Mercury and Venus both receive mixed messages this week from realistic Saturn and imaginative Neptune. Be aware that an open heart may not serve you well as Venus squares Neptune on May 13 and quincunxes Saturn on May 14. Once May 15 arrives, put yourself in research mode as Mercury enters Gemini. Finally, watch for confusion as Mercury squares Neptune and quincunxes Saturn on May 18!
May 13: Venus squares Neptune
May 14: Venus quincunxes Saturn
People may not be who they seem -- or perhaps someone is behaving in an unexpected way -- as love planet Venus receives crossed signals: Neptune causes relationship confusion while Saturn throws a curveball, both of which may give you a reality check about someone. Vet potential dates thoroughly and pay close attention so you don't get blindsided by others who don't have your best interests in mind. If you need a wake-up call about someone, you get it now!
May 15: Mercury enters Gemini
The communication planet in its own sign brings conversation, interesting ideas, and new interests, making this a wonderful time to socialize. Have you wanted to learn a new language, take up a hobby, or write a memoir? Now is the time! And if you're making plans for your future, cast a wide net to gather as much information as possible as you enjoy this transit through its May 31 endpoint.
May 18: Mercury squares Neptune and quincunxes Saturn
Under this confusing double aspect, you'll wonder who's telling the truth! When Mercury, planet of communication, meets dreamy Neptune, your thinking is inspired, but impractical. This aspect is famous for misunderstandings, and Saturn's job is to give you a reality check. If this serious planet can pierce the fog of dreamy Neptune, you'll receive helpful information -- so keep your ears and eyes open!