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Monthly Horoscope: Gemini, December 2022

Welcome to Sagittarius season, dear Gemini!
Sagittarius and Capricorn

The sun is in your opposite sign Sagittarius, illuminating the relationship sector of your chart and making it an exciting time of year to connect with people!

You could be making new acquaintances, and perhaps meeting a new love interest. You may be connecting with established partners on a new level, and learning more about their perspective. Differences are highlighted, but it’s still a fantastic opportunity for collaboration and compromise. Communication could be a big theme at this time, too. A decision is made as Venus in Sagittarius opposes Mars, which is currently retrograde in your sign, Gemini, on December 1. This is a turning point in your relationships, and a resolution may be reached. 

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Also on December 1, Venus connects with Saturn in Aquarius, inspiring a grounded, focused atmosphere for communication, but December 1 also finds your ruling planet Mercury in Sagittarius squaring off with Neptune in Pisces. Discussions about career or the future may be based on fantasy and big hopes rather than reality… that’s not such a bad thing, as long as you stay grounded, avoid exaggerations, and watch out for fibs or promises that are too big to keep!

Neptune ends its retrograde in Pisces on December 3, marking a turning point in your creative pursuits and career. You could be ready to take an artistic project forward, and your intuition about what the public wants is very sharp at this time. You’re feeling especially glamorous or in the spotlight!

Venus squares off with Neptune on December 4, inspiring a hugely passionate atmosphere; you might get totally whisked off your feet! This is a very emotionally tender time, and deep spiritual bonds can form, but because people are so sensitive, you might also find yourself in a weepy mood. If things don’t go exactly as planned, your pain might be quite exaggerated at this time. Fears about your future and failure may feel real, but remember that they are not: They are just fears, and in fact, your creativity can soar, so put this Venus-Neptune alignment to good use by making art. Keep things light. Call friends who make you laugh. Don’t feed paranoia. 

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Big ideas are brewed as Mercury squares off with Jupiter in Pisces on December 6. Some exciting news about your career could arrive, and an exciting turn might be taken in your relationships—but watch out for exaggerations. The early part of the month could find things being blown out of proportion. Watch out for missed details. Also on this day, Mercury enters Capricorn, bringing an energy of focus. The mood may be more practical. Conversations become more realistic. There’s an uptick in financial discussions. 

The full moon in your sign, Gemini, takes place on December 7, finding you enjoying a fresh start in your life! You may be giving yourself a makeover, and approaching the world with a new attitude. The way you introduce yourself to others undergoes a change. This is a powerful time to connect with your emotions and reflect on your needs. A new discussion may begin. The sun opposes Mars retrograde on December 8, marking a powerful moment for letting go of the past. An old, outgrown partnership dynamic can finally fall away. There may be a clash of egos… or a powerful compromise! You could be working with and expressing your anger in a new way.

Venus squares off with Jupiter on December 9, and you could be going to an especially exciting celebration or fun date, or simply enjoying yourself! Venus also enters Capricorn, perhaps finding you deeply reflecting on what you want from your partners. Of course this applies to your romantic relationships, but it applies to partnerships of all kinds, too: What are your expectations? Venus in Capricorn has people feeling quite generous with you, so ask for what you need!

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The sun connects with Saturn on December 12, inspiring a grounded, focused atmosphere. Productive discussions about future plans can take place, but Mercury enters its pre-retrograde shadow, so many conversations and plans explored between now and when Mercury retrograde begins on December 29 may be revisited and reworked. You might feel some frustration about your career or relationships as the sun squares off with Neptune on December 14. You could be unsure about what the future holds, and feel sensitive to any disappointments. Egos may be easily bruised at this time, so be gentle with yourself and others. The mood is likely to change quickly as Mercury connects with Uranus in Taurus on December 17: A communication breakthrough takes place and people are quite open to experimentation at this time. Unexpected information may surface. 

Jupiter enters Aries on December 20, bringing excitement to your social life! Your involvement with a hobby or scene grows. You could be joining a new group or community, or an existing community expands in some significant way. Great progress is made toward your causes!

Capricorn season begins and the sun squares off with Jupiter on December 21: The sun in Capricorn finds you focused on finances, and the sun’s square to Jupiter has you feeling quite luxurious! You could be rallying people around you at this time, and they’re eager to invest in you—but be careful not to let your ego get too big or make promises you can’t keep. Likewise, if someone is trying to sell you something that sounds too good to be true, trust your intuition! Venus connects with Uranus on December 22, inspiring a powerful sense of emotional liberation. You can feel freed from something that made your heart heavy! 

The new moon in Capricorn takes place on December 23, finding you taking a new approach to managing your debt or other financial matters like taxes, inheritances, or shared resources. You could be resolving a debt. This is a powerful new moon for offering and accepting apologies. Mercury connects with Neptune on December 24 and an intuitive hunch about where you should head in your career or legacy can lead to forward momentum toward your goals. You’re very in touch with your intuition at this moment. Venus connects with Neptune on December 28, inspiring a hugely romantic atmosphere! Devotion is highlighted and your partner’s generosity becomes very clear. If you’re not looking for love, this alignment could play out as a major boost in creativity or fun.

Your ruling planet Mercury begins its retrograde in Capricorn on December 29, and it joins with Venus, inspiring a sweet, easygoing atmosphere for this period of reflection. Mercury retrograde calls us to review and revise the discussions and plans that have already taken place. For you, dear Gemini, this Mercury retrograde is focused on finances as you rework your approach to themes like debt, sharing money with partners (in love or business), inheritances, or taxes. Be mindful about your spending at this time; if you make a big purchase, be sure you understand the return policy. Slowing down and double checking things would be wise during Mercury retrograde, especially if you’re traveling or starting a new venture. Keeping things flexible and easygoing also can’t hurt!

Venus and Pluto meet in the new year, January 1, 2023, finding you gaining access to rare and valuable resources! This is a powerful moment in your love life, too, as bonds grow stronger.

Good luck this month, Gemini, and see you in January!