December Monthly Horoscopes by Kelli Fox, The Astrologer


Aries

Taurus

Gemini

Cancer

Leo

Virgo

Libra

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces

Aries

Mars, your ruling planet, opposes erratic Uranus on the 1st. Beware of burning bridges at the beginning of the month. Find healthy outlets for anger, like exercise and journaling. On the 2nd, mental Mercury goes retrograde, resulting in canceled trips and revised instructions. Expect last-minute changes and be as flexible as possible. On the 3rd, the Full Moon may tempt you to post some angry comments on social media. Wait an entire day before responding to a provocative or offensive remark.

A sextile between Mars and responsible Saturn on the 6th is perfect for making inroads to your dream career. Send out applications and go on job interviews; landing a job at a foreign-based company is especially favored. On the 9th, Mars moves into your Intimacy Sector, adding spice to a close relationship. If you’re single, you could meet someone special at a night club, environmental group or antique shop. A trine between the empowering Sun and independent Uranus on the 16th is ideal for breaking free from a restrictive relationship. Head in a new direction on this liberating day.

The New Moon on the 17th invites you to travel, write and study. Any endeavor aimed at expanding your horizons will pay off, both personally and professionally. Determined Saturn moves into your Career Sector on the 19th, making you even more focused on landing your dream job. If you’ve ever wanted to start your own business, now is the time to try. Mars forms a trine to intuitive Neptune on the 27th; trust your instincts with a romantic involvement at the end of December.
 

Taurus

Venus, your ruling planet, moves into your Intimacy Sector on the 1st, making it a great time to sneak off to a romantic hideaway with your partner. If you’re single, you could meet someone special at a religious, cultural or educational group. A trine between expansive Jupiter and poetic Neptune on the 2nd is ideal for traveling to a destination that has captured your imagination since childhood. Forming a creative partnership is also favored on this idealistic day. Sensible Mercury also goes retrograde, warning against lending or borrowing money. Do your best to keep friendship and finance separate. A paycheck that arrives on or around the 3rd may be disappointing, due to a tense Full Moon. Moving forward, it’s essential to clarify the terms of any work arrangement. Formal contracts can protect you from being exploited.

Venus squares evasive Neptune on the 10th; getting a straight answer from your love interest may be difficult. Don’t make the mistake of steering a platonic friendship into romantic waters at this confusing time. The New Moon on the 17th paves the way for a close partnership. Being able to let down your guard with a trustworthy person can make you more creative.

Serious Saturn moves into your Adventure Sector on the 19th. Traveling on business may become an increasing trend. You could also begin work on a successful writing project or embark on a challenging academic program. On the 20th, you could receive a beautiful gift, courtesy of a trine between Venus and spontaneous Uranus. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd; take this opportunity to clear up a confusing charge on your credit card statement. Venus moves into your Adventure Sector on the 24th, prompting you to take a luxurious vacation.
 

Gemini

Landing your dream job is a distinct possibility on the 2nd, thanks to a trine between expansive Jupiter and imaginative Neptune. This could be your golden opportunity to start a career in the arts. On the same day, Mercury, your ruling planet, goes retrograde. Someone from your past may try to reconnect; it may be best to keep them at arm’s length. The desire to put yourself first may be powerful on the 3rd, due to a disruptive Full Moon. Unfortunately, a demanding boss or client will force you to cancel personal plans to attend to their needs. Mercury forms supportive angles to both productive Mars and diligent Saturn on the 6th; you can move mountains on this efficient day.

A conjunction between Mercury and flirtatious Venus on the 15th is perfect for going on a date. Choose an intimate destination where you can talk freely. A trine between the charismatic Sun and inventive Uranus on the 16th is perfect for attending a festive party. Love will find you at mid-month, whether you’re looking for it or not.

On the 17th, the New Moon will pave the way to a stimulating partnership. If you already have a partner, this would be a great time to get engaged or married. Taking an overseas trip also could be in the cards. Serious Saturn enters your Intimacy Sector on the 19th, further emphasizing the importance of close relationships. Don’t be afraid to settle down at the end of December. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, making it easier to let down your guard with a trusted friend or partner.
 

