• Maddie Irving

May Horoscopes

In May:

  • Monday, May 3: Mercury enters Gemini

  • Saturday, May 8: Venus enters Gemini

  • Tuesday, May 11: New Moon in Taurus

  • Thursday, May 13: Jupiter enters Pisces

  • Thursday, May 20: The Sun enters Gemini

  • Sunday, May 23 - Sunday, October 10: Saturn goes through a retrograde

  • Wednesday, May 26: A Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius

  • Saturday, May 29: Mercury goes retrograde


Aries (March 21 - April 19)

Begin this month with understanding who you are, and be proud of who you are and what you’ve accomplished so far this year. On May 3, Mercury enters flirty Gemini which means you’ll feel secure in your current relationships or you’ll be bold in telling someone how you feel. Also this is a time to remind yourself how much you are loved, regardless of your insecurities. On May 13, Jupiter enters Pisces, which is in your sector of unconsciousness. With this, your dreams can be turned into a reality. Success doesn’t come overnight, but take this time and manifest and write down your dreams and aspirations. With the Sun entering Gemini on the 20, things in your life will pick up and get busier, but don’t let this stress you out because on the 23, Saturn will go through a retrograde and it won’t end till October 10; this will help you organize and set boundaries in your social life. With a Full Moon and a Lunar Eclipse on the 26, it may cause you to go crazy and over-analyze everything and it can be mentally damaging, so use that time to relax. Mercury’s retrograde on the 29, is a good time to stay grounded and keep busy but stay safe, as you will be tempted to do things you shouldn’t.


Taurus (April 20 - May 20)

On May 3, Mercury enters Gemini, which is in your communication zone and it is a good time to start making money. With people being set back due to the pandemic, take a look at your occupation and see if your time is being paid for what it’s worth. The New Moon on the 11, is a good time to meditate and manifest your goals, visualize them as much as possible. Jupiter entering Pisces on the 13, adds to your manifesting but will leave you with promising results of those goals to come true. With Saturn going into a retrograde from May 23 to October 10, you will learn how to balance your social life with your emotional needs and learn how to better take care of your mental health. If you are prone to anxiety, take that time to learn about yourself and how to distress when the world seems like it’s suffocating you. On the 26, there is a Full Moon and a Lunar Eclipse, the Full Moon is going to convince you to tell your crush how you feel or even ask your boss for a raise; the Eclipse on the other hand is going to cause some craziness so make sure to stay rational.

Gemini (May 21 - June 21)

Some of your relationships did not go well last month and you are entering this month by giving yourself a hard time. Stop letting the guilt get to you because on May 3, Mercury enters your sign and it encourages you to finally relax and stop worrying about other people and their feelings. Venus enters your sign on the 8, this is the time to put your needs first and figure out what is going on in your life and fix it to better yourself, be selfish it’s okay! You have a very active mind, so on the 11, the Full Moon will offer you clarity and meditating will also calm down your mind. Jupiter enters Pisces on the 13, and during this time your social life is going to go crazy. After all of the stay at home orders and social distancing, you are ready to take on the world, but safely. Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 to October 10, encourages you to surround yourself with people you are comfortable being yourself with and people whose values parallel yours. The Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse on the 26 is going to be a good excuse to log off of social media and stay off your phone. Because it is your birthday month, Mercury’s retrograde on the 29 encourages you to go wild and have a good time, no holding back.


Cancer (June 21 - July 22)

Begin this month by shedding the weight of past regrets you have because it is doing no good and only weighing you down. On May 3, Mercury enters Gemini which encourages you to stop living in the past and lingering on the way things used to be, instead look at where you are in the present, live in the present and seek out your future. Mercury also encourages you to talk to someone about the way you have been feeling, if that’s a friend, family member or even a therapist. Venus enters Gemini on the 8, and that will encourage you to put yourself out there, but you are too busy focusing on your ex, STOP. The Full Moon happens on the 11 and it encourages you to find a partner or create a new relationship with a new person. On May 13, Pisces enters Jupiter and it encourages you to start thinking in a different way and to stop being so closed minded. The Sun entering Gemini on May 20 is a great time to start being social and get out in the world, but with precaution to the pandemic. Saturn’s retrograde from May 23 through October 10, urges you to take up a social life that connects to your desires and what you want to do, so don’t hold back. The Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse on the 26 is bound to bring you unnecessary drama in your life, so stay at home and take that time to yourself. Mercury’s retrograde on the 29 reminds you to not stress yourself out and to live in the moment.


