There is a little less than one and one-half years between Venus’ retrograde cycles. Each cycle lasts about forty days.
energies are about love and affection and it is also affiliated with beautiful
things and our possessions. Venus seeks out comfort and elegance although
we always need to look at its sign and house position in the natal chart for complete
details. Venus’ energies are connected to our search for peace and tranquility
hence its affiliation with Libra and Taurus.
Venus is in its retrograde cycle, it has similarities to the energies of
Mars. Naturally, Venus is very passive in its expression while Mars is
much more aggressive and pushy. Since Venus is connected to material
objectives and love and affection, the push for these things is emphasized
although the ability to express love and affection is restricted during the
retrograde implies that the energies are held back. Personal
relationships may not be as easy due to the restrictions on our expression of
love and affection.
in retrograde, there is a push, however, to accumulate possessions, and this could
include a push towards gaining momentum linked to the finances and acquiring
material goods. It has also been said that during the Venus retrograde
cycle there can be a tendency to lose something of value, whether that be a
personal thing or some love interest.
are, however, no significant indicators that the connection lost cannot be
regained. Things may not be lost on a permanent basis but can be regained
what was lost once the retrograde cycle is over. Again, it is important to look at the full
chart for a clear picture.