Here’s how the month of May will play out for your zodiac placement.
Welcome to May 2023, everyone!!!
The 5th month of the year will be jammed packed full of planetary transits with a total of 9 astrological events.
- 5/1 Pluto Retrograde
- 5/5 Lunar Eclipse In Scorpio
- 5/7 Venus Enters Cancer
- 5/15 Mercury Stations out of Retrograde
- 5/16 Jupiter Transits Into Taurus
- 5/19 The First non-eclipse New Moon in Taurus since 2021
- 5/20 Mars will Transit Into Leo
- 5/21 Gemini Season
- 5/31 Mercury leaves the post-shadow phase
Look at your rising sign in order to get the most precise reading from this horoscope. You can better understand this forecast by using your big 3. In Astrology, your "big 3" are your Sun, Moon, and rising signs.
Suppose you’re unaware of your big 3, then there are apps and online calculators that can assist you in finding out your rising sign and other natal chart placements.
If you prefer to conduct these tasks online, Astrodienst, Astroseek, and Astro-Charts are some of the best web calculators. Alternately, Timepassages, Sanctuary, and Astromatrix are great apps to use if you prefer a mobile applications.
However, as always, read this according to your preferred style; for instance, if you identify more with your solar side, view this as a horoscope for your Sun sign. Or, think about this from the perspective of your Moon sign to understand your relationship with the lunar energy better.
The Fixed Signs
The fixed signs will have a big month with all the dynamic transits, a Scorpio eclipse, Taurus New Moon, Jupiter entering Taurus, and Mars transiting into Leo.
On top of that, there’s a rare aspect pattern called a Grand Fixed Cross that will affect Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius more than the other zodiac placements. Thus, as we get to mid-May until the 23rd, this cosmic configuration will be more potent for this modality.
With a lunar eclipse, New Moon, Mercury Retrograde, and Jupiter entering your sign, you have a busy month ahead.
Taurus, not only is it still your season, but it’s truly your era to shine with a massive amount of planetary action in your sign. So, this is a period to consider what brings you value, boost your confidence, and recognize your worth.
Jupiter's entering a sector of your chart to do with self-motivation for the next 12 months.
This will put you in a position to embark on a new journey concerning personal growth, self-knowledge, and how to be more optimistic and take chances. With this, it's a time to truly focus on your needs, appearance, and what you want to go after.
Another important event during May will be an Aspect Pattern called a Grand Fixed Cross. This will occur in the parts of your chart regarding self-identity, private life, close unions, and professional scenarios. So, this will significantly emphasize those areas causing you to focus on getting out of a rut concerning these topics and working on becoming more self-reliant.
Love Life wise, this is when you'll take an enthusiastic approach. Therefore, whether you're single or committed, this is a period to let your hair down, engage in fun banter, and go on thrilling dates. Also, this is when you’ll work on bringing emotional security into your romantic scenarios.
May will be action-packed with a vast Taurus stellium entering the professional sector of your chart.
Leo, this month will help you see where you need to gain more consistency in your career. So, it's a period to reevaluate if you're earning enough in your field.
Over the next year, Jupiter will also transit the professional sector of your chart, allowing you to explore new territory regarding your career. Therefore, this will be a time to shoot your shot and go after the career goals of your dreams. This is also a time to level up regarding income.
The Grand fixed cross pattern will significantly emphasize being who you are as an individual versus your home life, work, and other close unions. Hence, this will be a phase to get back on track with these topics so they don’t affect your professional life.
Love Life wise, things will feel active one moment and then relaxed the next. But by the time you get to the end of the month, things rev back up, causing you to feel magnetic and passionate about romance once again.
The month of May is extra busy for you due to your opposite sign, Taurus’s Season, along with a plethora of planets in this zodiac placement.
Scorpio with a Taurus stellium in your house of one-on-one relationships, you will look for ways to feel more grounded in these unions. This period ensures there’s some give and take in this area of life.
Jupiter will enter your house of one-on-one relationships for the next 12 months, allowing you to take an adventurous approach to this part of your life. This is a time to make sure you're getting the most out of your partnerships and assessing which are beneficial and joyous vs. turbulent ones.
Because of how this Grand fixed cross is aspecting you, there will be more pressure in relationships due to the need for space, family issues, and a sense of uneasiness career-wise. So, if you’re feeling at a tug-a-war regarding self-identity, family, relationships, and professionally, this could aid in making changes to those areas.
Love life-wise, it's a time to be more adventurous, be open to opportunities, and do things that will ensure long-term success. So, whether you’re single or taken, this is a period to create a way to have fun but also ensure the person you decide to be with is worth investing time in and brings value to your life.
With a Taurus stellium in the portion of your chart to deal with the home, you'll be focused on ways to fall into your comfort zone.
