Love Horoscope for the Week of February 13

Congratulations on surviving last week’s Lunar Eclipse! See, nothing much terrible happened, did it? Surely if that’s the case, then this week ought to be perfectly… oh, wait. Valentine’s Day. Don’t worry, I’m sure we’ll survive that, too.

The early part of the week is dominated by Sun sextile Saturn. When you’re talking to the average astrologer, Saturn doesn’t get mentioned a lot without there being some sort of bad news attached (unless of course you’re talking to one of those “everything happens for a reason” types — in which case, slap ’em one for me). But Sun sextile Saturn can be really constructive and can help you impose a sense of order on your life… which is a good thing, because there’s a good chance you or a loved one will be dropping the ball on Valentine’s Day.

Yes. Tuesday is Mandatory Romance Day. The Moon will be in Libra (insert mandatory “partnership sign” comment here), but during the course of the day it will be making hard aspects to both Mars and Pluto. Emotional demands will be louder and less civil than usual, and when you combine this with the expectations that come with V Day, it could be a challenging day for your love life. Ever heard that old line about nuclear war… “the living will envy the dead”? With Moon in Libra getting this much agitation, this Valentine’s Day many of the committed may envy the single.

Whatever the state of your love life, having the power of persuasion on your side can’t hurt. Mercury sextile Mars (exact on Thursday but in effect throughout the week) should give your communications added oomph, and you might need a bit of that in your life. Never forget though that with great power comes great responsibility, and since Mars is involved, you’d better make sure that your bold statements are just you blowing off steam, and that you aren’t punching above your weight class.

The weekend provides most of us a chance to at least partly reboot our social lives, but (as with so many other things in life), timing is everything. Friday’s Moon in Scorpio certainly provides a sexy atmosphere, but it’s Void of Course long before the evening, and stays that way until Saturday… in fact, the Moon is Void until after the Sun enters Pisces early Saturday morning. If you are looking to find someone new to share your love with, it’s best to hold off until Saturday evening to begin your quest, as Moon in Sagittarius is an excellent placement for breaking the ice.

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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