April is here but don’t be fooled by this month’s five planets retrograde – as if one wasn’t enough! As usual, astro babe Mi Gerer is here to help you navigate these retrograde times. Read below.
The first half of the month, Venus retrograde touring through your unconscious sector could help you release a relationship which isn’t serving you anymore. Review, rethink, and meditate. Find your inner treasures and love yourself. Begin to soul-search and look for deeper issues. You know, stuff you’ve neglected. On the 6th rigid Saturn turns retrograde in your 9th house of higher education, religion, and long distance travel. You may consider changing school or even your degree. Saturn, the planet of structure will be retrograde until August, so you’ll have enough time to investigate various institutes to find the best fit for you. You’re going to be digging deep and you will have a tremendous energy to research – options are endless – so find the best. Take some time to clarify your ambitions and goals. If you thought, you would travel for your career there could be some delays or you could end up working back at the same place you used to. On the 9th Mercury turns retrograde, please do not buy any electronics wait until next month. The full moon in Libra on the 11th highlights an important partnership. Some relationships do end during the full moon, but usually, couples take it a step further and make their bond official or decide to move in together. With expansive Jupiter currently still transiting through your partnership house you will get very lucky. Better yet, when Venus the planet of love turns direct the 15th.If you felt stuck in your partnerships you should feel lighter soon. On the 20th, powerful Pluto retrograde in your 10th house of career might bring initial setbacks. Don’t panic. Rethink. Analyze. Dive deeper. Stay confident and don’t give up. If you haven’t heard back from a job application, don’t worry. The universe will send you to the right place at the right time. On the 20th Mercury Retro will reverse into your sign, don’t sign any contracts until fuzzy Mercury turns direct. Have you been spending a lot of money lately? Perhaps indulging in a little too much? Lucky for you, there’s a new Moon on the 26th, which falls into your money sector. You could start a new financial plan to save up for your summer dream vacation. The month ends on a beautiful note with Venus the planet of love and pleasure back in your sign and direct, baby, This planetary juicy transit is making you one of the most irresistible signs of 2017!
Venus your ruler is still retrograde and will be entering your social 11thhouse. The first half of the month friendships are being tested. Use this time to find out who your real friends are. On the 6th, stern Saturn will turn retrograde in your 8th house of other people’s money, shared resources and deep intimacy. Saturn is the planet of Karma and will be retrograde until August, that will give you some time to pay your debts. Saturn will help you to structure a financial plan. It is very likely that you will get intimate with someone from your past. The planets’ retro –tour might stir up the transgressive and taboo. Could be hot or not. On the 9th Devilish Mercury will be turning retrograde in YOUR sign! Mercury is the ruler of your unconscious 12th and romantic 5th house. Ex-lovers could for real be coming back into your life. When Mercury, the communicator is retrograde there are a lot of misunderstandings. Be careful what you say and do not misinterpret what others are telling you. The Venusian full moon on the 11th in Libra will help you end a bad habit if you have been overindulging. Balance is key. Throw a party on the 15th because Venus your planetary ruler will finally be turning direct. Hallelujah! Life will get much smoother. Exes could still be crawling back into your life thanks to Mercury, still Venus the planet of love and harmony will assist you in making the right decisions. And on the 19th your birthday countdown kicks off, yeah baby, party all the time. After the celebrations start, metamorphic Pluto will go retrograde in your 9th house of beliefs. You will be reevaluating religion and spirituality on a very deep level. You might clean your soul through alternative beliefs. Remember: Transform = Reborn. When Pluto goes retrograde in the 9th house, your search for inner truth and peace is vital. With the powerful new moon on the 26th in your sign, you have a refreshingly pure energy. The sun and the moon under your Venusian powers is an amazing energy for new beginnings. April ends on a chill note when Venus enters your unconscious 12th house.
