The summer has nearly come to an end, but there’s still time to make the most of it! Whether it’s working harder at your job, sparking up a summer fling (that will hopefully last into the fall) or spending more quality time with friends and family, break out of this season’s mercury retrograde with the best advice for your zodiac sign this month.
Read on for your August 2018 monthly horoscopes to find out what the stars predict for your love life, social life and career this month from Astrology Detective.
Leo Horoscopes for August 2018
Work opportunities arising during the second half of the month can allay your financial fears, so send out your résumé and make your pitch. If you would like to move to a new place, you may just find your dream job that will make it possible.
Worries about your career and romantic life could be causing a lot self-reflection and assessment during the first half of the month. You may realize you need to sort out stressful issues relating to home and family, once and for all.
Let your fears about money and employment spur you on, not hold you back.
Virgo Horoscopes for August 2018
Getting away from it all will help lift your spirits and bring you closer to your partner during the second half of the month. If you are stuck in town, widen your horizons by taking in art or new knowledge.
Long-simmering issues relating to anxiety and worry could play with your self-esteem around the eleventh, causing you to pour your inner feelings out to the world in an unedited stream. Think before you speak to make sure you do not inadvertently blurt out things you cannot take back.
Putting open trust in your lover will help restore harmony.
Libra Horoscopes for August 2018
The secret to your success is your diplomatic nature and ability to work harmoniously in a team. On the 25th, don't be afraid to ask for a raise or a boost in benefits, citing the human value you bring to the company.
The stars have been bestowing you with many opportunities to up your income this year, just make sure you do not blow this bounty partying, travelling and romancing in the summer sun.
Jupiter is giving you a once-in-a-decade opportunity to boost your earnings through early November; work hard to use it, instead of playing hard to lose it.
Scorpio Horoscopes for August 2018
Have a good, calm heart-to-heart talk with a badly behaved lover on the 25th, it can restore harmony in your relationship and swell your heart with feelings of love and romance.
An old, seemingly unending work project may be taking up a huge portion of your time and stressing you out during the first weeks of the month. Likewise, angers could flare due to an irresponsible domestic partner.
Learn to set boundaries instead of blowing your top.
Saggittarius Horoscopes for August 2018
Finances may have been tight this past year, but surprising new developments on the work front at the end of the month could rev up your ambitions and put some money in your pocket.
Even if you take a vacation and travel to expand your horizons, it could be difficult to leave your sense of inner alienation and isolation at home. Try not to get so caught up in your feelings that you let life pass you by.
You're not as trapped in your solitude as you think. Time to get back on the grid.
Capricorn Horoscopes for August 2018
If you are trying for a baby, the end of August could bring good news, or be a perfect time to go for it. You will be up to the added responsibility of parenthood. Otherwise, your grounded nature could bring much stability to a free-spirited current, or potential, significant other.
You may feel used and financially manipulated by romantic partners and spoiled children during the first half of the month. If you try to escape by partying hard with your friends, it will only quicken the depletion of your resources. Try to implement a reasonable budget.
Your head is squarely on your shoulders, allowing you to shoulder your responsibilities for those you love.
Aquarius Horoscopes for August 2018
You are at peak performance, as far as your profession is concerned, which could give you the rare opportunity to make some serious bank doing what you love, putting an end to your monetary worries and filling you with confidence.
A lover envious of your success may try to sabotage your career early in the month, causing tension and fights around the home. A break-up may be in order to find someone more supportive and self-assured.
Would someone who really loves you stand in your way of success?
Pisces Horoscopes for August 2018
Late August travels could inspire you by opening your eyes to new wonders and sensations. If you can't leave town, try to explore unknown niches of your own city. Reaching out to estranged friends on the 25th could lead to détente.
If you are carrying around a lot of repressed anger from things that happened long ago, you may finally blow up and get it all off your chest early in the month. Likewise, last-minute work duties could put the kibosh on holiday travel plans, if you have things booked during the first weeks of August. Best to get away after the 19th to truly relax.
Clear the air in order to take in new vistas.
Aries Horoscopes for August 2018
Your confidence will be boosted when all your hard work starts paying off, quite literally, with increased earnings. Your workplace will be filled with optimism, enthusiasm and harmonious teamwork. Take a deep breath and give yourself a pat on the back.
Unexpected changes in your relationship status could also cause issues with joint bank accounts. Do not blow your savings on hedonistic nights out trying to impress those in your social network.
If you want to hold on to your money, keep your personal savings personal.
Taurus Horoscopes for August 2018
A newly reinvigorated love life will shift your focus from trying to please flakey friends to the joys of romance à deux. Summer travel could bring excitement and bonding – as well as new prospects for singles.
Overwhelming feelings of stress could cause squabbles both at the office and at home. Dragging up old, festering issues could cause major disputes with your partner, but at least it will clear the air.
Shut out everyone and put your full attention on swooning with your sweetie.
Gemini Horoscopes for August 2018
If you have innovative ideas to renovate your abode or even make a move, this is a perfect time to plot and plan your dream home. Shift your thoughts away from the vagaries of your career to something you can actually control – the four walls of your house.
Try to put off major negotiations or meetings until the second half of the month, or you risk saying the wrong thing the wrong way. You may also feel the need to project overconfidence in order to cover up feelings of insecurity, but just end up appearing pushy or aggressive.
Slip off the mask you wear to the world and slip into some comfy loungewear to just chill at home or with family.
Cancer Horoscopes for August 2018
The second half of the month abounds with pleasant opportunities to socialize with friends and loved ones. If you are single, a friendly crush could grow into a solid long-term partnership, so let them know how you feel – the 25th is a particularly auspicious day.
Expenses relating to babysitting or dating may be more than you expected, and payments may be delayed at work, causing you to lash out at your children or sweetie mid-month, especially if you overspend on frivolities in early August.
The cost of romance may be high, but it is worth every penny.