Get the Libra New Moon Lunar Journal & Guidebook at SatoriShala.com. It’s Libra season, and not only is this New Moon highlighting Libra, we have Mercury and Venus moving through the sign all month as well. Making relationships our collective focus, both our intimate relationships and business relationships.
Libra is playful, charismatic, charming, loving and talkative. They love connecting with others and exploring all types of relationships. However, sometimes their desire for connection causes them to lose themselves in others, and neglect their own needs for the sake of maintaining the relationship.
This is one of the biggest challenges that Libra comes up against - Avoiding conflict and discomfort, because they only want to experience harmony and connection.
Libras’ can be people pleasing to a fault; Sometimes bending the truth, withholding information or outright lying so everything can stay pleasant, or seem all nice and balanced on the surface.
With all these planets in Libra now = This creates tension in relationships that force us to look at our codependency and trust issues, childhood wounds, and power dynamics. For some of us, the outcome may look like a deepening commitment as fears are faced, overcome, and healed, and intimacy and trust increase. And for others the outcome may look like a separation or final parting of ways as the realization arises that things aren’t working out, values are different, and/or we are being treated poorly and disrespected.
The balance of needs, and the desire for harmony is a major Libra theme. The journey to finding balance and harmony sometimes means that we must swing to opposite extremes and experience the discomfort of conflict and not getting exactly what we want. This journey is to help us understand and respect another’s perspective and hopefully have compassion for them, as well as ourselves.
This New Moon is highlighting all these themes. New information might create sudden changes or insights. We may have a new awareness around our triggers and wounds. We may also come face to face with our feelings of loneliness, abandonment, and rejection.
If this is your experience, it’s giving you the fuel to change the way you’ve been doing things and seek out happiness and love within yourself. Dysfunctional or abusive situations can be let go during this time to make way for a new version of yourself and a new vision of future relationships.
You may also be experiencing a breakthrough in a current relationship by facing what’s not been working and making clear changes in behavior and approach in order to shift the relationship dynamics permanently.
Adding to this already intense energy is Saturn Square Venus encourages us to mature, and sometimes that means letting go of what isn’t working. Take note of the differences in values or imbalances that arise in relationships now. It’s time to have an honest talk about the reality of the situation either step up to the responsibility, or release it and move on. Just be aware that if you choose to release it, this choice isn’t coming from a place of fear, but rather creating better boundaries and valuing yourself above all else.
There’s no stronger combination of energies than Venus and Pluto to transform love and intimate connections. These two together make us feel intensely out of control, obsessed, passionate, and seductive. But they can also inspire abusive and controlling behavior, vengeance, manipulation, and betrayals. Trust issues are getting worked through during this New Moon; and what that really means is how much do you trust yourself to make healthy choices.
With all the triggers and changes arising right now, remember that Libra’s strength is to find common values and create a solid foundation for healthy relationships. Keep asking yourself what you value and need above all else, and how that fits into the lives and relationships you nurture.
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