Being born with the South Node in the 7th house indicates that the native should concentrate less on partnerships with other people, and force himself into developing himself as an independent individual.
A 7th house South Node person feels quite comfortable in forming unions with others, no matter if they are of intimate or professional nature. The reason behind creating partnerships easily is quite a lot of such experiences during past lives. This pattern can easily reappear in the current incarnation, and the native will have a tendency from his early years to seek comfort in unions.
These unions do not really help him progress, as he will make him rather dependent on the other people which in turn can transfer control over his life to his partner. In many occasions, the native will not even notice this detail and feel perfectly happy in such surroundings. Also, benefic planets in aspect with the South Node can make such relations flow rather harmoniously, even if they do not really offer some inner progress and growth.
Yet, the South Node signifies what pulls us back, and therefore no matter if unions are pleasant or self-destructive, the individual with the South Node in the 7th house should understand that he must first try developing his true self-expression.
In case you have the South Node in the 7th house, take some time to examine your past and current relationships. You will definitely discover that one of the reasons you indulged in partnerships is to transfer (at least) half of your duties and responsibilities to the other person, and this way hide, under the carpet of the mutual responsibility, your own duties, failures, and guilt.
People with such a South Node placement will feel tempted to transfer a lot of their own burdens to their significant other, subconsciously using him to resolve various difficulties. Yet, the South Node dictates that such practices should be abandoned. If the native desires to find his true path, he must start accepting himself as an independent human being, which of course many times is not the easiest thing to do. Various fears can hold him back from opening his own wings, one of which is the fear of failure.
Indeed, it is may be a rather courageous decision to abolish the safety of a union and develop yourself on your own. On the other hand, this will be a life journey that can only bring progress. After all, a successful North Node activation will open the gates to experience healthier partnerships. When the native learns his own powers, he is able to dedicate himself again to 7th house matters without them being a shelter of safety. This way, even a person with “malefics” in conjunction with the South Node can later in life experience a good marriage.
We should hereby note that the South Node is debilitating the power of any planet that it conjuncts, and this can even be quite helpful. Malefic planets are still remaining tough to bear, yet they are losing quite a lot of their potency. Of course, benefic planets are also operating less powerfully. Imagine the South Node as a gravitational hole, sucking energy from the nearby planets no matter what type. The South Node is the entropy, leading the system of your own self towards stability and eventually decay. On the other hand, pursuing the path that your North Node dictates is literally allowing fresh energy flow to your system, negative entropy that protects your soul from getting stuck in stability (even if it’s the type that you enjoy)
Learn to leave back your South Node and embrace the lessons that the opposite house has to offer. Yes, you will leave quite a lot of things behind. But it is the only way to make yourself rise as a conscious human being, a person who holds his fate in his own hands.