Love Horoscope for the Week of December 5

weeklyloveThe work week begins with a Void of Course Moon in Aquarius that eats up the entire work day. And here you thought nothing was getting done just because the holidays were approaching!

The love mood this week is, as is often the case, influenced by the actions of Venus and Mars, both of whom have major roles to play this week. On Tuesday (but in effect throughout the week) Mars sextile Uranus lends new energy to sex drives everywhere. Sometimes things that are boiling away near the surface need a little extra push in order to erupt, and Uranus enjoys a good eruption as much as Mars does. This is also a good time to make a breakthrough in any department of your life that needs it — and since the sextile is a relatively “soft” aspect, you can find those breakthroughs without too many breakdowns or breakups (hopefully).

On Wednesday, Venus enters Aquarius. For many people “Venus” and “Aquarius” can sound like the ultimate Odd Couple. Venus is all sweet and up-close and personal, and Aquarius often seems to be better at reading the crowd than paying attention to those pesky, swarming individuals that crowd is composed of. Despite that, new and interesting things can certainly happen to your love life when Venus is in Aquarius, and if you’ve had a look at the state of your love life lately, “new and interesting things” probably sounds like a good deal. This particularly electrifying combination lasts until early January.

Venus and Mars set the tone for your weekend dating outlook, and three other factors provide an extra push to help you find the emotional shelter you’re seeking. First, on Friday, Sun sextile Jupiter makes for a generally more boisterous mood, where people will be a little less shy about approaching a potential mate, and in general good times should be easier to find. Friday night’s Void of Course Moon in Aries may not do much for meeting someone new, but it can be a great Date Night for pumping a little more life into an existing situation.

Early Saturday morning brings Mercury sextile Neptune, which softens and sweetens your communications. Want to really express yourself to that Certain Someone in a new and creative way? Now is the time!

Finally: I know I’ve talked a lot about sex and excitement and such this week, but if you want to put it all together in a smooth, easy, and heartfelt package, keep in mind that Saturday evening concludes with Moon in Taurus sextile Neptune, which casts a warm and loving glow over the evening.

About Matthew Currie

Matthew Currie is an astrologer with over 20 years of experience, and is the author of "Conquer The Universe With Astrology." Along with Hilary Young, he is the host of "Love And Sex In The Stars" (a show about the intersection of astrology and human hearts) on In his spare time, Matthew shouts at the neighbors a lot.

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