Saturn Retrograde Reenters Capricorn This Week—and It Will Serve as Your Romantic Wakeup Call

From July 1st until September 29th, Saturn will be moving backward in the sign of Capricorn. But this isn’t the first time that the karmic sign has been roaming through Capricorn this year. As a matter of fact, taskmaster Saturn was in the same degrees of this retrograde (but in forwarding motion) from January 31st until March 21st.

On March 21st, Saturn started its journey in the sign of Aquarius for the first time this year. Now the austere planet is moving back into Capricorn and then will turn direct at the end of September, only to restart its trip back into Aquarius on December 17th.

Contrary to popular cosmic folklore, Saturn is one of the rare planets that thrives when moonwalking. Meaning, it can use its reflective nature to ensure that commitments and relationships are solid as a rock. Use this time to your advantage, as you can achieve your dreams and even make them a reality now.  

See below for your Saturn retrograde horoscope. Make sure to read your rising sign horoscope, too.


It’s time to step out of your comfort zone and let the world see how brightly your star can shine. Implement new methods and ideologies into your professional aspirations. Do not give up on an old dream. You’ll find that when these two things merge together, the sky’s the limit.  


Be open to the impossible! Don’t gaslight yourself into thinking that you aren’t good enough to achieve the goals you want. If you believe in yourself more, you’ll find that you can make anything you want a reality. After all, the word “impossible” literally says “I’m possible.” Go get ‘em!  


Your heart is sooo big that you often sacrifice your own needs for others. During the next few months, you will begin to realize that you need to implement major boundaries with others in order to receive the love and respect that you deserve from those you care deeply about.  


How deep is your love? If you’re unsure at the moment, the next few months will serve as your romantic wake up call. You’ll begin to assess your relationship and situationships in an effort to see how they can evolve into something more meaningful and lasting in the long run.   


Being a workaholic has served as a distraction from other situations in the past. You are finding that no matter how much you hide behind professional endeavors, situations always seem to emerge. Find time to balance out your personal and professional life to find peace in both areas right now.  


Dating is definitely not a superficial process for you at the moment. You only want to connect with people on a deep level, which means you will choose to suss out all of the romantic contenders who do not share the same sensibilities, politics, and spiritual beliefs as you do.  


Your allegiance is to your family, even if you are having conflicting feelings right now. Although your brood can be a source of stress and frustration, you love them unconditionally. However, they may feel the opposite about your inner sentiments. Show your family that you care with actions of love.  


When expressing your sentiments, sometimes less is more. This means, you don’t have to talk nonstop about your feelings—you can use a few meaningful words to describe your emotions. This will make a greater impact when talking with others. They’ll get your point right away without any extra drama.   


It’s time you start researching different investment plans. Not only will you find the perfect one that works for you, but you’ll be able to boost your bank account and finances. Having lush funds will prove to be essential in the months to come when your wallet is feeling empty.  


The pressure to be the “best” at every endeavor you engage in will prove stressful. Before you add tension to your activities and life, remember that no one is perfect—not even you. Understand that you’re doing the best that you can. Knowing that makes you better than perfect.  


There is a ton of work you feel that you have to do in order to work through your past trauma. However, you’ll come to see that you are already healing yourself one step at a time. Trust the healing process. You’ll get through this by having faith in yourself.  


Friends may come and go, but your true-blue pals will remain by your side through thick and thin. Honor those who have proven to be your ride or dies and accept that the other members of your crew are merely acquaintances who are not invested for the long haul.  

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