01/13How your zodiac sign will fare?
With the Mercury retrograde moving backwards for three weeks, people get stressed out quite a bit. Everyone experiences some or the other kind of anxiety or difficulty in some aspects of their life, be it relationships or careers. Everyone from ambitious Aries to emotional Pisces, all feel the impact of this, most importantly, while finding a romantic partner. With online dating being the hotspot of romance, quite interestingly, the dating app, Tinder saw the term “zodiac” increase by 64% in bios globally. People have been looking to match with those, with whom they are compatible Astro-wise! And to shed more light on this, Spiritual Coach Devina Badhwar shares a few tips for each zodiac sign on how they can handle their dating life, this Mercury Retrograde.
Aries are assertive and not many things can sike them. You usually look for the rainbows even when everything seems grey. You are also quite impulsive. This Mercury Retrograde, give in to your intrusive thoughts and open your mind, and hearts to everything. Avoid any beef with your closest people. Let go of your fears and let the universe show you what it has in store for you.
The Perfect Match: Scorpio is the BEST soulmate for Aries. They both are governed by the Red queen (or in this case, ruling planet, Mars) and share the same passion, energy, and intimacy when they come together.
Taurians are headstrong and stubborn but also dependable and total social animals. With Uranus in their sign, which was aligned with the last eclipse, this is definitely a time to stir things up! When it comes to dating, Taurians know exactly what they want, but they can be super picky. Mercury Retrograde is the time to shed stubborn behaviour and be spontaneous. Go for that date you were hesitant about, or continue that chat with someone you weren’t initially sure about. By being over-cautious you might be throwing away a perfectly good opportunity!
The Perfect Match: Libra is the best match for a Taurus. Not only do they share an intense, passionate love with each other, but Taurians know how to comfort a Libra and offer the stability that they desire in a long-term bond.
Geminis, outgoing and extroverted, are the ones who make every gathering LIT! To match their fiery, talkative and quick-witted selves, their match must be the opposite so that the sparks can fly. You might feel emotionally pulled back by Mercury Retrograde, which may make you feel a bit slowed-down and off-track, so channelise your inner social butterfly and choose your dates wisely!
The Perfect Match: Libra and Gemini are the perfect match for each other. Being Air signs ensures a strong mental compatibility, which will help you understand each other’s vibe. Librans can also provide the somberness needed by Gemini.
Nurturing, sensitive, and compassionate, Cancerians have a good sense of humour and are usually loving and easygoing. This period of mercury retrograde may dull your sparkle and make you feel lazy or less motivated, and may in fact be a good time for some self-care. Be kind to yourself in your search for the right match, as any rejection during this time may have a deeper impact on your loving nature. Put yourself out there, but choose someone who seems kind and reliable.
The Perfect Match: You may find the soulmate you are looking for in a Pisces! They are emotional, loving, and intense. Like Cancerians, they also have a hard shell safeguarding them from outer repercussions.
They may have an intimidating lion as their sign, but Leo’s are loyal, romantic, passionate and fearless, with a tendency to put their needs first before others. Leo’s give out serious main character energy and love having all eyes on them, which is why this Mercury retrograde, you should give someone else a chance to call the shots. Be flexible and open to suggestions from your date, maybe let them pick the restaurant. It’s possible your emotions may rule over you, so take some quality time out for yourself to recharge before you swipe again.
The Perfect Match: Aries is your perfect match. Their matching ‘main character’ energies and ruling element of fire will make them THE ultimate power couple.
Virgos are usually practical and quick thinkers and give some of the best free unsolicited advice you can get. Like most people, you conveniently forget to take your own advice when it comes to matters of the heart. You can also get very picky when it comes to dating, which leaves you being single for a long time. To navigate Mercury retrograde, be flexible and throw out that insane checklist in your mind of ‘the one’. Widen your horizons and give matches a chance - you might be pleasantly surprised by what you find.
The Perfect Match: Cancer is the best partner for a Virgo. A perfect example of opposites attract, their differences complement each other with unconditional love and understanding.
As a Libra, you are friendly, emotional, romantic and a passionate individual who tends to wear your heart on your sleeve. You are also balanced but only when you wanna be. During this astrological rollercoaster, you should be extra careful about guarding your heart, and not jump to planning a wedding and thinking of baby names when all your crush has said is ‘hey’. Also, try and avoid conflicts in your relationships during this time.
The Perfect Match: A Libra has high standards and wants someone they can slay at everything with and so your perfect match would be a Leo or Aquarian.
Scorpios are creative, bold, and determined personalities who look for a mind that can match their energy and vibe. During this time of Mercury retrograde, your emotions will rule, not your common sense. So beware when making decisions from the heart. If you find yourself glorifying an ex and ignoring the obvious red flags, let us stop you right there. Reflecting on the past is great, but use that insight to enter your next relationship with more openness and clarity.
Perfect match: Virgo can very well understand a Scorpio's mind. Together, they create a practical and passionate bond - another match that gives us those power couple vibes!
Sagittarians are independent thinkers and risk-takers when it comes to emotional intelligence, which helps them form an instant connection. Mercury retrograde may make you feel out of sync, but that is only because of your CEO personality. When getting your swipe game on, remember it’s not all about you. You will have to meet your partner halfway so that both of you feel your needs are being met. It is important to value your date preferences. If you feel yourself getting too emotional, it might be time to take a self-care break.
The Perfect Match: Aries & Leo. Sagittarius needs somebody who is loving and open-minded, but also someone who would give them space.
Capricorns are ambitious, goal-oriented, and like to work in an organized manner. They are also their partner’s biggest cheerleaders. However, during this time of Mercury Retrograde, there could be some miscommunications and delays, especially on the dating front. Don’t lose hope in case things don’t go your way on a date or you end up getting ghosted. Use this time to manifest your perfect partner and send your intentions out to the universe. The clearer you are about your goals, the quicker it comes to you.
The Perfect Match: Taurus is the best soulmate for a Capricorn. They are loyal and reliable, just what a Capricorn needs.
Self-reliant and independent, Aquarians are calm and sensitive and absolutely clear about what they want. You may see Mercury Retrograde bring about small arguments or misunderstandings with those who you are close to and there also might be some ex-drama emerging from your past. But do not look for reconciliation. Use this time to tie up emotional loose ends and walk away from toxic exes once and for all. With your new match, be your boss self and don't wear your heart on your sleeve.
The Perfect Match: Gemini. Aquarius and Gemini both have a thirst for knowledge and would complement each other’s energies well.
Pisces are often called ‘old souls’ by some people. They are emotionally sensitive and easy-going and can adapt to any type of situation. Mercury retrograde will high-key compel you to face any emotional issues you may have been avoiding. Before you start any new partnership, take the time to heal from any emotional wounds and address any fears you may have from past relationships. You never know, the match you are looking for may just be one swipe away!
The Perfect Match: Aquarius. Pisces and Aquarius both value love. They are believers in a long-lasting relationship and work hard to keep it.