On Sunday, October 17, Jupiter, the planet of abundance, ends its retrograde, where it’s been since Sunday, June 20. Your focus turned to your friendships during that time. Exciting new friends were made, but as a result, you may have lost touch with friends who no longer align with your values. Letting go is sad but crucial. With Jupiter direct now, you need to nurture your favorite friendships by giving them a call or catching up over dinner. Just remember to stick to your boundaries around socialization.
Anxiety levels lower when Mercury goes direct on Tuesday, October 19. Please continue to double-check who you’re sexting, though, and try to resist getting back together with toxic exes. Wednesday, October 20 brings a bright full moon in Aries and your 12th House of the Unconscious. Get ready to confront any fears you’ve been sweeping under the rug. If you’re ready to end a fling or a work commitment, it’s important to do it now rather than drag it out.
When the sun enters Scorpio, which is your complementary sign as it sits across the zodiac wheel from Taurus, on Saturday, October 23, you feel a surge of confidence. Our complementary signs can feel like strangers at first. How can a sensual Taurus, who loves to live the high life, relate to a jealous and death-obsessed Scorpio? If you’re honest, you’ll recognize that you contain these multitudes, too. Scorpio season allows you to explore your darker, moodier side. You’re on the right track to happiness in your relationships, too, just be ready to get deep during pillow talk. Scorpios are detectives and want to learn everything that they can about their lovers. Continue to nurture relationships with lasting power, and let go of the ones only producing stress.
When fighter planet Mars enters Scorpio on Saturday, October 30, you’ll be certain of your romantic and sexual goals and able to clearly plan a path to bring them to life.
Stay safe this month, and see you in November!
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As Allure’s resident astrologer, Sophie Saint Thomas believes in the power of glamour and embracing one’s sexuality — all the while, looking to astrology to navigate the intricacies of modern life. She is also the author of Sex Witch: Sex Witch: Magickal Spells for Love, Lust, and Self-Protection and the upcoming Glamour Witch: An Empowering Sex-Positive Guide with Spells and Witchy Beauty Tips for All Budgets and Body Types.
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