You’ll be flirtatious and romantic this month with Venus in Gemini. A little romance will help you feel alive, passionate, and vital. Social events will be good places to meet new love prospects. The Sun and Mercury in Taurus could make progress with home projects and family matters agonizingly slow. You’ll be focused on getting things done but experience delays and misunderstandings with Mercury retrograde and the Taurus planets in square to your sign. The New Moon in Taurus on May 13 will help you slow down and be more patient. Mars in Leo could cause friction and drama with someone close.
Mars in your sign will stir up passion and intense creativity this month. You’ll crave attention and put your heart and soul into all of your activities. Career matters will be stable, and this would be a good time to plan ahead and hone your skills. Beware of impulsive moves and the tendency to be stubborn about the need for change. Mercury retrograde in Taurus until May 11 will be frustrating and bring headaches. Messages and important paperwork may be lost and instructions may be misconstrued. Put everything in writing and keep receipts, e-mails, and work orders.
You may hide your feelings this month and find it difficult to reach out to others. Even though Venus will be in the social sign of Gemini, you’ll keep to yourself. With Mars in Leo and your financial sector, you may be overly generous with others and spend too much. This placement could make you think that you can win affection with gifts or gestures. The Sun and Mercury in Taurus will increase concentration, memory, and focus. Mercury will be retrograde until May 11, and you’ll find that paperwork, data, and messages go missing. Be clear when giving instructions and keep written records.