Beneficial Thought: How to Keep Love Alive Through Every Mercury Retrograde
Ugh. It is Mercury retrograde time. Again.
Many of us worry about this time. It’s a time where everything and everyone slows down because everything is slowing down. And if we have our relationship in a situation where everything feels just right, then Mercury retrograde can really throw a boomerang into that. Well, we are here to say, fret not, Earthlings. Mercury retrograde can actually help your relationship if you want it to.
If you want to find out how to keep love alive through this timeframe, then keep reading friends. We’ve got your Mercury retrograde guide right here that will keep love saucy and sizzling hotter than any Summer heatwave. Check it out.
What is Mercury Retrograde?
We have a number of Mercury retrograde guides and definitions here, but for the purpose of relationship keeping, we can do a quick review.
We have a few elements in play here. And remember, this is also eclipse season. We have a New Moon in Cancer solar eclipse on July 2, in an eclipse cycle that will close with the Full Moon in Capricorn and lunar eclipse on July 16.
Big changes are ahead for Earthlings. And we don’t want those changes to happen in our relationship. Or do we? We might.
The main element here for the purpose of today’s discussion is the retrograde angle. This is when physically, a planet slows down. It slows down so much that it appears as if it is going backwards, and in some ways it does. The communication planet Mercury is going to be retrograde from July 7 to August 1, smack dab in the middle of this eclipse season.
That means that anything that Mercury rules is going to feel a little slower. That’s travel, communication, short journeys, and all gadgets and devices that manage those things for us in our lives. So just when you are waiting for that text to be returned, it doesn’t come. It may have been that gadgets messed things up. It may have slipped your partner’s mind.
But you still wonder, and maybe it wasn’t just that your partner just had something else on their mind.
And then panic sets in.
Don’t let it.
Follow this checklist to keep love alive during Mercury retrograde, no matter what.
Mercury Retrograde 2019 Relationship-Saving Checklist
- Keep expectations low.
Don’t start anything. And work on finishing up old business in love. Table anything new for now, and don’t go into any new dates thinking this is The One. It might not be. Looks are very deceiving right now. Keep expectations low and then you don’t have disappointments that follow.
- Patience gets you everywhere.
This is not the time to lash out at someone for not returning a text. Just wait for it. Go on and have a busy life until it comes. It will. Or it won’t. Either way, your Universe is making you wait for the answer. Just wait for it. Be patient. This is the kind of time where you run over to someone’s house to help them with a phone or computer to use while they figure out their situation. Or it’s the time to wait at home or with your life until you hear from them. Patience gets you everywhere.
- Forgiveness is beautiful.
When you forgive under a Mercury retrograde spell, something magical happens. You feel better, more free, and more loving. And so does your partner. Get in the habit of forgiveness as it is a very karma inspired thing to do right now. Forgive. And you will literally forget. Make-up kisses rock under Mercury retrograde.
- Be nostalgic.
This is the time to recreate a first date, even if it’s not an anniversary. Do something that makes them look back, like Mercury is doing right now. Single or attached, you can get a lot of breakups healed under Mercury retrograde when you do this.
- Breakups aren’t always forever.
This is important. There are going to be breakups during Mercury retrograde. They rarely last. So hang in there. And use some of the above tips to patch things up.
- Follow up.
If you are confused, ask. And if you get a text or DM, reply. Quickly. Others are just as impatient with technology as you are right now. Just respond. Do unto others as you would want them to do to you, and get into this habit. It’s never a bad idea to get back to someone right away.
- Update your online profile.
If you are single, just reboot it. Add a magical quote or touch that makes you stand out.
- Don’t allow first impressions to matter.
Nothing is as it should be under this retrograde and eclipse cycle. Just be open to anything and everything and you are good to go.
Mercury retrograde can be a beautiful and magical spell, but because it is happening under an eclipse spell, it can feel a little manic. It’s not. When it feels that way, stop everything, slow down, be patient, breathe, and think it through. And never forget that we are here for you too!
Keep those Daily Horoscopes and your Daily Tarot reading bookmarked and you will get through this. Remember, nothing lasts forever, including retrogrades. But if you work on it, you could just well tap into that soul mate magic that this transit is known for.
Who do you want to feel magic with right now?