Obviously, this week is pretty Thanksgiving-centric, but there’s some astrological movement going down that you might want to keep an eye on. There’s a full moon in Gemini, and it’s happening on November 23, a.k.a. Black Friday.
Hold on, because it’s going to be a wild ride. Emotions can be very excitable, You can feel your emotions go from high to low to all over the place. And really, that’s just what you need when you’re hanging with family.
The full moon is also all about sharing your ideas, talking, and connecting with people. Suddenly, you’ll be all about filling Aunt Margaret in on your dating life, and getting your younger cousin to finally show you how to make your own talking emoji.
Things to keep in mind: Are you sharing things you should be? Or is it better to keep certain juicy little nuggets of info to yourself?
As for being with family during this time, make sure you keep an open mind. You want to share ideas and what you believe, but make sure you’re not saying that your opinion is best. Things will go a lot more smoothly if you keep it neutral.
What’s special about the full moon in Gemini?
The full moon is connected with Jupiter, which means you should be all about keeping an open mind. Let people be who they are without judgment. You’ll have a sense of freedom if you do.
You’ll also want to pick your battles. There’s some solid energy from Mars, the planet of action, going down around this time, and it can make you feel defensive. Try to keep things light and don’t take life so seriously.
Basically, if your politically-charged uncle starts making statements that piss you off, just try to brush them off or laugh.
Each lunar cycle ends with a Full Moon, a time that is always full of emotions and energy, and is important to pay attention to. A Full Moon signifies completion, both in the lunar cycle and in our lives. It’s a time for revelations, when a spotlight gets shone on the things we’ve been working towards and what is no longer serving us. On Nov. 23, the Full Moon will rise in Gemini, and it will be ruled by Mercury, meaning that it’s going to affect everyone. As usual, though, certain zodiac signs will be affected the least by the November Full Moon, and you probably want to know if yours is one. But first, what exactly should you expect overall?
The fact that the Full Moon falls in Gemini means that, it could be described as footloose and fancy-free. Geminis are all over the place, and once we’re under their influence, we all will be too. Our sense of self is going to feel more fluid, and we’ll find that we want to try out different identities rather than be held down or defined by just one particular label. And since the sun is in Sagittarius, opposing this Full Moon, we’ll be able to gain some wisdom and get new insight into so many things.
Overall, revel in the good side of the Gemini full moon-have some great conversations with your family and keep an open ear (and mind) about what they have to say, too. You might learn something new in the process.
The Full Moon November 2018 astrology is also influenced by the planetary aspect Mars square Jupiter. This can make you feel strong, brave and sexy but also angry and frustrated. The danger is that impulsive and reckless actions could lead to accidents or injuries.
The November 2018 full moon in the Pleiades increases the risk of losing your temper and becoming cruel and ruthless. The keys to avoiding pain, loss and sorrow are patience and forethought. While irritation and frustration may prove difficult to avoid, you can release the hot full moon energy safely using self-control and moderation.
The lunar qualities of emotions and instincts reach their peak at a full moon. Use you increased emotional strength and intuition to overcome any relationship challenges. Subconscious awareness allows for an impartial and balanced look at your personal relationships. You will clearly see any relationship dynamics or negative feelings causing disharmony.`
A full moon has a relationship to the previous new moon. Your November 7 new moon goals can now be fine-tuned or completed, it is harvest time. You can make emotional adjustments in response to those new goals. Full moon November 2018 lasts for two weeks up to the December 7 new moon.
The November 23 full moon has a nasty feel to it because of the planetary aspects and fixed stars. The full moon square Mars brings bitterness and anger for the next two weeks. An opposition to Jupiter amplifies this confrontational energy.
The Moon at 00°52′ Gemini Sign is on the same degree as Alcyone, the central star of the Pleiades Star Cluster. The Pleiades bring love and peace when well placed. However, square Mars and opposite the Sun and Jupiter is far from being well placed.
Full Moon Aspects
Full Moon square Mars brings simmering anger to the surface so take care to avoid being hurt or causing harm. There is danger when taking risks or acting impulsively. However, holding in anger and frustration is not healthy either. Repressed anger can manifest physically as pain in your body, accidents, aggressive reactions in others, or as conflict in your home. There will probably be some degree of emotional discomfort in close relationships, especially with women.
They key to handling this quick and hot energy is to release your frustrations in a controlled way. If you have annoyed someone else, don’t be overly defensive or mean when they share their feelings with you. Cuts or burns, especially in the kitchen, would suggest you have not dealt with your emotional troubles. Face what is making you feel threatened with courage. Emotional attacks from others are just as likely as you losing your temper with a loved one.
Moon opposite Jupiter is likely to cause lack self-control and unwanted attention. It can make you less guarded about your feelings and private life, which can leave you vulnerable to interfering mothers, moral crusaders and even the public. This full moon will be more problematic if you already have difficulty with self-control or addiction. You may react to others people’s possessive or jealous behavior by subconsciously falling into negative habits and behaviors.
Mars square Jupiter can make you feel energetic and sexy but can also make you impulsive and tactless. It gives the courage to take on adversaries if you feel threatened but a defensive approach is best. This is not a good full moon for going on the attack, especially without provocation. Without forethought and strategy, rash actions could lead to embarrassment, accidents or injuries. Finally, moderate your energy output to avoid physical or emotional exhaustion.