Aquarius, a Taurus stellium here, will get you focusing on making your abode more of a sanctuary. This could be a time to beautify your domicile to suit your vibes. Or you could consider finding a new place where you feel more at home.
Jupiter will also enter the part of your chart regarding your personal life for the next year, which is a very fortunate position for this planet to transit through. So, this is a time to start a new journey regarding your origins. In other words, this could usher in a phase where you begin a new path regarding family matters. You could finally get to a place where you break free from old patterns in favor of sustainable ones.
A Grand fixed cross will happen and add extra pressure in the personal sector of your chart, causing you to address unresolved issues with family. This could make you feel strained regarding self-expression, one-on-one relationships, and career.
Love Life-wise, you're looking for something more substantial and consistent, so it will be a time to ensure you build tighter bonds. Whether you’re single or taken, this phase will help you kick start a period of improving your romantic life.
For Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces, this month will be productive, with some moments to just have fun.
Happy Birthday, Gemini, your season starts on May 21st, making this an exciting month for you.
The Sun will move through your house of self-identity, so all of your focus will be poured back into making yourself feel special. Through this period, you’re mood shifts to an enthusiastic tone, experience higher energy levels, and take the time to zhuzh up your appearance.
With the Taurus stellium in the portion of your chart to do with beliefs, this will be a time to become more grounded in your ideals. It could also be a time of vivid dreams and intuition that are useful, so some of these flashes of insight might help you come up with something concrete.
Over the next 12 months, Jupiter will also traverse this part of your chart, allowing you to become more expansive regarding high vibrational happenings. In other words, this will be a time to connect with spirituality, intuition, mysticism, and esoteric knowledge. This could also be a time of divine inspiration that helps you experience creative epiphanies.
Throughout this month, an aspect pattern known as a Grand Fixed Cross will be in the sectors of your chart regarding communication, daily routines, higher perspectives, and beliefs. With energy like this, you could feel extra pressure about addressing things left unsaid.
Romance-wise, this is a time to ensure your situations offer emotional security. This is also a period to allow your curiosity to run wild, be more playful, and go on adventurous dates in your local scene. And as we get through this month, you’ll have the urge to be more sentimental in your romantic scenarios.
The month of May will be anything but boring for you, Virgo, with all of the fun occurring in your chart.
Over the next 31 days, you'll feel the need to do something pleasurable, especially with a Taurus stellium in the portion of your chart associated with indulgences. Sometimes, treating yourself isn't a bad thing, although it could go overboard in this sector of your chart; you deserve a moment just to let loose and live a little.
For the next 12 months, Jupiter will also traverse this part of your chart, making it easier to go big or go home. So, a transit like this will help you feel confident enough to take more risk and shoot your shot at opportunities you usually wouldn’t dare to because they’re risky. Through this phase, you’ll experience growth concerning education, travel, philosophy, and being more social.
With the Grand Fixed Cross affecting the areas of your chart regarding communication, routine, higher perspectives, and beliefs, you could feel it's time to make changes. Mainly, this could be a time of feeling like all of these things are throwing your regimen off balance, so it will put extra emphasis on tweaking your schedule.
Regarding love life, this could be a very social time but also a period to be introspective. In other words, it's a phase where you’ll be interested in going out more and connecting with those on the same wavelength. But it is also a time to reflect and create a better game plan for your love life overall.
A month like this will be helpful in taking care of essential matters but also in making some time for fun in the second half of May.
Sagittarius, this is your time to ensure your everyday life scenarios are more solid. In other words, it's a period to ensure your well-being is robust, especially with the Taurus stellium in this chart sector. It’s a phase to seek dependability with your routine, work situations, health regimen, and mindset.
For the next year, Jupiter will also travel through this chart sector, allowing you to expand on ways to improve your schedule, career approach, and diet. An energy like this will also be helpful in adopting new philosophies about your daily routines and the mind-body connection.
An aspect pattern called a Grand Fixed Cross will affect your chart's communication, routine, higher perspectives, and belief sectors of your chart, causing you to focus on these areas. Because of this, it will help you understand where things have slowed you down, and need to get back to being more of a go-getter again.
Love life-wise; you’ll have two main objectives, which will help you get serious about romance but also get back your sense of adventure. Therefore, this is a month to commit yourself to a partnership or to make significant changes in your love life that will ensure something solid. And it's a time to be more adventurous, go on fun dates, and experience more passion concerning intimacy.
May is looking like an active month for you, which will allow for opportunities to express yourself more.
Pisces, you’ll have the Taurus stellium in the sector of your chart to do with communication. So this will be a month that's ultra chatty and busy on a social level.
To top that off, Jupiter will also enter this portion of your chart for the next year, allowing you to be even more communicative. So, this will open you up to more possibilities because you’re more expressive, leading to speaking with those who could be beneficial down the line. Energy like this will help you think of ways to obtain your goals, be more adventurous in your city, and connect better with those you want to form new relationships with.
