May 2024 horoscopes: Open your heart and mind

Happy birthday, Taurus!

The sensual vibes of Taurus season are inspiring indulgences of all kinds, so the astrology of May brings plenty of opportunities of love and pleasure. Bubbly Gemini season rolls in on May 20th, bringing big changes as abundant planet Jupiter switches signs for the first and only time this year. Get ready to open your heart and mind to all sorts of glow-ups and growth experiences, in relationships and beyond.


April 20th - May 20th

Happy birthday season, Taurus! Romantic Venus is in your sign for the next few weeks, making it easy to attract whomever and whatever you want. Tap into your heart’s desires and make a special birthday wish under the new moon on May 7th. Major surprises relating to your values and relationships may pop up mid-month, so keep an open mind and roll with whatever changes of heart may emerge. The full moon on May 23rd is one of the dreamiest lunations of the year for you, so dive deep into romance and intimacy in whatever ways you see fit.


May 21st - June 20th

Your energy levels might be low during the first half of the month, so spend the new moon on May 7th in bed with a lover or just have some sweet solo time. You’ll need the extra energy once your birthday season rolls around! May 23rd is one of the most romantic days of the year, as amorous Venus hits your sign on the same day as a sexy new moon in your relationship zone. Be spontaneous in love. Once lucky Jupiter hits your sign a couple days later, you’ll feel ready to manifest your dreams and attract abundance in all areas of your life.


June 21st -July 22nd

Have some fun under the new moon on May 7th—you may meet a special someone through mutual friends. A friends-with-benefits situation could emerge around this time too, so keep your heart open to unexpected adventures and connections. The fiery full moon two weeks later inspires you to break out of your routine and embrace adventure. Try out something new in the bedroom with your lover or plan a date night out somewhere you’ve never been before. The fresh energy will revitalize your spark.


July 23rd - August 22nd

Your career is bustling right now (which is boosting your confidence in a very sexy way), but you can still make time for romance under the sensual new moon on May 7th. If you’re single, you may even find a spark with someone in your field. The full moon two weeks later is bursting with passion and romance, so ask your crush on a date or plan something sexy with your lover. Your heart has lots to give, and now’s the time to share it!


August 23rd - September 22nd

You’re craving adventure and excitement, Virgo, and the new moon on May 7th is the time to manifest more of it in your love life. Say yes to unexpected invites and give into your more unusual impulses throughout the middle of the month—exploring your desires is exactly what you need right now! The full moon on May 23rd lights up your domestic side, so have your lover over for dinner or just throw on a rom-com and have a cute solo night in.


September 23rd - October 22nd

You’re taking charge of your relationships right now, Libra, and the new moon on May 7th is the perfect time to set some boundaries that’ll protect your heart. Intimacy needs a safe container in order to thrive, so make sure you’re building yours. Pay attention to your desires mid-month and indulge, as you may be surprised by the things that can bring you pleasure. The full moon on May 23rd is a thrilling one, sparking all sorts of exciting adventures and titillating conversations.


October 23rd - November 21st

The new moon on May 7th brings you a chance to deepen your commitments to a partner or level up a casual fling to official relationship territory, so tap into what you really want and make it happen. Mid-month is a great time to have open-hearted conversations with your lovers, especially if you find yourself dealing with difficult feelings or other unexpected challenges. Trust that by sharing your truth, your partnerships will come out even stronger on the other side.


November 22nd - December 21st

This is an exciting month for your love and dating life, so tap into your desires and start making moves toward whatever lights your fire. Your schedule could book up quickly though, so plan things in advance if you can! The full moon in your sign on May 23rd is full of magic, reminding you to prioritize your pleasure first. You’ve got to honor your needs in order to properly show up in relationships—and over the coming year, that’s going to be extra important!


December 22nd - January 19th

You should be prioritizing pleasure and fun above all else this month, so put some date nights on your calendar and spend extra time connecting romantically with your lovers—especially during the sensual new moon on May 7th. Unexpected romantic interests or surprising new feelings could rock your world mid-month, so embrace the wild unknown and follow your heart. The full moon on May 23rd is perfect for putting your wellness first. Let your lovers pamper you or host a sexy self-care night all for yourself.


January 20th - February 18th

Your private life is a big focus this month, so allow yourself to bask in nostalgia and take a trip down memory lane. If you live with a partner (or want to have that conversation), the new moon on May 7th is a good time to have a relationship check-in. Once Gemini season starts on May 20th, your dating life is primed and ready for action—so say yes to some invites or hit the town to make some new connections.


February 19th - March 19th

Talking through your feelings in relationships is especially important this month, and the new moon on May 7th is the perfect time to open a new dialogue with your partners in the name of truth and transparency. Speaking your mind will bring you closer to the people who are aligned with your heart, so go with the flow and try to let go of expectations. Your professional life could get busy under the full moon on May 23rd, so let yourself indulge in some quality downtime at home with your lover during the last week of the month.


March 20th - April 19th

Passionate planet Mars is in your sign all month, so your sex drive is through the roof, especially during the first week! Prioritize your pleasure and spend plenty of time with your lovers (or your favorite toys). Once Gemini season starts on May 20th, you’ll be feeling especially flirty, so send some racy texts or have a genuine heart-to-heart with a significant other. The full moon on May 23rd lights up your taste for adventure, so switch things up in your love life and break out of your routine.

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