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Astrology, Compatibility, Mercury, And Cowboy Monkey

posted by Matthew Currie

It’s kind of a cliche, but still true:  the key to a successful relationship is communication. And it’s interesting to notice that Mercury, the planet most associated with communications in astrology, is also the most gender-neutral of the planets. Ancient […]

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Astrology Compatibility: What Does Baby Luna Want?

posted by Matthew Currie

(Scene: The baby’s room in a suburban home. DAD stands over the crib where BABY LUNA is crying. DAD looks completely exhausted and defeated. MOM, looking like she’s at the end of her rope as well, enters.) MOM: Any luck? […]

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The Astrology Of Sun Sign (Sort Of) Compatibility

posted by Matthew Currie

A survey released in Australia recently reveals some surprising reasons why long-term couples break up. Okay, some of those reasons aren’t so surprising: physical violence being the biggest single indicator that it’s not going to work. But many relationships that […]

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Astrology: Where Is The Love In My Birth Chart?

posted by Matthew Currie

I’m starting to teach an online astrology course about love and attraction during this current Venus Retrograde, and what factors in the birth chart can enhance that. I already had the whole course outlined out in my head a while […]

How To Handle Venus Retrograde: Selah

posted by Matthew Currie

“Hath God forgotten to be gracious? Hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.” -Psalm 77:9 Venus turns retrograde this Saturday. If you are familiar with the concept of Mercury retrograde, you know that it often a time when […]

Astrology, Compatibility, And Mary Kay Letourneau

posted by Matthew Currie

(Wait! Before you go off on me about my approving or disapproving of the relationship I’m writing about — go here and read Part One.) *** We are fortunate to have a documented date time and place of birth for […]

Astrology, Morality, And Mary Kay Letourneau

posted by Matthew Currie

Astrology that does not incorporate the human experience is essentially useless. As much as I try to treat it like a clear-cut and objective science, those of us who live out the perils and potential of our birth charts know […]

Astrology, James Caan, And The Soul Mate Struggle

posted by Matthew Currie

Much of what I deal with as an astrologer has to do with relationships, and you probably won’t be surprised that the term “soul mate” turns up a lot in my various consultations. I was speaking with a client the […]

Astrology, Love, And The Ham Sandwich Effect

posted by Matthew Currie

I recently wrote about long-distance compatibility and how that can work out for the best. That, however, is not always the case… *** I have studied relationships most of my life, whether as a psych student or a counselor or […]

Saturn: Leap From The Pod Or Die

posted by Matthew Currie

Last time, I wrote about a Scorpio with Taurus rising who is facing unusual marital circumstances (congratulations to the future and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Manson!). This time around I would like to talk about an infinitely more pleasant Scorpio […]

Charles Manson Is Getting Married. Why Aren’t You?

posted by Matthew Currie

Oh, Astrology. You are the gift that keeps on giving, making sense of The Crazy. Case in point: It was recently announced that well-known monster Charles Manson is getting married. The blushing bride-to-be is Afton Burton, age 26. I haven’t been […]

Your Soulmate Situation Sucks II: Soulmates Are For Suckers!

posted by Matthew Currie

(CLICK HERE for Part One, “The Astrology Of Why Your Soulmate Situation Sucks”) Dear JM: I would like to thank you for your comments on Facebook about my recent blog entry concerning soulmates. I know it may seem odd to […]

The Astrology Of Why Your Soulmate Situation Sucks

posted by Matthew Currie

I can’t tell you for sure whether or not it’s love that really makes the world go round, but it’s certainly a large part of an astrologer’s business. And, just as the average doctor gets to see a lot more […]

Ask An Astrologer: My Ridiculous Love Life

posted by Matthew Currie

W.E. writes, asking about scheduling a reading: Let’s be honest: my ridiculous love life and concomitant questions about What Am I Doing With Myself? are not an emergency situation (I’m not being sarcastic; I really mean that!) Wait. Stop right […]

Twelve Signs Of Love: Your Free E-Book!

posted by Matthew Currie

A great deal of what I do as an astrologer involves helping people sort out their love lives. What has gone wrong? Why did everything stop going right? Why don’t I have a love life? Why can’t I decide between […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Taurus

posted by Matthew Currie

 (This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Bull, The Steady One, That Guy At The Buffet Line Taking All The Mashed Potatoes Ruling Planet: Venus, named for the ancient Goddess of Love and […]

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LAST TIME ON THIS BLOG: Your friendly neighborhood astrologer Matthew Currie was griping at length about New Age practitioners who tack "astrologer" onto their job description without really knowing much astrology, when he was suddenly struck on ...

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