October Monthly Horoscopes by Kelli Fox, The Astrologer


Aries

Taurus

Gemini

Cancer

Leo

Virgo

Libra

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces

Aries

You could see impressive results from a fitness regimen on the 1st, when Mars, your ruling planet, trines transformative Pluto. Give yourself a handsome reward for sticking to an exercise routine. The early days of October are perfect for revamping your wardrobe and treating yourself to a few eye-catching accessories. Jealousy could rear its ugly head on the 5th, due to a stressful Full Moon. An authority figure who is threatened by your superior talent may try to denigrate or demote you. Recognize the writing on the wall and seek a better job at another company.

Expansive Jupiter glides into seductive Scorpio on the 10th, further emphasizing your natural charisma. Getting engaged or married is strongly possible, as is enjoying more intimacy with an existing partner. Argumentative Mars and restrictive Saturn form a square on the 11th, creating difficulties with an educational, cultural or legal institution. This is not a good time to undertake an academic program or launch a lawsuit.

Alluring Venus moves into your Partnership Sector on the 14th, enhancing a loving union. This is also a good time for singletons to find companionship. Entering a creative collaboration could be extremely profitable. Resist the temptation to burn bridges on the 15th, when impulsive Mercury opposes rash Uranus. The New Moon on the 19th warns against rushing a romantic or business alliance. Give relationships time to develop. Work to satisfy your nearest and dearest on the 22nd, when Mars entering your Partnership Sector further emphasizes the idea that two heads are better than one.
 

Taurus

Venus, your ruling planet, trines seductive Pluto on the 3rd, making it a great time to find love or fuel an existing romance. Sneaking off to a secluded hideaway with someone special may be particularly enjoyable at the beginning of October. On the 5th, Venus will team with outgoing Mars in your Romance Sector, further strengthening the urge to merge. The Full Moon rises on the same day, warning against paying too much attention to self-criticism. It’s better to take a risk than play it safe, particularly when it comes to work. A square between Venus and restrictive Saturn on the 8th warns against going on a shopping spree. It’s better to conserve your resources, as emergency expenses could arise.

Generous Jupiter moves into your Partnership Sector on the 10th, strengthening your closest unions. Rely on your best friend, romantic partner or business associate for help when you need it. If you’re single, you could meet someone special at an antique fair, nightclub or environmental protection group near this date. Venus moves into your Work Sector on the 14th, making it easy to attract the kinds of creative assignments you love most. If you’re unemployed, you may be offered a wonderful job during the middle of the month.

Logical Mercury moves into your Partnership Sector on the 17th, making it easy to compromise. Take this opportunity to address a delicate issue that has been causing conflict between you and a close friend. The New Moon on the 19th warns against going to extremes with a diet and exercise plan. You’ll get better results by integrating small changes over a long period to your routine.
 

Gemini

A group association becomes complicated on the 5th, due to a stressful Full Moon. Someone could make a power grab at the beginning of October, making you angry. It’s important to express your frustration in a public forum; don’t let your resentment fester. On the 8th, vain Venus squares restrictive Saturn. It may be difficult to get your needs met; seek to satisfy yourself. Mercury, your ruling planet, squares forbidding Pluto on the 9th; stay away from taboo subjects. Going over bank statements and credit card bills could reveal theft; obey a suspicion and review these documents with a fine-toothed comb.

Expansive Jupiter moves into your Work Sector on the 10th, improving your job prospects. If you’ve been longing to get in shape, this is also a good time to launch a fitness routine. Alluring Venus moves into your Romance Sector on the 14th, turning you into a virtual love magnet. Mid-October also presents a good opportunity to develop art projects. Mercury moves into your Work Sector on the 17th, favoring jobs involving teaching, writing and promotional campaigns.

