Monthly Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope


May 2016

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Overview

The willful Sun forms a square to delusional Neptune on the 1st; try not to engage in self-deception at this stressful time. On the 2nd, narcissistic Venus squares hypersensitive Neptune; selfish behavior can do serious damage to relationships. The domineering Sun opposes restrictive Saturn on the same day, creating power struggles at work. An opposition between Venus and Saturn on the 3rd creates tension at home; it’s best not to break rules or defy authority under this influence. The New Moon on the 4th may quicken the pace of life; it will be hard to relax during this frenetic time. On the same day, both the Sun and Venus square excessive Jupiter; resist the temptation to overdo it. Binging on food, alcohol or shopping could be serious cause for regret.

The Sun and Venus form a conjunction in communicative Gemini on the 6th; this will be a wonderful time to flirt with a stranger, ask for a date or send a passionate text message to a romantic partner. An opposition between indecisive Mercury and pushy Mars on the 9th warns against making hasty decisions. This is not a good time to buy anything mechanical, including a car, computer and smartphone. Alluring Venus forms a sextile to spontaneous Uranus on the 12th, making it easy to fall in love at first sight. On the same day, mental Mercury moves into intelligent Gemini, making it a good time to learn more about a love interest or have a heartfelt exchange with a romantic partner.

On the 13th, intuitive Neptune goes retrograde, revealing secrets and solving mysteries. The following day, thecreative Sun sextiles inventive Uranuscausing exciting breakthroughs. Gentle Venus moves into nurturing Cancer on the 17th, favoring family time. On the same day, demanding Saturn squares elusive Neptune, making it difficult to satisfy authority figures. The Full Moon on the 20th might bring about a crisis of faith. It may be necessary to take a second look at a romantic partner or mentor who lets you down. Logical Mercury will oppose rigid Saturn on the same day, putting everyone on the defensive. In addition, precise Mercury squares inexact Neptune, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction. Fortunately, the Sun will enter caring Cancer on the same day, lending some much-needed comfort at this stressful time.

A square between talkative Mercury and overconfident Jupiter on the 22nd warns against making bold proposals. A trine between generous Jupiter and transformative Pluto on the 26th is ideal for landing a terrific job or making impressive inroads with a health initiative. On the same day, communicative Mercury will sextile unique Uranus, making it a good time to gain distinction in the intellectual arena.

A trine between loving Venus and compassionate Neptune on the 27th is perfect for performing charity work. On the 29th, logical Mercury enters domestic Cancer, favoring household projects. Dynamic Mars goes direct on the same day, helping plans get off the ground. An opposition between receptive Venus and controlling Pluto on the 30th warns against giving power away to a romantic partner.

Aries


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May opens with an exciting moneymaking opportunity; this is a great time to apply for a lucrative job, sign an affluent client or increase your fees. On the 2nd, your health could get a marvelous boost after consulting with a talented medical professional. The New Moon on the 6th is a great time to make long term financial investments. A professional presentation could be very successful on the 7th. This also a good time to make sales pitches and negotiate with authority figures.

Optimistic Jupiter will go direct on the 9th, increasing your energy and improving your stamina. On the same day, you'll get a chance to benefit from a big sale. Seize the opportunity to expand your skill set on the 10th. The more you know, the more attractive you will be to the workplace. On the 12th, you'll get a chance to work alongside a high-powered individual with a great reputation.

This will be an educational experience. You may get an opportunity to preside over a team of creative people on the 13th. Making individuals feel valued is the secret to your success on this empowering day. The Sun moves into a different sign on the 20th, improving your communication skills and sharpening your intellect. The Full Moon on the 21st might prompt you to take a long-distance trip; it's a good time to get a change of scenery. Beware of challenging an expert on the 22nd; you don't want to make an enemy of this influential person. It could be difficult to understand a set of instructions on the 24th; wait for clarification. An authority figure may try to impede your progress at work on the 26th. It will be easier to move forward on the 27th, when Mars, your ruling planet, changes signs. A promotion or award could be presented to you on the 30th.

Taurus


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You may be asked to take charge of a group effort on the 1st; providing leadership to a team of artists will be rewarding. Someone could make romantic overtures to you on the 2nd; you'll find the attention gratifying. On the 6th, the New Moon will inspire you to realize a cherished dream. It's a great time to revamp your wardrobe, visit a foreign country, submit a book for publication or enroll in a challenging educational program. An opportunity to earn money from your creative expertise could arrive on the 7th.

