Ceres in an asteroid used in astrological studies to denote how we love and want to be loved. It stands for nurturing much like a mother cares for her child. Ceres rules over the zodiac signs of Virgo and Cancer which together stand for care and nurture.
In mythology, Ceres was a Roman Goddess whose task was to take good care of the people. In turn she wanted to be revered and worshipped.
On a negative note, Ceres denotes a clingy motherly care that might be at times detrimental to the native which smothers them down. Ceres also stands for emotional abuses in some cases. Ceres blinds us sometimes with much love.
Ceres’ placement in our natal chart indicates in which area of our life we lack love and nurturing and how we process the giving and taking of love.
Do check out your Ceres Placement.