Sun in Gemini: Talking About Love

Illustration of the sun shining in a blue sky with the Gemini Twins symbol

Of all the signs in the zodiac, Gemini is the one that enjoys conversation the most. Even if you are not a Gemini, while the sun makes its annual spring visit to this sign, you will notice a rise in the enjoyment of communication, the exchanging of information and the absorption of experiences to satisfy deeper curiosities.

This year, the sun enters Gemini on May 20 and is there until June 21. In 2010, there are a few interesting planetary aspects occurring while the Sun visits Gemini that will put a different spin on this annual solar sojourn. The first noteworthy planet is Mercury. This is the planet that rules Gemini. Mercury had been retrograde in Taurus until early in May. When the Sun moves into Gemini, the planet Mercury will be moving forward through the parts of Taurus where it had been retrograde. This means that the first ten days of the Sun’s visit to Gemini will be spent cleaning up a communication mess from the recent past. After May 30, though, you will be surprised to find some new experiences waiting for you. In fact you may get overwhelmed with lots of new challenges.

A rare planetary shift occurs on May 27. The planet Uranus takes seven years to move through a zodiac sign and will be departing Pisces for Aries on this date. This is the planet that rules big events and in moving into Aries, it is crossing over to the beginning of the zodiac. This will be a signal of new beginnings worldwide, as Aries is the sign of moving forward, unimpeded by the past. This will not only add more intensity to the new experiences on their way in the final three weeks of the sun’s Gemini visit, it will also signal subtle but absolute hints of how the next seven years will be going as your zodiac sign adapts to the new location of the planet Uranus.

A bigger, and perhaps more impactful and intense astrological move is the planet Mars entering the zodiac sign of Virgo on June 7. Ordinarily, the red planet changes signs quite often, but in a rare alignment, Mars has been in the zodiac sign Leo since October 15. This in-sign stagnation is almost unprecedented in astrology. What this means for us is that Mars has a lot of pent up energy and it will be unleashed beginning June 7. Because Mars has entered Virgo on that date, the concerns for us on earth will be about details. Since zodiac Gemini is tense with the sign Virgo, look for the rush of detail-mania to make the second week of June chaotic with small, overlooked things.

So hold off on that ordinary forecast. Gemini may be a strong candidate for the most nonconformist sign in the zodiac, but the 2010 version of Gemini will be one for the record books – where you are on May 20 will be a long way from where you are on June 21. Read below to see where that might be:

  • Aries March 21 – April 19

    Talk About Love: Even your mildest flirtations will turn on the opposite party.
    New Challenge: A shopping spree should be an adventure you can talk about for months to come. Make the most if it.
    Demanding Details: Missing paperwork on the job will spell disaster.

  • Taurus April 20 – May 20

    Talk About Love: You can get your dates to pick up a check for once.
    New Challenge: Don’t take your financial situation personally.
    Demanding Details: Your attempts at romance will be scrutinized.

  • Gemini May 21 – June 21

    Talk About Love: Your reputation will open the doors of romance.
    New Challenge: Out of chaos comes a new orderly way of doing things.
    Demanding Details: Details about your house or apartment overwhelm.

  • Cancer June 22 – July 22

    Talk About Love: If you could put your feelings into words you might not have gone and kissed that object of your desire.
    New Challenge: Creating a tangible partnership out of a feeling you had.
    Demanding Details: There could be a fussy friend or coworker wanting to set the record straight with you.

  • Leo July 23 – August 22

    Talk About Love: Going out in a group will help you isolate your new romantic interest.
    New Challenge: Being seen in public may bring up a past you left behind.
    Demanding Details: Finances need attention like never before.

  • Virgo August 23 – September 22

    Talk About Love: Getting the word out about your affections will reel in the big catch.
    New Challenge: A shift in your affection could occur when you visit a new lover unannounced.
    Demanding Details: You could get caught in a little exaggeration about your weight or appearance.

  • Libra September 23 – October 22

    Talk About Love: Planning a trip with your soulmate will lift your spirits.
    New Challenge: Getting up and going is not what it used to be.
    Demanding Details: Paying attention will be more difficult than normal with all the new stimulation.

  • Scorpio October 23 – November 21

    Talk About Love: A passionate exchange gets so physical so fast you might forget to tell each other your names!
    New Challenge: Leaving something behind is hard, as trash does not make a habit of throwing itself out.
    Demanding Details: You will stand in front of a group of coworkers asking for the facts at your most forgetful moment.

  • Sagittarius November 22 – December 21

    Talk About Love: The lighting at your date’s place may be harsh; work on your interior space and wind things down there.
    New Challenge: Cleaning up more than the litter box at home.
    Demanding Details: Career changes abound.

  • Capricorn December 22 – January 19

    Talk About Love: The cute new guy at work has experience in something you could enjoy off hours.
    New Challenge: A new boss may take some getting used to.
    Demanding Details: Planning a get-together becomes a burdensome administrative task.

  • Aquarius January 20 – February 18

    Talk About Love: You can take the gamble that your crush likes you back.
    New Challenge: Does your dream soulmate come with baggage?
    Demanding Details: An ex might think he or she still has privileges.

  • Pisces February 19 – March 20

    Talk About Love: A roommate or neighbor has a blind date for you to see.
    New Challenge: Keeping the home front happy.
    Demanding Details: Partnership bridges are about to be crossed or burned.

Sun Forecasts of 2010

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