Welcome to May, darling Virgo! Last month you did some work to get in touch with your romantic and sexual desires. Everyone talks about how tidy your sign is, but not enough people discuss how kinky you are. That’s why it’s important to talk about your needs, so you may manifest them into reality. When your ruling planet, messenger Mercury, enters chatty Gemini and your 10th House of Social Status on Monday, May 3, you find yourself bonding with others over shared interests. This doesn’t have to mean finding new partners, though it could. This transit encourages you to connect with others, over the internet or safely in real life, in like-minded communities where you can express your sexuality and truly feel like yourself.
Venus, the planet of love, beauty, and abundance joins Mercury in Gemini and your 10th House of Social Status on Saturday, May 8. Social status is often associated with fame, but this area of your chart also rules any social situation that gives you joy. For you, sweet Virgo, this transit may mean growing closer with your crush or partner. Being vulnerable and opening up about your needs can be fulfilling work. Use the grounding new moon in Taurus on Tuesday, May 11, to spend intimate time with your lover, crush, or alone with a sex toy.
Jupiter, the planet of abundance, enters dreamy Pisces and your 7th House of Partnership on Thursday, May 13. This transit is all about manifesting dreams into reality, and the stars are sprinkling glitter all over your relationships. This is a powerful time for love. If you’re single, expect to meet someone new, and if you’re partnered, expect to deepen and level up your relationship. We all deserve joy and love, especially after the past year.
Yes, you’re the hermit of the zodiac, but that doesn’t mean that you breezed through social distancing. The pandemic has taken an emotional toll. You’re also the healer of the zodiac, and you love seeing flowers start to blossom and people getting vaccinated. Gemini season begins on Thursday, May 20, and encourages us all to safely socialize again. When strict planet Saturn goes retrograde from Sunday, May 23 to Sunday, October 10, we’ll all be encouraged to communicate our boundaries and set up a life that looks like what we want it to look like. Tune into your comfort level. It’s OK if returning to in-person hangouts feels weird for now. You can move at your own pace.
Use the full moon and lunar eclipse in Sagittarius on Wednesday, May 26, to take care of loose ends. Catch up on emails and work through any recent disagreements with a partner or friend. Eclipses are drama queens, however, so this isn’t the best time to go out or start a new project. Instead, wrap things up and then get ready to move on. The month ends with Mercury going retrograde on Saturday, May 29. Don’t fall for any exes who know how to win you over via text — exes are usually in our past for a reason. There’s too much goodness happening in your present love life to go backward. Stay safe and see you in June!
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