With Venus now in Leo we can be outgoing, affectionate, constant, ardent, passionate and warm-hearted romantic nature. Love is magnificent and grand. We take pride in love, and we are generous with our money as well. You tend to shower extravagant gifts on the object of your affections, often throwing lavish parties just to impress. We feed on attention, acknowledgement, validation, and adoration. Venus in Leo loves to be adored, pampered, and admired. Pride and passion are hallmarks of this cycle. We have a strong ego investment in our love lives during this period. The negative expression of this placement is overstating our feelings simply for the effect, as well as extravagance.