In many respects, Venus retrograde cycles can show up as some of the most felt transits. When she heads in reverse, you might realise you don’t want the things you once did, or need the time and space to figure out what it is you want.
As Venus descends into the darkness, you too may find yourself in a place of withdrawal and contemplation. Out of all the planetary retrogrades, Venus is often the most internal and problematic, especially in the domain of relationships and authentic wants. While retrograde, Venus can bring a deep awareness about how much you are trading off your own happiness for the sake of someone else’s.
Yesterday I was deep in writing your horoscope for November that will be posted on my website next week. It reminded me of just how excited I am for the astrology of November, it’s a month I’ve personally been waiting for all year.
I want to briefly touch base to let you know what there is to look forward to!
You may begin to question what stability means to you and if it’s enough to keep you from pursuing change in your life. Big questions about values have already been pondered through the Venus’ current retrograde in Scorpio cycle. As this Full Moon is ruled by Venus in reverse, relationship themes may reach a tipping point.
Venus, the planet of love, beauty and relationship is now retrograde. Just when you thought the madness was over, we’ve got a deep review of our deepest desires and wants. Overall, Venus signifies the way we relate and connect with each other and the things that value and please us. However, in your own birth chart, she might signify your health and well-being, your career or perhaps your home and family.
If you’d like to explore your own Venus retrograde story, I’m currently offering readings just for this.
So, this brings us to the New Moon in Taurus, ruled by Venus who is currently residing in Pisces. This combination brings an extra dose of goodness to this lunation as both the Moon and Venus occupy signs of their exaltation. This brings extra special power to the new beginnings energy of this the New Moon.
In Aries, the sign of the self, Venus already has difficulty in expressing her true nature of unifying and connecting. While retrograde, connecting with the ‘self’ becomes intensified. You might come to the conclusion that something you’re investing a lot of personal energy into is no longer worth it.
Feeling unappreciated for you efforts in love or friendship may also be heightened over the next 40 days.