A Grand Fixed Cross will occur in the areas of your chart concerning communication, routine, higher perspectives, and beliefs, allowing you to see where you’re self-sabotaging. In other words, this will help you break out of unconstructive habits.
Regarding your love life, this is a period that will offer opportunities to have more fun and also get things in order so your romantic scenarios are solid. It’s a time to go on exhilarating dates, experience passionate exchanges, and get into a better routine with someone special.
For Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn, this is a month of getting things done while focusing on ways to ensure you’re getting the consistency needed in relationships.
Your season might be over, but it doesn't mean this month will be dull by any means.
Aries, with a Taurus stellium in your house of creature comforts, this will be a month of exploring ways to get your needs met. In other words, this is a time to ensure you’re comfortable, nourished, doing as much self-care as possible, and taking a moment to do something luxurious.
Jupiter will also enter this area of your chart for an entire year causing you to explore all of the other topics of this Natal house. In other words, these next 12 months will be a time to look at opportunities to expand your resources, earn more money, and gain more in the way of material things. With a planet like this traversing part of your horoscope, there will be extra emphasis on living a softer life. Over this period, you’ll also begin a new journey regarding self-worth, self-esteem, self-respect, and understanding your values.
An aspect pattern called a Grand Fixed Cross will form in your house of material resources, self-expression, income outside of yours, and the association's zone of your chart. For this reason, you could feel extra pressure to break out of habits that hold you back from achieving financial independence.
Love life-wise, this will be a period of fun and excitement as you enter into a phase of being bolder in your interactions. It could be a month of exhilarating dates and more passionate intimacy than usual. And even though it's an action-packed time in romantic scenarios, it will also be a period to become more committed and sentimental in love life matters.
A month like this will be very active for you.
Cancer, with the Taurus stellium in your house of social connections, this will be a busy time regarding platonic relationships. So, it will be an active month of mingling and doing fun things outside your norm.
Jupiter enters that same area of your chart for the next 12 months, allowing you to expand your social circle. With this, you will be ready to take your social life to the next level by opening yourself up to new friendships, so this is a time to meet new people who will become solid in your life. It’s a phase to join groups or clubs with the same interest as you and gain a sense of community. And it will be a period to gain connections with those who can be helpful in terms of networking.
A Grand Fixed Cross will occur in the areas of your chart concerning material things, standing out for your uniqueness, income that flows through others, and the association's side of your horoscope. For this reason, you might feel more emphasis on resolving social conflict.
Romance-wise, it’s a month of feeling magnetic, just like in April. Venus will enter the part of your chart to do with personal appearance so you could feel like you’re drawing people in more than usual. Also, this is a time to indulge in high-end dating experiences and let your hair down intimacy-wise by experiencing some passionate moments.
The following 31 days might take on a more metamorphic tone for you.
Libra, you have a massive Taurus stellium in the sector of your chart to do with transformation, so it's a period to shift things that need altering in your life. Some of this could be through finding ways to get comfortable with the uncomfortable so one day you can have more tranquility in your life.
Jupiter’s also entering this area of your personal horoscope, allowing you to expand upon the other topics of this sector. So, this will be a period to reframe old behaviors that don’t serve you, understand repressed emotions, vulnerability, and take a deeper dive into your inner psychology. It will also be a time to work on getting back on track with financial matters.
There’s a Grand Fixed Cross in the areas of your chart to do with your income, self-expression, other people's resources, and platonic relationships. So, this might create extra pressure to transform disempowering situations for you.
Romance-wise, this is a period to get out more with friends who can introduce you to someone new if you’re single or by taking a moment to go on dates outside your norm if you’re already committed.
And last but not least, Capricorn.
This month will be a mixed bag of getting serious but enjoying yourself.
With the Taurus stellium in the sector of your chart to do with being adventurous, you’ll find practical ways to let your hair down. So, this will be a month of trying fresh leisurely activities to participate in because even though you have never tried these playful antics before, you’ll feel more open-minded than typical.
Jupiter will also traverse this sector of your chart for the next year, which will help you expand on high-minded topics. In other words, you’ll be ready to embark on a journey that gets you interested in education, philosophy, culture, belief systems, and universal truths. Having this planet transiting through here will be helpful in terms of exploring more travel opportunities. Also, this will be a time to take more risks and finally allow you to shoot your shot at big goals.
With the Grand Fixed Cross in the sectors of your chart regarding personal finance, creative expression, income other than your own, and social groups, these areas could feel extra tense. Some of the energy could add extra pressure on you to stop stifling yourself and to show off your unique talents.
Concerning love-life matters, this is a period to connect with your spiritual side regarding how your approach to romance. Also, this will be a period to ensure the romantic situations you’re in offer reciprocity.