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Love Horoscope for the Week of July 4
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Love Horoscope for the Week of July 4

Three factors influence your love life this week. Each one reminds me of an important life lesson, and (being a Sagittarius) I can’t resist the opportunity to lecture a little here. 1) If a person is being indecisive and can’t choose between two or more things, it’s pretty much pointless to yell, “Just pick one and stick with it!” at that person. You’ll just make them get more nervous and make the decision-making process even more challenging. That’s a little like what Venus in Gemini is like. It’s a lovely and charming place for Venus, but it has a tendency to not be able to decide which course of action to take with their love life or whom to take that action with. Indeed, even when someone with Venus in Gemini is in a solid, committed re...
Love Horoscope for the Week of November 30
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Love Horoscope for the Week of November 30

The week begins with a Lunar Eclipse in Gemini. Eclipses are tricky creatures. They rarely make a big splash the day they actually happen, but they can sit there and lurk in the background, waiting to get activated by some other transit later on. But if you have any placements making any close major aspects to 8 degrees Gemini, you might feel the universe is setting you up for some major action. And you may be right. As I often like to point out here, when it comes to love and romance the ways we usually think of them, it boils down to two planets… Venus and Mars. Mars doesn’t complete any major aspects this week, but we need to have a look at what shape it’s in. Mars represents the more urgent and sexual side of love and relationships. It’s already pretty amped u...
Love Horoscope for the Week of December 7
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Love Horoscope for the Week of December 7

This week I call upon you all, whoever and wherever you are, to take the week off. Seriously. Odds are good you’re going to be pretty unmotivated, but in a mostly positive way. The week begins under the influence of Venus trine Neptune, which was exact last week. This will carry on through most of the week, and it brings a warm and wonderful fuzziness with it. Romance is more appealing and the candy is tastier. This is part of the reason why you probably won’t feel like getting things done this week. Another reason is Sun square Neptune, which is exact on Wednesday. This tends to be a fairly low-energy aspect, and even though Mars will soon be pumping up the volume, now isn’t the time to get to work on any big projects. The big aspect happening this week is exa...
Love Horoscope for the Week of December 14
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Love Horoscope for the Week of December 14

This is a week full of all kinds of remarkable astrological activity. Much of it goes well beyond the scope of a weekly horoscope, but I would be remiss if I didn’t mention them. I will try to stick as best I can to the smaller issues that are likely to have more of an immediate effect on your personal life. …And what does it tell you about the week ahead when the first of those “smaller issues” is a Solar Eclipse in Sagittarius? I always tell people that a New Moon is a great time to dedicate yourself to changing the things you want to change in your life in the following month. A Solar Eclipse is essentially a very amplified New Moon. It would be a shame to let that go by unused. Venus is having a pretty good time this week, so when you’re managing your re...
Love Horoscope for the Week of December 21
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Love Horoscope for the Week of December 21

Astrology isn’t fatalistic. The planets may dictate the circumstances you are presented with, but it is always your choice how to react to those energies. So, even when it seems that the world is out of control, you are still in control of yourself. And thus it seems to me entirely appropriate that the last full calendar week of 2020 presents us with two transits that we can choose to do with as we see fit. After all, hasn’t this year been basically one big choice foisted on you against your will, after another? On Monday, Jupiter conjunct Saturn is exact in the first degree of Aquarius. You’ve almost certainly seen something or other already about how this is the Great Conjunction. Heck, even people who aren’t into astrology are making a big deal out of it. And d...
Love Horoscope for the Week of June 27
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Love Horoscope for the Week of June 27

There is a particular phenomenon that happens fairly often among both astrologers and those who follow astrology closely. I warn against it all the time but I am prone to that sort of thing myself on occasion. I’m referring to looking at the transits, and getting in a panic over the potential for trouble. That’s understandable. We want to see these things coming, but it’s easy to forget that if you’re having a lousy day, that someone, somewhere is probably having a very good day — and they are experiencing the same placements in today’s Zodiac as you are. I’ve done my best with this week’s forecast to filter out any negativity. But undoubtedly some of it will slip through. Please forgive me in advance. And when you’re reading this, pl...
Love Horoscope for the Week of December 28
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Love Horoscope for the Week of December 28

The last week of the year is rarely noteworthy for any big astrological events, but it always has a certain distinct feeling to it. It’s the neither-here-nor-there week. It’s an interregnum, a pause. Television news networks fill their schedules with “year in review” segments so that most of the employees can take the week off. Mostly though, it’s a chance to rest and reflect before putting that new calendar up, figuratively and literally. And oh my: after a year like 2020, we need something like that. After coming off of the effects of last week’s Mars square Pluto, on Tuesday we have a Full Moon in Cancer. A Full Moon in Cancer is, arguably, the most sensitive Full Moon of them all. I usually warn people about the unusual and sudden moods that can...
Love Horoscope for the Week of January 4
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Love Horoscope for the Week of January 4

Congratulations, everyone, on surviving the great dumpster fire that was the year 2020! The previous year was sent hopelessly wobbling from the Saturn-Pluto conjunction in January… so before the next big thing kicks in to make the year messy (more on that in a bit), let’s dive into some romance! Although the most important aspect affecting love and romance won’t be exact until Saturday, it casts its charms across the entire week. That would be Venus trine Mars. A Venus-Mars aspect can do wonders for boosting sex drives, but this particular aspect has some unusual features. First of all, it takes place right when Venus and Mars both change signs. Venus enters Capricorn on Friday. Generally speaking, this is a pretty solid placement for the pursuit of love, romance, finan...
Love Horoscope for the Week of June 20
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Love Horoscope for the Week of June 20

If you are the type of person who is comfortable living in their feelings and expressing them, congratulations! On Tuesday, the Sun enters the sign of Cancer. All else being equal, this means that it will be easier to express your affections and concerns and worries — and with this time of year, “affections and concerns and worries” will happen plenty. Let us strive to be more gentle with each other. As for romance, there is also a significant tonal shift this week. Venus in Taurus has allegedly been a good placement, but to be honest with you, I find it sometimes a little too slow to move and a little too concerned with getting the best possible bang for its buck. Do I dare call it a little high maintenance? Anyway, if you prefer your romance to be on the more fun and ...
Love Horoscope for the Week of June 20
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Love Horoscope for the Week of June 20

If you are the type of person who is comfortable living in their feelings and expressing them, congratulations! On Tuesday, the Sun enters the sign of Cancer. All else being equal, this means that it will be easier to express your affections and concerns and worries — and with this time of year, “affections and concerns and worries” will happen plenty. Let us strive to be more gentle with each other. As for romance, there is also a significant tonal shift this week. Venus in Taurus has allegedly been a good placement, but to be honest with you, I find it sometimes a little too slow to move and a little too concerned with getting the best possible bang for its buck. Do I dare call it a little high maintenance? Anyway, if you prefer your romance to be on the more fun and ...