Aries (March 21-April 19)
Aries, you were busy and overwhelmed last month. It’s time to let loose and let your sassy, fire sign energy shine! On October 2, Pluto goes direct after a long period in retrograde. This transition will motivate you to act on your crazy ideas and step outside of your comfort zone. Midterms are coming to an end, why not go out on a Wednesday? Take new risks, Aries. On October 3, Mercury enters Scorpio. This means that the intensity of your mood is going nowhere but up. Try to turn this into something fun and manifest your intense passions into a date night or a halloween themed Netflix and chill session with your S.O. Good news, Aries! On October 13, there is a full moon in your sign. Your sexual impulses are at an all time high! You’ll just be getting back from fall break, but you know what they say… distance makes the heart grow fonder! Towards the end of october, Scorpio season begins. This has got you feeling hot and heavy! Be careful, Aries, this extra emotion could stir up some conflict. Try channeling intensity through sex, not fights with your best friend or S.O. On Halloween, Mercury begins to move into retrograde. This may interfere with your relationship, so make sure you’re sending that hot pic to the right person on snap!
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Taurus, this month is all about starting new! Crushing on anyone in your classes this semester? Want to take it to the next level with that cutie you have a streak with? When Pluto goes direct in the beginning of the month, you’ll feel that extra push to make things happen. Pluto, being the ruler of the underworld, will have you pondering over some dark, twisted fantasies. Just make sure you let your roommate know… avoid awkward walk-in situations at all costs! The full moon on October 13 will help you channel some boss-ass energy, don’t be afraid to make the first move. When Scorpio season hits at the end of the month, be prepared to enter a new level in the relationship you’re currently in. Romantic gestures may occur, be open to them and don’t be afraid to give a little something back. Spice it up and make it spooky season themed! The new moon on October 27 embodies all that you are striving for this month – a fresh start. Cut out the negativity, you don’t need that weighing you down. Negativity is nothing but a waste of good energy! When Mercury heads into retrograde on Halloween, things might go batshit. Don’t be surprised if you get an ever scary text from your ex or run into a one-night-stand!
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Gemini, this month is about being your best self. Self care over everything! When Pluto goes direct in the beginning of the month, you’re self care will manifest in the form of putting yourself first and going for those lusty desires! Your messages may be blowing up on Tinder, so act on your desires and be confident! When Mercury enters Scorpio on October 3, you’re going to want to get deep. Maybe that hookup buddy isn’t cutting it; you’re instead desiring some rich, intellectual conversation. Ask some provocative questions and see where it leads. Venus enters Scorpio on October 8… the crock pot is turning up to high heat! You’ll find yourself with more than one admirer to choose from. Choose wisely. Once you do, show em what we all know you’ve got, Gemini. The full moon in the middle of the month will have you determined to get what you want. Be dominant and do the talking. When Scorpio season hits, you’re going to have to start putting in work. Make sure your S.O. knows how much you care. You’ll find some great results if you just put in some sweat and some hands-on effort…
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
Cancer, stop laying so low! You have so many secret admirers, you just have to put yourself out there to see it. Going to a date party? Dance the night away and have no regrets. When Pluto goes direct in the beginning of the month, you’ll get some sexy new inspo to try out. Run with it, Cancer! When Venus enters Scorpio on October 8, you might find yourself feeling a little jealous. Did another person’s name pop up in your S.O.’s texts during a makeout sesh? Yeesh. Try writing down your feelings or ranting to a friend to get those emotions out. The full moon on October 13 will bring nothing but intensity for you. All of your emotions will be heightened. Channel these feelings into a night in with your S.O. or a night out on Bourbon Street. When the new moon hits at the end of October, you’ll realize how hard you work to put everyone else’s needs first. Treat yourself to a mani pedi at Southern Swings or some ice cream from Creole Creamery. On Halloween, which is also when Mercury goes retrograde, keep an eye out for some unexpected occurrences.
Leo (July 23-August 22)
Leo, you’re intimidating. Your red hot personality shines through in every situation. This month, expect someone new to enter your love life. Of course, they’ll appreciate the way you don’t stop until you get what you want. But, they see your inner soft side and want to be your biggest cheerleader. When Pluto goes direct on October 2, you’ll question whether or not you want to take it to the next level with whoever you’ve been getting down and dirty with. Take all things into consideration, Leo. You deserve the best! The full moon on October 13 will turn you into the all-powerful lion everyone knows you are. Take this time to hit up your S.O., I know you know where to go from there! Towards the end of the month, Scorpio season begins. Start to consider who you need in your life, and who you maybe can let go of from your inner circle. You’re going to want to make room for some sexy new beginnings. On Halloween, Mercury goes retrograde. I know, I know. It’s hard not to text your ex when you’re three boot bombs in on a Friday night. Try to be more careful and channel your will-power to move forward instead.
Virgo (August 23-September 22)
Virgo, you’ve been putting in all the work to start new and be a better you. It’s time to sit back and relish in all you’ve done for yourself. Go you! When Pluto goes direct on October 2, don’t hold back in asking for what you want. Be bold and you’ll get everything you’ve ever wanted and more. When Venus enters Scorpio on October 8, things will heat up fast. Whether that be with a long-term S.O. or a one-night hookup, this time of the month is gonna leave you feeling all kinds of good. Make sure you’re careful with setting limits and communicating with your partner. Their intentions might not be what you think. The last thing you want is hurt feelings, so speak your truth, Virgo. On October 13, the full moon will have you scrambling to get your shit together. Prioritize getting your work done and make sure your partner is on the same page as you. Mercury is your ruling planet and it is going into retrograde on Halloween. This means you’ll be extra sensitive to its changes. If you feel overwhelmed and in a crossroads, take a step back and deal with things one at a time. You’ve got this, Virgo.
