The Numbers Inside your Name – The Couple Number

Numerology is the study of numbers as meaningful constructs related to human consciousness.  Numbers occupy our lives in many ways, starting with number values associated with the letters of words, especially our names, and the dates of birth … for people, events, and businesses.

We have the numbers for our birthday, month, and year. Most countries have a number sequence for citizens (in the United States, it is the 9-digit Social Security Number or SSN). Most of us have a phone number; if we drive a car, we have a number plate. Each word and sequence of numbers reduce to a number between 1 and 9, and each of those numbers has spiritual meaning.

Your individual number added with the number of your partner forms your couple number.  This article will talk about the couple number and its dynamic with your individual numbers.

Your Individual Numbers

There are two key individual numbers that make up your Soul Purpose number, your Life Path number, and your Destiny number.  Your Life Path number is the total of your birth date reduced to a single digit.  Your Destiny Number is the total of your full, birth certificate name reduced to a single digit.

For simplicity’s sake, we will use my birth date, 4/12/1968, which totals 31, which reduces to a 4 to get my Life Path number.  And we will use just my first name as “full” name, Philip.

Pythagorean Calculation

PHILIP
789397= 43= 7

So, my Soul Purpose number is 7 + 4 = 11/2.  11 is a master number, the 1 (self) doubled, and 2 is the number for partnership.

Now, let’s create a partner with the birth date 10/22/1963, which totals 24, which reduces to a 6.  We will use the “full” name, Riley:

RILEY
99357= 33= 6

So, the Soul Purpose number for Riley is 6 + 6 = 12 = 3.

Our couple number is 2 + 3 = 5.

The Couple Numbers

Number 1

If your couple number is 1, then you put your “couple”ness first.  Ever hear of DINKs?  It is an acronym for Dual Income No Kids.  The 1 couple prefers to go their own way and be independent of the couple’s “world” and culture.  This can be an interesting number to have as a couple if your individual numbers are social (2, 4, 6, and 9).

Number 2

If your couple number is 2, then you are the couple’s couple.  2 is the energy for partnership.  The 2 couple really enjoys the benefits and work of partnering.  When together they can really function as a team.  This can be an interesting number to have as a couple if your individual numbers are individualistic (3, 5, 7, and 8).

Number 3

If your couple number is 3, then you enjoy creating together.  The 3 couple gets so much more done together than alone, regardless of the individual number.  This is not only about the creative energy and output, but the hard work that goes into creating.  Always in search of a new project and opportunity, this couple only rests when sleeping.

Number 4

If your couple number is 4, then you are the foundation of society as a couple.  Really the best number for a family since this number is all about stability, security, building lasting results, and consistency.  This couple supports others; they have the home others gather in.  Children are “their children” just by being around them.

Number 5

If your couple number is 5, then you want to adventure together.  This number is all about change, exploration, and transformation.  A 5 couple is “on the go”, and will enjoy a life traveling, engaging in new experiences, and trying different activities they would not choose based on their individual numbers (unless one of them is a 5, and the other happens to be a 9).

Number 6

If your couple number is 6, then you enjoy serving and teaching together.  Another very good number for family, especially the larger family or the community as family.  People will be drawn to your ability to help them with practical problems and you will enjoy being involved in the activities that support the community.

Number 7

If your couple number is 7, then you are the mystical and spiritual couple.  Individually, you may be very practical (a 4/3 or 6/1 combination), but when together you will pulse the energy of a spiritual couple, as soul mates, or a pairing that activates spiritual energy you can explore together and help others explore.

Number 8

If your couple number is 8, then you are the “power” couple.  This merging involves status, recognition, and leadership.  You are the couple other couples look at to measure success. Individually, you may be the support energy for other areas of life (a 4/4 combination), but together you become the couple others look to when they need to know what to do and how to do it.

Number 9

If your couple number is 9, then you are the counseling couple, which you should always do together unless both of you are individual 9s (9 + 9 = 18 = 9). The flavor or your couple’s counseling style will depend on your individual numbers.  An 8 and 1 will be great giving advice about leadership and individuality, while a 7 and 2 would be most helpful on spiritual and partnership matters.

Number 11/2

If you happen to be a 2/9, 3/8, 4/7, or 5/6 combination, then you will have a master number 11 for your couple total, which does reduce to a 2.  This can be quite powerful because the 11 represents the authentic individual and the 2 represents the partner.  People will encounter you as clear individuals and a powerful couple.

The Couple Number and Your Individual Number

As you can see in some of the examples above, the individual numbers that combine to get the couple number to influence the couple number in certain ways.  In reverse, the couple number also impacts your individual number, which can make being the couple supportive or, actually, challenging.

Take the most fundamental combination, the 2 couple from 1 individual + another 1 individual.  There can be considerable strain on either or both individuals because their natural Soul Purpose is to be individualistic, but when together they need to embrace partnership.  Working together with this couple number might require definite periods apart so that the “couple” aspect does not smother the individual aspect.

Knowing your couple number can help you understand the nature of your energetic relationship through the power of numerology.

Philip Young, PhD

I am a spiritual adviser located in Cary, North Carolina. I earned my PhD in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1996 and had a career in academics until 2007, when I retired to become a stay-at-home father. In 2013 I “hung out my shingle” starting my business Black Unykorn Enterprises, LLC. I provide spiritual guidance using different tools: astrology, tarot/oracle cards, numerology, and past life regression (using muscle testing). With a home office, Zoom, WeChat, and WhatsApp, I work with local clients in person and distance clients from around the world. You can read about my practice and contact me through my website: https://www.blackunykorn.com.

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