April Monthly Horoscopes by Kelli Fox, The Astrologer


Aries

Taurus

Gemini

Cancer

Leo

Virgo

Libra

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces

Aries

You’ll have a lovely opportunity to rest, relax and release stress on the 2nd, when gentle Venus changes signs. Instead of focusing on the material world for fulfillment, look inward. The beginning of April will give you a wonderful opportunity to let go of any anxiety that has been keeping you awake at night. Establishing a relaxing bedtime routine will can have a rejuvenating effect. Beware of getting drawn into a power struggle on the 8th, when the willful Sun squares imposing Pluto. It’s better to walk away from an argument than challenge an oppressive authority figure.

Mental Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th, warning against buying electronic and mechanical gadgets. It’s also not a good time to sign contracts, unless it’s renewing an agreement that has worked to your advantage. Prolonging a contract may be more profitable than breaking a deal and going with another provider at this time. The Full Moon on the 10th could put strain on a close relationship. Take this opportunity to shift your focus. Spending more time on your personal life will be more rewarding than pouring all your energy into professional pursuits.

Powerful Pluto goes retrograde on the 20th, easing the pressure at work. A demanding boss or manager might take a vacation or shift their focus to another area, giving you a chance to breathe easy and be more creative. Mars, your ruling planet, moves into your Communication Sector on the 21st, paving the way for helpful social connections. On the 26th, the New Moon may attract a lucrative job that allows you to be a free agent.
 

Taurus

April gets off to a friendly start when Venus, your ruling planet, enters your Social Sector on the 2nd. Take this opportunity to attend parties, casual get-togethers and professional conferences. You’re sure to have some stimulating conversations and exciting flirtations. On the 9th, mental Mercury will go retrograde in your own sign, causing you to reconsider some personal plans. Don’t be afraid to walk away from a disappointing venture or end an agreement that no longer works for you.

A tense Full Moon on the 10th may mark the end of an unpleasant routine. Quitting an unfulfilling job, abandoning a toxic environment or breaking a bad habit are among the possibilities. Venus goes direct on the 15th, urging you to go back to a dream or goal you put on hold. The dynamic Sun moves into your sign on the 19th, making you more attractive to love, luck and romance. Instead of following others, assert your own needs on this fortunate date. By taking Fate into your own hands, you’ll yield impressive results.

You might have to spend money to make it on the 21st, due to dynamic Mars moving into your Financial Sector. The New Moon on the 26th could prompt you to transform your looks in some way. Getting a fresh hairstyle, buying fashionable clothes or undergoing a cosmetic procedure will yield impressive results. On the 28th, Venus moves into your Seclusion Sector, urging you to remain quiet about your personal life.
 

Gemini

You’ll radiate wit, charm and charisma in early April, when alluring Venus enters your Reputation Sector on the 2nd. This is a wonderful time to make a public presentation, go on a job interview or put your creative work on display. Responsible Saturn goes retrograde in your Relationship Sector on the 5th, taking the strain of a close alliance with a romantic or business partner. Take this opportunity to clear up misunderstandings or make amends with someone who is close to your heart. On the 9th, Mercury, your ruling planet, goes retrograde, having you reconsider spiritual beliefs you’ve held for some time.

The Full Moon on the 10th could cause a childish temper tantrum. Be prepared to deal with an immature person who issues ultimatums. Calling this person’s bluff may be better than giving in to their unreasonable demands. On the 20th, Mercury moves into your Social Sector, causing party invitations to pour in like a mighty river. Attend as many gatherings as possible, as you’re bound to meet some stimulating people.

Outgoing Mars moves into your sign on the 21st, making you even more energetic than usual. Take this opportunity to pursue a heartfelt project that has been elusive. This time, you just might grab the brass ring. The New Moon on the 26th may prompt you to begin a spiritual practice that keeps you grounded. Learning to balance your material and sacred lives will be empowering. Don’t be surprised if friendship turns to romance on the 28th, thanks to attractive Venus’s tour of your Social Sector.
 

Cancer

Taking a trip for pleasure is strongly favored in early April, thanks to luxurious Venus entering your Adventure Sector on the 2nd. It’s a great time to visit a country that has always evoked romance and excitement for you. An opposition between the willful Sun and excessive Jupiter on the 7th will call into question your work-life balance. Erring on the side of your career could make a relative feel abandoned in their hour of need. This family matter will come to a head on the 10th, due to a tense Full Moon. Take this opportunity to reexamine your priorities and make some necessary changes to your personal life.

Obsessive Pluto goes retrograde on the 20th, allowing for a greater measure of freedom in a close relationship. Instead of constantly being on call for a business or romantic partner, you’ll be able to strike out on your own more frequently. On the same day, mental Mercury moves into your Career Sector, favoring job interviews and work presentations. Combative Mars goes into your Secretive Sector on the 21st, urging you to keep your resentments hidden. Late April is not a good time to make confidences.

