Mercrx healingpastwounds
Western Astrology

Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio: Healing Past Wounds



by Sherene Schostak October 19, 2013 10:39 PM EST
Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio: Healing Past Wounds Getty Images
"The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars."

-- Bertolt Brecht

On October 21, the communication planet will hit the reverse groove again, but this time in the fixed and mysterious waters of Scorpio. Mercury in Scorpio already tends to be quite secretive and non-verbal when not in retrograde, so you can imagine how subterranean conversations are about to become.


Share a free sample Friends and Lovers. Are you two best friends and lovers? Try a free sample of this powerful reading today!

Of course, everyone goes into total back-up-your-i-objects mode when Mercury Retrograde strikes, and there is the usual don't-sign-important-contracts-or-make-major-decision alerts. However, this particular Mercury Retrograde is about to take us into such elusive subterranean territory that computers and contracts will seem like small potatoes compared to the intense deluge of skeletons our psyches are about to unleash.

This is the time for digging deep to heal the wounds of the past. There is always a nostalgic and retrospective energy to Mercury Retrograde, but this particular one will have a more emotionally driven tone. In fact, there could be a downright obsessive quality as our minds tend to get fixated on attachments or passions of the past.

It's seductive to go back to past lovers or sources of infatuation under this transit. It's also easier to get hung up on old emotional scars. If we can summon the more regenerative quality of this transit to heal and transform some of our more deeply entrenched psychological patterns, we will be using this Mercury Retrograde as a path for healing.

On the other hand, if we fall prey to the more destructive sides of this influence like jealousy, possessiveness and mental obsession, we could literally watch our minds become our own demise. Many secrets will be shared and potentially leaked under this influence, as Scorpio rules all-things private, buried and covert. Another survival strategy for Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio is to listen more and speak less. Words can get twisted and convoluted during this time, so less is definitely more.
 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: November 24-30, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 17-23, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 10-16, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 3-9, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Sun Enters Sagittarius: Expansion and Optimism!
Sun Enters Sagittarius: Expansion and Optimism!

After dwelling in the depths of Scorpio season for the last month, there is nothing that we want... read more »

 
Living Out Our Dreams as Neptune Goes Direct in Pisces
Living Out Our Dreams as Neptune Goes Direct in Pisces

Since Neptune (the planet of illusion, dissolution and delusion) has been in its home sign of Pisces... read more »

 
Fashion Must-Haves by Sign
Fashion Must-Haves by Sign

Learn how to rock the look that's perfect for your sign by learning the secrets of dressing and... read more »

 
New astro forecast sheep 300x250

featured bloggers


Astrology Detective


Astrology Detective
Astrology Detective writes the Love – Money – Health Horoscopes for Dell Horoscope Magazine. She also runs her own site, astrologydetective.com, offering weekly and monthly horoscopes, personal readings and reports, ecards, and more.... read more

Astrology.com videos
3891605997001
3891608130001
3891610459001
3891606040001
3891617167001
3891617178001
3891617179001
3891618694001
3891618079001
3891617187001
3891617181001
3891617181001
3891617189001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

Out of the frying pan and into the fire! There is no rest for the weary on Spaceship Earth as you jump through more... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

Be Alert! Your relationship life turns interesting this week, thanks to a harmonious trine from Venus to Uranus on... read more »