Happy April! Let's kick the month off with a little love advice.
Welcome to YourTango's monthly love horoscope column from astrologer Ellen Whitehurst! Look up your sign to see what the month of April has in store for you in the romance department.
Aries (March 21 to April 20): Be prepared to get in the ring when what you want in your love life becomes a bone of contention with what your special someone wants in theirs. This is a time to compromise, Aries, even if that isn't your strong suit. Speaking of suits, if you are single and looking then the last days of the month might just shake that status up. Look to April 25, 26, 27 and/or 30 to meet someone smooth as silk that might add to the fabric of your love life too. Otherwise, cooperation and compromise will be your besties now. Until you and your true love come out of your corners and find mutual accord. And, I promise, with a wee bit of compromise, you will.
Taurus (April 21 to May 21): Flirty Venus will be influencing your love life this month when she hooks up with passionate and powerful Pluto, putting you on the receiving end of some pretty powerful and passionate times. You may just have an excellent opportunity to establish a deeper and closer relationship with your significant other. Now, if you are single, this month could certainly push some interesting encounters your way, so do be sure to get and about. One of these chance meetings might even eventually lead to intense emotional fulfillment too. That's not to say that the testy Lunar Eclipse that happens on April 15 might not tax your relationships, especially where your job responsibilities versus your love life are concerned, but this too shall pass and when it does everyone's mood (and libido) will ignite all over again.
Gemini (May 22 to June 21): This is a power month for you, with lots and lots happening in the heavens above. In fact, there is so much going on in April that your normal easygoing attitude about relationships may face a sudden and unexpected challenge or two. You are normally content to sit with the status quo where your love life is concerned while letting everything else organically unfold. That even-tempered perspective will surely support you now as you may need to make decisions this month that could be both unforeseen and final too. There are more exciting aspects and energies surrounding your social life and your friendships this month than are influencing your love life. Stick with your pals and don't worry about the Lunar Eclipse occurring on April 15th testing you current committed relationship and/or love life. In fact, your major relationship this month will be with the money that's heading your way so you are best advised to create a loving partnership with it and just let the other chips fall where they may.
Cancer (June 22 to July 22): This month could test some of your closest relationships since there will be several challenging astro oppositions happening in April. A lot of these challenges involve you asserting yourself more as well as those on-going home-related agendas too. No doubt you are tiring of balancing all the plates that you have in the air, but soon enough you will be able to put a few of them back where they belong. All that said, there will be romantic thrills and sensual chills and scattered happy times this month in your love life and it is even possible that some sort of sentimental and spectacular event could take place. April showers may bring May flowers but we won't let them rain on your parade. Word.
Leo (July 23 to August 22): This is an active, sometimes tumultuous but truly exciting month for you, especially where your love life is concerned. You might even find yourself packing up a few things and heading to where the living is easy with your partner right by your side. That opportunity could come as early as the first few days in April, so, when it does, go for it. And, even if you don't hop a plain, train or automobile, all systems are still on go for others around you to elevate your sense of self-esteem, confidence and self-worth too. You will find it much easier this month to create the emotional connections that you've been longing for as well as to reinforce the ones that already exist. You can thank an impulsive Mars hanging out and hooking up with a sizzling Sun in your sign for all this heat that will be causing your love life to be hot, hot, hot! The 11th and 12th of the month look exceptionally romantic while the 17th and 18th following suit. Enjoy; not every astrological sign has these easy aspects in April. You are about to get lucky – on many different levels.
Virgo (August 23 to September 22): Oh la la Virgo, sexy and sultry Venus is very favorably impacting your love life in April and romance, pleasure, passion and fun will be swirling all around. In fact, flirty Venus, the goddess of love and money will be taking up real estate in your 7th House of Romance and Relationships on April 5 where she plans to stay for one whole entirely delicious month. In mystical, mysterious and nostalgic Pisces, she might even be responsible for a rendezvous with someone from your past who you may be thinking a lot about of late. And that will be all well and good as long as you recall the reasons that you split in the first place while seeing whether or not they are still relevant. If you are single you could see the beginnings of a beautiful romance now too. Either way your love life will be floating in harmonious waters right now. Go ahead and dive in heart first.
