Every 18 months, Venus appears to move backwards in the sky. Astrologers refer to this phenomenon as Venus in retrograde. The planet of love spends less time in retrograde than other planets, but the effects can be intense. While Venus is only in retrograde from July 22 through Sept. 3, the so-called “retroshade” period that precedes and follows this retrograde starts on June 19 and lasts until Oct. 7. Find out how Venus in retrograde could affect your relationships with others and with yourself.
What It Means For Your Dating & Relationships
Venus in retrograde generally stirs feelings up to the surface that are otherwise repressed. This is one of the reasons why people tend to make impulsive decisions about dating and relationships during this transit that they may come to regret after the retrograde ends. Those who are aware of the retrograde and proceed mindfully will have opportunities to identify their true priorities with regard to love.
The effects of Venus retrograde on your dating life and relationships vary based on the placements on your birth chart. Read your California Psychics daily horoscope during the retrograde or retroshade to gain more insight into the effects of Venus on your sun, moon or rising signs. In general, Venus in retrograde has the most pronounced effects on the zodiac signs of Taurus, Leo, Libra and Aquarius.
Expect Reversals or Rescheduling
Venus in retrograde is an optical illusion that occurs when Venus moves more slowly than the Earth and appears to reverse course in the sky. In addition to appearing to move backward, this retrograde resets Venus from being an “evening star” that is only visible at night to being a “morning star” that is only visible during daylight hours. You can expect similar reversals in your love life or finances and should plan accordingly.
Mercury joins Venus in retrograde from Aug. 23 through Sept. 3. and can disrupt the best laid plans. In particular, Mercury affects communication, travel and transportation. Venus and Mercury retrograde coincide with retrogrades in Pluto, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus. The retroshade period of Venus also overlaps with Jupiter retrograde after Sept. 15. Get a free psychic birth chart to gain more insight into how these retrogrades could affect your plans.
Reassess Your Values
Venus in retrograde is a golden opportunity to consider what really matters to you in life and love. This retrograde starts in the sign of Leo, which indicates that late summer and early fall is a good time to schedule psychic readings for Leo. Retrogrades do not mean that things will go wrong. Instead, these transits invite us to reassess and reconsider our assumptions and preconceptions.Those who are aware of the retrograde and proceed mindfully will have opportunities to identify their true priorities with regard to love.
Venus will be in retrograde for 44 days in 2023, which is longer than in previous years. Take the opportunities that Venus and the other planets in retrograde at the same time provide to consider what you want out of relationships and focus on communicating your boundaries, desires and expectations. Getting a psychic reading can help you check the status of your love life or relationships and clarify the lessons that you should take away from Venus in retrograde.period that precedes and follows this retrograde starts on June 19 and lasts until Oct. 7. Find out how Venus in retrograde could affect your relationships with others and with yourself.
moon or rising signs. In general, Venus in retrograde has the most pronounced effects on the zodiac signs of Taurus, Leo, Libra and Aquarius