Venus gets cozy in Cancer from June 2nd through June 26th. Right away, the planet of loving devotion makes a tender trine to Jupiter and the cup of sweet satisfaction runs over. Pleasure and wishes-come-true pour forth in what is one of the most delicious aspects of the year.
Next, on June 12th and 21st respectively, Venus mingles with the outer planets Uranus and Neptune inviting otherworldly notions to this otherwise domestic affair. Bonds turn electric and fantastic as Venus leaves the door open to far out possibilities.
Venus wraps up her stay in Cancer with an opposition to Pluto, the planet of shadow and obsession, on June 23rd. This is quicksand territory. Loving the muddy versions of ourselves is the task.
With the following horoscopes, make a heartfelt wish, flirt with the farfetched and journey deep within to embrace your own alluring power.
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Your Venus in Cancer horoscopes are meant to be read as inspiration. If you know both your rising sign and sun sign, please read both horoscopes. You’ll know which one resonates more for you from week to week. Take what works for you, and leave the rest. If you want to share this work, please credit the source by quoting it and providing a link to this post and website. Thank you for your support and for spreading the work around. We really appreciate it and you. The following horoscopes were written by Thea Anderson.
Aries & Aries Rising
When Venus glides through Cancer, look for love in all the right places — the ones you call home. Make a wish for your best case scenario living situation, because your current residence could become just that. Decorate, adorn and celebrate your abode. Cradle the loving vibes like a newborn kitten but maybe say no to bringing home strays. When Venus melts into a puddle of wistful romance, be sure to save a little bit of TLC for yourself.
On June 23rd, see where you’d be properly served by exploring watery caverns of the past. When you think about it, familial relationships predate our physical birth. Open your heart to those lineages. What’s revealed through tradition and ancestor wisdom calls on you to venture further along your roots of origin. In this case, your flashlight is your heart.
Taurus & Taurus Rising
Fondness and affection for your local community overflow when Venus settles into Cancer. Exchanges with shopkeepers, neighbors, and BFFs become sweet as sugar over the next 3ish weeks. In fact, these interactions could become a full-on candy fever dream and a part of you wants to keep it going.
The trick is to exist with one foot in this river of delights while the other is planted firmly on solid ground. By June 23rd, the consequences of the sugar rush bring an aha moment. So as not to crash, look deeply into the shadow, the truth that needs to be brought to the forefront. Remember, you’ve got agency over which rabbit holes you tumble down.
Gemini & Gemini Rising
When Venus waltzes into Cancer, you’ll be feeling the love when it comes to material comforts and treasured belongings. Opportunities to receive bonus income flow in and the bounty is truly a blessing. This open door directs the resources straight to you and you’ll be feeling shored up and echoing many thanks.
You may be swept up in the sentimentality of your prized possessions because for you, an antique mirror is more than just a pretty bauble. If you find yourself caught in a daydream loop of all the fancy things at your disposal, check in around June 23rd.
Materiality and spirituality aren’t divorced from each other — rather, your good fortune positions you to reverberate gratitude for all things close to your heart.
Cancer & Cancer Rising
Mirror mirror on the wall…. When Venus enters Cancer, the planet of attraction shines an enchanting spotlight on you. In the beginning of June, you’ve got permission to put on the rose-hued glasses and see where possibilities for pleasure — romantic or not — abound. Embrace all the trappings that make you feel in-your-skin.
Allow the heart to swell to great proportions as long as you can remember where the line is when it comes to giving yourself away to passions. On June 23rd, investigate where you might benefit from taking care of self, body and mind first and foremost. Your power multiplies as you prioritize yourself and create a sustainable practice of self love.
Leo & Leo Rising
Sweet loving care is waiting in the wings when Venus enters Cancer. The planet of union and affection is strolling through the part of your chart that retains mystery and secrets. Keeping it interesting, if you will. You could inadvertently imprint on your admirers, causing them to form cute attachments.
The nurturing affection that stirs beneath the surface unfolds when you can make time to turn your phone off, unplug, and sit in silence. Cherish the away-time to connect to the blessings.
