What July’s ‘Thunder Moon’ In Capricorn Means For Your Love Life & Relationships

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When is the next full moon and how will it impact the zodiac signs?

This July, the full moon will be in the zodiac sign of Capricorn, which means there are big changes headed for your love life and relationships!

According to astrology and the zodiac calendar, the “Thunder Moon” will arrive on July 16, 2019, and was named by Native Americans for the typical July thunder and lightning storms that occur this month.

This full moon is expected to be super powerful, and since it’s a moon in Capricorn and also the last lunar eclipse of the year, that makes it an important astrology date.

Regardless of your zodiac, this Thunder Moon may cause changes with no going back, so it’s the perfect time for letting go and changing things up.

Also known as the “Buck Moon,” Native Americans long ago chose this name based on how male deer shed their antlers and start to grow a new set every year in July. Notice how this strong image suggests a time for change and growth.

If you’re looking for change and longing to move on to something new, the Thunder Moon is perfect for manifesting that.

As a single woman, this could be just what you need to get moving in the direction of finding love again. And if you’re in a relationship, this could be a time when old patterns are dropped, allowing healthier things to begin.

In general, the full moon is an ideal time for clearing out negative or unwanted patterns and energies so you can start fresh, and the Thunder Moon in Capricorn is going to help with that a lot!

Some think of this as a time for cleansing. Should old wounds surface or past emotions flare up, that means they are ready to be cleared. Take this as a good sign that healing is possible and occurring. This could be the very change you want!

When the moon is full, the sun is directly opposite in the sky, brightly illuminating this heavenly body. The full moon has long been known to figuratively “reveal” something about yourself or others that was previously unseen.

So what does this all mean for your love life in July 2019? You could discover new information about a love interest from your past or present that sheds light on a puzzling situation.

With the Thunder Moon, things get shaken up and greater clarity becomes possible. You’ll be able to let go of what no longer serves you, freeing you up to love again!

For example, if you’ve felt deeply hurt by an ex or confused by a man’s behavior, a new level of understanding could allow you to let go and move on. That’s how your heart will be healed.

The July full moon also comes with a partial lunar eclipse, which is the last one for 2019. It won’t be visible in the US, but that doesn’t mean you won’t feel its effects.

While the sun is in Cancer with a focus on the feminine, you may feel an urge to take a break or pull back. Your softer side may seek comfort and greater self-care. Your “spidey senses” might be activated, as you feel undercurrents, use your intuition or pick up on non-verbal communication.

On the other hand, the moon is in Capricorn which is all about business, work, organizations, government and dealing with the real world. This is a time for taking responsibility for yourself, which dovetails nicely with Cancer’s desire for greater self-care.

The full moon is often a time for feeling more empowered and wanting to speak your truth. Just be careful not to burn any bridges. How you share your truth can change everything and leave a permanent mark during the Thunder Moon.

Think through what you plan to say before you just blurt something out that you could regret. One thing sure to help is remaining grounded. Here are two simple and easy exercises to try:

Deep breathing: Sit in a comfortable, safe place. Close your eyes, then breathe slowly and deeply through your nose. Be conscious of filling up your lungs. Next, slowly exhale through your mouth. Repeat this cycle five times and your energy will be enlivened, expanded and grounded, ready to make sound decisions.

Grounding visualization: Again sit comfortably in a safe place and close your eyes. Do a bit of deep breathing to relax. Then imagine a tree root that grows downward from the base of your spine moving toward the earth. It moves downward through whatever you’re sitting on, the floor, the basement and pushes into the earth’s crust. Continue to see this root reach down deep into the earth, hundreds of feet or more. You are now firmly connected to the earth and can allow earth energy to travel back up into your body for healing and growth. The effect? You’ll feel safer, grounded, and ready to take action with wisdom.

Both of these exercises help you stay balanced during the Thunder Moon and avoid absorbing other people’s turbulent emotions.

In the same way the full moon’s gravitational pull causes higher and lower ocean tides than normal, it also impacts the human emotional state and how you relate to others. That’s why maintaining balance is so essential at this time and extra self-care is incredibly helpful.

Enjoy the Thunder Moon for all the change it brings and the light it shines upon you, your love, and your life.


This was written by Ronnie Ann Ryan for YourTango.

For over seventeen years, Ronnie Ann Ryan has been a love and dating coach for women. She’s helped thousands of successful single women with hot careers (but a chilly love life) find lasting love. Listen to her free audio program 5 Surefire Ways to Attract a Quality Man.


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