The New Moon could attract a moneymaking opportunity on the 26th. Accepting a work assignment in a creative field may be extremely lucrative for you. This is your big chance to make a name in the arts. On the 28th, attractive Venus begins its tour of your Career Sector, commanding the attention of influential people in your desired industry.
 

Leo

Serious Saturn goes retrograde in your Creative Sector on the 7th, allowing you to let loose and have fun. Take this opportunity to work on an art project or attend a concert, play or movie. This will be a lovely opportunity to forget your troubles and cultivate your natural zest for life. Thoughtful Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th, prompting you to reconsider your professional prospects. You may want to consider returning to a former employer or going back to an abandoned career path.

The Full Moon on the 10th could make you realize it’s time to finish chores that have been piling up. It may be necessary to pay some late penalties. Let this be a lesson moving forward. Getting into an argument with a hapless customer service worker will be a waste of valuable energy. A trine between the Sun, your ruling planet, and accomplished Saturn on the 17th is ideal for showcasing your creative talent. Submit your work for publication, sell your art at a gallery or audition for a role.

The radiant Sun lights up your Career Sector on the 19th, making it a great time to go on a job interview or make a professional presentation. Intellectual Mercury enters your Knowledge Sector on the 20th, favoring educational pursuits of all kinds. Take this opportunity to apply to school, undergo a placement exam or ask for a scholarship. The New Moon on the 26th could mark an exciting job offer or promotion. If you’ve been thinking of running for political office, this would be a great time to launch your campaign.
 

Virgo

You’ll attract romance like a flower draws bees on the 2nd, when alluring Venus enters your Partnership Sector. This is a great time to get engaged or married. Entering into a profitable business agreement is also favored. Alliances should be especially favorable throughout the month. When you can work with a partner, you absolutely should. Serious Saturn goes retrograde on the 5th, causing family responsibilities to ease. Take this opportunity to attend to career matters that have escaped your attention.

On the 9th, Mercury, your ruling planet, will go retrograde in your Adventure Sector. It may be best to scale back lofty plans at this time, especially if you lack the experience or knowledge you need to make informed decisions. A payment could be less than expected on the 10th, when the Full Moon puts strain on your finances. You might have to scale back luxury purchases for the next few weeks, just as a means to build savings.

Mental Mercury moves into your Intimacy Sector on the 20th, making it a good time to let down your defenses with a trustworthy partner. An exciting career opportunity could become available on the 21st, when competitive Mars enters your Professional Sector. Pour all your energy into landing an intellectually stimulating position. The New Moon on the 26th finds you expanding your horizons. Traveling overseas, going back to school or launching a blog could put on in the path of romance. If you’re in a relationship, your partner will encourage you to leave your comfort zone and pursue a lofty goal.
 

Libra

Venus, your ruling planet, moves into your Work Sector on the 2nd. Your job could become a lot more pleasant this April. You might be offered a fabulous position, transferred to a better department or simply be given a rewarding assignment. Go over your financial accounts with a fine-toothed comb on the 9th. That’s when detailed Mercury will go retrograde in your Joint Finances Sector. If you notice any unauthorized activity on your credit card or checking accounts, file a report. Protecting yourself against identity theft will save much time, money and aggravation.

The Full Moon on the 10th will rise in your own sign. Its stressful angle to transformational Pluto warns against making any radical changes to your appearance. It’s better to stick with a familiar look than cut off your hair, undergo a cosmetic procedure or overhaul your wardrobe. Venus goes direct on the 15th, making it easier to bring creative projects to fruition. Take this opportunity to put finishing touches on a job that has been hanging over your head.

Imposing Pluto goes retrograde in your Domestic Sector on the 20th, easing a family quarrel. Resentment toward a stubborn relative could subside. The New Moon on the 26th is terrific for embarking on an intimate relationship. Alternatively, you may decide to pool your resources with a business partner. On the 28th, Venus moves into your Relationship Sector, making it a great time for a romantic commitment or strengthen an existing one. Buy your partner a beautiful token of your affection.
 

Scorpio

Alluring Venus moves into your Romance Sector on the 2nd, drawing admirers like a flower draws bees. If you’re looking for love, you could find it at a concert, movie or play. You could also cross paths with someone special at a luxury goods store or gourmet restaurant. Do you already have a partner? It might feel as though you’re enjoying a second honeymoon in early April. On the 5th, restrictive Saturn goes retrograde in your Financial Sector, making it a bit easier to attract moneymaking opportunities.

Mental Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th, warning against signing contracts and making promises. You could do serious damage to a business or romantic relationship by backing out of a deal at the last minute. Instead of committing yourself, keep plans open and flexible. The Full Moon on the 10th could bring an embarrassing secret to light. It may be necessary to apologize to someone you hurt. Swallow your pride and do the right thing.

Pluto, your ruling planet, goes retrograde in your Intellectual Sector. It’s a good idea to revise opinions and attitudes that have not served you well. Having the courage to change course will improve your luck in virtually every area of life, including love, money and work. The New Moon on the 26th could mark the turning point in a relationship. Although it isn’t a good time to get engaged or married, thanks to Mercury retrograde, you might entertain a serious commitment. Are you attached? You and your partner should take a vacation to someplace neither of you have been before.
 

