Your May 2022 Monthly Horoscope, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Your May 2022 Horoscope Guarantees Wild Transformation Ahead
Change is coming, so embrace what your May 2022 horoscope has in store. By the end of this month, you might even feel like a completely different person. After all, the month begins with the sun's conjunction with Uranus in Taurus on May 5, inspiring you to let your freak flag fly. Sudden shifts may pave the way for miraculous moments of insight.
As Mercury stations retrograde in Gemini on May 10, you may run into miscalculations and misinterpretations. Conversations that were left on "read" long ago may reignite, bringing you a sense of closure. May 10 is also when lucky Jupiter will enter primal and competitive Aries, bringing your inner fire to its highest heat. Make no mistake — it's about to be a hot girl summer.
Don't get ahead of yourself though, cause it's still the season of spring, which has more than enough excitement to go around. In fact, on May 16, you'll experience a total lunar eclipse in smoldering and transformative Scorpio. This eclipse — aka a blood moon — has the power to evoke a major change in your life, especially if you happen to be a fixed sign (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, or Aquarius). Eclipses always speed up your progress toward your ultimate destiny, which could evoke abrupt endings and unexpected beginnings. And when Mercury retrogrades back into Taurus on May 22, you may feel just as confused about what is here to stay and what's really ready to go.
Luckily, the month ends on a high note. On May 29, Mars will join forces with Jupiter in Aries, bringing you a burst of confidence as you embrace whatever you feel passionate about. Fight for your dreams, even if that means making a scene. When a new moon in Gemini gives you a chance to start fresh on May 30, you'll have plenty of brilliant ideas to work with as you begin the next month.
See exactly what the next 30 days have in store for you with your May monthly horoscope, according to your zodiac sign or rising sign, ahead. For a deeper dive into your year ahead, read your 2022 horoscope.
Aries (March 21 to May 20) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
This month is filled with ups and downs, but your May horoscope definitely does *not* disappoint. Although Mercury stations retrograde in your third house of communication on May 10 paving the way for interruptions and misunderstandings, you're also learning more about how to communicate effectively. May 10 is also when Jupiter enters Aries, making you feel larger than life. Embrace opportunities for growth, love, and expansion, but remember to keep your ego in check.
Emotions may begin to run high by May 15, when Venus joins forces with Chiron in Aries, bringing up your deepest insecurities and vulnerabilities. Being honest with yourself about how you feel will only inspire others to follow suit, so let empathy lead the way. As a lunar eclipse in Scorpio dawns in your eighth house of transformation on May 16, you may be letting go of something as you create space for something new. Surrender to the process of release and renewal, Aries.
Although you may be grappling with the loss of one thing, you're quickly realizing just how much you're gaining. On May 29, Mars will join forces with Jupiter in Aries, giving you the courage to go after whatever pulls on your heartstrings. True success is not about proving yourself to others, but to yourself. As a new moon in Gemini makes a splash in your third house of communication on May 30, you're ending the month with a desire to learn everything there is to learn and then to share it with others. Follow your instinct.
Taurus (May 20 to May 20) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
You're peeling back a layer of who you are this month. Your May 2022 horoscope begins with the sun in Taurus, bringing you closer to your true and authentic self. When the sun joins forces with Uranus on May 5, you may feel a jolt of unexpected energy that brings a sudden change to your life — but this is just the beginning of what's to come. On May 10, Mercury stations retrograde in your second house of self-esteem, forcing you to rethink what you rely on for confidence and a strong sense of self.
The intense energy will reach a whole new level on May 16. This is when a total lunar eclipse will take place in Scorpio, bringing rise to a major transformation in your life. Pay attention to the people you align yourself with, because there may be significant turning points in your relationships that reveal where you're headed next. As Mars joins forces with Neptune in your 11th house of community, you can trust that your loved ones will always be there for you, even if it means saying goodbye to one person in particular.
Just don't expect to have it all figured out right from the get-go. As Mercury retrograde re-enters into Taurus on May 22, it will be clear that nothing is set in stone. There may still be unfinished business from your past that needs tending to, so embrace this opportunity to tie off loose strings. As a new moon in Gemini rises in your second house of stability on May 30, you're laying down the groundwork for something new. Build your foundation for the future with something strong and durable, Taurus.
