Read on for your April 2021 monthly horoscopes to find out what the stars are saying about your love life, social life and career this month from Astrology Detective.
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#BlindAmbitionFor more than a decade, you have been on a non-stop quest for power, influence and career success. But this April, you may start asking yourself, "What price glory?" While your achievements are commendable, have they been cutting you off from the sunnier, simpler, more laid-back side of your identity? Do you find yourself longing for the warm friendships of yesteryear when you were at the bottom of the heap? Because, no matter how much money you throw at social acquaintances this month, no one will be impressed, leaving you feeling shut out and financially drained.
2 / 12
#UpsettingTheAppleCart While your sign normally feels most comfortable around established structures and traditions, this month you want nothing more than to tear it all down. You will be overwhelmed by a spirit of revolutionary creativity, especially in your professional life, leaving you no time for stagnant routines, bureaucratic processes and worn-out, color-by-numbers methods of doing things. You may need to stand up to authority figures in order to implement change, but you will definitely have the moxie to do so, and it may even result in a raise, bonus or the gumption to finally seek out a better paying, more satisfying job opportunity.
3 / 12
#InWithTheNewPetty, competitive games within your friendship groups will leave you exasperated and frustrated. Maybe it's time to move on from small-minded, judgmental people who insist on narrowing your horizons rather than expanding them. Your inner rebel is being awakened, making this an excellent time for some deep spring cleaning. You will have no problems standing up to authoritarian acquaintances, even if you have to make waves while doing so. By mid-month, you will be able to transform your world by getting rid of all the mindsets, structures and people that have been holding you back. By creating a vacuum, you can fill it with activities and influences that truly inspire you.
4 / 12
#ChutesAndLaddersYou will be a shining light in your working environment, capable of leadership, teamwork and getting things done. It's unfortunate, however, that the more you climb the ladder of success and are appreciated by those around you, the more your romantic partner will want to pull that ladder right out from under your feet. Moreover, the vibes of your love life may be increasingly isolating you from friends and acquaintances. Is a competitive, controlling, domineering and all-consuming love partner really what's best for you? You’re a natural-born romantic and sometimes can get sucked into patterns of toxic codependency. April is a time of reckoning.
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#GetTheBalanceRightThe stresses of your professional life have been receding for several months, but work may still be consuming your entire existence. You need to step back, take a deep breath and re-calibrate. While we are certainly living in uncertain times, what quality will the upcoming years provide if you are just grinding out work, eating and sleeping? Anxiety about your finances may be pushing you to take on too many duties out of fear for the future, without ever thinking about the joys of the present. Try to make room for love, romance and friendship, and all that hard work will finally have a greater purpose than mere survival.
6 / 12
#SeducedByACharlatanHighly romantic ideas of finding the perfect soulmate could be keeping you perpetually single or trapped in a relationship with someone who is not what they seem. If you are in a relationship, beware of being emotionally manipulated or guilt-tripped over money matters. Instead of being a pushover, try to detach yourself — and your heart — when it comes to financial decisions. For those who are single, if you are waiting for Prince(ss) charming to magically appear and whisk you away to the realm of happily ever after, you may be waiting a long time. Dating can be messy, but so are long-term relationships. Your pickiness and fussiness are on overdrive this month, which could see you turning away otherwise worthy suitors.
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#EscapeYou long for the freedom of exciting new vistas filled with inspirational people and innovative ideas, but instead, you are left drowning and drained by dullards in your everyday life. Nosy family members may be trying to micromanage your love life, while sentimental partners may have forgotten all about romance. Whether single or in a relationship, you may feel a sense of brittleness and boredom surrounding you. If you break free from daily routines or take an out-of-town vacation mid-month, you could reignite the passion in your twosome or be unexpectedly swept off your feet by someone charismatic and new. If you are looking for love, the intoxicating vibes surrounding the 17th don't come around very often, so make sure to get yourself out there, either online or in real life.
8 / 12
#UsurpedControlYou feel most relaxed when you have an ironclad grip on all those around you, often leaving you blind to the effect these constraints have on others. Colleagues and romantic partners may be tired of towing your line and start acting up as a way of reasserting their own autonomy. Arguments and standoffs could flare up throughout the month. If you insist on cracking down, however, it will only cause others to rebel even more. Instead of ceaseless, useless power struggles, try to talk things out. You'll gain more far more authority through small concessions and negotiations than out-and-out dominance.
9 / 12
#OneWayOutIf you think you can make peace with unruly romantic partners simply by throwing money at them, think again. While buying your way out of problematic relationships often works, at best, it only acts as a stopgap measure and an easy out. If you want to make true progress with your significant other, try to confront them directly by having a long heart-to-heart talk, which could also include a fair amount of therapeutic shouting and screaming. The only way to clear the air once and for all is to stop trying to sweep everything under the rug.
10 / 12
#MoneyChangesEverythingIf you’re feeling uncertain regarding income sources, try not to take it out on family members, roommates or love-in loves; asserting control over others isn't going to bring stability to a financial life that seems increasingly outside your command. While romantic partners and children may be used to being doted on and spoiled, it would be best to create a strict budget and save for the future. Luckily, an extremely rare aspect between bountiful Jupiter and go-getter Mars in your money and work houses brings a much needed boost of good luck mid-month, making it an excellent time to negotiate contracts, seek out new clients, look for new jobs and show 'em what you've got.
11 / 12
#ProjectionRoomYou'll have your own cinematic screening room set up in your home, where you can project your inner demons onto your family members, causing drama worthy of an Oscar-winning performance. Manipulatively pulling the heartstrings of relatives and roommates won't win you any stunning reviews, however; all it will do is alienate you from those who refuse to enable your victim narrative any longer. Luckily, romance abounds mid-month. If you are single, this is an excellent time for dating and daring. Don't feel you have to meet "the one." Sometimes a no-strings arrangement is just what is needed to boost your confidence and make you feel alive once more.
12 / 12
#RealityCheckIf things are not working out in your life, it's time to step back, review the situation and deal with entrenched problems in a more a rational manner. Asking a dreamy, idealistic Pisces to get real, however, is a large task indeed. Luckily, sober-minded Saturn comes to your aid, helping you to take a more mature approach. During the first half of the month, try to set a budget regarding your social life. Even though many things remain closed due to pandemic restrictions, this might not be stopping you from splurging on too much online shopping so you can keep up with the Joneses in your social media posts. Instead of posturing and peacocking to others, try to have much-needed, difficult conversations with those in your circle so you can figure out who your true friends and allies are.