Cancer

Harmonious Venus moves into your Work Sector on the 1st. If you’ve been looking for a job, you could find one that offers lots of creative fulfillment. On the same day, pushy Mars opposes rash Uranus. Resist the temptation to lash out at an authority figure who has been pushing your buttons. It’s best to stay in this VIP’s good graces. Channel your frustrations into an exercise regimen or journal entry. On the 2nd, Mercury goes retrograde, possibly causing a chronic health problem to flare up. A trine between lucky Jupiter and dreamy Neptune occurs on the same day; take this opportunity to go on a relaxing vacation. The Full Moon on the 3rd might bring an embarrassing secret to light. It’s important to come clean about a lack of experience or education.

Bold Mars enters your Leisure Sector on the 9th. Take this opportunity to confess a crush or enter a contest. A trine between the creative Sun and unique Uranus could cause an unorthodox work assignment to fall in your lap on the 16th. Putting an inventive spin on an old tradition could attract favorable publicity. The New Moon on the 17th is perfect for starting a health regimen. Becoming more active, improving your diet and getting more rest will give you an attractive glow that is hard to resist.

On the 19th, serious Saturn moves into your Partnership Sector. It’s possible you’ll get engaged or married. A trine between luxurious Venus and distinctive Uranus on the 20th is ideal for adding fashionable items to your wardrobe. Don’t be afraid to turn heads with fashion-forward looks. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, clarifying confusion at work. It will be easier to know what’s expected of you. Loving Venus moves into your Partnership Sector on the 24th, making the closing days of December especially romantic.
 

Leo

Alluring Venus moves into your Romance Sector on the 1st, turning you into a virtual love magnet. On the 2nd, expansive Jupiter trines idealistic Neptune, helping you to find your dream home. Moving to a tranquil place near the water is a distinct possibility. Mental Mercury goes retrograde on the same day, prompting you to reconsider your schedule. Making more time for relaxing activities is critical in the opening days of December. On the 3rd, the Full Moon will expose cracks your social network. It’s possible some friends will fall by the wayside. On the same day, the Sun, your ruling planet, squares deceptive Neptune. Don’t let a child or love interest trick you into buying them an expensive gift.

A conjunction between the Sun and clever Mercury on the 12th is ideal for reviving an abandoned creative project. A breakthrough that blocked your progress will vanish into thin air. On the 16th, a trine between the Sun and unorthodox Uranus could inspire you to visit a place that’s off the beaten path. Experiencing a culture that is entirely different from your own will be rewarding. The New Moon on the 17th invites you to take up a sport or hobby that engages your imagination. If you’re single, this pursuit could put you on the path to love.

Diligent Saturn enters your Work Sector on the 19th, prompting you to find a more stable job. If you’ve been experiencing health problems, going on a restrictive diet can bring profound relief. The Sun also moves into your Work Sector on the 21st, helping you to project confidence on job interviews. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, helping to clear up any confusion that has been interfering with your love life.
 

Virgo

Luxurious Venus enters your Domestic Sector on the 1st. This is a wonderful opportunity to find beautiful artwork and furniture for your home. Mercury, your ruling planet, goes retrograde on the 2nd, causing you to reconsider your relationship with a troubled relative. Enforcing a temporary separation may be the best thing for you and this family member. On the same day, generous Jupiter trines intuitive Neptune. Doing something special for your romantic partner can deepen your commitment. The Full Moon on the 3rd urges you to strike a better life-work balance. Stop pouring all your energy into your career.

A trine between Mercury and inventive Uranus on the 10th could result in a financial windfall. Don’t be surprised when you receive an inheritance, insurance payout or tax refund. A conjunction between the confident Sun and Mercury on the 12th helps you make an important family decision. Helping a relative to get treatment will cause the entire clan to breathe a sigh of relief. On the 15th, Mercury makes a conjunction with tasteful Venus, making it a good time to host a gracious party.

The New Moon on the 17th is perfect for buying or selling a piece of property. You could find a great place to live in a cosmopolitan neighborhood. On the 19th, structured Saturn moves into your Romance Sector. Over the next two plus years you may find yourself taking your love life very seriously. It will also be a time to only take calculated risks. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, clarifying confusion over an upsetting household problem. It will be easier to cope with an intense family feud.
 

