October Horoscope for Taurus
Your relationships remain top priority this month, but you encounter unexpected issues achieving a healthy balance between intimacy and independence. Although the next occurrence of the transformative Uranus-Pluto square isn't exact until November 1, you are already under pressure to redirect your life toward reaching more meaningful goals.
The agreeable Libra New Moon on October 4 falls in your 6th House of Employment, yet dynamic aspects to unrestrainable Uranus and unstoppable Pluto can make your job feel oppressive if it doesn't support a higher purpose.
Even a normally comfortable relationship is more awkward now as strict Saturn in your 7th House of Partners forms an irritating aspect with rebellious Uranus on October 5. You want a soul connection rather than a simple romance when adorable Venus shifts into your 8th House of Intimacy on October 7, but her harsh aspects with diffusive Neptune and indulgent Jupiter on October 10-11 make the path to love elusive.
The freedom-loving Aries Full Moon Eclipse on October 18 overwhelms your 12th House of Destiny by firing up your imagination with exciting new plans. You have an urgent desire to make sudden changes at work in order to break out of a rut. Nevertheless, it's difficult to initiate action, and Mercury's retrograde turn on October 21 makes it even tougher to gain the traction you need.
Thankfully, on October 25 an accommodating Sun-Neptune trine spreads a peaceful, easy feeling over your social life. Additionally, a profoundly restorative and regenerative Mars-Pluto trine on October 31 pushes you to work hard and play hard. Although you are capable of great feats now, reserve some energy so you can gracefully ride the intensifying waves of change over the days ahead.
Keep In Mind: Whenever you're eager to head off on your own, remember that you'll be even more successful if you can work as part of a team.
Career: Work Smarter, Not Harder
There may be some bumps in your vocational road early in the month, when hard aspects challenge the lovely Libra Sun moving through your 6th House of Employment. Provocative Pluto forms a square on October 1, and revolutionary Uranus opposes the Sun on October 4, which can spur power struggles and, perhaps, resentment on your part.
Love: Raise the Stakes
Partnerships will trigger key issues this month as your amorous ruling planet, Venus, transits the primary relationship houses of your chart. She is in steamy Scorpio and your 2nd House of Others when October begins. This can attract intense, perhaps even controlling, individuals. Yet your desire to be taken by someone else's passion is understandable and exciting.