On the 2nd Venus, the planet of love and how we value ourselves will be turning retrograde in your 10th house of career. The 10th house is a public sector and you will be trying to reshape how people see you. An ex could come crawling back into your life. It ain’t over until it’s over. Stability-oriented Saturn will go into Retrograde motion on the 6th, in your 7th house of partners, relationships, enemies, and contracts. Saturn is a very karmic planet and can be heavy for the butterfly like Gemini This month’s themes are: relationship lessons & power struggles. Saturn is a very karmic planet. Not typical for you, recently you may have wanted to approach relationships with more security and seriousness? Legal contracts you haven’t handled properly might have to be reviewed by an attorney you can trust. Enemies from your past may come back into your life now. Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Not only Venus, Saturn & Jupiter will be retrograde but as well devilish Mercury, your ruling planet. There will be a whole lot of miscommunication up in the air. Meditating could help you process your burden’s heaviness. Sitting still for fidgety Geminis is the real cure. An affair could end around the full moon in Libra. This is a special moon since Venus the ruler of this full moon will be retrograde still. Alternatively, a creative project of yours might be in its final stages. On the 15th Venus will finally turn direct! Life could be so much smoother after this, or maybe not, since on the 20th fearless Pluto will be reversing its steamy ride through your 8th house of deep sexuality and intimacy. You will get more in touch with your heart’s true desire and subconscious. It can get really dark when transformative Pluto carves his ways through that intimate area of your chart. Remember, the darkest nights produce the brightest stars. Mars the warrior planet will be supporting you from the 21st on. With your planetary ruler, quick-witted Mercury in retrograde motion, your entire energy slows down. You’ll very likely feel tired, perhaps burnt out. Add the new Moon on the 26th hitting your 12th house of the unconscious and you’ll feel even more like chillaxing at home or even in nature. It’s an excellent time to meditate or do yoga. Open your inner cosmos and trust the positive vibes you’ll get. It’s insane how many planets are retrograde right now. This is a very interesting astrological period for all of us. Reflect.
There is really a whole lot of focus on your current beliefs, higher mind or if you are still at school you are struggling with your major choice. You feel like you should relocate or travel for career purposes. Venus in retrograde will help you evaluate what works best for you, just be patient. On the 6th strict Saturn will turn retrograde until August, in your 6th house of routine, health and daily work. You will want to improve your health and maybe change up your work routine, to see what suits you best. You’ll also pay more attention to detail, which will make your boss happy. Use this planetary energy to flip back and review. Try to release pressure through fitness. If you don’t have time to hit the gym, why not try some fun workout videos online? On the 9thdevilish Mercury turns retrograde in your social 11th house. This is actually a sweet time for you since you will be catching up with friends you have been out of touch with. On the 11th a home or family related matter will reach its peak by the balancing full moon in Libra which rules your domestic 4th house. You will feel more stable. On the 15th you should definitely take your friends to the spa and celebrate that Venus the planet of love pleasure and beauty is finally turning direct. Pamper yourself before the 20th when life gets a little more mysterious and dark. Pluto will be retrograding in your 7th house of relationships, which means you might meet dark powerful personalities now, who will transform your inner core. Lessons about kinship are awaiting you. Are you getting the most out of your romantic relationships? This person who could come into your life any time now is going to completely scour and destroy your previous notions of what it takes to partner. On the flipside, it can also spell the end of relationships. I know you’re crabby and attached. Don’t worry, something better is waiting for you. Mercury retrograde will be entering your 10th house of career the same day, make sure not to clash with authorities who have power over you or your job. Mars in your secretive 12th house could turn you passive aggressive. Silence is better than words. On the 26th a glorious new Moon will hit your social 11th house. You should definitely go out! Crabs could be meeting a bunch of new people and make a ton of new friends. Loosen up and try to approach people. You can never make too many friends.
Venus the planet of love is retrograding through your 8th house of deep sexuality and intimacies. This definitely isn’t a light transit, it is actually a very private transit of learning to love yourself and your partner for who they really are. Verbal communication won’t be easy. You would rather solve your problems in a different way. Not only Venus but as well Saturn will turn retrograde in your 5th house of romance, creativity, and true love. Saturn is the lord of karma, as we sow, so we shall reap. Your focus will be on romantic lessons. I promise you, that you will bump into lovers from the past, where issues are still unresolved. With some people, it just ain’t over ‘til it’s over. It will definitely be done in your Leo dramatic fashion way. For things to be purrfect in life, we sometimes need to work harder and structure our lives better, that’s Saturn’s job, basically. Your desire for pleasure normally gets numbed by restrictive Saturn, but Venus in your 8th house awakens the sexual predator in you. Don’t be surprised if you feel a little schizo. Mercury the communicator planet will be turning retrograde on the 9th adding more confusion to everyone’s life. During the full moon in Libra on the 11th, you could end up taking a short trip, maybe to get away from it all? On the 15th there is finally some kind of relief. Venus the peacemaker will be turning direct. It’s time to wave the white flag. On the 20th ruthless Pluto will be turning retrograde in your 6th house of order, bringing you a needed period of reflection in work habits and your health. I don’t want to lie, but Pluto is kind of intense. You might encounter some harshness in your daily work. Your “colleagues” might not be very supportive now. Keep in mind, that these outcomes often work in your favor as they push you to make those needed changes, to become the king of the jungle. Some patterns and attitudes will change. Be aware and positive. This month is an influential month for your career and to meet new friends. Go out and mingle. Let people know about your projects and dreams. Somebody you meet now might be able to help you make them come true.The bright Sun and a glorious new moon on the 26th, both in your 10th house of career and honors, will give you full power to reach your major goals.