You'll enjoy sharing your knowledge with receptive students. Enthusiastic Jupiter will move forward on the 9th, making you a magnet for love and affection. You could exchange loving words with someone who understands your needs. It will be a great day to embark on a romance or rekindle the passion between you and a committed partner. The 10th is ideal for getting a salon treatment or massage; indulge yourself on this magical day.

Information from the past may come to light and empower you to make a bold choice on the 12th. The 13th is ideal for showcasing your creative talent. Don't be surprised when a respected authority praises you work. On the 20th, the Sun will change signs, making it easier to find moneymaking opportunities. The Full Moon on the 21st could mark the successful conclusion of a challenging work assignment. Turn a deaf ear to a rival's nasty remarks on the 22nd; understand this person is consumed by jealousy. Financial matters could strain a romantic relationship on the 26th; alternatively, you may have to tell a child you can't afford an expensive indulgence. Mars moves into another sign on the 27th, making you more assertive about your needs. An influential leader may promote your abilities on the 30th.

Gemini


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A hidden benefactor could advance your career on the 1st; it just goes to show that kind deeds create good karma. On the 3rd, you may receive a generous gift from a relative. Putting a down payment on a home or car is a distinct possibility. The New Moon on the 6th is ideal for getting rest and relaxation. Money from an inheritance, dividend or legal settlement could arrive on the 7th, putting you in a much stronger financial position.

Jovial Jupiter will go direct on the 9th, adding an element of fun to family gatherings. On the same day, you'll be able to showcase your professional abilities in an attractive way. You could get lots of fame and acclaim under this magical influence. Make sure to attend a child's recital, performance or game on the 10th, when family time is favored. Applying for a loan, grant or scholarship on the 12th could prove successful.

The 13th is ideal for a romantic rendezvous. Plan a special outing for just you and your partner. If you're single, you could meet someone special at a house of worship or spiritual retreat. The Sun changes sign on the 20th, strengthening your determination to realize a cherished dream. The Full Moon on the 21st could cause you and your partner to make a renewed commitment to each other. Resist the urge to argue about petty problems on the 24th, when tempers will be on edge. Career changes could be foisted on your business or romantic partner on the 26th. Don't make any hasty decisions under this tense influence. Mars changes signs on the 27th, improving your job prospects. A wise investment could enrich your bank account on the 30th.

Cancer


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Going on a glamorous trip is a distinct possibility for the 1st. Positive feedback on a group project may reach your hears on the 3rd; go out and celebrate with the team. The New Moon on the 6th is ideal for attending a party and making influential friends. Someone close to your heart will be instrumental in your realizing a childhood dream on the 7th. Benevolent Jupiter will go direct on the 9th, making it easier to connect with helpful people.

On this same day, you could be given a beautiful gift with a foreign flavor. Display this token in a prominent place where it will uplift and inspire you. Studying with a gifted artist is favored for the 10th. On the 12th, you may receive a steamy text message or e-mail from a love interest. As a result, your confidence will soar.

It feels wonderful to be an object of desire. A passionate encounter is favored for the 13th. Take this opportunity to plan an intimate outing; you'll enjoy getting away from the pressures of home. The Sun moves into a different sign on the 20th, prompting you to adopt a lower profile. Spending time on solitary projects will be therapeutic. The Full Moon on the 21st is a good time to focus on your health and well being. A mechanical failure could prove frustrating on the 22nd; instead of pressing forward, postpone this job for another time. Mercury will go direct on this day, urging you to laugh off the situation with friends. An argument with a loved one or colleague could erupt on the 24th; find a healthy outlet for your frustration. If you feel a nagging ache or pain on the 26th, go for a medical consultation. A partner could lift your spirits on the 30th; listen carefully to their advice.

Leo


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You could turn heads at a glamorous party on the 1st; make sure to wear something special to this glittering occasion. You'll attract both personal and professional attention. On the 3rd, you'll have a golden opportunity for career advancement. Don't hesitate to apply for a high-profile job, even if you think you lack critical experience. The New Moon on the 6th could find you embarking on a job that offers both creative fulfillment and financial security.

A chance to hire talented colleagues from a previous job could fall into your lap on the 7th. Expansive Jupiter moves forward on the 9th, increasing your earning potential. Treat you and your loved ones to luxuries on this magical day. Making a great impression on an influential client may cause your star to rise on the 10th. Working with a talented colleague will be educational on the 12th; pay careful attention to how this person performs delicate tasks.