Libra

Argumentative Mars opposes unpredictable Uranus on the 1st. This is not a good time to pick a fight. Summon that famous diplomacy of yours to keep a relationship intact. Venus, your ruling planet, moves into your Communication Sector on the same day, making it a good idea to speak up so others will listen. Also, logical Mercury goes retrograde in your Communication Sector on the 2nd so take care not to get your signals crossed in early December. The Full Moon on the 3rd could bring a disappointing verdict in a legal matter. Instead of dwelling on your disappointment, channel your energy in a more positive direction. Determined Mars enters your Earned Income Sector on the 9th, making it a great time to pursue a lucrative job.

A square between Venus and deceptive Neptune on the 10th warns against selfish behavior. Be sensitive to a loved one’s needs on this delicate day. Your best friend, business associate or romantic partner might have good news on the 16th, courtesy of a trine between the uplifting Sun and surprising Uranus. The New Moon on the 17th is ideal for taking a short trip for pleasure. Going on an impromptu journey could put you in the path of love. Saturn enters your Domestic Sector on the 19th. This would be a good time to purchase a home or find more stable living arrangements.

On the 20th, Venus trines spontaneous Uranus. Someone could confess a crush on you. Alternatively, your partner might surprise you with an extravagant gift. Sensible Mercury moves direct on the 22nd, making it easier to be understood and heard. Affectionate Venus enters your Domestic Sector on the 24th, strengthening the need for family time. Venus forms a conjunction with traditional Saturn on the 25th, making the final days of December ideal for sentimental rituals.
 

Scorpio

Lucrative Venus moves into your Earned Income Sector on the 1st, giving you more money for luxuries. If you’ve been longing to take a trip, now is the time to book the tickets. A trine between generous Jupiter and dreamy Neptune on the 2nd could pave the way to a romantic encounter. Love is in the air at this magical time. Logical Mercury goes retrograde on the same day, forcing you to adjust the price on a job estimate. If you have had difficulty attracting business, you might have to lower the price point on certain products and services. The Full Moon on the 3rd might cause squabbles over joint finances. You’re about to learn who your true friends really are.

On the 9th, bold Mars moves into your sign. Take this opportunity to pursue a cherished dream. There’s no point being coy about your desires in early December. The New Moon on the 17th attracts an exciting moneymaking opportunity. Working with a company that is based overseas could be very profitable. Serious Saturn enters your Communication Sector on the 19th. Learning a foreign language can greatly improve your professional prospects.

Sensible Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, lending clarity to financial deals. You could finally come to an acceptable sum with a client or salary negotiation. Enticing Venus begins its journey in your Communication Sector on the 24th, strengthening your powers of persuasion. It’s a great time to ask for favors or win someone’s heart. A trine between passionate Mars and idealistic Neptune makes the 27th perfect for a romantic rendezvous. Plan a special outing for you and your partner for the closing days of December.
 

Sagittarius

Glamorous Venus moves into your sign on the 1st, helping you draw admiring glances wherever you go this December. On the 2nd, Jupiter, your ruling planet, trines relaxing Neptune. You might find a tranquil home near the water; waste no time making an offer. Mercury goes retrograde on the same day, so be prepared to do some wrangling over the price. The Full Moon on the 3rd sheds light on a troubling relationship dynamic. Stop buying into a loved one’s victimhood.

The charismatic Sun conjuncts clever Mercury on the 12th, making it a good time to solve a problem. Making a public presentation could also be successful. Flirtatious Mercury meets with alluring Venus on the 15th; seize this opportunity to enjoy a romantic dinner. A first date should go very well. Alternatively, an engagement could be announced. On the 16th, the confident Sun trines unpredictable Uranus, paving the way for an exciting romantic encounter. Feel free to obey an irresistible impulse.

The New Moon on the 17th is perfect for getting a makeover or undergoing a cosmetic procedure. Any attempt to enhance your appearance should be highly successful. Saturn moves into your Earned Income Sector on the 19th, beckoning you to become more resourceful. Practicing frugality will give you a deeper appreciation for the security money can bring. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, allowing you to move forward with stalled plans and negotiations. Luxurious Venus enters your Earned Income Sector on the 24th, inviting you to splurge on a spa treatment, status symbol or gourmet meal.
 

