Venus is very busy for the first few weeks of May as she moves into Aries on May 3rd giving you the opportunity to take more risks in love...
...to pluck up the courage to ask someone on a date, to tell someone you love them and to openly show emotion.
Combine this fiery energy of Venus in Aries
which lasts until May 28th
, with an exact opposition of Venus to Mars
on May 10th
and you have super-charged sexual energy, a powerful attraction, infatuation, a magnetic pull to someone who turns you on quite unexpectedly. This can be on the physical, emotional or mental level. It doesn’t have to be a romantic relationship. It could be someone at work who is very inspiring that you love to be around.
During the opposition you have to make sure you’re not too assertive that you don’t repel people. Ensure you get the balance of being confident and also listening carefully to what the other person is saying. There could be arguments too because Venus is in its detriment in Aries and has a tendency not to be very diplomatic. It just says, ‘I want this now” and it’s very impatient. If you can feel an argument brewing, try to diffuse it at the earliest point and you could avoid an unpleasant confrontation.
Added to all this excitement, Venus crosses Uranus between May 15th and 16th which happens only once a year. As it’s in Aries, you can expect the unexpected with love and money. You could have a sudden love affair, your partner may give you some unexpected news, you could receive a sudden windfall, you could meet an important new business contact.
You’re going to attract exciting people into your life but they may not stay for long. If you are single, you may get into a new relationship. If you are already in a relationship, there could be surprises to get you out of a rut. There will be greater volatility in all your interactions.
Uranus is the planet of surprises and when mixed with Venus in Aries is an explosive and powerful combination. Some people hate surprises and they want their lives to be predictable. But with the Cardinal Grand Cross
in play for many months to come, our world is going to become more and more unpredictable. As a species we are going to have to get better at adapting to sudden and unexpected changes. It does have its upside though. It means that life doesn’t get boring. It becomes exciting and exhilarating!
Many Aries Sun people
hate to do the same thing twice let alone many times over. In fact, they can’t bear hearing the same story again, seeing the same film, they crave the new. We used to think that the world was flat until someone proposed a preposterous idea at the time that it might be round. Any new and radical idea is usually scoffed at before it becomes mainstream.
Aries is a fire sign and it needs excitement, passion, energy, stimulation. This is what your love life and your finances need during its transit in Aries this month. How can you spice up your relationships
? How can you make them more attractive? What can you introduce that’s new and unexpected? The same goes for your finances. Remember Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity: “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
Aries is like a breath of fresh air. It’s the first sign of the zodiac and it sweeps away the dust and cobwebs and makes the way for something new. That’s what’s being called for during this transit.
If your relationships aren’t working, think about ways in which you need to change in order to revive them or discard the ones that are past their sell-by date.
If your finances are sluggish, come up with some new ideas to generate a passive income, to start your own business, to be innovative and creative and use your unique talents.
Many of us have a tendency not to take action for fear of making a mistake. What if something goes wrong? What if he doesn’t like me? All those ‘what ifs’ in our thinking can cause paralysis. Aries wants you to take action, to take a risk, not to care what anyone else thinks about it. Often, when you travel to a new location, you can see the world from a completely different perspective. Without taking a leap of faith you are left with the same old same old.
Take the plunge. Don’t think about it too much or else you won’t do it. If you really like someone, tell them. Invariably someone we like usually likes us back. What’s the very worst that could happen? Ask yourself that, be prepared for it, but do it anyway.
This isn’t to say that you should be reckless, it’s just giving you permission to be proactive and take more control of your life.