follow Translation: relationship rocket fuel! An exciting contract or business alliance could hit the fast track. Make sure all the details check out, then hit the gas!
Modesty is welcome today both in your behavior and your appearance. Also on October 27, impatient Mars will form a frustrating square to cautious Saturn in Capricorn. The full moon will lock into a power-tripping square with Pluto in Capricorn, possibly causing an authority figure or decision maker to misinterpret your moves—or try to undermine you in some way. Sensing that someone has soulmate potential? If you have a spouse, your success increases the likelihood of a jealous eruption from them in the presence of strangers. It makes sense: Mars is the mythological warrior, and Libra is the sign of peace. Some who still feel the air of celebration that accompanies the holidays of today will be really enjoying themselves.
It makes sense: Mars is the mythological warrior, and Libra is the sign of peace. Watch your renegade ways on October 7, when the Libra Sun locks into a tense square with hard-hearted Saturn, which is in Capricorn and your tenth house of challenges, regulations and authority.
In a romantic or personal relationship, you may realize that there are some fundamental differences in your goals and future visions. Are you being selfish—or just standing up for what you want? Luckily, power struggles will settle down beginning October 3, when calculating Pluto ends its annual five-month retrograde through Capricorn and this same zone of your chart. Ever since April 24, Pluto has been back-spinning through your tenth house of career and authority, which might have been responsible for those potholes on your road to success.
How can you get from Point A to Point J—and what would be the cleverest and most profitable route? With Pluto standing strong in your tenth house of public image, presenting yourself to the world as a powerhouse or a thought leader could position you for a serious status boost.
Intentions set near your last birthday could come to fruition now. But watch out for resistance from others in your orbit. The full moon will lock into a power-tripping square with Pluto in Capricorn, possibly causing an authority figure or decision maker to misinterpret your moves—or try to undermine you in some way. Since they may feel threatened by your approach, it could be worth stepping back and examining why. Life becomes more of a chessboard—but an exciting one! For the next month, you may prefer to be more private or to focus on a few key relationships. A joint business venture could percolate, or a sizzling sexual attraction may start to gather steam.
Sensing that someone has soulmate potential? This lunation paves a new six-month path to greater intimacy and closeness. For longtime couples, it could spark talk of an engagement, pregnancy or merging your lives in another significant way. Take your time and let the bond develop. A blaring interruption could invade your cocoon, however, because this new moon will sit opposite disruptive Uranus, which is in Taurus and your second house of money, work and daily routines.
Mundane matters and responsibilities could throw unexpected curveball demands. Also on October 27, impatient Mars will form a frustrating square to cautious Saturn in Capricorn. The effect is like having one foot on the gas and the other on the brake. The silver lining?
Halloween brings a wave of jubilant energy with the moon in Sagittarius flying close to adventurous Jupiter. But there will be a trick among the treats this year as Mercury—the planet of communication, travel and technology—begins a retrograde through intense Scorpio from October 31 to November The last Mercury backspin of and the decade! An ex could resurface, and it might be hard to resist the temptation of this attraction.
Think twice before sliding into their DMs…or between that familiar set of sheets. Mercury retrograde has a funny way of giving us nostalgia AND amnesia all at once! Amorous Venus is in her home sign of Libra and your seventh house of committed relationships for the first week before deep-diving into Scorpio and your eighth house of intimacy and soul-merging for the rest of the month.
Solo Aries will find the dating game full of excellent prospects, but take your time getting to know them first. The urge to merge could supersede all other desires, and you might have to force yourself to stay focused on such trifles as work. People yourself included may be passive-aggressive instead of asking directly for what they want. You might need to keep a distance from them for the next day or so till they cool down enough to talk it out. Give your indie spirit a short sabbatical this month, Aries. Partnering up is the key as the Sun travels through Libra and Scorpio, activating the two key relationship zones of your chart.
This is a fabulous time to build and nurture key connections that will help you get ahead. Go outside your usual circle and invite a potential mentor, investor or supervisor out to lunch. Make sure you do your research social media is your friend : Are they lunch at the James Beard award-winning restaurant or afternoon tea in the company cafeteria?
