Welcome to May, you charismatic Gemini! You’ve been reflecting on your relationships lately, and at the end of April, you may have given yourself a hard time. It’s one thing to learn from past relationships, but at a certain point, guilt is just an anchor. When your ruling planet, messenger Mercury, comes home to your sign on Monday, May 3, try to relax. You can’t help it if everyone falls in love with you. The trick is finding someone who can keep up with you.
When Venus, the planet of romance, also enters your sign and 1st House of Self on Saturday, May 8, it’s time to get honest about your needs. If you know you only want something casual, don’t fall into something serious just because of inertia. If you’re happy and in love, enjoy it. It can be hard to spot, Gemini, but in matters of love, sometimes it’s your own overthinking that gets in your way. Use the grounding power of the new moon in Taurus on Tuesday, May 11 to gain clarity. You’re someone with a very active mind, and a meditation practice would benefit you greatly.
Lucky planet Jupiter enters Pisces and your 10th House of Social Status on Thursday, May 13. You’re about to become even more in-demand if that’s even possible. This transit helps everyone manifest dreams into reality. For you, this could mean becoming part of a power couple, getting a new job, or meeting some amazing new friends. However the route, you are about to enter the public eye and have a busy social life. After social distancing and stay-at-home orders, as the world (safely!) opens back up, you’re so ready for this shift.
Grab your sequins, because your season officially starts on Thursday, May 20. Make sure to celebrate, either virtually with long-distance friends and relatives, or IRL with some close friends if you can safely do so. You feed on social interaction. Celebration is a Gemini’s duty. Then, planet Saturn goes retrograde from Sunday, May 23, to Sunday, October 10. During this time you are asked to take stock of your interior world and surround ourself with people and things that feel natural to you. Circling back to themes from earlier in the month, try to date people whose values align with yours. Your sign is the twins of the zodiac, and as a result, always searching for your other. While differences and debates are healthy, it’s time to stop entering relationships that are doomed from the get-go.
You’ve been busy this month, birthday baby. Use the full moon and lunar eclipse in intense Sagittarius on Wednesday, May 26 to chill out. Watch a movie, snack, and lounge around. Eclipses are wild cards. You deal with enough drama on a regular day, Gemini. Put your phone away and use this night as an excuse to log off.
May ends with Mercury retrograde starting Saturday, May 29. Remember, Gemini, you are extra affected by this retrograde because Mercury is your ruling planet. However, it won’t put a damper on your fabulous birthday month, as long as you’re prepared for travel and communication delays and resist all urges to have sex with an ex who is still in love with you. See you in June!
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