Things get a little Beauty and the Beast on June 23rd when Venus contends with Pluto. Merge the two principles of love and shadow for a deeply powerful combination. Who knows what can transform from undesirable to desirable?
Virgo & Virgo Rising
Cozy up to your admirers and adoring fans because your crew has you feeling majorly taken care of. When Venus enters Cancer, the planet of adoration will have you relishing amorous connections to those in your crowd. It’s not that you need the masses to fawn over you. Rather, you value the sort of bond that you can foster over time from seedling to mother oak.
Boundaries among your affinity groups may get hazy if you allow small slights to add up without being addressed. By June 23rd, repressed feelings crescendo as Venus opposes Pluto. Have you had your fill? Trust, commitment, consistency, the ability to work through the mud and mire of intimate exchanges — these are the principles that transform neutral acquaintance to close fellowship.
Libra & Libra Rising
There’s no time to be bashful when Venus enters Cancer and turns the adoring gaze to your work and career. If you’ve spent the last few weeks tenderly fiddling behind the scenes, just wait until people fall in love with your vision in presentation mode. Heartfelt praise reinforces why you’re so devoted to your endeavors. Capitalize on the recognition and appreciation by seeing what fantastic heights you can attain.
Expanding beyond the protective confines of your cocoon can reveal old trepidations about what it means to display your passion. And yet, confronting these shadowy fears, showing them compassion and tenderness, can transform them into good fuel. Caring for the rose of your work means withstanding the prick of a thorn.
Scorpio & Scorpio Rising
When Venus steps into Cancer, you’re invited to embark on pilgrimages of the heart. Fall in love with your studies, travels, and wisdom pursuits all over again. In the beginning of June, you’re flooded with prospects and possibilities in a way that is refreshing and replenishing.
On June 23rd, turn your attention to the churning bend of the river where things get a bit murky. The poet Emily Dickinson asks “Have you got a brook in your little heart,” and therein lies the answer. Be willing to follow the brook to wherever it may lead.
Sagittarius & Sagittarius Rising
When Venus enters Cancer, you look fondly upon the assets of a collaborator or partner. Thanks to important bonds, you’ve got a sparkly pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. The sharing and blending between both sides produce a recipe that you could never have concocted by going it alone.
The love stirred here spills over, soaking through boundaries that you may want in place when it comes to the territory of shared stuff. When that happens, particularly on June 23rd, how can you sort through the junk drawers of partnership? Deep cleaning is often far more emotional and difficult than we anticipate. Confront the nostalgia, feel the memories, then decide whether to cherish or chuck it.
Capricorn & Capricorn Rising
When Venus enters Cancer, the apple of your eye has you seeing hearts and stars. What prime relationship are you hopelessly devoted to? It’s here that you’ll feel a deepening connection, particularly in the beginning of June. Welcome the pleasure and spiritual alignment that’s born from your key union.
On June 23rd, love and partnership get intense. The Florence Nightingale effect warns us of how easy it is to fall for someone simply because they need our care. What if both sides of the arrangement meet each other with their cups already full?
Aquarius & Aquarius Rising
When Venus enters Cancer, the planet of love cozies into the area of your life that has to do with work, health and processes. What’s not to love here? The engine of your routine deserves to be held too. Gifts of tender support are the right maintenance. If you have an animal familiar, it’s a great time to care for them and enjoy that bond.
On June 23rd, tend to the dark and dusty corners that usually get ignored on the daily. You may need to roll your sleeves up, but this sort of work and attention is ultimately a form of self-care.
Pisces & Pisces Rising
When Venus enters Cancer, the planet of love and sweetness plants the seeds of creation in fertile ground. Write love poetry, watch RomComs, and allow feelings of amore to lead the way. You can swim deep here, washing all your passion projects in blessed creative waters.
As you dote on your darlings, notice what calls for more caretaking. Inherent with birthing new creations is the responsibility to them as they mature in the world. When sea turtles hatch, they must embark on a treacherous journey to safety. And they are well served by it. If you love something, give it the same chance to thrive.