Plenty of activity in your 5th House of Romance can make this an
intense month in matters of the heart. Assertive Mars in Scorpio is in
this house until October 28, giving you more power and potency to make
your needs known. Ideally, this sexy planet in its passionate home sign
allows you to take the lead in romantic matters without appearing pushy.
The Sun's entry into your 5th house on October 23 adds confidence
that will help you come across as a very desirable person. Venus, the
planet of attraction is also in Scorpio and your 5th house, but this is a
somewhat different tale because she will be retrograde from October 8
until November 18. This six-week backward cycle can appeal to your taste
for old things. Interest in connecting with someone from your past or
simply memories of a previous lover could almost become obsessive.
Regret can arise, which is only healthy when it changes your behavior.
But stewing in the juices of loves lost and personal defeats is
definitely to be avoided. If you're in a relationship now and are
burdened with disappointment, use these feelings to make adjustments, if
possible. In any case, emotions tend to be dramatic, making the bad
seem worse and the good better than it really was.
On October 20 verbal Mercury enters Scorpio, which can be helpful for
having intimate conversations. Being discreet is essential since
talking about others too openly will not please them nor put you in a