Venus, the planet of love and pleasure is still retrograde until mid-month. Unlike Mercury, Venus only reverses every 18 months. The last time it reversed in your relationship sector was back in 2009. Think back as similar themes could be reoccurring. All of your relationships will get tested. Don’t get upset, use this precious time to evaluate who is worth your time and energy. On the 6th Saturn will go retrograde in your 4th house of family and home, coupled with Mars, there will be a little tension on the home front. Mars can also amplify stress. Your family will want you to make them your priority. Now is a good time to repair family matters and strengthen the family bond. Mercury your ruler will be turning retrograde on the 9th! If you are traveling there could be delays. A beautiful full Moon on the 11th in balancing Libra might affect your finances. You could end a bad spending habit. If you think that your love life will get less hectic once Venus turns direct on the 15th, think again. Pluto the lord of darkness is turning retrograde in your 5th house of romance and creativity on the 20th. Old lovers may come back into your life now. With Pluto in the mix, drama is emphasized and an initially not so serious one-night stand might change your life. You are going to be attracting Scorpionic types who are trying to teach you some lesson. Pluto will make you very mysterious and attractive to the opposite sex. Don’t forget that the plutonic potency, is active on both sides. You as well will be able to easily lure lovers into your sexy world. On the 20th Mercury will retrograde into your 8th house of deep sexuality add more confusion to the overthinking Virgo creatures. This month is ultra sexual and dark, and not for the faint of heart. Even though April is crazy on a more intimate level, career-wise you should be making your moves. From the 21st on, Mars the warrior planet will assist you to chase your biggest dream. At the potent new moon in Taurus on the 26th, you should forget about the types you usually go for because at the end of this month you can turn your attractions completely around. Your exotic 9th house is booming. How about a last minute trip to a foreign land? You’re the type to really get into learning a foreign language, and love is a great motivation. With all these exotic planetary transits, you could be absorbing a whole new culture.
Your unconscious and your health may be at odds. You might have overindulged in bad behaviors last month. In April the universe gives you the chance to turn it all around. Venus the planet of self-love, well-being, and beauty is retrograding into your 6th house of health and routine. Find new ways of loving yourself. Venus retrograde will help you become the healthiest you. Show your health, body, and soul what real health is. On the 6th disciplined Saturn, will turn retrograde in your 3rd house of communication for almost 6 months. Libra being an air sign, usually, likes to chitter chatter and sometimes might just blabber anything. Saturn will slow you down and make you really think before you say something. Conversations will be deeper and more serious. Mercury retrograde on the 9th in your secretive 8th house will make you tired of superficial small talk. You will be concerned with the deeper issues of life and therefore are looking for answers between the lines. On the 11th a glorious full moon in your sign will mark a climax of your personal accomplishments, just think about how much you achieved last year. Celebrate with a glass of Rose once also Venus your ruler is finally direct on the 15th. Enjoy the sweet times before sharp Pluto retrograde on the 20th prompts us to reflect inwards, sometimes triggering us to change the direction of our lives in radical ways. When in the 4th house of home, anything, be it a move or career change could happen. Don’t try to resist change, it’s just going to hurt you. Family and career wise, forceful Pluto is trying to break you up, so you can transform into the best version of yourself and land on the path that is supposed to give you the most magical life. Devilish Mercury is retrograding into your partnership sector on the 20th. Any kind of communication could turn fuzzy. Don’t take it personally if somebody says something silly. Blame Mercury retrograde and avoid unnecessary conflict. Feisty Mars will transit through your exotic 9th house from the 21st. Make sure you are insured if you are traveling. On the 26th a new Moon falls into Taurus your 8th house of money and debts, it is an excellent time to start saving up your very own money. Please don’t sign any contracts, though, since communicator planet Mercury is still retrograde. You might get certain delays receiving money thanks to Mercury retrograde. Use the planetary mix in your 8th house to find deep communication through sex. April ends on a sweet note when Venus your ruling planet slides into your 7th house of partnerships. You will be attracting lots of love and romance. Lucky you.
