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DS writes:

Why are so many couples breaking up at the moment?

Glad you asked, DS!

I admit that I have held off on answering this particular question for a while. In part, because the obvious answer should probably be something like “the world has gone nuts and everyone is eating raw stress. You needed an astrological reason for this?”

But, the more I think about it, the more I realize that yeah, it all circles back to the astrology.

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Part of the reason why the world is such a train wreck right now is because of Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn. This doesn’t necessarily have to impact everyone specifically in their love lives, but you’ve got to admit that it’s hard to maintain a stable romance inside a house that’s on fire.

Further aggravating the matter is Mars in Aries squaring those planets. Not only is that making the world in general more awful, let’s not forget that Mars also rules the sex drive. Simply put: a lot of people aren’t getting what they want, and a lot of people don’t want what they’re getting. I personally can’t think of any example where sexual frustration made a relationship better. Although admittedly, for a few people, that’s actually their “thing.” No judgment here!

There’s one more factor to consider. I have only recently gotten around to complaining about Neptune sextile Pluto (and I’ll be returning to that subject soon). While Mars, Saturn, and Pluto are all inducing a lot of explosions both figuratively and literally, 2020 has many of us getting an urge to build castles in the sky, and then try to move into them. that sort of thing can be absolutely wonderful in the right time and the right place with the right person. Unfortunately it also means that many of us are ready to pitch out a long-term relationship based on a sudden attraction to that hot neighbour.

So, yes. There’s a lot of breaking up going on. And the reasons for that are based on the astrology. And if you find yourself in that situation, please remember this: sometimes a breakup is a good thing. Sometimes stripping away the old dead wood leads to new growth. And despite everything, I remain an optimist about love. Join me in that, won’t you?

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