choosing wedding dates for couples for more than a decade now, and each year it
gets both easier and more difficult. Easier, because I know what I'm looking for
and have figured out how to find it quickly. But more difficult because the
times themselves are more difficult - and this is reflected in our astrology.
to be, I could find a half dozen or more really solid dates in a given year -
dates so good that I didn't hesitate to urge clients to move their wedding date
up or back to take advantage of them. That's frankly not the case in 2010. Between
the Cardinal T-Square that has Jupiter, Saturn,
Uranus and Pluto all tangled up in an unholy heap, rendering the early degrees
of cardinal signs an astrological no-fly zone; Saturn
changing signs (and entering marriage-oriented Libra); and Venus
and Mars each retrograde for part of the year, this year poses unique challenges
for bridal couples - and their astrologer.
Does this mean you
should pull the blankets over your head and put off your wedding for a year or
I'm reminded of something my own wedding officiant once
said to me. "The best time to get married," she advised, "is
when you really, really want to." Love, passion, and excitement are the
narcotic that make the first years of marriage - all the compromise and adjustment
- a labor of joy instead of frustration. This may be especially true this year,
when this newlywed devotion and optimism can help make the world's problems seem
In the end, it's your love for each other,
and your commitment to your relationship, that will make your marriage a success.
Wedding astrology is just a useful ritual to help you align your relationship
and marriage with cosmic intention.
Besides, even amidst the
cosmic rubble of the 2010 landscape, there are still some pretty good moments
to say "I do." This article will give you an overview of the year's
high(and low)lights. Then, to narrow down your choices, use my wedding
date tutorial - or contact me for a customized
wedding date report!