When Mercury goes retrograde, mistakes, misunderstandings, problems in communication and transportation are likely. Do not sign contracts, nor buy new items, nor begin new projects. It is an excellent time to plan, research, and prepare for things that will happen after the retrograde period is over on November 20th.
This Mercury retrograde in Scorpio will not be as challenging as other Mercury retrogrades. It should be relatively easy to resolve any communication mishaps because of a prevailing sense of cooperation and harmony.
Mercury conjunct Venus can be a good time to tell someone you love them. It puts you in touch with what you love about a person and makes it easier to share your affections. Other people will also find it easier to show you love and appreciation. Increased social interaction and interpersonal skills make this a good time to ask for favors or to ask someone out on a date. Old friendships can be renewed and new friends made.
Scorpio is a deep, intense, and sometimes dark water sign - full of emotions, loyalty, and of course, its poison-filled stinger. This Mercury Retrograde we will all be reassessing communications and trying to find the truths of what matters. When Mercury retrogrades through this sign, things can get intense quickly. With Scorpios emotionally-fraught and sensitive nature, we will deep dive into our emotions and discuss feelings on an intense level. We might especially see Mercury RX struggles when it comes to the most private and personal areas of our lives, which includes money, our sex lives, and our closest emotional contacts
Don’t make any important moves when Mercury is retrograde. Nothing will be settled successfully for the future during these periods anyway – you will find it nearly impossible to nail down a plan. During a retrograde period, it is hard to get decisions from others. Even if a decision is made, it will be subject to change, either just after Mercury turns to direct motion or much later.
Mercury retrograde periods would not be good times to do anything involving communications, such as launch a magazine, website, or an advertising or publicity campaign. It is a poor time to launch any new projects, even if they are not related to the communications industries.