As we told you about in your April Horoscopes, this week is going to be an intense one! The main event is a solar eclipse in Taurus on the 30th. Though Taurus season is usually a time to relax like a happy cow in a lush field, eclipses instead bring catharsis, upheaval and sudden change. Eclipses in Taurus disrupt stability, money systems and the earth itself. Think: the appearance of Audrey II—the monstrous houseplant from Little Shop of Horrors—during a solar eclipse. But seriously, if there are bills that must Aries Compatibility: The Best and Worst Zodiac Matchesbe paid, jobs that must be left, or relationships that must be defined, by the end of the week, you’ll be certain of your next move. Less because of any internal breakthroughs and more because external circumstances will make the answer very clear.
What’s especially interesting about this eclipse is that it goes exact as Venus meets up with Jupiter in Pisces. The two benefic planets are coming together for what would usually be this year’s moment of peak bliss. But with the eclipse, things get complicated. Pleasure comes with pain, agony comes with ecstasy and big wins come with difficult choices. Luckily, chatty Mercury moves into Gemini on the 29th giving us plenty of words to describe this sea change.
(Horoscopes follow for each sign. If you know your rising sign, reading for that sign too will provide further insight.)