Gemini (May 21 to June 21) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
A *lot* is happening in your May horoscope, so strap yourself in for a wild ride. On May 10, Mercury will station retrograde, which is always a stressful time for you because Mercury is literally your ruling planet. However, this particular retrograde takes place in Gemini, making it even more frustrating. You may be romanticizing the past, especially the person you used to be. Find a way to love that person while loving who you are in the here and now. As Jupiter enters your 11th house of community on May 10, your social life is expanding beyond belief. Embrace all the good energy and good people who are supporting you.
As a lunar eclipse in Scorpio strikes a chord in your sixth house of health and routine on May 17, you may be coming to terms with which habits need changing and how you can take better care of yourself. You may embrace a major shift in your day-to-day life, but it's teaching you how to keep your system running more efficiently. As Mars joins forces with Neptune in your 10th house of career on May 18, you're embracing a surge of creativity in your professional life. You may feel called to do something artistic with your work.
Gemini season begins on May 20, which brings blessings almost immediately. Mercury retrograde will re-enter Taurus and leave Gemini, giving you a breather from its intense scrutiny. As a new moon in Gemini takes shape on May 30, you're bringing the month to a close feeling amped up about who you are, where you're going, and what you'll accomplish. Make it count, Gem.
Cancer (June 22 to July 22) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
You're meeting new people and accomplishing new things this month, Cancer. Your May horoscope begins with a rush of excitement that stimulates your social circle when the sun joins forces with Uranus in Taurus on May 5. Keep an eye out for the allies and teammates who will help you bring your vision to life. Once Jupiter enters your 10th house of career on May 10, you'll realize that in order to succeed, you need to work harder than ever. Good news: Cosmic forces are coming to your aid and helping you seal the deal.
In fact, by May 16, you may be falling in love with something new and finding a powerful way to express yourself. A lunar eclipse in Scorpio will rise in your fifth house of romance and creativity, which could ignite a love affair. Embrace this thrilling feeling, because it's showing you something important. However, as Mercury retrograde re-enters your 11th house of community on May 22, you may also run into people from your past who could challenge the growth you've been making. If someone hasn't earned your trust, why give it away easily?
No matter what you're up against, you'll likely come out on top. On May 29, Mars will join forces with Jupiter in your competitive 10th house, making you feel like a winner. It's time to fight for your dreams and show the world what you stand for. As a new moon in Gemini initiates something beautiful in your spiritual 12th house on May 30, the month is ending on an introspective note. Feel your feelings, because it's step one of healing.
Leo (July 21 to Aug. 22) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
You're feeling ambitious this month, but so much is still uncertain, Leo. After all, your May horoscope begins with a sun-Uranus conjunction on May 10, activating your career sector and bringing your work up to speed with the future. However, things may feel shaky as they settle into place, revealing an exciting new opportunity. Once Jupiter enters your adventurous ninth house on May 10, you'll begin to embrace spontaneous interventions and opportunities to see the world and try new things.
Then when a lunar eclipse in Scorpio reddens the night sky on May 16, you may feel the winds of change rush through the most vulnerable part of your life. As this eclipse evokes a transformative shift in your fourth house of home and family, you may find yourself letting go of one aspect of your personal life in favor of another. A new chapter is beginning, but as Mercury retrogrades back into your 10th house of professional pursuits as of May 22, you may be unsure of what you're working toward. Don't go chasing pipe dreams when you're still figuring out what you want.
Things will look up on May 29, when Mars joins forces with Jupiter in your expansive ninth house, giving you a burst of positive energy and optimistic thinking. Give something a shot, if not for the possibility of winning, then for the experience. As a new moon in Gemini radiates magic throughout your social 11th house on May 30, you're bringing so many new friends with you on your next journey.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
You're going places this month, Virgo. Your May horoscope is full of peaks and valleys, but it takes off on May 5, when the sun joins forces with Uranus in your ninth house of expansion and freedom. It's time to liberate yourself from what's holding you back. Then, as Mercury stations retrograde in your 10th house of career on May 10, it's clear that there's still business that needs tending. Take time to evaluate your career and where it stands, redirecting your course if needed. As Jupiter enters your passionate eighth house on May 10, you're embracing a deeper investment in your money and in your relationships. Don't forget to draw healthy boundaries.
