May 2021 Horoscopes — Love and Career Predictions

Read every sign’s current 2021 horoscope predictions to see what’s in store for you this year or check out each sign’s personality profile to learn more about the zodiac.

Welcome to May, beautiful beings! Messenger planet Mercury is busy this month. First, on Monday, May 3, it enters its home sign of Gemini. This transit helps make communication flow easier and adds a flirty vibe to the air. This is amplified when lover planet Venus also enters Gemini on Saturday, May 8. Asking your crush out or telling your partner about your kink may suddenly become easier. 

While there is still so much work to do in the fight against COVID-19, thanks to warmer weather and the vaccine, an air of optimism can be felt. Use the new moon in grounded Taurus on Tuesday, May 11 to set intentions. What do you want out of the months ahead? Write it down, because when the lucky planet Jupiter enters Pisces on Thursday, May 13, dreams manifest into reality. This is a very prosperous transit. Everyone has been through a lot over the past year, from the pandemic to the ongoing fight against systemic racism. It may feel strange to welcome any good news, but you certainly deserve it. 

Social Gemini season begins on Thursday, May 20. With the world opening up, it’s natural to feel uncertain about what you’re comfortable with regarding socialization. When responsible Saturn goes retrograde from Sunday, May 23 to Sunday, October 10, you must work to set healthy boundaries for yourself. This retrograde is about matching your inner comfort levels with the outside world. 

Circle Wednesday, May 26 in your calendar, because it’s likely to be a bit chaotic. There is a full moon and lunar eclipse in intense Sagittarius. Eclipses are cosmic wild cards. Do your part not to stir any drama up by taking a night off for self-care. You’ll need the rest, because Mercury goes retrograde starting Saturday, May 29. Expect travel delays, communication mishaps, and texts from exes. But frankly, after all that you’ve been through this year, you can handle it. See you in June! 

May Predictions by Zodiac Sign

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Venus, the planet of romance, brings exciting energy into your love life. If you’re single, you may meet someone new this month. If you’re partnered, get ready to fall in love with your person all over again. Just keep calm around the eclipse at the end of the month, because the last thing you need is more drama. Read your full May horoscope here.

May brings good news for your wallet, dear Taurus. It’s hard to promise anything in this economy, but stardust falls all over the part of your chart that rules possessions. The one rule is that you’re not allowed to feel bad about anything that comes your way. You’re recognizing your worth and so is the world. Read your full May horoscope here.

It’s your season, Gemini, and this one is going to be good for your memoir. When lucky Jupiter enters your house of fame and fortune, expect a rush of good news. Yes, this means big things for your career, but you could also see yourself becoming part of a power couple. Just stay safe, as the pandemic isn’t quite over yet. Read your full May horoscope here.

Your dear friend nostalgia tries to sneak up on you this month, Cancer, but don’t get sucked in. May brings blessings of new love, but you might miss it if you’re daydreaming about a former lover. A new moon in sensual Taurus offers a night of pleasure and relaxation, and the start of social Gemini season encourages you to host a picnic in the park. Read your full May horoscope here.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

You need social interaction, Leo, and Gemini season brings you just that. But before you go partying, make sure you’re doing so safely and erecting proper boundaries. The retrograde of Saturn, which starts this month, will help you do just that. Then, stay in and pamper yourself during the lunar eclipse in Sagittarius to avoid any drama. Read your full May horoscope here.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

You are low-key one of the kinkiest signs of the zodiac, Virgo. Sometimes you feel alone, but you’re not! There are so many beautiful freaks out there. May brings you community. Online or safely in real life, you find yourself connecting with like-minded individuals. Your ruling planet, Mercury, goes retrograde this month, but you can handle it. Read your full May horoscope here.

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

When your ruling planet, Venus, enters the philosophy house of your chart, you must come to terms with habits that no longer serve you. Yes, that may mean letting go of a flirtationship, but you can handle it — it just means there’ll be room for something better. Thankfully, strict Saturn helps you create boundaries for yourself because when Mercury goes retrograde at the end of the month, texting exes never felt more tempting. Read your full May horoscope here.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Lucky Jupiter lights up your House of Pleasure this month, Scorpio, which is exactly what you want to hear. However, you can be your own worst enemy, so make sure to work with a therapist to process old trauma. You don’t want to let trust issues stop you from having the love of your dreams. When Mercury goes retrograde at the end of May, resist texting exes. You must anchor yourself in the now. Read your full May horoscope here.

You’ve suffered a few blowbacks in your personal life over the past few months, but May is all about love. The sector of your chart that rules the home lights up this month, so you can expect to move in with a partner, or enjoy other romantic acts that make you feel warm and cozy. Just prepare for big news and unexpected shakeups during the lunar eclipse in your sign at the end of May. Read your full May horoscope here.

You feel as if the world is coming back to life, Capricorn. But that also makes you a little nervous, and that’s OK. When your ruling planet, Saturn, goes retrograde, you are able to create boundaries to stay in your comfort zone. This is a wonderful month for your love life, and this is your chance to level up a relationship or finally ask your crush out. You just have to be ready to communicate. Read your full May horoscope here.

You may not even be aware of the amount of trauma you went through during the pandemic, Aquarius, but that’s OK; you don’t have to deal with everything all at once. In fact, May brings a lot of positive energy your way, especially with regard to your love life. Gemini season blesses you with love and social opportunities, but you have to be ready to let your guard down. Don’t mistake vulnerability for weakness. Read your full May horoscope here.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Your family, blood or chosen, needs you this month, Pisces. But don’t worry, lover planet Venus ensures that you’ll have a loved one by your side to deal with the stress. When Jupiter moves into your sign your dreams start to come true, but in return, you must erect boundaries in your social life. You can do it! Read your full May horoscope here.

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