Libra (September 23-October 22)
Libra, you’re a flirt. Use all those tricks up your sleeve this month and explore the field. On October 2, Pluto goes direct and your flirty tendencies might not be cutting it for you anymore. Try to think more deeply about the relationship you’re after. Take direct action in getting what you’re looking for. On October 3, Mars enters your sign. This will bring all of those deeper emotions to the surface, leaving you a little overwhelmed and confused. Don’t rush into any huge decisions and think things through. Venus, which is your ruling planet, enters Scorpio on October 8, leading you to answer some questions you have been hiding behind. It can be super awkward defining a relationship and being confrontational, but be true to you, Libra. You’re thriving in your astrological season right now, but it’s gotta come to an end on October 23. No worries, Halloween is coming up and you’ll be back on your grind then. You’re gonna look fire during halloweekend, let the fangs come out and shine on the 31st!
Scorpio (October 23-November 21)
Tis’ your season, Scorpio! It’s time you get some major sexual attention this month, get ready. You’re known for being slightly intimidating and confrontive. But, if you’re looking to settle down, make it happen. Mercury enters your sign on October 3, which will get you hyped up and ready for some action. Show off your moves on the dance floor and in bed, it’s truly your time to shine. Venus comes speeding into your sign on October 8 and, well, you’re gonna be a little emotional. It could very well be time to say ‘those three words’, Scorpio. If you’re single, don’t worry, a special someone is on their way to add some spice to your life. When the full moon hits on October 13, your dark, mysterious side is going to shine bright. Don’t even try to hide this, it’ll attract attention and lead to an intense night of love! Towards the end of the month, when your season is officially kicked off, get ready to break out the costumes and get to talking or…. not talking. Don’t let the infamous Mercury retrograde on Halloween ruin the spooky and sexy mood. Just be careful not to fall back into old habits. Enjoy your season, Scorpio!
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)
Sag, you’re feeling ready to take action on those desires you’ve been keeping on the backburner. Pluto goes direct on October 2 and the feelings you’ve been suppressing won’t be able to stay so hidden anymore. Your sexy confidence will attract all the attention you’ve been waiting for. Maybe kink it out with your S.O. or maybe you’ll impress a one night stand. If anyone judges you, that’s on them, not you! When Venus enters Scorpio on October 8, everyone will be feeling a little bit jealous. To clear things up with a partner, be direct and don’t hold back when talking about your needs and what you want out of the relationship. The full moon on October 13 will bring out your fire sign tendencies and you’ll be feeling bold and risky. Go let loose and let your fiery energy attract some intense interactions. During the new moon on October 27, your charm will draw in some new faces. Let what comes, come and let what goes, go. A fresh start never hurt anyone. On Halloween, and the start of the Mercury retrograde, you might get frustrated with things that aren’t going exactly your way. Don’t get too invested into the little things, you got this Sag.
Capricorn (December 22-January 19)
Capricorn, it’s time to focus on your sex life. I know it’s a little bit of a sensitive subject for you, but let loose and let what comes, come. On October 2, Pluto begins moving direct. Your sexual desires will be more apparent than usual. Don’t let anyone judge you for any kink-related things you are into. I have a feeling someone just as adventurous as you, Capricorn, is going to show up sooner rather than later. During the beginning of the month, when Mercury enters Scorpio, you’ll feel the need to communicate. Whether this be about some spooky fantasies you’ve been having or just wanting to put something out there, don’t let anything or anyone hold you back. If you’re in search for answers, go get them, Capricorn! The full moon rises on October 13 and this will give you the confidence to be bold and take risks. Go to a new bar and find some fresh faces to smooch or try something new with your S.O. When Scorpio season starts on October 23, embrace the spookiness of this month and get your freak on. Try something new and enjoy where it takes you. Mercury retrograde, which falls on Halloween, might bring an ex back into your life. Don’t overthink, just stay out of the past and look to the future!
Aquarius (January 20-February 18)
Aquarius, this month is a breath of fresh air for you. Well, you are an air sign, after all. On October 2, Pluto is going to go direct and although you act super chill on the outside, your deep emotions will start demanding more attention. It’s time to tell your hookup buddy whether you want to take things further or call it quits. Don’t fret, you’ve always had a way with words, Aquarius. Part of feeling your best is getting things off your chest that are weighing you down. When Mercury enters Scorpio on October 3, you’ll be feeling extra talkative and will be confident and bold in initiating some avoided topics of conversation. During the full moon on October 13, you’ll want to have some alone time with whoever that lucky someone is. You’ll be feeling passionate and freaky, but make sure you set boundaries. Unfortunately, not everyone is as adventurous as you, Aquarius. When Scorpio season begins on October 23, your desire for a fresh beginning will be reinforced. You might be looking for some intellectual conversation and a fulfilling partner, not just post-Boot happy sex. Mercury Retrograde is coming on Halloween so who knows, something unexpected might be in transit for you.
Pisces (February 19-March 20)
Pisces, you’re feeling a bit out of sorts. Pluto going direct on October 2 will help you reach deep into your emotions and feel the confidence to act on your desires. Communication is huge for you this month and this does not have to mean awkward morning-after convos or stale, no word Snapchats. Try communicating to your S.O. about sex… or even during sex. When Venus enters Scorpio on October 8, you’ll start to get relief from your indecisive habits. Be up front and direct with your relationships and the confusion will turn into a thing of the past. It’s spooky season, there’s no room for bad vibes this month. The full moon on October 13 will allow your deep thoughts and desires to manifest into action. Talk about being a boss bitch, you’re killing it this month. When Mercury moves into retrograde on Halloween, look out for spooky exes and shitty drama. You don’t need this in your life, Pisces. Use that willpower I know you have and focus on some sexy new encounters coming your way.
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