This month is all about learning to stand up for yourself. It'll help you stand up for others better, anyway.
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Welcome to April, Cancer! At the end of March, a full moon lit up your 4th House of Home and Family, turning your attention to your living situation. This could indicate a potential move-in with a partner, or a shift in how you communicate with your roommate. When the communication planet Mercury enters bold Aries and your 10th House of Social Status on Saturday, April 3, you'll feel a necessity to stop worrying about others so much and start thinking about yourself. You love deeply, Cancer, and your caring nature is one of your best traits. But you are entitled to big dreams just like everyone else. This transit helps you vocalize them. You're learning to assert boundaries and put yourself first, and that's always a good thing, sweet crab.
The sky goes dark with a new moon also in Aries and your 10th House of Social Status on Sunday, April 11. New moons mark new beginnings, and because you are ruled by the moon, you are affected more than others by these moon phases. For you, this new moon is about ambition. What have you been fighting for? Whatever it is, you're going to start to see results. You can expect a promising email or phone call regarding a project near and dear to your heart.
Venus, the planet of love and abundance, enters Taurus and your 2nd House of Possessions on Wednesday, April 14. While no one, not even the stars, can promise money — especially in this economy — it's likely this transit will bring good news for your bank account. Then, on Monday, April 19, messenger Mercury leaves Aries and also enters Taurus and your 2nd House of Possessions. As an empathetic water sign, you are ruled by emotion. While fire signs are often boisterous and vocal, you still have to teach yourself to speak up about your own needs. April's promise of abundance will only bear fruit if you ask for what you need, so don't be afraid to ask your boss for a raise or your roommate to pitch in their share of housework. On this same date, Monday, April 19, luxurious Taurus season begins, inspiring you to layer on the self-care and pampering.
Warrior planet Mars enters your sign, Cancer, on Friday, April 23. With the fighter planet in your corner, you're going to have the confidence and charm to get what you want. This transit furthers the momentum you have going for you when it comes to potential for abundance; it also gives you the confidence to be your true self. You are creative, caring, and intuitive, and you have a slew of superpowers at your fingertips. Whether it's writing, working out, a hobby, or having sex, engage in feel-good activities that remind you how awesome you are.
April starts to come to a close with a bright full moon in sexy Scorpio and your 5th House of Pleasure on Monday, April 26. While April has been largely about your finances, it ends with you getting some action. And yes, masturbation counts. Full moons are perfect for manifestation. Try some sex magic by visualizing exactly what you want (whether it's the perfect partner or a job you've been lusting after) right as you have an orgasm. Sex magic is just directing sexual energy to a goal, and you can have fun with it.
April is a good month for you, Cancer, but it culminates by asking you to go deep. Pluto, the god of the underworld and the planet of transformation, goes retrograde on Tuesday, April 27. When this planet goes retrograde, we must confront our deepest and secret desires. Because Pluto is about death and rebirth, it's time to shake off unwarranted guilt. You are entitled to consensual sexual desires and should be paid your worth. Focus on yourself for once, shake off the shame, and go get it. See you next month!
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