Capricorn

Aggressive Mars opposes unpredictable Uranus on the 1st; this is not a good time to taunt an authority figure. Channel your frustrations into an exercise program or journal entry. Mental Mercury goes retrograde on the 2nd, further emphasizing the need to keep thoughts under wraps. Don’t even confide in your closest friend; the walls may have ears. The Full Moon on the 3rd could bring a health problem to light. It may be necessary to get a second or third opinion before pinpointing the source of your distress.

A trine between the charismatic Sun and brilliant Uranus on the 16th brings favorable attention to your professional abilities. It’s possible you will be put in charge of a new department. The New Moon on the 17th invites you to rest, relax and recharge your batteries. Visiting an exotic country will be a wonderful way to escape the pressures of home. On the 19th, Saturn, your ruling planet, moves into your sign. It may finally be possible to land a position worthy of your talent.

The confident Sun moves into your sign on the 21st, joining commanding Saturn. Take this opportunity to make a power play; it will be a relief to take control of a lofty operation. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, making it easier to deal with big bureaucracies. It will be effortless to track down an invoice or payment. Alluring Venus moves into your sign on the 24th, making you virtually irresistible to admirers. A conjunction between luxurious Venus and Saturn on the 25th could find you receiving an extravagant gift.
 

Aquarius

Combative Mars opposes Uranus, your ruling planet, on the 1st. Beware of making abrasive comments on social media; they could come back to haunt you. A trine between expansive Jupiter and idealistic Neptune on the 2nd could bring a lucrative job offer from a nonprofit organization. Getting paid to make the world a better place will be tremendously fulfilling. On the same day, communicative Mercury will go retrograde, so prepare for lengthy contract negotiations. The Full Moon on the 3rd warns against indulging an entitled child or romantic interest; stop jumping at their every command.

Outgoing Mars moves into your Professional Sector on the 9th. Don’t be afraid to challenge rivals and question authority. A trine between flirtatious Mercury and Uranus on the 10th is perfect for meeting new people. Be sure to attend a festive occasion. The charismatic Sun trines Uranus on the 16th, attracting favorable attention for a blog, podcast or article. This is a great time to share your expertise online.

The New Moon on the 17th could prompt you to pursue a cherished dream. A helpful relative or neighbor may give you the tools you need to succeed. Sobering Saturn moves into your Seclusion Sector on the 19th. You might need more private time than usual. Attractive Venus trines Uranus on the 20th, triggering a sudden romantic encounter. Clarifying Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, making it easier to sort out your social priorities. On the 27th, bold Mars trines idealistic Neptune. Feel free to articulate your desires at the end of December; people will work hard to satisfy them.
 

Pisces

Charming Venus enters your Career Sector on the 1st, helping you to make a good impression on your superiors in early December. This is also a favorable time to go on job interviews and make professional presentations. Adventurous Jupiter trines Neptune, your ruling planet, on the 2nd, urging you to go on an overseas trip. You can also expand your horizons by trying an unfamiliar cuisine or taking up a spiritual practice. Mental Mercury goes retrograde on the same day, possibly forcing you to revise a big project. On the 3rd, the Full Moon brings a stressful family situation to light. Be honest about a troubled relative’s problems.

Aggressive Mars moves into your Advanced Knowledge Sector on the 9th. It’s worth fighting for a spot in a challenging course. This is also a good time to enter a writing competition. A square between vain Venus and Neptune on the 10th warns against flattering an authority figure. You’ll only look suspicious if you heap compliments on a powerful person. A trine between the empowering Sun and surprising Uranus on the 16th could result in an unexpected raise or lucrative job offer.

The New Moon on the 17th invites you to apply for a high-profile position or political office. Work opportunities involving travel, education and publishing are especially favored. Stable Saturn moves into your Friendship Sector on the 19th, causing you to move in some exalted circles. Who you know can be more important than what you know. Mercury goes direct on the 22nd, making it easier to get your point across to the public. A trine between energetic Mars and Neptune on the 27th could prompt you to travel to a mystic land in the closing days of December.

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