Romance begun with Venus in Scorpio can be dark. Venus in Scorpio explores control, deep ties and an aspect of secret or hidden. Hence the descriptors of manipulative, underhanded and also taboo.
Mars in Scorpio is uncovering secrets, the Sun sheds light and Mercury has us sorting it all out. The New Moon is a new start: we can’t unsee or unknow. All opposed to Uranus, the rebel, we’re uncovering, breaking away or breaking free.
The Venus-Saturn opposition is exact on the 10th, but mark off the 8th to the 12th were feeling of loneliness, isolation and disconnection are very possible. Venus rules relationships and money.
The energy has been on self in relation to others. Relationships have been examined and evaluated, one way or another. It has been preoccupying, to say the least.
July 22nd, the Sun ingresses into Leo, its home. The the same day Venus goes retrograde. Leo is individuality, standing apart or out. It is identity through self-expression. Leo is royalty, all hail.