The most important influence on Mercury retrograde November 2018 is Mercury square Neptune. The chart below shows this challenging aspect is very tight with an orb of only 0°13′. It stays within 1° orb from November 13 to 20. Mercury square Neptune distorts your thinking which can confuse and complicate discussions and business dealings. Even giving or receiving instructions can suffer from lack of clarity and misinterpretation. If you must deal with any important business, government or legal matters, seek professional advice or help from a trusted friend.
When dealing with family and friends, try to stick to the basics of communication. Your imagination and potential for deception can lead to sticky situations. This would only increase the level of confusion and insecurity Mercury retrograde already brings, regardless of any planetary aspects. You really must avoid treachery and scandal. Even little white lies could lead to major embarrassment or the need for more convoluted cover ups.
You may also be more susceptible to believing conspiracy theories or strange and extreme spiritual and religious views during Mercury retrograde November 2018. You need to protect yourself against loan sharks or pushy sales people. Psychic vampires may find holes in your aura so stick to more suitable activities for this transit, like music, dance, poetry or creative writing. Drugs and alcohol are a big no-no during Mercury retrograde 2018.
Moon conjunct Neptune increases your emotionally sensitivity. It greatly increases the risk of deception and confusion from Mercury retrograde November 2018 square Neptune. An inability to block out negative thoughts and feelings of others could make you feel very uneasy or even ill. This heightened sensitivity also makes you more vulnerable to the deception and scandal of Mercury retrograde 2018 square Neptune.
Dreams can turn into fantasies with a life of their own and suspicion can spiral into paranoia, guilt and such self-destructive habits as drug addiction and eating disorders. It will probably be difficult to filter out background noise. But while some psychic impressions may be off the mark, Mercury retrograde 2018 does allow for compassion and empathy. You can be of great help to the victimized and outcast. The emotional comfort you offer will have a healing quality to it.
Your dreams may be extra vivid but challenging to decipher. Romance is possible but remember the difference between fantasy and reality to avoid rejection and embarrassment. Mercury retrograde 2018 square Moon and Neptune suggests contamination, poisoning and infection. So hygiene and cleanliness are important, especially if you already have low immunity. You could be more susceptible to pathogens and the effects if drugs, alcohol and anesthetics.
Poisoning, contamination and illness caused by chemical will likely be subjects of debate and conspiracy theories during Mercury retrograde November 2018. Expect to see media coverage, political scandal, advertising, propaganda, litigation and cover ups involving big chemical and drug companies. There will probably be new revelations about the long-term effects of plastics and other chemicals on the environment, and especially on the health of children.
Moon square Mercury increases the likelihood of disagreements during Mercury retrograde 2018 because of because of parochialism or moodiness. You may feel very opinionated on a particular subject and care little what others think. However, this is not a good time to be preaching to others and telling how they should think or act. Your emotional biases can influence your thoughts and intellectual reasoning.
Finally, Mercury retrograde 2018 square Moon and Neptune is going to have ramification for the media and how the public perceives the media. The role of the media in swaying public opinion will likely come under scrutiny because of perceived political bias and interference.
Mercury stations retrograde conjunct fixed star Alwaid at 12°12′ Sagittarius. According to Robson, this Nebulous Star in the Dragon’s Eye gives loss of property, violence, criminal inclinations and accidents. This is not a strong influence because the orb is over 1°. But Mercury stays within orb of this star in for November 10 to 22. The fixed stars generally do not have such a strong influence on planets when they station retrograde or direct. The impact is less dramatic or intense because it is spread over a larger amount of time.
Mercury Stationary Direct 6 December 2018 at 11°31′ Leo
Mercury direct brings to an end the deceptive and confusing influence of Mercury retrograde square Neptune. The chart below shows Mercury direct quincunx Uranus. This suggests plans will need adjusting because of new information since Mercury retrograde 2018. A different way of looking at things may lead to changing opinions. Being more open to different ideas and new possibilities will cause some confusion and indecision.
However, Mercury direct trine Chiron suggests that higher awareness and empathy will bring greater understanding and agreement. Mercury trine Chiron gives healing hands and healing words. It also means people will notice you are listening to them, and this alone can have a healing influence. This is a good time to resolve relationship problems that arose during the retrograde phase. Business and legal matters will be easier to deal with now without the deception and confusion of Mercury retrograde 2018 square Moon and Neptune.
Source: astrology king