This Month's Scorpio New Moon Is as Electrifying as It Is Anxiety-Inducing

So much change is on the horizon.

This Month's Scorpio New Moon Is as Electrifying as It Is Anxiety-Inducing
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Scorpio season is in full swing, and the veil — a shield that separates the physical from the spiritual — is at its thinnest. As we step into the penultimate month of the year, the ethereal, magical energy of the fixed water sign will reach a fever pitch. Calling on you to get in touch with the shadow side of life in order to acknowledge and celebrate your inner truth, the Scorpio new moon occurs on November 4 at 5:14 p.m. ET/2:14 p.m. PT. Though the enchanting whimsy of Halloween will be in the rearview, this lunar event will present even more sweet and stunning surprises.

The new moon in Scorpio presents a special opportunity to tune into your intuition.

New moons — which happen when the confident sun pairs up with the security-seeking moon — generally offer the chance to gain clarity around a new chapter you want to write over the course of the next two weeks (up until the next full moon) and next six months (when the corresponding full moon occurs).

With this month's new moon falling in magnetic, deeply emotional, spiritually-gifted Scorpio, you'll feel even more connected to your intuition and potentially willing to go swimming in powerful, complex feelings.

The proximity to an eclipse and an opposition to Uranus spur major change.

This particular new moon could feel even more intense and game-changing, as it's falling within the same month and just two weeks ahead of a lunar eclipse in its opposite sign. Eclipses bring major shakeups and sudden shifts, and this new moon serves as a preview of that energy.

The main aspect it makes is an opposition to Uranus, the planet of change and rebellion, in Taurus, which can stir up anxiety and a desire to break free of anything that's no longer serving you. Expect the unexpected and a nudge to move in a whole new direction, particularly when it comes to moneymaking, joint resources, and intimacy, as those are the areas of life that Taurus and Scorpio rule.

And although change is often daunting, any uneasiness or nervousness that you're experiencing around this new moon should feel fairly familiar. After all, 2021 has been marked by an ongoing, shakeup-bringing square between Saturn, the planet of limitations and boundaries, and Uranus, so it actually makes perfect sense that so many lunar events — in fact, the last three new moons in October, September, and August — have served to underline that theme. By now, you could be sick of being told to prepare for destabilization, but you should also be fairly limber whenever it happens.

Mercury and Venus smooth the rough edges of this electrifying moon.

Although the Scorpio new moon's opposition to Uranus could bring shocks to the system — for better or worse — a sweet, friendly sextile between messenger Mercury in balance-seeking air sign Libra and relationship-oriented Venus in fiery truth-loving Sagittarius also occurs on the day of the new moon, which can make any eyebrow-raising curveballs easier to deal with. Connecting with your nearest and dearest comes more naturally, and heartfelt, direct, unfiltered conversations could have you feeling supported as you navigate any wild twists and turns that arise now.

Here, how this Scorpio new moon will affect you, based on your sign. (Pro-tip: Be sure to read both your sun and your rising sign, if you know it. If you don't, you can find it on your natal chart or via this CafeAstrology calculator.)

Aries (March 21-April 19)

With the new moon falling in your eighth house of sexual intimacy and joint resources, you'll be tuning into what you need — and changes you might have to make — to feel more comfortable while sharing a bank account or your bed.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

The new moon falls in your seventh house of partnership, so this moment's all about taking the pulse of reciprocity in your nearest and dearest bonds, whether they're romantic, platonic, or professional.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

The new moon is in your sixth house of routine and wellness, so it's a sweet opportunity to get in touch with your intuition around what you need on a daily basis to feel more balanced and vital.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Falling in your fifth house of romance, this new moon could mark an exciting new chapter in your love life. Don't be surprised if you find yourself moving in a thrilling new direction with your current or potentially new flame.

Leo (July 23-August 22)

The new moon falls in your fourth house of home life, laying the groundwork for a move to a new home or to kick off a whole new era for your inner, intimate life.

Virgo (August 23-September 22)

The new moon in your third house of communication brings out your curiosity and social energy, helping you connect with others and come up with ideas that could lead to a satisfying collab.

Libra (September 23-October 22)

Because the new moon is in your second house of income, it's an awesome time to brainstorm a fulfilling new direction for investing or bringing your skills to the table to boost your cash flow.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21)

Thanks to the new moon falling in your sign, this is the starting point for making a significant shift in how you're showing up in the world. Your own goals — as well as those related to partnership — are sure to be highlighted now.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)

With the new moon in your twelfth house of spirituality, this moment really lends itself to meditating, resting, and recharging so you can gain more clarity on how you want to tackle big picture goals — especially on a day-to-day basis.

Capricorn (December 22-January 19)

The new moon is in your eleventh house of networking so you could be diving into a major group project, class, or collaboration. Feeling like part of a team has you feeling even more grounded in your self-expression.

Aquarius (January 20-February 18)

Falling in your tenth house of career, you'll want to make a significant move to assert your long-term professional goals. It could be time to discuss your aspirations with a higher-up or write up a winning proposal.

Pisces (February 19-March 20)

This new moon in your ninth house of adventure is an opportunity to spread your wings and get out of your comfort zone. The more knowledge you can soak up and communication you can enjoy now, the more inspired you'll be.

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