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.
With Mercury and the Sun in Taurus for most of the month, you’ll work steadily and be very focused, methodical, and careful. Mercury will be retrograde until May 11 and this motion will cause problems with communication of all kinds, and possibly the loss of important data and documents. You’ll take your time if you’re thinking of getting involved with someone, even though Venus and Mars will bring a strong attraction around May 7. A New Moon in Taurus on May 13 will bring out your sensual side and help you feel relaxed, especially with someone you’re interested in.