The results of a health regimen could pay off on the 13th; give yourself a handsome reward for your hard work and discipline. The Sun moves into a different sign on the 20th, making you very popular. The Full Moon on the 21st may prompt you to put the finishing touches on a creative project; one more gigantic push will be all it takes to complete this masterpiece. Friends may express disapproval of your romantic choice on the 22nd. Fortunately, Mercury will go direct on this day, allowing you to give a spirited public defense of your partner. Don't break a promise to a friend on the 24th, even if you prefer spending time with your love interest. Resist the temptation to buy an expensive gift for a child on the 26th; it's important to be resourceful on this restrictive day. Mars changes signs on the 27th, prompting you to launch a home improvement project. A professional accomplishment may be broadcast on the 30th.

Virgo


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Your best friend, romantic partner or business associate may be especially helpful on the 1st; be receptive to their assistance. On the 3rd you'll get a glorious chance to travel, publish some written work or enroll in an advanced educational program. The New Moon on the 6th is ideal for spiritual pursuits. Put work aside for the sake of uplifting activities, like communing with nature or spending quality time with a pet. Benevolent Jupiter goes direct on the 9th, making it easier to attract financial, romantic and creative opportunities.

On the same day, you'll get positive feedback from both your romantic partner and professional rivals. The 10th favors a shopping spree; you could find exquisite items crafted in a foreign country. On the 12th, you'll be able to share your expertise with a group of students who are eager to learn. Your love life could sizzle with excitement on the 13th, thanks to your enhanced allure. It's a great time to go on a first date, get engaged or exchange vows.

The Sun changes signs on the 20th, putting you in a more prominent position on the career front. The Full Moon on the 21st may force you to make a decision between your career and home life. Don't let your best friend or significant other push you around on the 22nd; it's important to stand your ground. Fortunately, Mercury will move direct on this day, making it easier to confront someone who keeps making passive-aggressive remarks. It will be difficult to reach an agreement on the 24th, when very little common ground will exist between you and a blunt go-getter. A pessimistic relative will try to undercut your enthusiasm on the 26th. Turn a deaf ear to their dire predictions. Seize a chance on the 30th to go on an exciting business trip.

Libra


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An exciting flirtation gives you an attractive glow on the 1st; you may feel as though you're walking on air. Money from an inheritance, legal settlement or dividend could arrive on the 3rd, giving you money to travel. The New Moon on the 6th may strengthen an intimate relationship; it's a good time to get engaged or married. On the 7th, an influential relative could help you make the down payment on a home or car. Mystical Jupiter moves forward on the 9th, deepening your commitment to a spiritual practice.

Devoting your life to a meaningful activity is strongly advised at this time. The 10th presents a wonderful chance to get some rest and relaxation. Take this opportunity to visit a quiet retreat where you can enjoy solitary pleasures like reading, writing and communing with nature. Signing a real estate deal or refinancing a home loan is favored for the 12th, when your powers of negotiation will be strong. You could receive a valuable family heirloom on the 13th; make sure to keep it in a place of honor.

The Sun changes signs on the 20th, possibly inspiring you to travel, study and write. The Full Moon on the 21st brings exciting news about a course of study; if you're in school, you may get the top grade in your class. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, making it easier to pay bills and deal with financial concerns. Venus, your ruling planet, changes signs on the 24th, making you yearn for greener pastures. It may not be possible to make vacation plans on the 26th, due to expensive plane fares. Mars moves into a different sign on the 27th, prompting you to find a travel package that fits your budget.

Scorpio


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Your romantic partner could sweep you off your feet on the 1st. If you're single, you could meet someone special at a movie, concert or play. On the 3rd, a lucrative partnership could allow you to travel more extensively. The New Moon on the 6th could help you connect with an influential person who can advance your career. Getting engaged or married is a distinct possibility on the 7th.

If you're already in a relationship, your partner could get an impressive raise or promotion on this magical day. Expansive Jupiter goes direct on the 9th, increasing your popularity. Party invitations could come pouring in as a result of this influence. Friendship could turn to romance on the 10th, if you are so inclined. The 12th is excellent for negotiating a long-term deal; hold out for more money than you are initially offered.

The Sun changes signs on the 20th, deepening your desire for intimacy. The Full Moon on the 21st could help you land a plum work assignment that brings in more money. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, making it easier to communicate with a business or romantic partner. Venus changes signs on the 24th; resist the urge to try to buy someone's affection on this extravagant day. Sticking to a budget is especially important on the 26th, when unexpected expenses could occur. Mars moves into your sign on the 27th, increasing your drive and determination. The 30th is wonderful for refinancing a loan or consolidating bills.

Sagittarius


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Working from home could be productive on the 1st. The 3rd is ideal for landing a new job or applying for a promotion. The New Moon on the 6th may prompt you to embark on a health regimen. This is the best opportunity of the entire year to get in shape. On the 9th, Jupiter, your ruling planet, goes direct.

