Venus is retrograde. Avoid taking a vacation as it will not be enjoyable. It will be an ideal time to reflect on the pleasure and profits derived from one’s ambitions and efforts. Romantic and business partnerships can be seriously tested. Avoid making major financial changes or purchases as they will be regretted later. The books claim that during a Venus retrograde, the market is too expensive, be very careful making new investments or making long term investments. Starting a new job on a Venus retrograde will be regretted afterwards. I have seen this over and over where the person either detested the job after Venus went direct or they wound up discovering coveted information.From October 5 till November 16,
Affection is stagnant and inwardly expressed. This is not a time to start dating or get married. If you are paying for matchmaking or dating service, freeze your membership. In fact, this will not be the best time to start swiping left or right on a dating app.
The upcoming Venus retrograde will be at 10 degrees of Scorpio. History repeat’s itself. Review what was going on in your life during the previous retrogrades periods that were close to the same position as follows: 10/1994-11/1994, 10/2002-11/2002, and 10/2010-11/2010. There will be similarities where you review and revise what you find pleasurable and worth bonding onto. This is truly an art of reflection. Take a stroll down memory lane and write down what was going on in your life. If necessary, consult a calendar. You will see many similarities.
Once Venus turns direct on November 16th, Mercury goes retrograde for 3 weeks. Though much of the Venus Retrograde influences will be clearing up, avoid contracts and new deals until after December 2. The coast will clear up once again.
Technically speaking, the full effect of a planet’s retrograde is wiped out after it reaches its shadow period. So on December 17th, the full effects of Venus Retrograde are gone. Sure, after December 2, the energies improve. One can carry out with new ventures. However much of the matters that take place on this retrograde will be fully released on December 17th.
We’ll explore in part 2 more on Venus Retrograde.