We also know how helpful astrology can be when it comes to finding that once in a lifetime kind of love and keeping it in your life. This is why we’ve put together this love-report for the month of August to help you figure things out.
As you read through this report you’ll find which days are best for love and romance, which days you should stay in and what is going to be the best approach for you to take in matters of the heart for the entire month of August. Now, let’s get to it, shall we?
For Starters: A Few Things You Should Know
First, let’s take a look at where your major celestial players will be positioned in the skies this month. This will give a general idea of the energy you’ll be feeling over the next few weeks before we get down to the specifics and the nitty gritty of how you can make these transiting planetary energies WORK for you and help you in your quest to find that lasting love, or that unforgettable fling. Whatever you are looking for, we’ll help you find it.
First, We’ll take a look at your ruling planet and the planet of passion, Mars, and how his fiery energy will affect your love life this month:
Mars, the planet we most closely associate with passion, starts out the first few days of the month of August in the deeply passionate, and more often than not, kinky Scorpio. This transit sets the tone for the rest of the month and allows you to explore the more exciting side of romance.
This initial placement of your ruling planet is also the area in your stars responsible for your darker side. This can bring out any pent up anger, disagreements in joint financial situations, or competition in your most intimate connections. The flip side to this is being able to harness this powerful energy and use it to generate passion you can then put into your life in a great way.
One thing is for sure, this Mars placement gives a great boost to your sex life, trust me on that!
It wouldn’t be a love report without talking about Venus and where this lovely energy will be most prominent in your chart:
Venus starts out the first few days of the month finishing a transit through Leo, but on the 5th follows Mercury right into the area in your stars responsible for managing your more mundane, day to day tasks. You’ll be wanting romance to be a little more neat and organized, and you’re attracted to someone who can keep you mentally stimulated, while not being too hard on the eyes.
Here, Venus’ energy creates the desire to care for others, more so than usual. Health and fitness can also become more important than in the past, and you could even meet someone new at the gym or out on a nature walk or at the dog park. You’ll be wanting someone with whom you can snuggle up with and just enjoy life, and you wouldn’t mind doing so in the comfort of your own home.
You can expect for love to feel safer and to attract partners who have their act together and give off the vibe of being more grounded than who you may have been attracting in the recent past. Even if you aren’t in the market for a serious relationship right now, someone new could enter into your life for a short time.
Next, we’ll look at where Mercury, the planet of communication and understanding is positioned in your stars for the month of August:
Mercury rulers over communication and how we relate to others and will be spending the entire you the month of August in Virgo, making how you get your point across feel a bit more structured than it may have in the days and weeks prior when Mercury was stirring things up in a fellow Fire sign.
With Mercury in Virgo, you want your life to feel organized. You’ll find yourself going to great lengths to make certain that your lists are made, your clothes are folded, that you are punctual, that the chores are done etc… This may not last more than a few weeks, but it is an awesome period of the year to take advantage of and get some of the messier areas of your life a bit more put together—Even if one of those areas is your love-life. Mental stimulation will be a huge turn on for you in August, so seek out those who can keep up with the conversation and who have something thoughtful and interesting to add.
How This Particular New Moon In August Will Improve Your Love Life
The Leo New Moon, happening on the 2nd, comes with a load of positive energy that will be infused, not just into you love life, but into all areas of your life. In Leo, this New Moon will illuminate the area in your stars where your happiness, creativity and loving feelings are found, making this the perfect time for the start of a new relationship.
This New Moon is all about promoting and creating happiness. Whether you are taking up a new hobby, starting a new project, or just spending time with those you hold most dear, the Lunar energy on the 2nd will bring improvements to your life, one way or another.
Another awesome event that coincides with this New Moon is the aspect it will be making with Saturn. This aspect will add a definite touch of warmth to the sometimes difficult Saturnian energy. This is really great considering this sets the tone for the weeks to come. The aspect with Saturn here is even more emphasized because, well, when we have the New Moon making this aspect that means the Sun is as well, and in Leo this is a pretty powerful kind of energy.
This aspect reminds you to go after whatever it is that you want most and to accept nothing short of what you know you deserve in life. In Leo, romance is highly favored and the feeling of warmth and being wanted is definitely there.
Along with the New Moon making an aspect that lightens up Saturn a bit, there is also an aspect with Lilith, the black moon, that poses a bit of a challenge. This forces you to choose between what is comfortable and that which is more dark and daring. You may be forced to make a choice—choose happiness here and you won’t be disappointed!
While the New Moon is working its magic, Venus will also be finishing out its last couple of days in fun-loving Leo before moving into the worker bee, Virgo. Confidence is one of the most attractive traits a person can possess, and you’ve got that in spades.
Along with this Leo full Moon, there is a notable aspect between Venus, in Leo, and Uranus, in your on sign. Uranus likes to come through and shake things up, there’s no doubt of that, so expect the unexpected under these transits. Being an Aries, you are one of the most independent of all the Zodiac signs, and Uranus being in your sign only amplifies this—A LOT.
Venus in Leo could actually indicate someone new entering into your life who has a romantic interest in you and either is quite unique and eccentric themselves, or someone who genuinely loves and appreciates your uniqueness and individuality. One thing is for certain here, oppressive people need not apply.
The whole vibe will be exciting and unique, thanks to the positive flow of energy between Venus and Uranus coinciding with the New Moon. New, better times are ahead!
Adventure when it comes to love is almost a guarantee with this transit. Just think of it—Saturn is feeling a bit softer and more giving, Venus is in your corner and the aspects being made are just perfect to usher in something or someone new. Be daring, step outside of your comfort zone and stay open to the amazing possibilities headed your way.
