Mercury Retrograde 2023

Mercury Retrograde 2023,

Get ready for the astrological chaos of 2023! Learn about all the time’s Mercury will be retrograde this year, along with how it will affect each zodiac sign.

Dates and effects of Mercury Retrograde in 2023 on the zodiac signs

Mercury retrograde is the astrological event most feared by astrology buffs because they are believed to cause chaos and confusion. The only way to avoid their effects is to be aware of when they will occur in 2023 so that you can resist their frightening energies.

When a planet appears to go backward or stop in its orbit, it is known in astrology as a retrograde planet.

However, this is only an optical illusion caused by our location on Earth. Since the planets always gravitate in the same direction, this is impossible from an astronomical perspective, but it does have energetic repercussions.

What does Mercury retrograde mean?

Mercury is the planet that controls how you express yourself, how you communicate and how you use technology. When Mercury is retrograde, these aspects of your life are affected and you notice it in delays of all kinds, garbled language and incoherent actions.

However, the effects of its retrograde, which will occur in all cardinal signs in 2023 – Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn – depend largely on the sign in which it occurs.

Dates and consequences of Mercury Retrograde in 2023.

Mercury retrograde in Capricorn

December 29, 2022 – January 18, 2023

Mercury will be retrograded in late 2022 and early 2023. Your career, vocation and public reputation will be affected while retrograde in Capricorn. This indicates that it will force you to reconsider your goals, your direction for the future and your work-life balance.

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Mercury retrograde in Taurus

April 21, 2023, to May 14, 2023

You may experience delays in payments and fluctuations in cash flow when Mercury is retrograded in Taurus, as it affects everything related to our finances. Therefore, you should be very careful in these situations. Also, as Venus, the planet of love rules Taurus, it could change the way your relationships develop.

Mercury retrograde in Virgo

August 23, 2023, to September 15, 2023

Virgo is an earth sign and it is exactly the one that Mercury rules. When Mercury is in this sign in its regular orbit, it usually shines, but when it goes retrograde, it has the usual negative effects, such as faulty logic, poor communication and a propensity to make you take everything personally.

Mercury in Sagittarius and Capricorn

December 12, 2023, to January 1, 2024

Your perspectives and belief systems may be challenged when Mercury retrograde passes through Sagittarius and when it passes through Capricorn, the horoscope predicts that a repeat of the events of late 2022 is likely.

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