Happy May, Aquarius! Last month, a full moon brought you a reward for all the hard work you’ve been doing lately. You finally received some professional recognition for a project you poured energy into, and it’s time to bask in that glow for a minute. When messenger Mercury enters outgoing Gemini and your 5th House of Pleasure on Monday, May 3, you can expect good news in your personal life as well. A crush may finally ask you out, or your partner might write you an eloquent love note. All you have to do is sit back and enjoy the attention.
A few days later, your love life gets even more passionate when romance planet Venus also enters Gemini and your 5th House of Pleasure on Saturday, May 8. The stress of the pandemic has naturally affected your love life, whether you were separated from a partner, spending more time with one than ever, or had to put dating on hold. But as people are getting vaccinated and the weather warms up, the world is starting to slowly relax a bit, and you are, too. After months of stress and loneliness, you are beginning to enjoy romantic affection. The new moon in Taurus on Tuesday, May 11 is a perfect time for new beginnings. Rejoin dating apps or plan a sensual date night with a lover.
On Thursday, May 13, lucky planet Jupiter enters Pisces and your 2nd House of Possessions. May is a healing month for you, dear Aquarius. The last year has been tough on everyone, and you’ve done so much to stay strong. Now, it’s time to accept gifts from the universe. It can be hard to trust good news after so much negativity, but you deserve every bit of joy, and this transit may bring some opportunities your way for money, whether it’s a new job opportunity or an invoice that finally gets paid. Enjoy it without guilt.
When social Gemini season begins on Thursday, May 20, there is an undeniable feeling of optimism. However, even if socialization becomes safer, it’s OK if you need to take your time. Saturn, the taskmaster of the zodiac, goes retrograde from Sunday, May 23 to Sunday, October 10. During this time, you will be asked to honor your emotions as you begin to see friends again. Don’t let anyone push you into a social situation that makes you uncomfortable.
In particular, use the night of Wednesday, May 26 to rest and recharge. There is a chaotic full moon and lunar eclipse in Sagittarius. Eclipses are cosmic wild cards that can bring sudden change and upheaval. It’s best not to stir the pot, especially when so many wonderful things are happening this month. Treat yourself to a night in and take a break from social media. You may even want to extend that screen break, because Mercury retrograde begins on Saturday, May 29. Continue to prioritize your mental health, welcome goodness that comes your way, and ease back into socialization. See you in June!
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