Sagittarius

Tender Venus moves into your Domesticity Sector on the 2nd, giving you a special appreciation for household pursuits. It’s a great time to putter around your home, adding decorative touches, fixing comfort food and spending quality time with family. If you’re looking for a place to live, you’ll find a beautiful one in early April. It may be more expensive than you expected, but a generous relative could help with the down payment. Restrictive Saturn goes retrograde in your sign on the 5th, causing great relief. Rigid rules and heavy responsibilities could give way to a more flexible schedule.

Communicative Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th. It’s possible you’ll be offered a job with a former employer. If you’re looking for work, seek a temporary position. Accepting a permanent spot could be cause for regret, since whatever role you are offered will radically altered after joining the company. The Full Moon on the 10th might mark the end of a friendship. It may be impossible to look the other way at a loved one’s unethical behavior.

Dynamic Mars moves into your Partnership Sector on the 21st, making you more outgoing. If you meet someone who makes your pulse pound, prepare to make the first move. Do you have a serious partner? Adopting a more assertive attitude will strengthen your bond, not weaken it. The New Moon on the 26th is ideal for starting a health regimen. This time around, you’ll have the patience and persistence to meet your fitness goals.
 

Capricorn

Saturn, your ruling planet, goes retrograde in your Seclusion Sector on the 5th. You could feel more sociable than you have in recent months. Take this opportunity to reconnect with people you haven’t spoken with in a long time. Since August of last year, you have guarded your privacy like a tiger. Now you’re ready to venture out of your shell and mix with your nearest and dearest. Thoughtful Mercury will go retrograde on the 9th, prompting you to reconsider a romantic decision. Give your head a chance to catch up with your heart, since the two seem to be working at cross purposes in early April.

The Full Moon on 10th might cause problems with your career. Your employer may find fault with everything you do at this time. Instead of getting defensive, consider the real reason for why all these criticisms are occurring. It’s possible you pose a threat to your superior. If you feel like you can’t get ahead in your current job, think about applying for a plum position at a rival company. Alternatively, you might decide to start your own business.

Powerful Pluto goes retrograde in your sign on the 20th, softening the intensity of your personality. It should be easier to make inroads in your personal life at this transformative time. On the 26th, the New Moon could inspire a creative project. It’s a great time to begin a writing, painting or musical endeavor. There’s also a chance you could find love. Conceiving or adopting a child are other delightful possibilities.
 

Aquarius

More money for luxuries may become available on the 2nd, when enriching Venus moves into your Financial Sector. Take this opportunity to splurge on some creature comforts. Although you’ve never been materialistic, you have a deep appreciation for beautifully crafted materials and sleekly designed electronics. Give yourself some treats; you’ve earned them. Detailed Mercury goes retrograde in your Domestic Sector on the 9th; this isn’t a good time to seal a real estate deal or sign a lease. You can refinance a home loan or renew a rental agreement, however. Forging new arrangements could be cause for regret.

The Full Moon on the 10th could force you to cancel a trip or settle a lawsuit. Forces more powerful than you are at work here. Trying to fight the establishment may be a terrible waste of time, money and effort. On the 13th, the Sun makes a conjunction to Uranus, your ruling planet. Good news about a personal matter will give you a new lease on life. Mid-April will teach a valuable lesson on what is truly important.

Determined Mars moves into your Creative Sector on the 21st, inspiring you to begin at least one art project, if not two. Put mundane responsibilities on the back burner for the sake of writing, painting, dancing or playing music. The New Moon on the 26th may mark a turning point in your family life. It’s possible you will reconnect with a sibling or cousin. Your relative may confide some secrets that change the way you see yourself, as well as the other people in your tribe.
 

Pisces

Venus, the planet of social grace, enters your sign on the 2nd. It will be practically impossible to resist your charm this month. Take this opportunity to find love, land a job or showcase your creative work. The lucky breaks you’ve been seeking could finally arrive. Demanding Saturn will go retrograde on the 5th, taking the pressure off your professional life. Instead of being forced to perform on command, you’ll have a chance to catch up on routine work and fly beneath the radar which will be a welcome change.

Mental Mercury goes retrograde on the 9th. It may be necessary to take a refresher course in a subject you haven’t studied for years. Alternatively, you could return to a hobby that gave you pleasure as a child. The Full Moon on the 10th might put a strain on your finances. An unexpected bill will force you to dip into savings, making you worried about the future. Don’t expect a friend to deliver on a promise to find you a job. It will be easier to land moneymaking opportunities on your own.

Motivated Mars moves into your Domestic Sector on the 21st, making it a good time to launch a home improvement project. Getting the plumbing or electrical system repaired will be a huge weight off your mind. Suddenly, staying at home will be pleasant instead of burdensome. The New Moon on the 26th might attract an exciting learning opportunity. If you hear of a class that excites your imagination, sign up as soon as possible.

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