It's a brand new year, Cancer; what kind of trouble will you get into? There's a full moon in your sign on Friday, January 10, that is also a lunar eclipse. December left you laying low and reflecting on why you run into your crab shell at the first sign of intimacy. Eclipses can seemingly speed up time and create change that we've been too timid to make on our own. Please tell the people you care about that you care about them before they get tired of emotional games and dip.
Two days later, on Sunday, January 12, Saturn conjuncts Pluto in career-oriented Capricorn. Over the past year, you may have struggled to find your own path. Your family pushed you in one direction. Your friends had another opinion. But what do you want? You may have tried to satisfy everyone, and as a result, ended 2019 feeling drained. This transit asks you to focus on exactly what you want. No more people-pleasing. There isn't enough time to make everyone's dreams come true — you have to focus on your own.
Saturn, the planet of law, discipline, and structure, enters community-oriented Aquarius on Sunday, March 22. Cancer is often described as family-oriented, but that's because you understand the importance of existing within a supportive community. Family can mean friends, partners, or anyone who makes you feel at home — there are no blood relations required.
You may feel selfish focusing so much on your professional goals, and spending time on your own ambition. But remember that others rely on you to create a safe home and community. If you're not happy, they're not happy. After Saturn enters Aquarius, you see fruits of your professional labor around you. Life flows easiest when you do you.
2020 is going to make sure you experience all the feels.
Venus, the planet of love, abundance, and wealth, goes retrograde on Wednesday, May 13. When a planet goes retrograde we turn inward and often see the clear (but sometimes) ugly truth of a situation. No more rose-colored glasses. Romantically, this can mean a rude awakening. Perhaps you see your lover's dark side for the first time in the relationship or get candid about one another's trauma. There may be an explosion of emotion that freaks even sensitive water sign Cancer out. This retrograde ends on Thursday, June 25. If you find any red flags or dealbreakers during this time, it's worth reconsidering your relationships, but it's also true that Venus retrograde can sometimes be an emotional time of discovery worth sticking through.
Venus rules traditionally feminine qualities, such as intuition, beauty, and love. 2020 makes sure we experience all the feels and hits us with a Mars retrograde from Wednesday, September 9, to Saturday, November 14. Mars rules traditionally masculine qualities, such as aggression, sex, and ambition. During Mars retrograde, you may find yourself feeling like a wimp. It may be harder to ask people out, and professional pitches might go ignored. It could feel like no one is paying enough attention to you. However, this transit also puts you more in touch with qualities such as empathy and understanding — virtues lacking during Venus retrograde. Rather than banging your head against the wall because you can't find a third for your threesome, spend the night in making love to your partner one-on-one. I know, it wasn't what you had in mind, but let's be real — you're totally into it.
Money comes your way on Saturday, December 19, when generous Jupiter enters independent Aquarius. This transit rewards you financially for following your dreams and focusing your efforts throughout the year. Remember, don't let other's opinions rule you, especially when it comes to how you make a living. Two days later, on Monday, December 21, Jupiter and Saturn conjunct, unleashing monumental change. On a global scale, we may see shifts in politics and public perspectives. On your personal scale, this means tangible results and money for honing in on your craft. Congrats, Cancer, and don't let the haters keep you down.
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