On the 2nd Venus, the planet of love will be retrograding in your 5th house of true love, fun, and pleasure. A romance from your past or an art project you neglected could come back into focus. How do you like to have fun and what truly gives you pleasure? Explore and find out. You could end up having a hot night with your ex and this way you could either remember what you really liked about each other or realize that you have changed your tastes and values. A few days later Saturn turns retrograde in your financial 2nd house. Saturn will force you to review your funds. Create a financing plan. Focus on how you spend your money. Don’t just glance over and assume that everything is going to be fine. Please pay attention if you have been throwing out money for no reason. At the moment you will want to become better acquainted with your own powers, past accomplishments and future desires. Another few days later, surprise: Mercury turns retrograde in your relationship house! Communication will be hazy so watch your tongue you could be saying things you don’t mean so could your partner. With all these retrograde energies you will 100 percent be bumping into ex-lovers or maybe even into the one that got away… On the 11th a full moon in Libra will illuminate your 12th house of the unconscious It’s time to release whatever you have kept inside during 2016 & 2017. Have a calming ritual in your bath tub, let go, purify your soul and reboot. Get ready for fun, pleasure and a boost of creativity once Venus turns direct on the 15th! It’s going to be a highly Scorpio-plutonic month. No problem for you, since you are fearless and used to these beautiful, dark, and most importantly, real vibes. On the 19th the sun will be in Taurus your opposite sign, which means the focus will be on your partnerships. Are you going to be in full control or are you ready to let go and relax a little? Your choice. What an interesting period for you. Your ruler, turbulent Pluto, is going to go retrograde the 20th, in your communication house. You hate superficiality and basically, with all this backward plutonic activity in that sector, you might research obsessively online or through reading newspapers and books. As a result, you may uncover new secrets and ways to gain more power. Your co-ruler warrior planet Mars will transit into your 8th house of deep sex and transformation, making you more passionate and wild in the bedroom if that is even possible. April will definitely be a spicy month for you, keep an eye on your economic picture while sexing it up. The month will end on a more peaceful note. On the 26th here is a beautiful new moon in Taurus taking place in your 7th house of relationships and other people. Since there are so many retrograde planets at the moment, it could be that you have bumped into someone you had a thing with from your past. And bam, it’s back on. You might redefine a few aspects of what you think love is. Get vocal and show your appreciation, be it in the bedroom or somewhere else. If single, it is definitely a delightful time to get it on.
Venus the planet of love will be retrograding into your domestic sector on the 2nd. You may consider changing your overall routine. Venus reversed could force you to settle past agreements with your ex-roomie or a family member. Then, on the 6th serious Saturn will be going retrograde in your sign. Saturn has been in your sign since late 2014. Saturn teaches us self-discipline. You will feel restricted but in the end, Saturn will reward you with real freedom. Own your mistakes as much as your triumphs. Saturn will leave your sign December 2017, only to return in 30 years!! There are a bunch of planets in retrograde this month. Thankfully, you are a happy-go-lucky kind of sign. To you, everything happens for a reason. On the 9th Mercury goes retrograde in your orderly 6thhouse. Don’t plan ahead, simply go with the flow of the universe. Use this precious time to revise your health. Thanks to Mercury retrograde and a magical new moon in Taurus on the 26th, you could create one of your best routines yet. On the 11th a powerful full moon in Libra will be hitting your social sector. A project with a friend could be in its final stages. Wait for magical Venus to turn direct on the 15th, a long awaited dream could be coming true then. Last but not least, transformative Pluto will be moving retrograde in your financial sector the 20th. Your focus will be on how you make and spend money. You may not like what you see financially. Take this as an opportunity to review and find a better way to handle your money. You’ll have time since slow-moving Pluto will be retrograde for a while. On the same day Pluto reverses, Mercury will have retrograded into your romantic 5th house, which could mean: Sex with an Ex! The decision is yours. The planets are giving you another opportunity to resolve unfinished business. Mars the sex planet coincidentally will be in your 7th house of relationships, firing up any kind of reunion. Hot, hot, hot. After all this action Venus will join the planetary medley to sweeten up your affairs.
Venus the planet of love and peace will be retrograde until the 15th. This transit which only happens every 18 months could affect all of your relationships, especially the ones with your siblings and neighbors. Use this time to evaluate who you would like to keep in your closer environment. And now the big news: Your planetary ruler Saturn, will turn retrograde in your 12th house of the unconscious on the 6th. Many things we repress are positive, actually. Try to access what you simply swept under the carpet, through meditation maybe. Saturn can slow life down, Saturn retrograde even more so. Meditation helps, but don’t expect overnight results. On the upside think about what Lao Tzu said: Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment. Another planet, yes, devilish Mercury turns retrograde in your romantic 5th house on the 9th. An ex-lover you have unfinished business with could suddenly be back in your life. April is a time to deal with your past actions. On the 13th a mighty full moon in Libra illuminates your career and reputation zone. Full moons mark climaxes. In your case, a project related to your profession could reach fruition now. Last but never least, on the 20th Pluto turns retrograde. When magnetic Pluto, the transformer, goes retrograde in your 1st house of self, it is a good time to look for what it is you want to transform. Remember to stay true to yourself and you will reshape into the amazing soul that has been hiding in the dark. Sometimes it hurts to say goodbye to parts of ourselves. Good news: many people who experienced extreme Pluto in their first house, reported to sudden weight loss. With the potent Taurus New Moon on the 26th in your 5th house of true love and pleasure, you could be meeting a new special someone. What are you waiting for? Go hit some parties. It’s likely that April could be your most exciting months this year. All signs point to you having a wonderful time. What a passionate season for you, sexy Cappy. With so much love in your stars and the magical fire in your eyes, an intense attraction could heat up… and fast. Your mojo is off the hook.
