What Does February's Black Moon Mean For Your Horoscope?


What Is A Black Moon?

Listen, we get it. We bet you have a lot of questions about this upcoming phenomenon. What is a black moon? How does a black moon affect your horoscope? Please, pray tell, inform me if this is actually a sign of the End of Times!!

Take a breath, the answer to the last question is, of course, yes — only because we are always rocketing towards the End Times! No way to avoid it, eventually the times will end! Bye, bye Planet Earth. Thanks for global warming!

We digress.

A black moon, in this case, is when a month has no full moon. This is only possible in February because it is the only month that has a fewer amount of days than an entire moon cycle, which is typically 29.5 days.

The last black moon occurred in 1999, and the next won't happen again until 2037! Woo, I don't know about you but I have a few plans for 2037, and it all includes planning for retirement because I am so old.

Black Moon Horoscope: How Is My Horoscope Affected By The Black Moon?

Just like January's insane super blue blood moon affects you in wonky ways, so will this black moon!

A black moon is also referred to as a "dark moon" or "Lilith moon" by astrologers and those who follow the Wiccan faith.

While many Wiccans and Pagans believe this is a time where spells are more powerful, it can also seriously affect your "je ne sais quoi"!

The double new moon, and lack of a complete full moon, in this month may set you up for serious failure — or success, depending on how you move forward.

This is a time where you have to accept the void! Question yourself, your actions, and those who surround you, and you will come out strong.

However, this is going to prove to be difficult for THREE ASTROLOGICAL SIGNS.

Click through the slideshow to see how your month will be affected, and if you're one of the three signs that may be setting up for failure.

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2018 Black Moon Aries Horoscope

Aries -- this month is a time for finding out the truth.

More specifically, it is time to find the truth of yourself. You are a person who respects the truth, but for whatever reason, it seems that you are afraid to face it yourself because of this Lilith moon.

Ask yourself -- are you filling up your work and social calendar? Why is that? Are you avoiding spending time to search within yourself because you fear that you are on the wrong path? Are you afraid to admit that you have changed in some way that does not make you happy?

You are a hardworking person, but you need to become introspective in this month devoid of a moon. There will be no light shone on you when you are in the dark.

You are the type of person to put all their chips in when the going gets tough -- don't doubt yourself this month.

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2018 Black Moon Taurus Horoscope

Taurus -- Do you remember the person you were just four years ago? Do you remember the person you were just four months ago? While you may recall that person, you can't see yourself ever being in that mindset again.

In fact, you're not even very sure how you ended up HERE.

Sadly, you are one of the three signs that will have the most difficult time under this Lilith moon. It's make or break time.

On the 15th, the partial solar eclipse in Aquarius is in your 10th house of career. You may experience conflict between loved ones at this time -- but more likely, there will be a moment at work between you and a colleague or even your boss.

Thankfully, you are a grounded sign and you will get through it one way or another.

Solar eclipses represent new beginnings. This could be the push you need to put your career into overdrive!

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2018 Black Moon Gemini Horoscope

Gemini -- we get it. Having fun is a lot more fun than actually facing your responsibilities. You are the type to push things off until last moment just so you can go out with your friends or loved one tonight.

You have an amazing ability to ignore what needs to get done, don't you? However, this Lilith moon has you feeling the dread of uncompleted tasks.

Have you been turning things in that don't live up to your standard? Are you constantly late? You self-sabotage is off the CHAIN this month.

You need to be extra mindful of the person you present to others, especially in regards to work.

You have a great ability to put your nose to the grindstone, and while it isn't fun, it is necessary. Don't let your wild lust for life make it impossible for you to live your life fully in the future.

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2018 Black Moon Cancer Horoscope

Cancer -- sadly, you are one of the three signs who will have an extra hard time under this Lilith moon.

How's your bank account lately? Yikes, have I caught you off guard? It seems that money hasn't been on your mind recently, but it's time to start paying attention to that -- before it's too late!

Money will be tight, but you'll need to break your lazy habits in order to get through this month. In order to get to the state you want to be in, you'll have to be particularly frugal this month.

You feel restless. You want to spend, to go on an adventure. However, I urge you to keep a penny saved, otherwise, you may be forced to stay in one place for a lot longer than what is healthy for you mentally.

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2018 Black Moon Leo Horoscope

Leo -- boundaries are going to be interesting for you under this Lilith moon. You want to let loved ones in but for some reason you're having a hard time figuring out who should be allowed in and who needs to stay at the wall.

