Wild times are ahead: After February's eclipses, March will bring a Venus retrograde! The retrograde starts on March 4 and ends on April 15—we'll talk about this more in next month's horoscope, but basically, shit's about to intensify around Venusian themes (love, money, and even beauty or style), and self-knowledge is your key to a successful Venus retrograde.On February 7, communication planet Mercury enters Aquarius and illuminates the sector of your chart that's all about worldly success and recognition. This is a marvelous time for professional networking and for connecting with the public in general. A boost in followers in sure to come—not that you care about such a superficial thing, Taurus.
Two life-changing eclipses will take place this month, pushing you to get real about your home life and revealing the truth about your friendships.
This is such an important time for reflecting on boundaries (and demanding they be respected!), and for taking problems in your home life seriously instead of wishing them away. An issue that's been waiting to blow concerning family or a roommate will come to a climax. This could mean a move is on the way. On a more emotional level, this eclipse could highlight issues concerning keeping your public and private lives separate.Luckily, chatty, problem-solving Mercury in Aquarius will sextile (a very communicative, helpful astrological aspect) Venus in Aries on the day of the eclipse, which will create a generally friendly atmosphere during this exhausting and emotional time.The Sun enters psychic, imaginative Water sign Pisces on February 18, soon followed by Mercury on February 25. Expect to run into lots of friends, but watch out for drama: The solar eclipse in Pisces arrives on February 26!
An issue that's been waiting to blow concerning family or a roommate will come to a climax.
The vibe will be confrontational, so just turn your phone off if you're not in the mood to argue with anyone. People will be itching for freedom and for change—including you! Can you believe it? A Taurus, ready for change, not being the typical stubborn bull astrologers love to poke fun at!The eclipse in Pisces will be big for your social life. You're going to learn a lot about who your real friends are and what friendship means to you in general. You're ready to cut some ties, but with that, you're also excited about joining a new group or community. Watch out for people you meet at the end of the month—the connections you make will have a fated feeling to them.A new dream for your future will also begin to form at the end of the month. Your old goals no longer inspire you; you have a new destination in mind and a new vision for who you want to become. See you in March!
All eclipses are hectic and bring big surprises, but you can expect the energy of this eclipse to be even more combustible than usual.