Your Monthly Horoscope for December 2021
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As the final month of the year begins, we might be looking for truth in particular areas of our lives. A Solar Eclipse on December 4, the last one to occur in Sagittarius this year, can help us begin our journeys toward genuine wisdom. We likely already have all of the information we need on this matter -- all we have to do is turn what we know into something meaningful. On December 13, assertive Mars enters Sagittarius and helps drive this point home. We may feel motivated to try and inspire others with what we believe. The courage behind our convictions is now stronger than ever. We're ready to fight the good fight!
Then, on December 18, a Full Moon in Gemini can help us let go of gossip or unhelpful clutter in our minds that could have been getting in the way of uncovering some major meaning in our lives. Venus, the planet of love, money, and self-worth, turns retrograde in the cautious sign Capricorn from December 19 until January 29. It's time to reflect on where we might be tripping ourselves up in romantic and financial matters. Last, but not least, expansive Jupiter enters imaginative Pisces on December 28. Our cosmic luck will know no limits!
JUMP TO YOUR SIGN:
Aries Monthly Horoscope
Aries dates: March 21 - April 19
Pushing forward with a major educational pursuit is the primary focus of your December. This could be anything from taking -- or even designing -- an online course to launching a huge new project. Whatever the details are, you're ready to speak your truth and inspire others in the process. You can thank the Solar Eclipse on December 4 along with Mars entering Sagittarius on December 13 for that!
While you're doing this, you might decide to let go of a project in sales, marketing, or communications that no longer fulfills you, with the Full Moon on December 18 in your message sector helping you sort this out. When it comes to your career and reputation, you'll be held accountable for anything you do there as Venus turns retrograde at the top of your chart from December 19 through January 29. If you keep up, there could be a major reward in store!
It's not a major month for love, but Venus Retrograde may have you considering whether or not you've been dating people who are your equal. It might be time to level up!
Key themes for Aries: knowledge, inspiration, spiritual wisdom, communication, reputation, honor, opportunities, recognition, faith, news
Taurus Monthly Horoscope
Taurus dates: April 20 - May 20
A significant new opportunity might be on its way to you when a Solar Eclipse lands in your 8th House of Big Money on December 4! This could have to do with an investment or loan application, but it may be more about a new source of passive income, such as commissions or other bonus cash. As the Full Moon on December 18 lands in your earned income sector and the area of your chart connected to your talents, you might need to let go of any nagging insecurities you have about money. If you're stuck in a scarcity mindset, this Full Moon is likely to press your buttons big time!
In addition to all that, your ruler, Venus, turns retrograde from December 19 through January 29. This is happening in your 9th House of Beliefs, challenging you to honor your moral compass in matters of the heart as well as financial dealings. If you're in a love connection that doesn't fully see and embrace you spiritually, this needs to be addressed. Fortunately, expansive Jupiter enters your friendship sector on December 18 and spurs some luck and blessings from your social connections.
Key themes for Taurus: investments, inheritances, big money, wealth, new money, financial transitions, romantic morals, spiritual values, beneficial friendships
Gemini Monthly Horoscope
Gemini dates: May 21 - June 20
It's time to level up in your love life -- and thankfully, the universe is ready to help you get there. A gorgeous Solar Eclipse lands in your partnership sector on December 4, inviting opportunities for a new relationship or commitment. Single Geminis could get serious, while if you're already dating someone, your bond could deepen in new and gorgeous ways. Assertive Mars should help you move forward quickly in this arena after he enters your partnership sector and stimulates the eclipse into swift action on December 13.
A Full Moon in your sign on December 18 calls even more of your attention to your emotions! There's no denying that December will probably be a month focused on your feelings. Overthinking your stance on relationships could drive you crazy, so just feel and let it be. Things look up as lucky Jupiter moves to the top of your chart on December 28. Get ready for a major career win! Whatever you want most professionally can actually happen now, as long as you put in the work to get it. The universe wants to make you an offer you can't refuse!
