Winter weather can have a serious effect on productivity and energy, but your weekly love horoscope shows that the creative inspiration is flowing this week and communication should be clearer now that Mercury is out of retrograde. And if your 2017 is starting slow, don't fret — take your time to revise those resolutions and go with the flow. You can also set your sights higher, and dream bigger as the love planet Venus meets the muse Neptune in poetic Pisces on January 13th and 14th, says "The Love Astrologer" Kathryn Andren. Check out her weekly love horoscopes below to see exactly what having mercury out of retrograde can bring for you this week.
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Get your story straight, Aries. Sometimes you need to slow down so your loved ones or family members understand you. The love planet Venus meets nebulous Neptune next weekend in your area of closures and completions. Cat got your tongue? Talk things out with lovers or friends and double check details to avoid confusion. The messenger planet Mercury moving direct on January 8 is a reminder that communication is the key to any worthwhile relationship.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)Take it to the streets ,Taurus. There are multiple options for you to meet new people this week when you are out and about. Over the weekend, the love planet Venus meets dreamy Neptune in your area of associates. That means anything goes when connecting with friends and friends of friends! You can have a wild adventure with someone new, or you may be lost in love with your special someone. Boundaries may be uncertain around January 13 and 14, so be sure to say yes when you mean yes and no when you mean no.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)You can really work it this week, Gemini. You’re the talk of the town in your public life as the planet of love and money meets the muse, Neptune. Get lost in the crowd, or introduce yourself to a total stranger. You may make friends quickly but be careful of getting too close, too soon. Remember to say what you mean and mean what you say. The communications planet Mercury just went direct this week so be discerning before jumping into something new.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Escape to the movies this week! The love planet Venus meets nebulous Neptune in your region of the enthusiasm this evening. Take quiet time alone or escape on an adventure with your sweetie where you can communicate without talking. You may feel inspired to share big dreams together or simply get cozy on the couch. Whatever happens, don’t overanalyze. The magic happens in your dynamic discussion when you keep it positive.
Leo (July 23 - August 22)
Loving Leo, it’s certainly a romantic and sexy time for you this week. Alluring Venus in your area of intimacy meets dreamy Neptune taking you to greater depths of imagination in the bedroom and beyond. For singles or couples, let your fantasy life run wild. You know who your real friends are, but you may have the opportunity to let down your guard with a perfect stranger. Connections may be created easily this weekend on January 13th and 14th. Just remember to check if the closeness you feel is the real deal or just an illusion.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
Now’s the time to make your move! Magical Venus meets loving Neptune this week in your area of marriage and partnerships. When you risk reaching out in relationship, it opens new doors for personal intimacy. Get out of your comfort zone. Find time to deepen the connection with your special someone, or meet someone new for inspiration. Notice in your life who is dragging you down and who is truly uplifting and supportive. Choose your partners wisely.
Libra (September 23 - October 22)
Dream on, Libra. This week the love planet Venus meets dreamy Neptune in your area of healthy habits and routines. You may feel overwhelmed or on overdrive considering all the options available to you. Look at the bigger picture for your love life. Are you too demanding on yourself or your partner? You may discover mind-blowing options available once you find the courage to speak up about what you truly believe.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
Get a room! This weekend the possibilities for pleasure are off the charts as brilliant Venus meets loving Neptune in your region of romance and creativity. Seduce your partner playing fun and games then find a way to escape for a few hours to communicate without talking. Notice your how you’re feeling but go with your gut instincts before you make your move. An enchanted weekend is ahead of you!
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Settle down, Sag. Your area of home and family is energized this weekend when pleasure-loving Venus meets up with boundless Neptune. It’s a perfect week to get cozy on the couch with your sweetie or create a early movie night with the kids. Have you been speaking clearly with your partner and family? Avoid confusion and clarify your communication since the messenger planet Mercury just moved direct on Monday. Remember too, sometimes silence is golden.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
Watch your mouth, Capricorn. Alluring Venus meets the muse Neptune this weekend in your communications zone. Is your special someone responding to your sweet-talk or is something getting lost in translation? Take some time talk it over. Singles or couples, don’t take any more chances being misunderstood this week with lovers or friends. Be clear and consistent in your communications and life will feel easier.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
Get lost in simple pleasures this week, or simply escape to the movies. Love planets Venus and Neptune energize your area of pleasure and earthly possession this weekend. If you’re dating, enjoy some quiet time with your sweetheart and share all the qualities you truly value about each other. Remember communication is the key for any relationship. Be sure your words and actions are in alignment this week.
Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
This is a week of peaceful pleasures and inspired action, Pisces. Love planet Venus, now in your sign, meets dreamy Neptune in your area of expression and individuality. Couples or singles, this weekend offers opportunities to feel the depth of your feelings. Once you have a gut instinct, there is no need to doubt your self. If you are inspired, then it’s time for action! Remember, trust your first feeling.
“The Love Astrologer” Kathryn Andren empowers individuals, couples and families to live a life of passion and purpose. Inspired by a deep connection to land sea and sky, she shares two decades of professional experience with intuitive wisdom. Schedule your private phone session here, and get supportive strategies on life and love in 2017 by signing up for The Love Astrologer’s free e-book, Soul Pattern Cycles, 4 Supportive Strategies for Transition Times