The New Moon on the 19th warns against steering a friendship into romantic waters. If you’re looking for love, it’s better to embark on a relationship with a newcomer, rather than with someone you’ve known for years. A trine between Mercury and instinctive Neptune on the 24th is perfect for pitching creative ideas and showcasing your artwork. On the 27th, Mercury sextiles transformative Pluto, inviting you to make some alterations to your budget.
 

Cancer

Moneymaking opportunities abound at the beginning of October, when both Venus and Mars trine transformative Pluto. Grab a chance to form a business partnership with someone who has extensive experience in your desired field. The Full Moon on the 5th could bring an embarrassing professional problem to light. Don’t let a rival blame their mistakes on you. On the 10th, expansive Jupiter moves into your Leisure Sector. This will be a lovely chance to devote more energy to romance, hobbies and travel. If you want to conceive or adopt a child, this would also be a good time to do so.

Luxurious Venus enters your Domestic Sector on the 14th, inviting you to buy some beautiful artwork and furniture. If you’re looking for a new place to live, you may find a beautiful abode in mid-October. The New Moon on the 19th could stir up some family drama. Don’t let relatives attack your best friend or romantic partner. Adopting a neutral stance may only make a bad situation worse. Logical Mercury begins its journey of your Leisure Sector on the 17th; make more time for hobbies, sports and games of chance during the second half of October.

On the 22nd, you’ll have a chance to launch extensive home improvements, thanks to productive Mars entering your Domestic Sector. If you’re looking for a reliable electrician or plumber, put out the call on social media. You’ll get several great recommendations. A conjunction between the expressive Sun and generous Jupiter makes the 26th a perfect date night.
 

Leo

The Full Moon on the 5th brings an upsetting legal matter to light. If you have a chance to drop a lawsuit or settle out of court, it may be better than pushing for a verdict. In the event an upsetting decision is rendered, it will be important to find a healthy outlet for your frustration. On the 8th, the Sun, your ruling planet, forms a conjunction with mental Mercury. This is a great time to take a test, write a paper or give a lecture; your brain will by firing on all cylinders. A square between the Sun and imposing Pluto on the 9th warns against getting drawn into a power struggle at work. Jumping into the fray will be a waste of valuable time and energy.

Generous Jupiter moves into your Domestic Sector on the 10th, making home a happy haven from public life. If you’ve been thinking of moving, you could find a beautiful place to live. A sextile between the Sun and authoritative Saturn on the 16th is ideal for developing a creative project or entering a contest. This will be a welcome opportunity to show off your talent.

The New Moon on the 19th warns against posting things in anger on social media. The last thing you want is for a sarcastic comment to come back to haunt you. Outgoing Mars enters your Communication Sector on the 22nd, possibly prompting you to take a class or go on a short trip. On the same day, the Sun enters your Domestic Sector, prompting you to spend more time with friends and family. A conjunction between the Sun and expansive Jupiter on the 26th is ideal for hosting a festive party.
 

Virgo

Your charisma will be at an all-time high at the beginning of October, when both Venus and Mars trine seductive Pluto. Take this opportunity to confess a crush, ask someone on a date or enjoy some intimate moments with your partner. The Full Moon on the 5th could find you arguing over an inheritance, insurance refund or tax bill. It may not be possible to go on vacation until this matter is resolved. On the 9th, Mercury, your ruling planet, squares oppressive Pluto. Trying to buy someone’s affection will fall flat.

Expansive Jupiter moves into your Education Sector on the 10th. You may be inspired to go back to school and acquire valuable skills. Luxurious Venus enters your Income Sector on the 14th, allowing you to enjoy some extra creature comforts. This is also a great time to ask for a raise or increase your fees if you have your own business. An opposition between Mercury and unreliable Uranus on the 15th warns against buying electronics and appliances at this time.