Leo (July 23 - August 22)

On Monday, May 3, Mercury enters Gemini and it is going to pick up the pace in your social life. Being a Leo makes you feed off of social interaction, so this pandemic has been a really hard thing for you, use this time to get dressed up for yourself and get together with friends. Venus entering Gemini on May 8 will bring you into a relationship … with a friend. Be careful when pursuing a romantic relationship with a friend, especially during the time of Gemini because their feelings for you may be deceiving and cause a rupture in the friendship. The Full Moon in Taurus on May 11, encourages you to manifest your dreams and goals and to write them down. The Sun enters Gemini on the 11, which is your social zone, and you desperately need social interaction. With things slowing down with the pandemic, you are encouraged to get that social interaction, but in a safe way. Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 through October 10 is the time to work on self-care and slow down, you need to match what you are doing on the outside with what’s going on, on the inside. The perfect time for you to work on your self-care is during the Full Moon and the Lunar eclipse on the 26 because nothing goes good when there is a Lunar Eclipse, so it’s best to stay inside.


Virgo (August 23 - September 22)

On May 3 Mercury enters Gemini, you will find yourself creating friendships with new people who share the same interests as you, these connections could also include romantic relationships. Venus enters Gemini on the 8, and this means you will find yourself growing closer with a partner or crush by being vulnerable and opening up about your feelings; this opening up can also be done with friends and it will lift a weight off of your shoulders. Jupiter enters Pisces on May 13, and the month of May is fulfilled with creating new relationships, so take this time to put yourself out there and meet new people and expand your horizons. Your zodiac sign tends to keep to themselves, so the whole pandemic went by like a breeze for you, but it was straining emotionally; the Sun entering Gemini on the 20 encourages you to get out of your house and do some mental healing. Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 to October 10 encourages you to start setting your life up the way you want it to look and be like, get comfortable going outside of your comfort zone. Use the Full Moon and the Lunar Eclipse on May 26 to tie up loose ends with old or new friends or relationships, but be careful as the Eclipse causes a lot of crazy things to happen. Wrap things up and move on so you can bring peace to yourself and set yourself up for a better, care-free future. Mercury’s retrograde is cheeky and will cause people, like exes to come back in your life. May is your month for new relationships, including your love life; we want your love life to move forward, not backward.


Libra (September 23 - October 22)

On May 3, Mercury enters Gemini which encourages you to take a step back and look at the way you engage with other people. Your zodiac sign represents peace and balance, which leaves you to come off as passive-aggressive, so therefore use this time to work on your direct communication skills. Venus, the planet of love, enters Gemini on the 8, and again encourages you to work on communication but with your partner. With direct communication you do not intend to hurt anyone or cause any problems, but you tend to send mixed signals and avoid addressing problems; therefore more hurt is inflicted, so working on communication is key for you this month. The Full Moon in Taurus on the 11 marks the date for new beginnings in any aspect such as social life, relationships and even your job. Jupiter enters Pisces on May 13, this is the time to do a self-evaluation and focus more on your physical and mental health, it is okay to be selfish. When the Sun enters Gemini on May 20, it encourages you to engage in your social life, but Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 to October 10 reminds you to take things at your own pace and comfort level. On May 26 there is going to be a Full Moon and a Lunar Eclipse and this is a good time to change something up or try something new like makeup or self-care routines. The Eclipse is very dramatic and may seem stressful because you are trying to put yourself first while trying to maintain drama in your relationships, but be careful and watch your own health, you might hurt yourself by stressing too much. On May 29, Mercury goes retrograde which will try to pull you into the past with toxic people reaching out, but stay focused on your future self.


Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)

On Monday, May 3, Mercury enters Gemini and this means that you should get rid of unhealthy habits and have some transparent conversations with close people in your life. Venus enters Gemini on May 8 and this is to take down your built up walls of trust issues and examine them to see if they are protecting you or actually hurting you. The Full Moon on May 11 is a good time to create new beginnings and healthy communication skills. Jupiter enters Pisces on May 13 and this encourages you to take some pride in yourself and be confident! Seek out opportunities to make money, you have life goals that are just out of grasp now, seize the opportunity. In order to be able to claim all of this good energy, you have to make sure your mental health is in a good place first. Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 through October 10 is a great time to create safe guidelines for your socialization and don’t rush yourself to make new friends. You as a Scorpio are trying to live a peaceful life right now, so during the Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse on May 26, stay inside and off of the media because unnecessary drama emerges during eclipses.


