Gemini, November 2017

It's another busy month. Good thing there are two of you, Gemini.

by Annabel Gat; illustrated by Nicole Ginelli
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Nov 1 2017, 2:00pm

The start of the month is complicated, but you're used to making sense out of seemingly impossible situations. Let's break this down together: There will be some helpful energy in the air, especially within your relationships and around connecting with people you care about, when sweet Venus makes a harmonious connection with commitment-oriented Saturn on November 3.

Also on this day, the Sun connects with Neptune, creating an easy energy around your career. Expect to be creatively inspired! However, drama in your social life is also likely due to Venus opposing the planet of surprise, Uranus, on November 3 (or 4th if you're on the East Coast). Making things even more intense, there will also be a tiring and emotional full moon in Taurus, which will find you needing to catch up on time alone and take time off work.

In other words, the universe is sending us mixed messages: supportive energy within your relationships, but drama in your social life. Easy vibes will be flowing at work, but you'll still need to lock yourself in a dark room away from everyone to decompress. Again, Gemini, if anyone can reconcile opposites, it's you.

Mercury enters Sagittarius on November 5, boosting communication between you and your partners. Sagittarius is a sign that's famous for having a big mouth, so don't expect people to hold very much back over the next few weeks. Your focus will remain on your relationships as Sagittarius season kicks off on November 21. If you're working on partnership issues or looking to team up with someone romantically, creatively or otherwise, Sag season will make it happen!

Venus, the planet of love, money, and style, enters sexy Water sign Scorpio on November 7. Scorpio is a complicated sign, so you can bet Venus's time through it will be quite complex for you. It will bring blessings around work, so expect some opportunities to come your way. If you're in love, or looking to be, Venus in Scorpio will find you reflecting on whether or not your schedules and habits mesh. On the beauty front, Venus in Scorpio is a great time for you to edit your wardrobe, as well as to hit up a spa.

The universe is sending us mixed messages: supportive energy within your relationships, but drama in your social life.

Venus in Scorpio wants you to take better care of your body—not just for aesthetic purposes, even though Venus is definitely into feeling cute, but also because Venus is the planet that symbolizes what we value. You do value your health, right, Gemini? This is a great time to quit smoking, or whatever bad habits you're indulging in.

Saturn makes a harmonious connection with Uranus on November 11, which is certainly a day to circle in your calendar. Saturn is the planet of stability, while Uranus's job is to rebel and reform. With these two planets working effectively together, you'll find that conversations will take place to help you transform a partnership or commitment.

This is a wonderful occasion to reach out to people you want to connect with, especially if you have been feeling shy lately or unsure about how to move forward. Supportive Saturn is helping you as you take risks with Uranus.

Confusion arrives on November 13 when Mercury squares off with hazy, dreamy Neptune. Mercury connects with Mars on November 17, which will bring more straightforward communications your way, as well as an exciting conversation with a crush (or, if you're not looking for love, a creative partner!).

The new moon in Scorpio arrives on November 18, which is an excellent time for you to commit to ending a bad habit and to refocus on your wellness routine. This is also an auspicious time for work, getting things crossed off your to-do list, and getting organized. This new moon is in Scorpio, a sign that loves to purge—declutter your life, Gemini!

Warrior planet Mars squares off with the lord of the underworld, Pluto, on November 19, which will find people in an aggressive mood. You'll especially feel this playing out in your love life: People who want to be more intimate with you will be pissed If you're not into it, and people with whom you want to get closer may be feeling combative.

There is, of course, an off chance that this fiery combination of planetary energies will work in your favor—and lead to some very hot sex! Just focus on taking the high road and not getting roped into any arguments.

The month wraps up with your ruling planet, Mercury, connecting with Uranus on November 25 and with Saturn on November 27 (or 28th, if you're on the East Coast). This a crucial time for communication.

Mercury's connection with genius Uranus will bring unexpected news as well as an opportunity to connect with an innovative, unusual person. Mercury's meeting with Saturn will find you discussing commitments and limits with a partner, or possibly a mentor or authority figure. Good luck this month, Gemini, and see you in December!