Mercury enters your Curiosity Sector on the 17th and joins Jupiter on the 18th; this is a fantastic time to take a short trip to someplace new. The New Moon on the 19th warns against accepting a low-paying job; this position could be a drain on your energy and resources. Hold out for something better. Outgoing Mars moves into your Income Sector on the 22nd, making it a good time to launch an ambitious job search. A trine between Mercury and compassionate Neptune on the 24th is ideal for having a heart-to-heart talk with someone special.
 

Libra

Venus, your ruling planet, trines transformative Pluto on the 3rd. This is a lovely time to redecorate a drab room or upgrade the kitchen or bathroom. If you’ve been looking for a place to live, you could find a fabulous abode toward the beginning of October. The Full Moon on the 5th sheds light on partnership issues. It’s important to talk about upsetting feelings like anger, sadness and depression. Otherwise, a close relationship could suffer. A square between Venus and restrictive Saturn on the 8th warns against issuing harsh criticisms, especially to neighbors and relatives.

Expansive Jupiter enters your Income Sector on the 10th, making it a great time to land a lucrative job. If you have your own business, take this opportunity to raise your rates. Appreciative customers won’t balk at the increase. Venus moves into your sign on the 14th, enhancing your natural good looks and charm. Use your powers of persuasion to satisfy your desires, whether they are professional, romantic or creative. An opposition between restless Mercury and impulsive Uranus on the 15th warns against making hasty decisions, especially regarding partnerships.

Changing your appearance could be cause for regret on the 19th, due to a stressful New Moon. Wait until November to overhaul your image. Outgoing Mars enters your sign on the 22nd, increasing your ambition. Going after what you want will be satisfying. A square between Venus and manipulative Pluto on the 27th could cause problems on the family front. Don’t let a relative push you around at the end of October.
 

Scorpio

Both Venus and Mars trine Pluto, your ruling planet, at the beginning of October. You have a rare opportunity to realize a childhood dream; go for the gold. The Full Moon on the 5th could prompt you to change jobs. Before quitting your current position, start looking for a new one. It’s always easier to find work when you already have it. On the 9th, the egotistical Sun squares Pluto. Beware of making hurtful remarks to gain power. Exercising compassion is critical to your success during the first half of the month.

Beneficent Jupiter enters your sign on the 10th, attracting prosperity in every form. This is a rare opportunity to find the love, money and artistic fulfillment you crave. Thoughtful Mercury moves into your sign on the 17th, strengthening your powers of persuasion. This is a great time to ask for favors, promote your agenda and showcase your talent. The New Moon on the 19th could force you to keep quiet about a sensitive situation at work. If you must express your feelings, talk to a counselor or record them in a journal.

Dynamic Mars enters your Solitude Sector on the 22nd, prompting you to adopt a low profile at work. Keep important projects away from a petty critic. A conjunction between the charismatic Sun and expansive Jupiter on the 26th could attract fame and acclaim. On the 27th, a square between vain Venus and Pluto warns against harboring secrets from loved ones. Coming clean about an embarrassing situation could be liberating.
 

Sagittarius

An opportunity to increase your income will arrive in early October, when both Venus and Mars trine resourceful Pluto. This is a great time to pursue a lucrative job. The Full Moon on the 5th shines light on a troubling personal matter. It’s time to challenge a child or romantic partner whose entitled behavior is undermining your relationship. Catering to their every whim will do more harm than good in the long run.

On the 10th, Jupiter, your ruling planet, will enter your Spirituality Sector. Spending more time on sacred practices can put your priorities in proper perspective. Instead of pouring all your energy into pursuing wealth and status, it will be possible to cultivate contentment by enjoying simple pleasures. Praying, meditating and communing with nature can be very therapeutic. A square between combative Mars and restrictive Saturn on the 11th warns against being too abrasive at work. Alienating an authority figure could impede your professional progress.

The New Moon on the 19th warns against being indiscriminate about the company you keep. When it comes to friends, quality is more important than quantity. Productive Mars enters your Seclusion Sector on the 22nd, making it a good time to work from behind the scenes. A conjunction between the creative Sun and Jupiter on the 26th is perfect for joining a humanitarian organization or organizing a fundraiser.
 