Key themes for Gemini: love, marriage, commitments, sentimental feelings, emotions, connections, awards, promotions, business success
Cancer Monthly Horoscope
Cancer dates: June 21 - July 22
It's time to pay attention to your habits, health, and routines. A vibrant Solar Eclipse lands on December 4, right in the area of your chart that could help you initiate something brand new in work or health matters. It may feel like all you really needed was a shift in perspective. Thankfully, this eclipse in the inspirational sign of Sagittarius can aid you in aligning your thoughts about those parts of your life in a more open-minded way. You might be ready to go on a new adventure in your professional life by choosing projects that inspire rather than restrict you. Even if this takes you out of your comfort zone, it'll probably be very worth it. Healthwise, you might be ready to think bigger and attack the root cause of an illness instead of simply masking its symptoms with cold medicine or hot tea.
When it comes to your love life, you may also realize that you can't fit a band-aid over a gaping hole. Loving Venus turns retrograde on December 19 in your partnership sector, pushing you to think about what you need in romance. It might be time for marriage counseling if you and your mate are feeling mutually undervalued.
Key themes for Cancer: health, work, freedom, new habits, love, break-ups, marriage problems, relationship rehab
Leo Monthly Horoscope
Leo dates: July 23 - August 22
This is most certainly your month for love, creative self-expression, and fertility! On December 4 a Solar Eclipse falls in your 5th House of Children, amplifying significant opportunities in these areas of your life. If you have been trying to have a baby, you could hear news very soon. Or, if you already have children, there might be a happy development for one of them. It'll be a great time to start a new creative endeavor and, if single, this eclipse is sure to bring a significant turning point in romantic matters.
Mars will bring all of this eclipse potential into fruition at warp speed. Moving into your 5th house on December 13 you'll see just how quickly something develops.
Where you need to slow down and perhaps even take pause this month, is work. Venus turns retrograde on December 19 in your work sector and remains out of phase through January 29. You might seriously have to look at your unhappiness quotient regarding the type of job you do or the people you work with. While it's possible that you've attracted trouble because you didn't value the establishment you work for, it's also likely that you realize you want something more. The dilemma? You may need to start at the bottom. We all have to earn our success.
Key themes for Leo: love, children, romance, lovers, affairs, fertility, babies, creativity, work, colleagues
Virgo Monthly Horoscope
Virgo dates: August 23 - September 22
You're about to make massive changes to your domestic life. A Solar Eclipse on December 4 lands in your home and family sector. This might be exactly the push you need to help you start to look for a new place to live or finally buy your dream home. You might also hear significant news from one of your relatives -- the kind that shifts your entire perspective about your family dynamic.
If you have children, you may find yourself feeling underappreciated as a parent after December 19. Venus turns retrograde and suddenly you are wondering why parenthood has become all work and no play … and definitely no appreciation. Also, since Venus is retrograde in your romance sector, it's possible that you'll be consumed with sorting out your fears about love and dating. An ex may also resurface.
Fortunately, on December 28, expansive Jupiter moves into your partnership sector. This will bring a magnificent opportunity your way for a true connection with someone. A business partnership will also be quite favorable.
Key themes for Virgo: family, home, real estate, children, parenting, love, lovers, relationships, partnership growth
Libra Monthly Horoscope
Libra dates: September 23 - October 22
An important project related to communication might begin for you around the December 4 Solar Eclipse. This could be anything -- perhaps you're ready to finally pen that novel or start to teach something you know to others, whether formally or informally. You may also hear news from one of your siblings or another family member about a life-changing situation for them -- things look positive!
Caring Venus turns retrograde in your home and family sector on December 19, inspiring you to think about the money you're putting into your home. Do you really need to hire a fancy interior designer to spruce up the place? Make sure you think about any decisions in that area. It's also possible that a family financial matter will be rehashed. If you and your clan couldn't agree on the specifics before, then you will likely reach an agreement now. This theme continues, as if you're in a relationship where you and your partner cohabitate, you might be rethinking whether or not the two of you can or should live together. There's a lot for you to consider this month, Libra!
Key themes for Libra: trips, writing, teaching, speaking, learning, home, relatives, family money, domestic partnerships
Scorpio Monthly Horoscope
Scorpio dates: October 23 - November 21
You've got some potential financial changes coming your way this month -- and they should be promising, despite any potential anxiety that may come along with them. A shining Solar Eclipse lands in your earned income sector on December 4, bringing with it a brand-new way to make money. This could be an entirely new revenue stream or something as simple as a much-deserved raise. Then, the Full Moon on December 18 might help you shave off some debt. Paying down a hefty credit card bill or student loan will surely take some weight off your back!