Sagittarius (November 23 - December 21)

You are coming into this month with the knowledge that vulnerability is not a weakness, and it’s not healthy to bottle up your emotions. On May 11, a New Moon enters Taurus and that means it’s a time for new beginnings to focus on yourself more, with your physical and mental health needs because you deserve to feel great. Jupiter enters pisces on May 13 in your zone of family and home, and this means use this time to connect with family because they may really need you right now; this can also be a sign to identify something in your home that is missing. The Sun enters Gemini on the 20, which is your social sector and it encourages you to fulfill that void that is social interaction, but don’t rush it and be safe because it is not all back to normal yet and neither are your relationships. May so far has been the month of good news and happiness, but that energy is about to get hectic because of the Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse on the 26. Use that time to tie off loose ends or relax but don’t start any new projects. Mercury in retrograde on May 29 is a big reminder to stay in your bubble and stay out of chaotic situations.


Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)

Last month you were able to reconnect with your friends and you also worked really hard, so this month is time to let loose and have a good time. On May 3, Mercury enters Gemini which suggests you distress and take a self check and see how your occupation may be affecting your mental health; it is normal to have a hard time balancing your health and your job but yourself should always come first. Venus enters Mars on May 8 and this should be the time to reflect on your relationships with people and see how your occupation could also be affecting those relationships or if there are any other deep conversations that may need to happen. Jupiter enters Pisces on May 13, you are asked to verbally express the way you feel, but it is difficult for you to do that, but know that it is okay and it will make you feel better in the end to just get it all out. Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 through October 10 is a reminder to live in the moment and learn to balance your life and work because every second is precious and you don’t want to just work your whole life away. The Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse on May 26 is the time to make changes about yourself and start to be emotionally honest. Mercury’s retrograde on May 29 is going to be the start of a slowdown that is going to be happening in your social life next month, so get all of your socializing done while you can.


Aquarius (January 19 - February 18)

On Monday, May 3, Mercury enters Gemini and you can expect some really good news coming your way so stay alert for that. Your relationships have been under a lot of stress during the pandemic and with Venus entering Gemini on May 8, this is a great opportunity to reconnect with these people. A New Moon falls in Taurus on the 11 which is a great time to explore some new beginnings, they don’t have to be right now, they can be goals for the future. May is a healing month for you because you have been through a lot this past year and tried staying strong, and with Jupiter entering Pisces on May 13, this is the time when good energy is coming your way and you will have so many opportunities of happiness in the future. As the Sun enters Gemini on the 20, you have a huge wave of optimism all of a sudden and it makes you want to get out into the world, but Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 to October 11 reminds you to only put yourself into situations that you are absolutely comfortable with. There is a lot of chaotic energy coming your way as the Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse happen on the 26; therefore you should stay away from that and focus on bettering yourself and staying off of social media. Mercury’s retrograde on the 29, encourages you to continue to put your mental health first and a ton of good energy will surely come your way.


Pisces (February 19 - March 20)

Last month taught you to stop being so insecure about yourself and embrace all of your imperfections and how to be confident in yourself. Mercury enters Gemini on May 3, this will bring an unsuspected visit from a family member or a change in your life at home. Venus enters Gemini on the 8 and this will bring support from a friend or partner to help you through all of the stress you are going through with your family. Your loved ones are always there to support you, you just need to stop being so afraid to call out for that help. Taurus has a New Moon on the 11, and this is a good time to get out all of your feelings from the past year written down and out of your head and to replace them with goals and aspirations so you can move forward to the future. On May 13, Jupiter enters Pisces which means something good is coming your way, such as having huge life milestones. The Sun enters Gemini on May 20, this is an important time to see friends because when you are left alone with your own feelings you tend to do some damage to yourself. Saturn’s retrograde on May 23 to October 10 is a great time to practice setting boundaries in your social life because it hasn’t always been easy for you to accomplish. With the Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse on May 26, many people are going to be staying low-key and you should as well because you don’t want to get caught up in the craziness. Mercury’s retrograde on May 29 reminds you to remember the intentions and goals you set during the New Moon this month and to not stress about your future anymore.

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