Lawson, as they discuss Dianne’s new book about how to make your relationships extraordinary by using easy to understand astrological principles.    


Melanie Griffith & Antonio Banderas: Is the Fault in Their Stars?

at the Los Angeles Premiere of "Shrek The Third". Mann Village Theatre, Westwood, CA. 05-06-07

Just as Mercury prepared to station retrograde, it was announced that Melanie Griffith had filed for divorce to undo her 18-year marriage to Antonio Banderas. Although some were shocked by this turn of events, it’s no surprise once you look at their respective horoscopes. Since marriage and divorce aren’t solo events, whether a couple […]


Griffith v. Banderas: Antonio’s Side of the Astrological Story

Divorce and separation

Now that I’ve discussed  Melanie Griffith’s chart (click here), what planetary influences speak to the demise of Antonio Bandera’s marriage? Although born in different years, Antonio’s Leo Sun is just one degree higher than Melanie’s, which means in recent months he too experienced a challenge to his identity […]


I’ve Got No Planets in My Seventh House (and other astrological disasters)


  Help! I’ve got no planets in my 7th house. Does that mean I’m never going to get married? That’s the question I hear most often. No one has ever said, I’ve got no planets in my 2nd house. Does that mean I’m never going to have money? The reason no one […]


The Attractor Factors

Group Of Five Teenage Friends Hanging Out In Bedroom

Do you tend to attract friends born under a particular sign? Most people do, and there’s a very good astrological reason for it. Throughout my life, I’ve attracted friends born under the signs of Sagittarius and Pisces, as well as many who have their ascendant (rising sign) […]


Uranus, Pluto & Saturn: Influencing Marriage Since 1968 – Part 3

Saturn in Libra:  Defining Marriage On October 30, 2009, Saturn entered Libra, and except for a brief return to Virgo from April 8 – July 21, it will remain there until October 6, 2012. So what might we expect while Saturn is in the sign of marriage? […]


Uranus, Pluto & Saturn: Influencing Marriage Since 1968 – Part 2

Knife in Heart

  Pluto and the Undoing of  “Til Death Do Us Part” In 1969, while Uranus was still transiting the sign of Libra, then-Governor Ronald Reagan (a Uranus-ruled Aquarian) signed the Family Law Act, which created “no fault” divorce in the state of California. From that point forward, the […]


Uranus, Pluto & Saturn: Unraveling the Ties that Bind

Unraveling heart

When considering the potential influence of Saturn in Libra on marriage, it is interesting to take a look at the changes created by a few of its planetary predecessors. Uranus, the planet of revolution, liberation and social causes, was in Libra from 1968 – 1975. By the […]