It will be easier to achieve your career objectives under this influence. The 10th is perfect for making a professional presentation or public appearance. Make sure to look your best, as all eyes will be on you. Detailed knowledge of a particular subject could bring you fame and acclaim on the 12th, when you may be asked to give a lecture or teach a class. Your earning ability could improve significantly on the 13th, thanks to a lucrative job assignment.

The Sun moves into a different sign on the 20th, making you more attentive to your nearest and dearest. The Full Moon on the 21st allows you to realize a cherished goal; this calls for a celebration. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, making it easier to collaborate with co-workers. Venus changes signs on the 24th; beware of neglecting someone who has been yearning for your affection. Heavy responsibilities on the 26th may prompt you to scale back professional commitments. Mars changes signs on the 27th, prompting you to adopt a low profile. The 30th is ideal for salary negotiations; go ahead and drive a hard bargain.

Capricorn


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A romantic interlude could make your spirits soar on the 1st. If you're single, you could meet someone special at a spiritual or educational gathering on the 3rd; keep your eyes open for someone with crisply tailored clothes. The New Moon on the 6th could bring exciting news about an engagement, marriage or pregnancy. It's a great time to celebrate with loved ones. Your charisma will be incredibly powerful on the 7th.

Take this opportunity to court a love interest or take your romantic partner on a luxurious outing. Expansive Jupiter moves forward on the 9th, renewing your desire to explore greener pastures. Schedule a trip, enroll on a challenging class or submit some written work for publication. Going on a glamorous vacation is favored on the 10th. A legal matter could be decided in your favor on the 12th, allowing you to shift your focus to more rewarding activities.

A passionate encounter is favored for the 13th; it's a good idea to wear your heart on your sleeve during this magical influence. The Sun changes signs on the 20th, putting the focus on health issues. The Full Moon on the 21st brings an opportunity to attend private matters that were neglected due to work. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, allowing you to finish a stalled creative project. Venus changes signs on the 24th; resist an impulse to shop for luxuries on this confusing day, as appearances can be deceiving. Bureaucratic red tape could force you to cancel travel plans on the 26th. Mars changes signs on the 27th, making you more sociable. Use your powers of persuasion to charm a love interest on the 30th.

Aquarius


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Working from home could be profitable on the 1st. On the 3rd, a generous relative could give you a family heirloom as a token of their esteem. The New Moon on the 6th could prompt you to close a real estate deal that is extremely profitable. Enjoy some rest and relaxation on the 7th, when you'll be able to sneak away to a tranquil retreat. Expansive Jupiter will go direct on the 9th, making it easier to let down your defenses with a business or romantic partner.

A passionate encounter could occur on the 10th, making you feel like you're walking on air. The 12th is favored for helping a relative who needs additional care. A decorating project on the 13th could transform the least favorite room in your home into a showplace. The Sun changes signs on the 20th, fueling your urge to travel. The Full Moon on the 21st could be the successful conclusion to prolonged negotiations.

Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, helping you deal with an upsetting family matter. Avoid getting into an argument about religion or the politics on the 24th, when people's feelings will be easily hurt. Disappointing news about a legal settlement or inheritance could arrive on the 26th. Mars will move into another sign on the 27th, fueling your career ambitions. The 30th is ideal for domestic pursuits. Stock the pantry, clear out clutter and do some laundry. Coming home to an orderly environment will be refreshing.

Pisces


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Your compassion and creativity could make a great impression on an influential community leader on the 1st. Don't be surprised if you're asked to preside over an important committee. On the 3rd, your business or romantic partner could get a raise, promotion or both. Go out and celebrate. If you're on your own, this would be a great time to form a professional alliance with someone who can further your career.

The New Moon on the 6th may prompt you to take a class. You'll make lots of influential friends among your peers. Make sure to attend a party on the 7th, as you could make many influential friends here. Optimistic Jupiter will go direct on the 9th, giving a lighthearted quality to your close relationships. If you're single, it will be easier to find love under this influence.

A flirtatious conversation could boost your confidence on the 10th. The 12th is perfect for signing a contract; the terms should be quite beneficial for you. Encouragement from a friend on the 13th could inspire you to take a bold risk. The Sun changes signs on the 20th, prompting you to spend more time on domestic pursuits. The Full Moon on the 21st could draw attention to your professional accomplishments; get ready for your close-up. Your boss may ask you to cancel some personal commitments for the sake of work on the 22nd; prepare to say no. Fortunately, Mercury goes direct on this day, giving your words added force. Venus changes signs on the 24th, making you more appreciative of family. An argument with your partner about your career could erupt on the 26th. Table this discussion until the 30th, when you'll both be thinking more clearly.

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