How Mars Is Spicing Things Up And Making Love Fun in The Month of August
With Mars in Scorpio until the 3rd there will be plenty of energy there for the physical side of things, should that be where your head is at. Really, the beginning of August gives you the best of both worlds and will allow you to kinda choose which path you’d like to start the month out heading down.
In Scorpio, Mars indulges your darkest desires and makes you feel a bit more frisky than usual. In Scorpio, Mars dominates the area of your chart where you make the most of your major life transformations. This is where your jealousy is, where you want to control things and where your deep-seated fears like to hang out. Avoid letting the fiery Mars energy get you all riled up. If you can maintain a level head for the first couple of days of the month, you’ll come out of this transit unscathed—Just enjoy the passionate side of Mars in Scorpio without indulging your mind in the darker side.
After the 3rd, Mars moves into Sagittarius, and into the area of your stars where you look to expand your horizons, mentally, physically and spiritually. Your energy and focus for the remainder of the month of August will be of a more gregarious nature. You want to explore the world and learn new things. The timing of this transit is actually the perfect time to consider going back to school or embarking on a journey of some kind. If you are single, you can seek out like-minded individuals now and reap a double benefit—You can help one another to grow as you learn whatever it is you decide to learn, as well as get close to a new potential partner while doing so. This could be the best kind of a win-win.
You may also find yourself in the company of or being pursued by someone who isn’t from the same background as you. Be they from another country or even just another state or religion, you could really expand your horizons here by engaging in stimulating and rewarding conversations with new people.
As the month progresses, Mars will be making its way toward Saturn, making a direct connection on the 23rd. Luckily, the New Moon softened Saturn up earlier in the month and this energy will still be hanging around. Emotionally, you may start to feel a bit confused about which way is up around this time.
A Freaky Full Moon Mixed With An Intense Venus Pluto Thing
Moving right along, you can expect to have quite an interesting experience when we get to the Aquarius Full Moon on the 18th. This unpredictable Full Moon will bring to the fore some things that have been hanging around in your life, perhaps for too long. This particular lunation is going to be an interesting one for sure.
The Full Moon in Aquarius, itself, is a pretty big deal when it comes to your hopes and dreams, as well as friendly associations or groups you may belong to. Problems or issues lurking in these areas of your life can now find a resolution, finally.
Don’t be afraid to think outside the box to find ways to tackle the bigger issues in your life.
So you’re probably wondering what’s up with Venus and Pluto and why it’s so intense. Well, Venus, by this time well into Virgo, will be making a positive aspect with Pluto in Capricorn. This transference of energy can definitely pack a punch when it comes to getting close to that someone special. This transit won’t have the levels of passion that you might expect from a major Venus-Pluto transit because a lot of the focus here will be on more practical elements in you life, but the potential for passion is still there—After all, responsible, hard working people also sometimes like to explore their more passionate side.
Pluto carries an energy that is raw, primal and incredibly honest. You’ve had Pluto knocking around in the area of your stars that rules over your professional life and karmic life-path for quite a long time, probably as long as you can remember. Pluto here, although helping you to restructure your path so that you may find ultimate success, can feel a bit brutal, and lonely from time to time.
Venus comes to soften this energy, allowing you to form a connection with someone who fits into the path you’re on.
Your life can be as exciting as you want it to be, so don’t expect anything less than what you want and desire and you’ll get just that!
What To Do When Reality And Fantasy Come Head To Head
As August comes to a close, you’ll start to feel a definite shift in all the positive energy that’s been swirling through you life. There’s nothing to panic about, so don’t worry, you will just want to use some extra caution when Saturn and Neptune square off, yet again, on the 30th. This energy is nothing new, you’ve just had a nice break from its intensity since the early days of July.
Right now, Neptune aims to muddy the waters of reality and cause confusion in all areas of your life. Mars adds fuel to this fire and can cause you to see situations through a lens that is a bit off from reality. Stay alert and do your best to communicate your thoughts and intentions clearly as you finish out the last few days of August. You can get through this relatively unscathed, but you’ve got to keep your eyes open and not let others pull the wool over them. This may be difficult in some instances, but you can do it.
The last few days of August is not the time to start any new relationships that you want to be long-lasting, or, for that matter, successful. This doesn’t mean to seclude yourself, just stay alert and keep your head out of the clouds. Reality isn’t always all that awesome, granted, but you still have a lot going for you.
One more thing that bears mentioning for the month of August is the fact that Mercury will be moving into another Mercury retrograde period in the final days of August. This can cause some confusion, miscommunication, and general frustration for you that will last well into September. We’ll talk more about this in next months forecast, just know it is coming and that the last couple of days in August have all the makings of bringing some frustrations with them.
Best Days of the Month of August for Aries
Here’s a run down of the best days of the month of August for your sign when it comes to love, lust, romance and fun.
August 2nd: The New Moon in Leo ushers in the opportunity for a new love to enter into your life.
Also, Venus and Uranus connect in a positive way that brings about intense surprises. Expect the unexpected this day and don’t be afraid to let others see your true, quirky side.
August 4th: The Moon makes a connection with Mercury, making it easier to express yourself more articulately than usual. Emotional connections are possible under this influence.
August 18th: The Aquarius Full Moon brings opportunity for change and personal growth.
August 27th: Venus and Mercury both make a connection with Jupiter, laying the groundwork for positive energy to grow. The only thing to watch out for on the day is indulging in too much of a good thing!
August 30th: The transiting Moon move through Leo and illuminates the area in your stars that rules over your happiness and love.
Now that you are armed with all the information you need to have the best August ever, go and do what you will, Cancer. We trust that you’ll use this information wisely. August can be a wonderful month and you could form a lasting relationship, strengthen one you’ve already got, or you could just have a simple fling and a lot of fun.
Whatever you choose, know that the stars are with you and you can definitely make this a month to remember!
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