December Horoscope for Aries
You are drawn toward extreme adventure this month because distant places and mind-expanding activities are calling you to fly far away. On December 2, the restless Sagittarius New Moon falls in your 9th House of Big Ideas, arousing the desire to widen your horizons. Metaphysical Neptune's square to this lunation taps into a spiritual yearning or, less desirably, pulls you toward unrealistic fantasies that are likely to remain out of reach. Innovative Uranus, though, forms a favorable trine to this Sun-Moon conjunction, creating unexpected opportunities for travel and learning.
This is perfect timing since intellectual Mercury launches into cavalier Sagittarius on December 4 to open your mind and inspire bolder speech. Your ruling planet, Mars, enters diplomatic Libra and your 7th House of Partners on December 7, an excellent time for initiating new connections, taking a current relationship to a higher level, or going public with an important project. Still, be sure to tread lightly and listen to the feedback you receive rather than plunging ahead impulsively.
The Full Moon in versatile Gemini on December 17 kicks up communication in your 3rd House of Data Collection. Chatting with others is useful for gathering information, especially when it comes to filling in the blanks where you have big ideas but lack some key data.
The Winter Solstice is marked by the Sun's entry into responsible Capricorn and your 10th House of Career on Dec 21, boosting your ambition and increasing your public responsibilities. Amicable Venus, also in the 10th House of Career, turns retrograde later in the day, reminding you to repair professional relationships and perhaps reconnect with old colleagues. Mercury moves into your 10th house on December 24, challenging you to clear your mind and get busy organizing work-related projects.
Keep In Mind: It's easy to find the motivation and discipline to persevere through thick and thin when you are reaching for a goal that passionately inspires you.
Career: Slow your roll
You might feel like the world is starting to spin in the opposite direction this month. Your assertive ruling planet Mars enters diplomatic Libra on December 7 and, due to its retrograde shift there next March will remain in this sign until late July. This extra long transit occurs in your 7th House of Partners, which could reward you with new connections and is also beneficial for going public with projects.
Love: An emulsion of emotion
Considering others' needs and desires is an excellent way to enhance your relationship life this month. Your normally independent planet Mars glides into sociable Libra and your 7th House of Partners on December 7. This can be a very charming transit that should you more appealing to people. However, compromise is a key to tapping into potential of this romantically promising pattern. Yet even this smooth operating Mars in Libra is likely to run into some bumps on the road to romance later this month.