As a total lunar eclipse in Scorpio shoots electricity throughout your third house of communication on May 16, you may be on the verge of a conversation that changes the trajectory of your life. You're learning more about your neighborhood and embracing a shift in the way you express yourself. As Mars joins forces with Neptune in your seventh house of partnerships, consider letting bygones be bygones with someone in your life if fighting is getting you nowhere. As Mercury retrograde re-enters your ninth house of wisdom, you may find yourself right back where you started. You might make the same mistake again, but this time, you won't forget it.
On May 30, a new moon in Gemini will bring you in alignment with your most obsessive career goals. Taking place in your 10th house of public relations, you're learning how to show another side of yourself; a side that portrays exactly the image you want.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 23) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
You're embracing your true depth this month, Libra. After all, your May horoscope begins with a few sudden shifts that force you to remain strong in the face of adversity. On May 5, the sun will join forces with Uranus in Taurus, encouraging you to break away from attachments that have been draining you. However, as Jupiter enters your seventh house of partnerships on May 10, your relationships are growing in ways that make you feel abundant with love and alive with enthusiasm.
However, as Venus joins forces with Chiron in Aries on May 15, some sensitive subjects may arise, revealing your deepest vulnerabilities. Trust means giving into someone and believing that when you fall, they'll be there to catch you. As a lunar eclipse in Scorpio evokes a major shift in your second house of values and possessions, you're embracing whatever you need in order to feel stable. Make sure your needs are met; create the safety blanket you need. As Mercury retrograde re-enters your eighth house of shared wealth on May 22, you're learning how to give without sacrificing too much.
On May 29, Mars will join forces with Jupiter in Aries, which could turn up the passion and intensity simmering between you and another person. This hot and heavy energy could lead to conflict as well as inspiration. Plus, as a new moon in Gemini activates your ninth house of adventure on May 30, you're feeling guided by your passion for life. Allow yourself to go with the flow and follow the direction the wind takes you.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
This month, you're embracing unexpected shifts in your relationships, Scorpio. However, your May horoscope begins with you forging a new understanding between you and someone else. As the sun joins forces with Uranus in Taurus on May 5, you may find yourself wanting more independence, but also, more stimulation from the people you spend time with most. As Mercury stations retrograde in your eighth house of secrets, you may find yourself ready to discuss the elephant in the room and probe for deeper truths.
For you, the main highlight of the month definitely takes place on May 16. This is when a lunar eclipse in Scorpio will spark a transformation in your life, showing you a darker and more powerful shade of who you are. Because this blood moon will join forces with the South Node of destiny, you may find yourself shedding your skin and releasing what's no longer meant to be. But as Mars joins forces with Neptune in Pisces on May 18, you're finding a way to make a difficult situation beautiful. Unleash your creativity.
Once Mercury retrograde re-enters your partnership sector on May 22, it may bring hidden tensions in your relationship to the surface so that you can finally get on the same page. It may even cause ex lovers and old friends to pop up out of the woodwork. As a new moon in Gemini lights a flame in your intimate eighth house on May 30, you're moving forward with love in your heart, but you're also ready to protect it if need be.
Sagittarius (Nov. 21 to Dec. 21) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
The upcoming month is bound to have a major impact on you, Sagittarius. After all, your May horoscope begins with Mercury stationing retrograde in Gemini on May 10, taking your seventh house of partnerships for a spin. Misunderstandings may reveal themselves, prompting you to see eye to eye with someone, especially if you still have unfinished business. (If an ex lover pops up unannounced, fair warning: you may feel prone to idealistic thinking.) Either way, Jupiter enters your passionate fifth house as of May 10, paving the way for more romance and opportunities for creativity.
However, by the middle of the month, you may feel somewhat introverted. As a lunar eclipse in Scorpio rushes through your 12th house of spirituality, you may find yourself steeped into the hot water of healing. In order to grow from your wounds, you may need to acknowledge they exist. Allow yourself to feel and reveal your deeper layers.