The way you think about and approach love could also be changing this month. Romantic Venus turns retrograde in your message sector on December 19. Any thoughts you have about love and relationships that are only serving as barriers need to go -- and thanks to Venus, you are very much aware of this. Don't be afraid to do the emotional work, because major love potential is coming your way after auspicious Jupiter enters your romance sector on December 28. Your heart is about to experience big, big love!
Key themes for Scorpio: money, debts, bills, earnings, revenue, relationship decisions, financial decisions, love, dating, romance
Sagittarius Monthly Horoscope
Sagittarius dates: November 22 - December 21
Get ready for a monumental month! The Solar Eclipse on December 4 occurs in your sign and promises a fresh start in many ways. For starters, you could begin a brand-new relationship -- one that completely alters the trajectory of your life. This person might open you up to a whole new world! Alternatively, this eclipse may make you realize that the person you're with just doesn't fit you or your lifestyle, like trying to put a square peg into a round hole. Although these are extremely opposite scenarios, the polarizing energy of the eclipse means that you're likely to fit into one or the other. The Full Moon on December 18 that lands in your partnership sector only adds to this intense energy. Love connections could deepen in almost magical ways or completely fall apart.
In other news, your domestic situation might be about to expand in a major way. Your ruling planet, extravagant Jupiter, will enter your home and family sector on December 28. This could mean an upsize in your living conditions -- anything from moving into a new house to doing some renovations on your current home. Whatever you do, by the end you should feel like peace and harmony are restored and that your home truly is your castle.
Key themes for Sagittarius: marriage, divorce, commitments, break-ups, love, heartache, home, family, real estate, family bliss
Capricorn Monthly Horoscope
Capricorn dates: December 22 - January 19
This year may have been quite a busy one for you, Capricorn, and December might end up being a major time of self-reflection or of focusing on self-care. Recharging your spiritual and emotional batteries might even be necessary for your physical health. A Solar Eclipse on December 4 followed by a Full Moon on December 18 across your health and healing axis strongly suggest that you need to put yourself first this month. Ask yourself where you need the most healing and pay attention to your body's answer.
You might even want to spend some time alone this December -- especially after Venus turns retrograde in your sign on December 19. She's heralding a major time for you to go within and love yourself harder than you ever have before. While on the surface, this month might be about letting go, coping with some kind of loss, or an emotional transition, understand that it is also a major cleansing process. You're clearing the deck for new starts in love, health, personal growth, and self-confidence. Trust the process!
Key themes for Capricorn: meditation, recharging, renewal, healing, surrender, self-love, self-care, rehabilitation
Aquarius Monthly Horoscope
Aquarius dates: January 20 - February 18
Your social life may be about to shift in a positive way. New contacts or invitations to join fun groups could arrive at any moment -- particularly when the Solar Eclipse on December 4 lands in your 11th House of Friendship and creates a great deal of buzz around the company you keep. You might also be truly motivated to socialize after brave Mars enters the same area of your chart on December 13. This sector is also the place where your hopes and wishes reside, so the Solar Eclipse and Mars combo here makes your dreams seem more possible than ever!
Emotions get a little more turbulent when a Full Moon lands in your romance sector on December 18. You could be ready to call it quits with someone you're dating or, if you have any children, there might be an emotionally charged parenting situation for you to address. Love planet Venus turns retrograde on December 19 in your hidden 12th house, prompting you to take a deep dive into any of your romantic frustrations.
Thankfully, no matter what else is going on, generous Jupiter enters your 2nd House of Finances on December 28. Look forward to the possibility of a major new cash flow!
Key themes for Aquarius: friends, networking, wishes, dreams, love, dating, heartbreak, heart healing, money
Pisces Monthly Horoscope
Pisces dates: February 19 - March 20
This month will be anything but quiet! There are tons of incredible astrological events happening in December, so you'll want to take full advantage of the cosmic support ahead. A Solar Eclipse at the top of your chart on December 4 may lead to a brand-new beginning professionally. This could be you aiming toward a totally new career direction or uncovering a new opportunity within your current profession. Either way, it's the kind of energy that gives you a green light on the road to success! Assertive Mars rushes to the top of your chart on December 13, making the promised encouragement of this eclipse come to life much faster than you think. Get ready!
Key themes for Pisces: career, honors, awards, reputation, promotions, business, growth, expansion, luck, blessings, faithsde