Positive and loving energy from Venus in Gemini will help make this month pleasurable and interesting. You might travel or sample exotic cuisines when you dine out with friends. You’ll be drawn to the occult and metaphysics, but you’ll maintain a healthy skepticism. Ongoing changes and disruption at work could be difficult to manage. With Mars in Leo now, you’ll find that you’ll be active and outgoing and enjoy your time with like-minded people. Get involved with creative groups or organizations. Issues buried in your subconscious may cause self-sabotage. It’s time to take this seriously and examine the past.
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.