Capricorn

Your charisma opens doors at the beginning of October, when both Venus and Mars trine imposing Pluto. Take this opportunity to advance your education, publish a piece of writing or broadcast your ideas. The Full Moon on the 5th reveals some stress at home. Pushing a reluctant relative into a decision could be disastrous. It’s better to give this family member the necessary time and space to form their own conclusions. On the 8th, vain Venus squares Saturn, your ruling planet. Revealing secret information in the hopes of looking important will backfire. It’s best to keep silent.

The willful Sun squares imposing Pluto on the 9th, warning against throwing your weight around at work. Instead of pulling rank, operate as a team player. Expansive Jupiter on the 10th will put exciting new people in your path. Seize every opportunity to attend parties, meetings and professional conferences; you’re sure to make some wonderful friends. A square between pushy Mars and Saturn on the 11th could tempt you to break the rules to save time. Resist this urge or it could lead to serious trouble.

Your excellent leadership skills could be recognized on the 16th, thanks to a sextile between the commanding Sun and authoritative Saturn. The New Moon on the 19th might attract a career opportunity that makes heavy demands on your time. It may be better to wait for a better job offer. Outgoing Mars enters your Professional Sector on the 22nd, helping you to land the ideal position.
 

Aquarius

The Full Moon on the 5th warns against posting sarcastic remarks on social media. Something said in anger could come back to haunt you. Wait a full day before responding to provocative or offensive comments. Neither a lender nor a borrower be on the 8th, when extravagant Venus squares restrictive Saturn. Friendship and finance don’t mix well, especially in the early days of October. Generous Jupiter moves into your Professional Sector on the 10th, attracting opportunities for advancement. If you’ve ever wanted to start your own business, this would be an ideal time to work toward that lofty goal.

Cultured Venus moves into your Adventure Sector on the 14th. Going on an overseas trip or scheduling a glamorous vacation will be a good use of this expansive energy. On the 15th, thoughtful Mercury opposes Uranus, your ruling planet. Don’t make any hasty decisions, especially involving electronics. It’s especially important to double-check the address field on e-mails before hitting “send.”

The New Moon on the 19th warns against trying to absorb large amounts of information in a short space of time. If you have an upcoming test, make sure to prepare weeks in advance. On the same day, the overconfident Sun opposes Uranus, prompting foolish decisions. It won’t be possible to fake mastery on this demanding day. Ambitious Mars follows Venus and also enters your Adventure Sector on the 22nd, urging you to take a well-deserved break at the end of the month.
 

Pisces

Close relationships get a big boost at the beginning of October, when both Venus and Mars trine empowering Pluto. Singletons could make inroads to romantic relationships. Those who are coupled will enjoy quality time with their partners. The Full Moon on the 5th warns against spending money as quickly as it arrives. Paying bills and loans is more important than indulging in creature comforts. A square between extravagant Venus and forbidding Saturn on the 8th warns against taking it easy at work. It may be necessary to sacrifice personal time for the sake of a demanding job.

Expansive Jupiter moves into your Adventure Sector on the 10th. Take this opportunity to travel, study and write. Visiting an ancient city by the sea could be very rewarding. Professional responsibilities could interfere with a close relationship on the 11th, when resentful Mars squares restrictive Saturn. Have a heart-to-heart conversation with your best friend, romantic partner or business associate about spending more quality time together.

The New Moon on the 19th may involve some financial juggling. It could be a struggle paying unexpected bills. Outgoing Mars moves into your Intimacy Sector on the 22nd, making it easier to pursue the object of your desire. If you’re already in a committed relationship, devise ways to enjoy more intimacy with your partner. A trine between clever Mercury and Neptune, your ruling planet, might make the 24th one of the happiest days of the month. Take this opportunity to develop an art project or volunteer for a charitable organization.

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