It was last week that Mercury's return to your romantic sector brought all the faster planets together, for the first time anywhere in your chart in nearly two years. Yet already this is starting to move apart, with Mars having left over the weekend, Venus leaving this Wednesday, the Sun two days later, Juno over the weekend and Mercury later next week. By the end of next week, there will be no more planetary activity on the romantic front, creating a new sense of urgency. However, this is a week of two halves, with the first half belonging to Venus, the planet of love and the second to the Sun and Mercury. Where Venus is more focused on the 'what' and the Sun and Mercury on the 'when, where and how', this makes it important to give each their turn. Until Venus leaves on Wednesday it is all about embracing the spirit of romance and daring to believe in what's possible. After that, it then becomes more about how to turn desires into reality.
Things take a very and I mean very romantic turn this week, finally breaking the romantic drought. There has been no planetary activity in your romantic sector since last September, with only the Moon's monthly visits to whet your appetite. However, that began to change with Mars' return over the weekend. This is Mars' first visit in nearly two years and returning ahead of Venus, the planet of love's return on Wednesday, this gives the warrior planet of the cosmos time to fire up your romantic passions and fighting spirit before she returns. Even before Venus' return, the most romantically charged months of 2019 are underway and by the time the Sun returns over the weekend to shine the solar spotlight on matters of the heart and all things romantic, this will be well established. By the end of next week, even the Moon and Mercury will be here, with all the mobile planets in the solar system shifting their resources onto romantic matters.
A week after turning direct in your relationship sector, Jupiter is already in a strong position and this is set to strengthen even more this week. Until she leaves your communication sector on Wednesday Venus, the planet of love was always going to be on a mission to give your relationships a voice but this couldn't be more timely. Yet just as Venus leaves Mercury, now in his last full week in your communication sector, will move into a friendly aspect to Jupiter. As the planets of communication and luck come together, this will strengthen the voice this is giving your relationship. Yet with all planets in your communication sector gone by the end of next week and the most important relationship months of the year stretching out in front of you, there is a growing sense of urgency. As Mercury, the planet of communication will be the last to leave, this gives you the confidence of knowing that you have until next Thursday to work with him.
Things already took a turn for the better on the relationship front when Mercury left Cancer last week, taking away the pressure that was on both planets in your relationship sector. While the lunar nodes will continue to police a balance between your personal and relationship needs, without the planets themselves being in opposition there is nothing for relationship tension to hold onto. This was benefit enough, but things took a turn for the better with Mars' return to your communication sector over the weekend and will take an even more significant turn when Venus, the planet of love returns on Wednesday. With the Sun returning to your communication sector on Friday Juno, queen of commitment and especially to your relationships over the weekend and Mercury, the planet of communication next week, the communication gods are coming out in force. This is the beginning of the rebuilding phase.
Jupiter's direct turn in your romantic sector last week was always going to turn the tide and turn the lights green on the romantic front. Not due to leave until early December, this lucky year for love that had been on hold is now back on and romantic matters are now moving forward. However, what has made the timing so auspicious is that Jupiter turned direct while Venus, the planet of love was in Leo and not leaving until Wednesday, she is on a mission to make her final days count. That job will be made easier by having the Moon in an adventurous part of your chart during the early days of the week. The Moon won't leave until a few hours before Venus on Wednesday and in its final hours will form a friendly alliance. This is the Moon's first visit since Uranus turned retrograde in an adventurous part of your chart last week, amplifying a mix of romance, adventure and nostalgia during Venus' final hours in Leo.
The romantic conditions were already improving last week, with Mercury's departure from Cancer, opposing sign to your romantic sector, making life a lot easier. Mercury was not in opposition with Saturn and Pluto, in retrograde motion in your romantic sector, however his presence there maintained the threat that things could deteriorate again, with his departure taking away that threat. This was always going to bring a boost in romantic confidence, but things take a dramatic turn for the better this week. It began with Mars' return to Virgo over the weekend, something that will eventually put him in a friendly aspect to Saturn and Pluto in your romantic sector. However, it is Venus' return on Wednesday that takes this to a whole new level. This also creates a week of two halves, with Venus' final days in a nostalgic part of your chart amplifying the romantic nostalgia from having Saturn and Pluto in retrograde motion in your romantic sector.
