Venus in Scorpio: Ride the Emotional Waves

Posted on October 18, 2019

​Venus entered Scorpio on October 8th, where it will remain until November 1st - bringing with it a fiery and burning passion that pulses within our veins.

In astrology, Venus is the planet that rules over all matters of love, truth, beauty, and sensuality. Your Venus placement in your natal chart is one of the more important placements, and can give you insight into how you love, and how you connect within and to relationships. Venus is also the planet of pleasure and concerns itself with all the pleasing activities and experiences in life.

Scorpio is one of the 12 zodiac signs in astrology, and it is known for its air of mystery, its magnetic draw towards the hidden and deeper truths of life, passionate romance, secrecy, and jealousy. Scorpio is an intense sign, and that intensity is palpable when the pleasure-seeking planet of Venus passes through this constellation.

Heightened Venusian Sensuality

If your first thought is that Venus in Scorpio may promote feelings of sensuality and sexuality, you were right.

It is a well-known fact that the sign of Scorpio is naturally sensual, as is the planet, Venus - when these two astrological elements come together to dance in a transient transit, the pulse of love, romance, and pleasure will be ignited. Fantasies are increased and should be indulged during this time. This is a great transit for exploring your sexuality in safe and healthy ways and learning to liberate yourself from any stigma that may be attached to the concept of a sexually active individual. Venus in Scorpio reminds us that sex is natural and a wonderful part of life, despite social norms or notions that might lead us to believe otherwise. Venus in Scorpio asks us to embrace that naturally occurring part of our spiritual beings.

But that doesn’t mean that single folks won’t have any fun - this can also be a great time to meet someone new. Romance is in the air, and it may open our collective hearts to the idea of falling in love. You’ll feel more drawn to the idea of meeting a new partner and exploring the beautiful and exciting process of new love. If you are already in a relationship, you can expect your feelings towards each other to deepen and intensify. This can obviously be a great gift in a long-term partnership, but these intense feelings can also lead to arguments or misunderstandings - especially when considering Scorpio’s role in this transit.

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Scorpio Intensity Intensifies

Scorpios are associated with the deep sting of the scorpion’s tail. As a Water sign, the Scorpio may not initially appear to be ferocious or emotional, but once crossed, a Scorpio knows how to hold onto a grudge. So, you may feel more determined to win the fight than usual. Just remember, the ultimate goal is to find communication and compromise within a healthy relationship. If you find yourself feeling a bit testier during this transit, try to take a step back from the situation and remind yourself that these intense emotions are temporary.

Venus also rules over money, so this influence is very likely to affect our financial situations as well. Venus in Scorpio gives us the motivation and opportunity to get our financial situations organized and in order. This transit may be an excellent time to create a budget for yourself - you may even find help in the form of an app on your smartphone. While budgeting may not be fun, you’ll feel much more relaxed once you know that you’re on top of your finances.

Venus isn’t wholeheartedly dedicated to responsible actions however; as the pleasure-seeker of the zodiac, Venus likes to relax and have a good time. When combined with the inquisitive nature of the Scorpio energy, this influence may encourage you to spend hours diving into interesting books or journaling about the meaning of life.

In other words, you may feel introspective and rather philosophical. This can be beneficial for finding more direction in life; however, be careful not to get sucked into endless contemplation and relaxation - you will have to do some necessary work before it’s time to relax.

Concluding Thoughts…

Overall, Venus in Scorpio can be a very passionate and exciting time of the year: as long as you can maintain patience amidst the intensity of emotion.

Embrace the deep feelings and sensuality that come along with this transit by planning a special date night or a fun outing with friends. And if you’re single, remember to keep your eyes and your heart open for potential partners - everyone’s heart will be ready to receive passion under this influence.

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Rhiannon Liselle is a nomadic Sagittarius with a passion for writing and trying to help others grow. She’s studied astrology for about 10 years, and has been writing about… Read More »

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