After the insightful and precise season of Virgo, and the harmonious and charming season of Libra… comes the deep dive of Scorpio Season.
Most of us spend Libra season chatting up new friends, revitalizing forgotten relationships, and romantizing the way through our days – it’s what the sign of scales does best.
But once the cosmic wheel turns… that’s not enough for sensual Scorpio.
Known for its brooding, obsessive and all-consuming energy, this zodiac sign – like sister signs Cancer and Pisces – just cannot be contained. When the Sun graces the sign of the Scorpion… its power can induce fear and its intensity can cause even the bravest sailors to abandon ship.
When is Scorpio Season 2020?
Scorpio season officially started October 22, when the Sun moved into the eighth sign of the zodiac. Here we will stay for an entire month, before moving into the more firey season of Sagittarius on November 21.
That means that Halloween (Samhain for all the OGs out there) coincides with Scorpio season. But not only that… this year we will have a rare Blue Moon, the second full moon of the month, also happening on Halloween.
That means that the energy of this Halloween is bound to be extra potent, and when you take into account the Scorpian’s tail that everyone will be sporting… we’re in store for an extra spooktacular Scorpio season.
The Sting of the Scorpion’s Tail…
In Astrology, Scorpio is a notoriously misunderstood sign. Poor Scorpio is essentially the scapegoat of the zodiac… everyone is always calling out this cosmic sign for its shadows and darkness.
But is it simply that we’re more likely to expect (and therefore look for) the darker aspects of Scorpio than any other sign?
We expect the possessiveness, jealousy, resentment, and secretiveness of Scorpios… without giving so much as a thought to the fact that they can also be magnetic, devoted, intuitive, exciting, and powerful beyond measure.
Does Scorpio fulfill its dark prophecy of erupting more readily, and with more passion and intensity, than its sibling signs… just because we all will it into being?
If there’s one thing to realize about this potent Scorpian energy… it’s that it needs to be channeled. Without a purpose, it sits and pools. It broods. And if things turn gloomy (which come on, things have been gloomy ALL year) it festers and brews like the bubbling contents of a wicked witch’s cauldron.
So maybe, instead of pointing fingers of blame at Scorpio for our darkness… we instead allow the Scorpio season to show us its light and its love… Scorpio style, of course.
So here are 5 slightly unusual, but transformational ways, Scorpio Season could dramatically improve your love life over the next four weeks.
What is it about elevators?
The darker Scorpionic traits of obsession, compulsion, and possessive behavior emerge most often because love is unrequited.
Think about it.
They’re seen as negative expressions because when they appear, we don’t want them! Overblown, inflated displays of love and affection are downright creepy, invasive and verging on the stalker-ish (when coming from someone you don’t like)…
But what about when you’re madly, deeply in love? If your emotions are willful and wild and you’re in the throes of an intense and dramatic love affair? Then what? Well, in that case, maybe obsession equals devotion.
Love so deep, so crazy and so unafraid to be seen, is what Scorpio energy is all about.
Everyone secretly loved Fifty Shades of Grey, am I right?… And Why? Because mutually passionate, wild, and over-the-top love is what lights our souls on fire. We all crave that type of passion, to some extent.
And whilst it may err on the side of downright disturbing if it’s what greeted you first thing in the morning, every day of the week… one short-lived astrological season of wild, impassioned love, expressed through equally wild and dramatic gestures could ignite some serious flames of passion.
Try going overboard.
Try turning up the volume this month, and expressing your commitment.
Be devoted to love.
Swimming in a pool of money
As ruler of the eighth astrological house, Scorpio rules not just money, but other people’s money. While this concept might seem a little… strange… what it actually means is that we’re being encouraged to pool our resources.
This is already a highly resourceful sign. If you’re Scorpio-born, regardless of how much money is currently in your bank account… I’ll bet you have a gift for obtaining what you need, whenever you need it?
Well, when this kind of ingenuity is multiplied, and people work together, something magical happens…
Add love into the mix, and anything is possible.
You don’t just get more for your money, you get into alignment with the Universe… And the Universe likes it when that happens. And you like it when the Universe likes when that happens (ya dig?)
Dirty little secrets…
Often regarded as a secretive horoscope sign… Scorpio is actually more likely to be the great revealer of secrets.
It’s the sun sign of my mother-in-law, and within half an hour of walking through her front door for the very first time… I found myself in a pool of tears, weeping over a handful of painful childhood memories she’d somehow encouraged me to spill into her heaving shoulders, primed and ready to catch the depth of my soul as they emptied out. (Her birthday also happens to be Halloween – Scorpio at its most intense.)
This sign has a real knack for digging deep – no time for that small talk B.S.
So this season, expect people to open up to you. Expect them to show you the contents of their heart, in all of its minute and beautiful detail.
In love, there’s potential here for true closeness, vulnerability, and the kind of intimacy that’ll take your relationships to a whole new level. Which leads onto…
Hit the sheets
Okay, okay… so it feels like a bit of a cliche to say this. But in astrology, Scorpio is the sign most associated with sex… and lust, passion, desire, and all things erotic.
And while this manifests differently for every sun/rising/moon sign… Scorpio’s sexual energy flows fiercely wherever this energy is present.
Which means, during this solar season… we all get the benefits.
So whatever your relationship status, this is a great time to get some action between the sheets, with (or without) your partner of choice!
Caterpillars and chameleons…
This is the zodiac sign of alchemy… With Pluto as its ruling planet, Scorpio knows exactly how to take the base metals of life and turn them into pure gold.
In love, it means you’re allowed to change.
This your invitation to metamorphose into your highest possible version. But there’s a price to pay… (ugh, isn’t there always?)
Just like Pluto, the planet of the underworld… in order to glean those riches, you have to step into your shadows and confront your darkness.
And as we already know, Scorpio doesn’t do small talk… Scorpio doesn’t do superficial. So enough of skimming around on the surface – if you want to truly transform yourself (and therefore your relationships) you have to do the work. The real work. For more about Pluto and the Shadow, click HERE
Are you feeling it yet?
All Horoscopes will feel this transit a little differently. As always, its effects will vary according to your personal astrology chart so if your interest has been sparked, why not book a reading with an astrologer? (Find out more about the benefits of knowing your own chart HERE).
But for now, share with us how you’re feeling Scorpio season rise!
What are you looking forward to? And what are you dreading? Share below!