Be clear about your goals and remember reciprocity.
Make sure you follow up with a handwritten thank you card. We know, we know. So last millennium. With go-getter Mars in Libra in your companionship zone from October 3 to November 19, negotiations could hit a few stressful patches. Tap into the forthrightness and passion of this transit and be creative about asking for what you want. For instance, if the salary is non-negotiable, request a bonus or time flexibility four-day work week anyone?
With mental Mercury making an extended trip through Scorpio starting October 3, your eighth house of privacy and focus is activated. That gets even stronger when the Sun enters Scorpio for a month on October 23, followed by a powerful Scorpio new moon on October You could ink a joint venture or find new ways to invest your resources.
This can also be a time when a close relationship makes headlines in your life.
Nevertheless, you're likely to embrace the joy of independence in some manner now. Finding the right balance is in reach. The last week of October can bring an important focus on money, business, and your intimate life. Especially from the , others are responsive, and some of the usual barriers and boundaries dissolve in a relationship.
Some matters related to career, financial, and intimacy are unblocking this month. As October advances, your attention turns to the hidden elements of life, and your focus is more and more specialized. You are picking up a lot more from your environment than usual, and you see motives, subtleties, and power dynamics in your relationships. You're not as patient with conversations, information, or learning that feels frivolous or superficial this month. It's a fabulous time for investigation and research. Talking about your feelings or confidential matters can be a sweet release, and you might learn something important in the process.
For some, this can be a time for coming to a satisfying agreement or deal involving money or support. A novel approach to money and belongings may be necessary. Tune into the need to make positive changes and improvements. Disruptions remind you to throw out old attitudes and habits that have been limiting you or holding you back from growing. Finances may improve through unusual, hidden, or unexpected channels, and you're tuning in quite beautifully to trends that can help generate business ideas and approaches, especially around the You're learning the benefits of being patient with the people in your life.
While you tend to work best independently most of the time, October is suitable for doing some collaborating. Others can be sounding boards for business or monetary strategies. Verbalizing a fear may help take away much of its power! It's a great time for being around others, as there can be some happy and encouraging exchanges.
Close relationships and partnerships benefit significantly from sharing ideas and plans. People have useful or inspiring things to share with you. You could get a sobering reminder of rules or limits around the , prompting a fresh start or new beginning.
It gives you the chance to make useful edits and adjustments. Mercury's retrograde turn on the 31st is another reason to slow down and review.
You may need to return to projects you thought were complete. The year brings fabulous energy for both work and exploration, dear Aries.
On the one hand, you have heavyweight planets pushing you to perform and accomplish this year and much of the next. It can be a time of quite a bit of hard work and recognition. Changes are necessary in the process, and while you can feel overtaxed and possibly pressured at times, these are improvements that will benefit you for years to come! On the other hand, you have Jupiter encouraging you to explore, discover, and enjoy life to its fullest. This means stepping out of the office or out of your comfort zone from time to time and making the most of your time away.
Adventure, travel, and learning may be on the agenda now, and these can be immensely satisfying. Still another strong force this year is about your home and family or personal life. How will you manage all of these things? Uranus was in Aries since , pushing you to find yourself and assert your independence.
Uranus moves into your resources sector and will stay there all the way until , and you now begin a phase in which you treat your money, business, and possessions quite differently. It can be a time of some upheaval and unpredictability, but also innovation and progress with these matters. Changes in these areas can free yourself up for an opportunity period with your work and health from the end of August through September.
Whether money means freedom to you or freedom is about detachment from certain possessions, this is a time of an evolving relationship with your material affairs. The year can be an active and satisfying period for publishing, sharing your ideas, and learning new skills that will boost the upcoming career boon, starting in December and running through most of Uranus comes to the end of its approximately 7-year transit of your sign, dear Aries, and moves on permanently in March , although you had a taste of this from May to November Independence tends to trump other drives in most areas of your life, including relationships!
Relationships may be a little unstable as a result, but this theme is now coming to an end, once and for all. Aries natives are likely to enjoy more stability.