Tuesday December 10, 2013
The love story of the day is a revelation of a not-often-said-truth. That many women are attracted to sexual confidence in men, and men that are confident in their masculinity. This female Capricorn tells it from her angle, and with two cardinal signs, it's a love scene with two alphas, leading to a lot of tension and at times, a battle of wills. The cardinal signs are Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn.
On the Aries and Capricorn Love Match, guest MJ writes: "I'm a Capricorn female dating an Aries male. Like a Capricorn, I tend to be cold towards guys and I love playing hard to get. When I first met my boyfriend, he was stubborn and was confrontational with me and to be honest, I was really attracted to that aggressiveness."
She continues sharing her candid love intel: "He can be dominating but I love it. I find it a turn on when he grabs me (however it should never cross the line of disrespect). Sexual attractions are intense and hot. However, being two stubborn and sometimes self-centered signs cause a lot of arguments. I hate it when he is condescending to me and disrespects my ideas and requests. It's a hot mess sometimes...fast paced and heated."
She really says it all here -- that male aggressiveness is sexy, especially for women that are themselves bold in the love department. It's only when it careens into disrespect, that it becomes a red flag.
Tuesday December 10, 2013
Between you and me, I was thinking I'd be a star if I completed the 2014 'Scopes before Christmas. But a quick look around the astro-blog-o-sphere reminded me that many astrologers have had them in the can since Spring!
My attitude about 'Scopes has changed over the years. I've had years where I wrote them based on the solar chart -- that's making predictions based on where planets fall in the houses. If you're an Aries Sun, for example, that puts transiting Uranus in your First House. But I've never gotten anything meaningful from that kind of horoscope.
So the method this year, is to consider planets in the sign, and any angles or important astro-events. And after turning on the intuitive blender, highlight one or two that stand out. To start, here's Aries Horoscope for 2014.
Monday December 9, 2013
With love compatibility, there are compatible elements -- these are water-earth and air-fire. The rules of love engagement can be a guide, for the broad strokes. But then you get into the nuances of the particular sign, and what can result from a love combo.
Sharing her Cancer-Virgo Love Story, guest Heather writes, "When I got into my Cancer moods he would lose it. The fact that I would be so changeable would drive him mad, but there were too many moments when he'd be so selfish. He was consistently trying to fix things, mostly with himself. Sometimes it didn't matter, and I would just feel his stress. I couldn't stand it anymore, I was so concerned with what was going on with him and I needed comfort."
What this brings to mind is what makes a Zodiac sign, or element feel secure. Some matches have clashes because they at the core, they need very different responses to trust it.
- Fire Signs (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius) feel secure in an inspired, high-spirited love thang with lots of spontaneity and freedom.
- Earth Signs Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo sense a sure-thing, when it's sensual, stable and a match of values.
- Air Signs (Libra, Aquarius, Gemini) trust a love or friendship that is spacious, with animated conversations.
- Water Signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) find security when it's safe to show true feelings, and know the other won't take advantage of sensitivity.
For elemental love match-ups, follow the links above. In love compatibility, the Sun sign gets all the glory, and the attention! But the Moon (sign) is often a give-away, to what a person REALLY needs to feel secure.
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Friday December 6, 2013
Mars takes a righteous stand in Libra for a (relatively) long time -- from December 7th to July 25th, 2014). So in any creative act or argument, the presiding Mars is deploying the Scales as a tool or saber.
It's important to know the enemy, and to pick battles wisely, as Mars walks into a cardinal energy booby-trap into 2014. There's a crucible-type turning point the third week of April, 2014, when retrograding Mars forms a Grand Cross (all squares and oppositions) to Uranus, Jupiter and Pluto.
This hits the spot from Willow's Web Astrology: "With transiting Mars in Libra for eight months, we're going to have to fight (Mars) for the social fabric (Libra) that is slowly being eaten away. We're going to have to fight (Mars) for civility, for reciprocity, for kindness, for sociability, for mutual support, for cooperation, for consideration, for social strength and harmony (Libra). We're going to have to fight to stay together. We're going to have to fight for love. "
Read more about When Mars is in Libra...
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