The Moon makes an important visit to your relationship sector this week and while this will always fuel strong emotional responses and even push some buttons, the timing couldn't be better. This is the Moon's second visit since both planets here turned retrograde, but the first visit was in the very early days, while things were still stalled. A lot has changed since then, with the biggest changes still underway. The Moon is not only here until Wednesday but will leave just hours before Venus leaves your friendship sector, with the two coming together to create some auspicious days for friendship and relationship building. It has been a week since Jupiter turned retrograde in your communication sector and as he becomes stronger, whatever emotional responses the Moon might trigger will easily find a voice. After last week's Full Moon put the focus on matters of the heart, it is your relationships that get their turn this week, with a lot of help from the love and communication gods.
While the Moon's visit to your romantic sector over the weekend might barely graze the early hours of this new week, the impact from these romantically charged lunar vibes will put a positive shadow over the whole week. That would always have been the case but even more so, as the Moon moved through right in the heart of a major alignment between the North Node in an adventurous part of your chart and Neptune, in retrograde motion in your romantic sector. This is just the second time that they have come together here in our lifetime, with the first time earlier this year, so to have the Moon move through at that exact same time is auspicious timing. The North Node and Neptune are just pulling apart on Monday, with the romantically charged lunar vibes over the weekend having added fuel to a mix of romance, adventure and nostalgia. This is the perfect way to begin what is a good week across the communication, friendship and relationship building fronts.
The Moon's return to your romantic sector in the early hours of the week adds to what is already a romantically charged start to the week. No matter when the Moon returned this was going to be a chance to check in with both planets in retrograde motion here, adding a sense of nostalgia to these romantically charged lunar vibes. However, the Moon returns in time to make Venus, the planet of love's final days in an adventurous part of your chart count. The Moon and Venus will both leave on Wednesday but it is in their final hours together that their friendly aspect will be the tightest and the most potent. Venus has already formed an alliance with both planets in your romantic sector, but the Moon helps to re establish that connection. As Venus works to bring the spirit of romance and nostalgia together, the Moon will amplify a mix of romance, adventure and nostalgia. It is over the weekend that the Moon will turn your emotional focus onto your relationships.
Mercury's departure from your relationship sector last week has taken the pressure off you and your relationships but at the cost of no longer having the planet of communication on board. However, the communication gods are already working on a workaround and in the process, this is creating a major turnaround on the relationship front. To begin with, just a lack of pressure was a gift, after months of tension between the planets in your relationship sector and in Capricorn. The game changer was the Moon's return to your communication sector over the weekend. This brought a reminder of just how much support you still have, especially from Neptune in your communication sector. In the meantime, Mars' return to an adventurous part of your chart over the weekend and Venus' return on Wednesday, ushers in a whole chapter, full of romance, passion and adventure.
Mercury's return to your relationship sector early last week created an extraordinary situation, with every planet that will visit this year all there at the same time. The relationship gods were able to mobilise all their resources to the same place, at the same time, putting an extraordinary amount of focus on your relationships. It was a Full Moon in Aquarius last week that fought back from this, as it fought to advocate your own needs. If this created some relationship tension, especially in the second half of last week and leading up to the weekend, this has left you with a better sense of what you want from your relationships and what they need from you. Already the planets are disbanding, with Mars having left your relationship sector over the weekend, Venus leaving on Wednesday, the Sun on Friday and Juno over the weekend. By the end of the week, only Mercury will remain, with his mission to ensure the communication lines are open continuing through to next Thursday.
It is not just that there is a lot of focus shifting onto your relationships this week that is auspicious, for this is something that happens at this time each year. However, not to the degree that is happening this week. What makes this auspicious is the timing with Mars, who returned to your relationship sector over the weekend and Venus, who will return on Wednesday, both returning to find Uranus in your communication sector, for the first time in eight decades. In addition, you not only have Uranus in his first full week in retrograde motion but the Moon's return to your communication sector on Wednesday was always going to be a chance to give your emotional responses, the past and unsaid words a voice. The Moon will return just a few hours before Venus returns to your relationship sector, giving her a voice from the get go. By the time the Sun returns to your relationship sector over the weekend, something special will already be developing.