Venus retrograding in your financial 2nd house until the 15th will help you evaluate what money really means to you. Reversed Venus will also help you focus on self-love and your worthiness. On the 6th another planet, serious Saturn, will go retrograde in your 11th House of friendships and acquaintances. You’ll be rethinking friendships. Friendships will be tested, you will learn who expands you and who is superficial or fake. Saturn will give you the cautiousness to investigate if friends really have the best interest for you in mind. The 11th house is also the house of dreams. Just because Saturn is the responsible reality awakening planet, never give up on your dreams. You might bump into people you just briefly met and maybe you’ll end up hanging out on a regular basis. When you meet people, though, do the nice and slow approach. There is no need to force a friendship. What will be, will be. Saturn Retrograde can bring back old issues as well. Don’t let someone guilt trip you. On the 9th Mercury joins the retrograde trend. There could be a lot of confusion related to your home base and family. At the full moon on the 11th, it could be that you maybe finished a degree in higher education or you are back from an exotic trip far away ready to transfer into a new way of living. From the 20th onwards you will have an excellent time to purge your inner soul. Intuitive Pluto will move retrograde in your 12th house of the unconscious. A lot of passive aggressive energy will be stirred up, like a little storm inside of you. The thing is, you won’t quite know why, since the 12th house also holds the secrets and Pluto is the planet of our deepest most unconscious desires, we tend to hide from ourselves. Meditate. Release those negative emotions inside of you. Try to encode the messages even if they scare you to death. In order to grow, we need to face the darkness and conquer our fears. If you’ve been feeling low this is a good time to address the root of your problems. Sometimes we have to face our own darkness in order to transcend into the brightest light. Avoid buying any electronic items during Mercury retrograde or if you really have to, make sure to keep the receipt. On the 21st sex planet Mars will be entering your 5th house of fun, creativity, and true love. You will be much more adventurous, flirty and wild. A beautiful new moon on the 26th in your house of home will help you smoothen family relations. If you live far away from your family, make sure to call. Use the lunar energy to chillax and tune into your home frequency — you need it. Nurture yourself.
Someone from your past may come back into your life since Venus the love planet will be retrograding into your sign on the 4th. Venus focuses on the matters of the heart. If in a relationship you might feel the need to re-express your love. Relationships can get tough but there will be so much potential for immense growth. Steady Saturn will turn retrograde as well on the 6th, in your 10th house of career and reputation. Slow down and structure. You probably heard it a million times, but these things take time. Don’t feel pressured by thinking you’re getting old and that things are running away. Age ain’t nothing but a number baby. Alert: Mercury is turning retrograde on the 9th! Proofread everything you send out and please do not buy new electronic items. If you have to make sure you keep the receipt. On the 11Th a potent full moon in Libra, your 8th house of deep intimacy and sexuality will be fortifying a deeper union with your partner. Definitely get a room and celebrate. Pleasant Venus in your sign gives more reason to celebrate on the 15th when she finally turns direct. You will be irresistible and magnetic, you should definitely be out and about. This month has so many retrograde planets, it’s crazy. When spiritual Pluto goes retrograde on the 20th in your 11th house of dreams, your compassionate nature comes to play and you search for more knowledge in society. You philosophize about what tribes you belong to and what kind of friends are good or bad for you. You might make up with friends you have had issues with, or you might meet a new amigo, who will transform your belief and value system, sometimes through dark shit happening. It could also be that you might be feeling blocked by people who have control over you. It could be that daily dose of social media, that unconsciously drags you down. If all this is impacting you too much, maybe log off for a while. Go out into nature and experience real freedom. Mercury retrograde will be slightly affecting your finances from the 20th. Good news: The new moon in Taurus on the 26th is going to ease the sh*t storm. There is magical lunar energy on its way to help you press restart.