Your Love Horoscopes for the Week of August 20

We start playing for keeps with two planets entering passionate Scorpio this week. The Moon’s presence in this mysterious sign on Wednesday and Thursday adds depth, power and complexity to relationships. But a more potent influence is assertive Mars’ move into tenacious Scorpio on Thursday where it will provoke deep feelings and extreme actions for the next six weeks.


Aries Horoscope
Aries Horoscope (Mar 21 – Apr 19)

It’s time to take a relationship to the next level or consider cutting ties as your ruling planet Mars enters relentless Scorpio and your 8th House of Deep Sharing on Thursday. If you’re single and looking, you will be ready to push harder for what you want. But if you haven’t addressed an important issue in a current alliance, expect to encounter it now. Finding satisfaction with someone requires work, but is well worth the effort when both of you are willing to compromise for the sake of love.

Taurus Horoscope
Taurus Horoscope (Apr 20 – May 20)

Expect more heat in relationships with passionate Mars’ entry into emotional Scorpio and your 7th House of Partners on Thursday. This could spur conflict with your current squeeze or when meeting someone new. Confrontations are possible yet they could be exciting if the tone doesn’t turn aggressive. Your capacity to hang tough to get what you want is a major asset for reigniting the fire in your present union or sparking a new one.

Gemini Horoscope
Gemini Horoscope (May 21 – Jun 20)

You’re ready to spread your wings and fly this weekend with the Moon’s visit to adventurous Sagittarius on Friday morning. This lunar transit in your 7th House of Partners attracts outgoing people who are more into fun than commitment. If you’re in a relationship, make sure to mix up your usual social patterns to avoid boredom. Going on an unplanned outing this weekend is a great way to maintain the high level of stimulation you crave now.

Cancer Horoscope
Cancer Horoscope (June 21 – Jul 22)

You should feel more desirable than ever this week with the magnetic Scorpio Moon’s transit of your 5th House of Romance on Wednesday and Thursday. But the passion you’re feeling will last even longer with sexy Mars entering this attention grabbing part of your chart on Thursday for the next six weeks. Intensity makes you more captivating now, which is good news for your rising libido. Once your intentions are known, others will find you nearly impossible to resist.

Leo Horoscope
Leo Horoscope (Jul 23 – Aug 22)

It’s not what you see that counts this week, but what you’re feeling deep below the surface. The evocative Moon and energetic Mars dive into enigmatic Scorpio where they stir the emotional waters in your 4th House of Roots. Old relationship issues won’t go away and may need to be faced once again. Yet if you’re perceptive, patient and persistent enough to address your fears, you can finally put this part of the past behind you.

Virgo Horoscope
Virgo Horoscope (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

Entertaining at your place is a wonderful way to stretch yourself this weekend. The outgoing Sagittarius Moon occupies your 4th House of Home and Family, which is perfect for opening up your home and sharing your heart. Maintaining a healthy sense of humor and the ability to overlook petty details makes it possible for you to relax and have a good time. Being truthful about your desires is also  key to repairing a relationship or getting on a new track toward finding love.

Libra Horoscope
Libra Horoscope (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

It’s great to be free and open with your words this weekend, but your actions require a bit of cautionary discretion. The Moon’s presence in cheerful Sagittarius and your convivial 3rd House on Friday and Saturday makes it easy to chat up just about anyone. Energetic Mars moves into calculating Scorpio and your 2nd House of Resources on Thursday for the next six weeks, where measuring what you give is essential to maintaining a healthy self-esteem.

Scorpio Horoscope
Scorpio Horoscope (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

You could be ready to take the lead in relationship matters this week with two planets moving into your willful sign. The Moon’s midweek visit lasts only two days, but your enterprising ruling planet Mars marches into Scorpio on Thursday and stays there until October 6. It’s time to push others for what you want and to push yourself to get in the best shape possible. Your confidence grows stronger when you feel good in your body.

Sagittarius Horoscope
Sagittarius Horoscope (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

Your mood should be buoyant with the Moon in your optimistic sign on Friday and Saturday. Breaking out of habitual activities to experiment with new people or unusual places will get this weekend off to a lively start. Sunday’s energy is even sweeter  offering you magical moments when you’re alone with one gentle person in a private place. You don’t need special plans to enjoy yourself since inspiration for finding pleasure seems to come out of the blue.

Capricorn Horoscope
Capricorn Horoscope (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

You may want to be cautious about making too many commitments this weekend. The Moon is drifting  through your 12th House of Unraveling on Friday and Saturday, which might drain your energy if you’re not careful. A little self-protection can go a long way to preventing physical exhaustion or an emotional meltdown. Sunday’s mood is very different with a lunar transit into your well-organized sign. A playful day with those you love is likely, although serious issues might arise later that night.

Aquarius Horoscope
Aquarius Horoscope (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Friends make all the difference in your personal life this weekend with the adventurous Sagittarius Moon hanging out in your 11th House of Groups on Friday and Saturday. Working for a cause or being part of a team supports your ideals while increasing your chances of meeting someone new. If you already have a partner, joining up to do something for others can solidify your heart connection with a newfound sense of passion and purpose.

Pisces Horoscope
Pisces Horoscope (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

There may be magic brewing in your personal life this weekend. Mars swims into the intense waters of insightful Scorpio and your visionary 9th House of Depth on Thursday and forms a favorable angle with your imaginative ruling planet Neptune on Sunday. This is terrific for creating an environment in which play and passion blend easily. You know how to initiate contact with a gentle touch that can be very seductive. Practicing patient persistence is likely to get you what you want.