This month will be a struggle for you to realize that someone you thought you could trust may not be so very trustworthy.

It may also bring frustration. Someone who loves you may ask to be let in repeatedly, and for whatever reason, you refuse to let down your walls. They will grow more disheartened and frustrated and you may lose them if you don't open up.

Lucky for you, under the new moons people show their true colors -- take these colors at face value! Do not ignore the signs you see.

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2018 Black Moon Virgo Horoscope

Virgo -- you give too much of yourself.

I could end the horoscope there, and you will understand, but lets expand on that. In relationships, including friendships, you expect to give a huge part of yourself and receive a huge part of that person in turn.

More likely, you find that they do not give equally. You find chunks of your heart missing, and you don't have anything to fill those holes with.

This is typical you.

People will be showing their true selves this month, and you typically ignore that in others. You make excuses and accept others as BETTER than they really are.

Be more critical, and find those who give you exactly what you put out.

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2018 Black Moon Libra Horoscope

Libra -- emotions are running high this month, but you must stay optimistic! This is hard for you, as you are a very smart sign, but you have to trust that things will work out.

Accept that you will never know the future, and, while this is hard for you, try to fully enjoy the moments this month.

There is going to be an opportunity this month that you may think you recognize. It will make you say, "I've been here before and I have been burned before."

Allow yourself to be optimistic though. This time, things will be different.

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2018 Black Moon Scorpio Horoscope

Scorpio -- this month is an exciting one for you! If only because you love a good gamble.

My little risk taker that thrives under the unknown possibilities, this moonless month is filled with them. Even if the risks don't pay off, you're excited for a great story to tell.

You jump with both feet in. That said, there will be a moment where you realize you've bit off more than you can chew.

Your character is defined by your commitment. When you say you're in, then you are in. However, this time something will feel off. You will fight with yourself -- but it is okay for you to go back on your word.

Sometimes, you just need to go home.

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2018 Black Moon Sagittarius Horoscope

Sagittarius -- you are one of the three signs that will have a difficult time this month.

Ironically, an archer is turning on you, thanks to stupid Cupid. You will find that in the early parts of this month your romantic relationships are strained. You simply are communicating well with your person.

In fact, Valentine's Day is not going to be a cheesy romance movie for you -- it is going to feel like you aren't getting through to the person you want to understand the most.

If you're single, being around your crush will make you feel awkward. You'll find yourself putting your foot in your mouth at almost every turn. If you don't have a crush you find that you're frustrated about romance in general -- you may even try to convince yourself that you LIKE someone you don't.

However, it is a good time to think about what you really want in a partner. Eventually, once Pisces season begins around the 15th, you will start to feel more comfortable in yourself.

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2018 Black Moon Capricorn Horoscope

Capricorn -- people are starting to pay attention! You have started to wonder what your purpose here is, and you may have felt that you were under respected and unnoticed.

You'll start to notice that you're hitting every green light! You're ready to go, you have everything you need!

PSYCH! For some reason, something is holding you back... and, sadly, it's you.

This moonless month's theme is your own personal negativity. How many times have you told yourself "I can't" so far this month? It's time to believe in the great possibilities of life again! It will be very, very important to have humor.

Be quick with a joke and quick a laugh and everything will be fine.

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2018 Black Moon Aquarius Horoscope

Aquarius -- happy birthdays are in order -- and what a perfect time, because this moonless month will need you to celebrate yourself.

You'll need to surround yourself with friends and family, crack open a bottle of champagne, and say "I'm worth this. I deserve this."

My little wallflower, allow the attention to be on you -- it's time to shine. Great things will come if you do, namely an incredible person is going to notice.

It's time to be a little selfish. Commit this month to you, allow others to worship you. You are glowing, you are powerful.

The night sky doesn't need a full moon this month, you're bright enough for the world.

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2018 Black Moon Pisces Horoscope

Pisces -- this month is yours. It is the shortest of months, but it holds the most wisdom for you. And a month without a full moon! It is extraordinary for you.

No moon means there is a void. Some may find this terrifying, but you take another lesson from it. You have learned all of your strength from being alone. You've grown strong in your aloneness, and you do not need others to fill this happiness for you.

Have your days felt difficult lately? I'm pleased to tell you that fortune is coming your way -- life, love, and money.

You are just about to step into a new dream, something you have always somewhat thought about but now is the time to make moves. Build your foundation so your house can be strong. Thank all those who helped you along the way, but allow yourself that time to be alone.