This week brings us two major aspects that could very well have a major effect on the state of your love life. The first major aspect is subtle and gentle, but powerful. The other one is admittedly pretty erratic, but could make for all kinds of excitement.
On Monday, Venus sextile Uranus is exact. This aspect can be easy to miss because it’s a sextile, and sextiles don’t usually go around shouting their presence. Nonetheless, especially if you’re willing to work with that energy, it can pump new life into an existing romance, or make it easier for you to fall for someone new. Barring that, it can also be a particularly exciting and satisfying time to spend a little money on yourself than you would otherwise. Go right ahead and splurge a little.
Mercury conjunct Mars is also exact on Monday. For the purposes of a love and romance horoscope, this can be an excellent aspect. You’ll probably find yourself fidgeting at work and thinking about sex more so than usual, and “thinking” is the first step towards “doing.” The downside to this conjunction is that it can make for impulsive thoughts and words that you may regret later. Also, there may be a tendency to literally or figuratively shout things, when a normal volume would be more appropriate. And yes, Mercury being retrograde is not going to help your discernment much.
The middle of the week may tend to be somewhat of a low-energy time for you. Sun opposite Saturn on Tuesday might find you feeling a little like your batteries have been drained. This aspect blends into Sun trine Neptune on Wednesday. Sun trine Neptune is kind of vague and fuzzy — not necessarily bad, but don’t expect your focus to be laser-sharp.
The other major aspect of the week is exact on Thursday. Mars square Uranus can be an incredibly difficult energy to handle. Even at the best of times, Mars in Leo can be prone to sudden dramatic flare-ups. The square aspect tends to be destabilizing, and there’s nothing Uranus loves better than destabilizing things. Be careful about getting into arguments, and try to make sure you’re at least on the right side of the fight before you take that first shot. Having said that, there can be at least one significant upside to Mars square Uranus. If you or your partner have shown a distinct lack of drive (sexual or otherwise), this particular Mars-Uranus combination can provide a good kick-start.
So overall, not a bad week. Be kind to yourself and to one another. Eat well. Get your rest. You’re going to need it, because next week there is a Full Moon Eclipse closely conjunct Pluto. Yikes!