Your Horoscope This Week

Illustrated by Alia Penner. Photographed by Jason Rodgers.
How strong are your relationships? This week is all about nurturing the bonds that matter most as the moon flows through Libra and Scorpio, the Two zodiac signs associated with partnerships. With Mercury retrograde from December 3 to 22, we wouldn't be surprised if communications have been a little, er, strained. The balanced Libra moon gifts us with a sense of fairness and diplomacy on Monday and Tuesday — optimal days to meet for a cup of strong coffee (or a dirty martini) and talk your way to a compromise. When the Scorpio moon takes the wheel from Wednesday to Friday, sharing secrets will help us all bond. Have you been keeping your cards too close to your vest? That might be the reason a relationship is spinning its wheels. If trust has been established, then open up the vault. Need to build credit in the loyalty points department? Share something more personal — but not your tabloid-worthy tales — and dare to ask more probing questions of people in conversation.
The weekend is ripe for adventure and experimentation as the Sagittarius sun gets in formation with wild child Uranus in Aries. Living it up — and living on the edge — will be a thing under this once-per-year alignment. But heed that Mercury retrograde warning label: If you're going to be a daredevil, please read all the directions and safety precautions first. Some things are best left in the "forever fantasy" category instead of turning them into a reality. Uranus rules activism, so why not be a daring agent of social change? A global cause, like disaster relief or protecting the right to choose could certainly use a signal boost now.