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Your Monthly Horoscope: May, 2016

There are five planets retrograde this month: Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto. How will you deal?

by Annabel Gat
May 2 2016, 2:05pm

Illustration by Robin Eisenberg

May opens with five retrogrades this month: Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto. How will you deal? We'll also enjoy a chill new moon in sensual Earth sign Taurus, which will inspire you to live in the moment. We'll also experience an energizing full moon in Fire sign Sagittarius at the end of the month. Read your horoscope to see how May will affect you:

Taurus

What does the universe have in store for you during this birthday season? Read your monthly horoscope here.

Gemini

Your ruling planet (Mercury) is retrograde for most of the month, but you'll make it work. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Cancer

May pushes you to make healthier decisions. You're great at nurturing others, but focus on self-love this month. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Leo

Half of the sky is retrograde! By the time May is through, you will have learned a lot about what you have to offer the world. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Virgo

As the zodiac sign that rules analysis, you don't miss much—but this month, previously overlooked details will come to light. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Libra

People will see both the lovely and bitchy side of you this month. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Scorpio

This is a big month for your relationships, Scorpio. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Sagittarius

You're the teacher of the zodiac, and May will bring you plenty of learning experiences. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Capricorn

Use all the retrogrades this month to take a step back at life and look at the big picture. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Aquarius

A lot is happening this month in both your private and public life, Aquarius, but you'll figure out a way to make the best of it. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Pisces

May is a busy month, but you'll find a way to have fun. Playing hooky without getting caught is one of your talents. Read your monthly horoscope here.

Aries

Five retrogrades will make May an interesting month, but you're not afraid of anything, Aries. Read your monthly horoscope here.