On May 29, you may feel pulled toward a glorious opportunity to have fun and express yourself to the fullest. As Mars joins forces with Jupiter in Aries, you could feel compelled to explore the endless playground that surrounds you. There's always a way to make things more beautiful. As the month comes to an end on May 30, a new moon in Gemini will rise in your seventh house of partnerships, allowing you to turn over a new leaf with someone you care about. It could be the start of an irreplaceable connection.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
You may be on the verge of an artistic breakthrough, Cap. The journey of your May horoscope begins on May 5, when the sun-Uranus conjunction induces a creative reverie that helps you enjoy life in an exciting new way. Love is surrounding you and a whirlwind romance may be fast approaching. And when Jupiter enters your fourth house of home and family, you're feeling equally as blessed on the home front. Infuse your personal life with the TLC it deserves.
However, as a lunar eclipse in Scorpio unfolds throughout your 11th house of community on May 16, you may be bracing for a fresh connection with the world around you. Embrace the new friendships and networking opportunities that are making all the difference in your life — just don't let your relationship with a colleague dictate your creative direction, especially as Mercury retrograde re-enters your fifth house of artistic expression on May 22.
By the end of the month, you may find that something thrilling is taking shape at the center of your universe. As Mars joins forces with Jupiter in your compassionate fourth house, you may tap into the potential that arises when you're on the same page as your family and close loved ones. However, members of the clan may butt heads, so make sure you're keeping your eyes on the ball. As a new moon in Gemini radiates power throughout your productive sixth house on May 30, you may discover a new way of going about your daily routine. Get the most juice out of your squeeze, because there are only 24 hours in a day.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
This month, you may feel the blow of unexpected curveballs where it hurts the most, Aquarius. But don't let that bring you down, because your May horoscope shows that healing is well on its way. As the sun joins forces with Uranus in your fourth house of home and family, you're bringing your homestead into the future and letting go of the toxic patterns holding you back. When Jupiter enters your third house of communication on May 10, you may have a much easier time explaining yourself and learning more about what excites you.
The most climactic moment of the month takes place on May 16. This is when the lunar eclipse in Scorpio will shake things up in your 10th house of career, which could evoke abrupt endings and brand new beginnings in your field. Embrace the direction your profession is taking you, because it's an important decision. However, as Mercury retrograde re-enters your fourth house of background and roots, you may find that you're still carrying the weight of the responsibilities your family placed onto you. Embrace the beauty of where you come from without letting it control you.
A trailblazing conversation may take place on May 29, when Mars joins forces with Jupiter in Aries and forces you to fight for your ideas. You may butt heads, but at the end of the day, a debate has the power to enlighten all participants. The new moon in Gemini sends magic to your fifth house of creativity and self-expression on May 30, and you're cultivating something beautiful as the month comes to a close.
Pisces (Feb. 19 to March 20) Monthly Horoscope For May 2022
As this month begins, you may need to come to terms with all the baggage you've been shoving into your closet. Your May horoscope starts with Mercury stationing retrograde in your fourth house of home and family on May 10, bringing unresolved conflicts to the surface and encouraging you to heal your roots right at the source. Your relationship with your family can say so much about who you are, so explore it further. Approach disagreements with self-confidence; as Jupiter enters your second house of self-worth, you're developing a stable understanding of what you stand for as a person.
As a lunar eclipse in Scorpio brings a rush of change to your ninth house of adventure on May 16, you may spend this month exploring the world, possibly even visiting a place that changes your perspective forever. Take a chance on unexpected detours, because they may take you somewhere incredible. As Mars joins with Neptune in Pisces on May 18, you may feel like your head is in the clouds as you daydream about alternate realities. Just make sure you're not falling for the idea of something, especially if you don't understand what the real thing looks like.
By May 29, you'll be in a beautiful position to increase your earnings and make wise decisions with your money. As Mars joins forces with Jupiter in Aries, you may be getting lucky, especially if you're putting in the effort to get paid. As a new moon in Gemini brings the month to a close on May 30, it will encourage you to heal the frustrations that have been bringing discomfort to your home life for far too long.