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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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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, 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 […]

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 […]

Sherri Shepherd, Beyoncé, Jay-Z: Marriage Charts That Make You Go Hmmmm…

posted by Matthew Currie

(Why is Wednesday’s Full Moon so important to YOU? CLICK HERE to find out!) Today: not one, but two stories involving wedding charts (the “birth chart” of a marriage) and celebrity relationships hitting troubled times: Sherri Shepherd of “The View” […]

Ask An Astrologer: Venus Square Saturn

posted by Matthew Currie

MW writes: “I’ve been reading a lot about the Venus-Saturn square aspect in my birth chart. It sounds like my love life is doomed, and that I will always fail in relationships or attract ‘bad love’ to myself. Can you […]

The Astrology Of Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin: What Worked?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the Astrology Of Love And Compatibility series. Part One, “The Cardinal Grand Cross Uncouples Gwyneth And Chris,” is HERE.) We’ve all seen it before: a friend of yours meet someone new, and you check in […]

Astrology, Bad Boys, And The Twelfth House (Part One)

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series.) Once again, science has backed up something that many of us knew all along: Overall, “bad boys” get the girl (or get more girls) more often than “good boys.” […]

Full Moon On Valentine’s Day: Your Emergency Preparedness Guide

posted by Matthew Currie

There will be a Full Moon this Valentine’s Day. In order to prepare you properly I am writing this angry, disappointed rant now so that you may practice your own dismay well in advance. Don’t get me wrong: I love […]

Ask An Astrologer: Incompatible Signs?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of both the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series and the “Ask An Astrologer” series)   LT asks: “I’m a Gemini which would be a odd combination with a Scorpio seeing as we are both so different. […]

Love Around The Zodiac!

posted by Matthew Currie

First of all: thanks to everyone out there who has helped make this blog a huge success, joining in as Oh My Stars has gone from “who the heck is this guy?” to Beliefnet Featured Column in just three months. […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Mercury (Please Don’t Mention Spiders)

posted by Matthew Currie

Forget about Sun Signs. In astrology, the Sun represents the Ego, and although it is impossible to be in a relationship without each of you bringing one of those to the table, an Ego is by definition always at least […]

Ask An Astrologer: Are We Compatible?

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) LR asks: (after a reading about her relationship) So, how compatible are X and I? *** Astrology can be fantastically useful when it comes to describing how a […]

Mars In Libra: I’m Not Your Baggage Handler

posted by Matthew Currie

(This article was initially written to address both those who were born with Mars in Libra and the conditions people in general will be experiencing when Mars will take a ridiculously long cruise through that Sign, between December 7th of […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Pisces

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Fish, the Sign that’s completely surrounded by water yet can’t figure out why it’s always damp. Ruling Planet: Neptune, king of 70% of the Earth’s surface […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Aquarius

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Water Bearer — the guy who brought his own jug because bottled water these days is just too expensive. Ruling Planet: Uranus. Go ahead, pronounce it […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Capricorn

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA:  The Goat, an animal which will eat nearly anything, especially if it’s on sale. Ruling Planet: Saturn, the chilly and distant planet with a strict managerial grasp […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Sagittarius

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Centaur, The Archer, The Hind End Of The Horse Ruling Planet: Jupiter, the biggest gasbag going around the Sun. Identifying Features: Optimistic, philosophical, and so much more. Just ask […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Scorpio

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Scorpion, and sometimes The Eagle… because Scorpio can either attack from out of the sky without warning or crawl into your sleeping bag and get you that […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Libra

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Balance, The Relationship Sign, That Guy Who Sold You A Used Buick Because he Told You That You’d Look Good In It Despite The Fact That […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Shiratake Noodles And Pop-Tarts

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series.) The key to making any relationship work is learning how to compromise. We all have different needs and desires, and even the people we are “compatible” with are […]

Astrology of Love And Compatibility: Virgo

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Virgin, Or So She Likes To Tell Everyone — Nudge Nudge Wink Wink Ruling Planet: Mercury, the most perfectly-functioning and detail-oriented planet in the Solar System. […]

An Eclipse Falls on Bruce And Kris Jenner

posted by Matthew Currie

Regardless of the astrology involved, most people don’t just wake up one morning and say “hey, I think I’ll break up with my spouse and move out” without some build-up to that event first. But the transits of any given […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Cancer

posted by Matthew Currie

(This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA: The Crab, Moon Child, That Schoolmarm Who Loves Kids But Is Always Cranky With Them Ruling Planet: The Moon, which stays up all night orbiting The Earth, […]

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 […]

Astrology Of Love And Compatibility: Aries

posted by Matthew Currie

 (This is a part of the “Astrology Of Love And Compatibility” series) AKA:The Ram, First Sign Of The Zodiac, That Guy Who Cut In Front Of You At The DMV Lineup Ruling Planet: Mars, named after the God of War. […]

Introduction To The Astrology Of Love And Compatibility

posted by Matthew Currie

As soon as we emerge into the cold, overlit world outside of the womb, we are confronted by Others. Although we grow in sophistication and experience, many questions remain from that first moment of life on the outside. Questions like […]

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Astrology, Compatibility, Mercury, And Cowboy Monkey
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 ...

posted 8:55:08pm Jul. 30, 2015 | read full post »

Astrology Compatibility: What Does Baby Luna Want?
(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? DAD: (Signs ...

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