Your Love Horoscopes for the Week of October 1

Relationships run the full spectrum from practical and persnickety to reckless and romantic this week. The key player is amorous Venus as she enters pragmatic Virgo on Tuesday to sharpen senses, but then opposes dreamy Neptune the following day to let imagination wash away critical thinking. Exploration is favored but commitments should be delayed until the fog of illusion burns away. Messenger Mercury and somber Saturn dive into intense Scorpio on Friday, taking us to new emotional depths over the next month. Luckily, the flirty Gemini Moon starts our weekend off on a lighter note.
Aries Horoscope
Aries Horoscope (Mar 21 – Apr 19)

Messages and moods are mixed this week with loving Venus entering cautious Virgo on Tuesday and your passionate ruling planet Mars launching itself into fearless Sagittarius on Saturday night. You can fluctuate from cautious to adventurous and may encounter others with equally diverse attitudes over the next month. Taking yourself less seriously helps to reduce stress and allows you to play in unconventional ways. However, being kind is a must this weekend with the evocative Moon’s shift into tender Cancer on Saturday night. Exploring new worlds is exciting, but there’s nothing wrong with staying at home to be with the one you love.

Taurus Horoscope
Taurus Horoscope (Apr 20 – May 20)

Resourceful Venus’ shift into skillful Virgo and your 5th House of Romance on Tuesday enhances your creativity when it comes to matters of the heart. Pushing yourself past your usual limits may be what it takes to turn a promising encounter into a profoundly intimate one. On Saturday night passionate Mars moves into limitless Sagittarius and your 8th House of Deep Sharing, taking you to new heights over the next five weeks. Caution should be tossed to the wind so you can follow your bliss.

Gemini Horoscope
Gemini Horoscope (May 21 – Jun 20)

Being discreet and keeping your impulses in check is helpful when magnetic Venus enters meticulous Virgo on Tuesday. The Moon slips into your sign on Thursday morning to bring your feelings to the surface. Taking care of business early in the week leaves you time and emotional space to shoot for the Moon on Saturday night. Sexy Mars heats up your 7th House of Partners for the next five weeks, attracting free-spirited people who encourage you to take risks. Expanding the range of individuals and activities you engage with is bound to enliven relationships.

Cancer Horoscope
Cancer Horoscope (June 21 – Jul 22)

The Moon’s entry into your sensitive sign on Saturday evening intensifies your emotions. A strong desire for safety can cramp your style since action planet Mars is shooting into fiery Sagittarius that same night to spice up your life for the next five weeks. While it’s reasonable to protect yourself, allowing your imagination to take you beyond the limits of familiar faces and places might light up your love life. Don’t let someone’s lack of finesse blind you to what he or she really has to offer. Opening your heart gives you the chance to let others in.

Leo Horoscope
Leo Horoscope (Jul 23 – Aug 22)

Discretion is a must this weekend with expressive Mercury and responsible Saturn entering intimate Scorpio and your 4th House of Roots on Friday. Secrets may surface and need to be handled carefully to avoid embarrassment. But if you’re willing to engage in a deep conversation, you might untangle some emotional knots that often get in the way of intimacy. A safe setting permits you to speak from your heart with the trust needed to be completely truthful. Energetic Mars strides into bold Sagittarius on Saturday night, giving you an extra dash of courage to shine your light brightly enough for everyone to see.

Virgo Horoscope
Virgo Horoscope (Aug 23 – Sep 22)

Alluring Venus dances into earthy Virgo on Tuesday night, inspiring you to be at your captivating best for the next four weeks. You are finally able look past minor flaws to appreciate your positive traits. Pleasing yourself comes first now since your happiness is key to being more desirable to others. Friends and organizations can help you make romantic connections on Saturday and Sunday with the cozy and cuddly Cancer Moon hanging out in your 11th House of Groups. Showing your softer side enables your companions to get to know the real you.

Libra Horoscope
Libra Horoscope (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

Relationship repairs are top priority on the agenda this week. Your lovely ruling planet Venus enters efficient Virgo and your 12th House of Unfinished Business on Wednesday, providing you with a clear perspective on partnership issues. Recognizing where improvements should be made empowers you to put the past behind you. Just be kind to yourself during this reflection process since criticism without compassion is not useful. Thoughtful change comes slowly but lasts longer.

Scorpio Horoscope
Scorpio Horoscope (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

You’re not into wasting words this week as mental Mercury and serious Saturn enter incisive Scorpio on Friday. Conversations grow weighty with no room for small talk. If your thoughts are heavy, you might be tempted to keep them to yourself. But sharing your concerns with someone you trust is a healthier way to go, especially since this cosmic combination is sticking around for a few weeks. Emotionally strong people understand your feelings and make more desirable companions than those who can’t handle the intensity. Your sexy planet Mars leaps into adventurous Sagittarius on Saturday night, encouraging you to take risks in the pursuit of your dreams.

Sagittarius Horoscope
Sagittarius Horoscope (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

The world is yours for the taking when Mars moves into your adventurous sign on Saturday night, heating things up for the next five weeks. Nevertheless, stepping lightly is recommended when the Moon slips into sensitive Cancer on Saturday night. This delicate lunar transit occurs in your 8th House of Deep Sharing, which can bring you closer to someone if you’re willing to quiet down enough to tune into their needs. Patience is needed to listen and respond to others in a way that earns trust. Sharing private time when you expose your inner self may not sound exciting, but is an excellent way to bring more love into your life.

Capricorn Horoscope
Capricorn Horoscope (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

Saturday night is sweetened by the Moon’s entry into nurturing Cancer and your 7th House of Partners. Getting cozy with someone special requires a delicate touch and the ability to anticipate the needs of others. Back off from pulling strings to make things happen now, since coming on too strong will tend to push people away. In fact, showing your vulnerability is one of the best ways to dissolve barriers and to earn trust, bringing the closeness that makes relationships worthwhile.

Aquarius Horoscope
Aquarius Horoscope (Jan 20 – Feb 18)

Start your weekend early with the lighthearted Gemini Moon dancing into your 5th House of Romance on Thursday morning. The following two days supply you with ample opportunities to play and to show off how much fun you are to be around. It’s a wonderful time to be frivolous and flirty so don’t take relationships too seriously. Managing your family and work responsibilities is enough of a load now, which is why you will benefit from a lighter approach in your personal life. It’s back to crossing things off the to-do list once the Moon slips into caring Cancer and your 6th House of Details on Saturday night. However, there’s no reason to sacrifice snuggle time if you have an affectionate companion willing to join you.

Pisces Horoscope
Pisces Horoscope (Feb 19 – Mar 20)

Vibrant Venus moves into industrious Virgo and your 7th House of Relationships on Wednesday, turning your love light on for the world to see. You might attract a critical person who is hard to please but don’t put the sole responsibility for making him or her happy on your shoulders. A successful partnership is a team project where both of you have to pitch in to make romantic magic happen. Be selective in the company you keep and don’t waste time dealing with insincere individuals. The Moon dips into watery Cancer on Saturday night, inspiring you to wear your heart on your sleeve. Nurturing those you love casts you in a beautiful light.