Libra (September 23 to October 22): Buckle up Libra, because your love life is going to be quite the roller coaster ride this month. On April 2, and, again on April 14, the shiny Sun and Mercury the Messenger will both take turns connecting with unpredictable and electric Uranus in your 7th House of Partners predicating some surprising twists and turns where your relationships are concerned. Then, on April 15, a Lunar Eclipse in your own sign will surely shake things up and out of the status quo. You may find yourself reflecting on the nature of all of your relationships but especially on the bonds that are closest to you. Are they productive and supportive, mutually beneficial and healthy? Or are they out of balance and/or out of whack. If the ties that bind are the former than there will be a sort of honeymoon energy in the air – whether you are committed or single won't matter – both will enjoy this sense of shared dreams and ideals. If your romantic relationship falls into the latter category though, don't be afraid to cut ties and move on. It's always better to be in no relationship at all than to be in a bad one. No worries, it's all good.
Scorpio (October 23 to November 22): Oh my goodness Scorpio! On April 5 loving and loveable Venus will be taking up space in your 5th House of True Love, Pleasure and Romance and good times will be had by all. Especially you! She's traveling in dreamy Pisces, the sign most associated with fantasy and then, on April 11 will hook up with imaginative Neptune so get ready to role play – especially if that role is someone who is truly, madly and deeply in love. Whether you are single or not, someone with five-alarm charm could be coming just around the bend. That said, Pisces and its ruling planet Neptune are notorious dreamers and sometimes filled with wishful thinking. So do be sure to take your time investing in this relationship as you move delightfully forward. The sizzling Sun moves into your 7th House of Partners on April 20th making the end of this month even more hot than it started out. In astrology, this is called a "bonding transit" so go ahead and bond baby bond.
Sagittarius (November 23 to December 21): With lovely and loving Venus in sympathetic and compassionate Pisces and your 4th House of Home starting on April 5, you just might be dealing with romance and relationship matters on the domestic front for much of this month. You might find your special and significant other to be a wee bit needy now probably due to some recent circumstances and situations. Lend an ear and a shoulder as they will become your erogenous zones this month. Take time to listen and then validate their concerns so that they can see that the Sun will come out tomorrow. Well, really, the Sun will shine beautifully end of month, so chill the champers and get the chocolate strawberries ready, because by end April, your love life will be really sweet too!
Capricorn (December 22 to January 20): A hot-under-the-collar Sun and Mercury the Messenger will be spending a good amount of time in warrior Aries as well as in your 4th House of Home. Now, since Aries is so passionate you could find passion pushing your buttons – in good ways as well as potentially challenging ones. Perhaps if you just play a gentler hand domestically that will sweeten the proverbial pot and you will win the romance lottery. It looks like you will do exactly that when flirty and vivacious Venus heats up your closest relationships – especially around the 18th and, then again, on the 24th and 25th too. It could be that a cherished relationship takes on new meaning during those deluxe and delightful days as promises and plans start to take tangible shape. Good times, good times.
Aquarius (January 21 to February 19): You might just see some happy love opportunities and outstandingly romantic meetings taking time and attention away from your normal preoccupation with your occupation this month, and what a nice reprieve that will be. The planet that governs both love and money, Venus, will be moving into your 2nd House of Income on April 5 allowing you and any potential partner to share your beliefs surrounding cash and coin. These discussions will put you on the same page, potentially then leading to a romp between the sheets. And I don't mean the Excel spread ones, either. It could very well be that the aforementioned affair takes place anytime after April 5 and will have you walking on air. The extra cash coming in won't hurt either. Just remember, everything in moderation. Nah, never mind. Go big or go home. But you won't be doing either alone in April.
Pisces (February 20 to March 20): Lovely, loving and lively Venus will slip into your home sign on April 5, making you even more enticing and enchanting than usual. Then, on April 11, someone who's already over the top smitten with you will declare their intentions to have a shot with you – of course the ball is in your court. If you are already committed, than this month could see you take your relationship to a new and deeper level. If single and looking you might be able to put the binoculars away because you may just find the love of your life now. And you might mark April 17 and 18 on your calendar as that's when Venus links to expansive, generous and fortunate Jupiter predicating and promising a new and exciting phase of growth in your love life as well. Your propensity towards living la vida loca as well as developing a more passionate life will hit a high note however on April 20 when romance will be satisfying and fulfilling too. Let's go ahead and end there on a high note since April is going to do the same.
Please note: the predictions provided here follow Western astrological dates.
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