April 2, 2017: Venus in Pisces Rx

  On Sunday April 2nd, Venus drifted back into Pisces from Aries–all while retrograde. Retrogrades are intense periods for a planet ; and since Venus governs our romantic and, to some degree, financial interactions, these areas of our lives face some serious hurdles until Saturday April 15th. Pisces is considered the sign of exaltation for…

Feb. 3rd-April 2nd: Venus in Aries ; Venus in Aries Rx

On Saturday March 4th, Venus in Aries drifted into a retrograde phase. In Aries, Venus is energetic, free and strong-willed. This Fire sign encourages us to be bold, dynamic and spontaneous in our love partnerships. The thrill of the hunt invigorates the Ram: influencing us to be fearless with our crushes/lovers/spouses. If you are interested…

Thursday October 23rd: Venus in Scorpio

On Thursday October 23rd, Venus left one of its home constellations, Libra, and entered Scorpio. Venus, the planet governing romance, rules over romantic energy and values. Astrologers believe that the traits of Scorpio weaken the nature of Venus. Where Venus is open, compromising and approachable, Scorpio is cautious, controlling and closed-off. As a result, Venus…

Friday September 5th: Venus in Virgo

On Friday September 5th, Venus left grandiose Leo and moved into minimalist Virgo. Venus governs our romantic sphere and its transitions can mark major gains or upheavals in our love lives. Depending on your natal Venus sign (where Venus was on the day of your birth), the daily Venusian progressions (where Venus is now) can sometimes point…

Tuesday August 12th: Venus in Leo

  On Tuesday August 12th, Venus left emotive Cancer and entered fiery Leo. In astrology, Venus governs what we value in romantic relationships and how we express these desires to others. In the natal chart, if the natal Venus sign is different from the natal Sun sign, it can explain why certain people behave differently…

Friday July 18th: Venus in Cancer

On Friday July 18th, Venus left spontaneous Gemini and moved into sentimental Cancer. Venus rules our romantic values and demeanor: describing what we value in romantic relationships and how we tend to behave in our relationships. When Venus travels through signs that are not complementary to our own natal Venus signs, the transition is said…

Wednesday May 21st: Venus in Taurus

On Wednesday May 21st, the planet of romance returns to its home constellation of Taurus (shared with Libra). Venus signs are linked to our love values: what sorts of characteristics do we value in a romantic partner and how do we express those values to our (potential) mates? Ultimately, our Venus sign also describes how we behave…