September 18 Birthday Horoscope
If Today is Your Birthday: September 18
The Year Ahead
Forecast for September 2009 to September 2010
If You Were Born Today, September 18: You are someone who can be “hard to know” because of your fluctuations between sociability and independence–you’re friendly when others have you, and aloof or unavailable at other times. You need time to yourself to refuel. You’re highly intuitive, helpful, and a natural teacher. While worry and self-doubt can be issues in youth, you get better with age! Famous people born today: Lance Armstrong, Greta Garbo, Frankie Avalon, James Gandolfini, Robert Blake, Jada Pinkett Smith.
Your Forecast: The New Moon in your Solar Return chart suggests that you will instinctively begin a new phase of your life this year. A decisively new direction has come about in your life. This can be an emotionally stimulating time in which you feel the urge to initiate and project, even if you are not quite clear about what you are projecting. Much of the energy in your life can have a magical quality to it as things are just automatically going in a certain direction. It is important to be intuitive at this time and allow the natural course to show you the way to the next step. Surprises (mostly very pleasant) pepper your year. New beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as the year unfolds.
Saturn is conjunct your Sun and opposed by Uranus in your Solar Return chart. There is a struggle in your life now between what you feel is safe and familiar, and changes that seem to be forced upon you, or that you intuitively know should be made. An important structure in your life needs to be left behind, or to be totally rebuilt in order for you to move forward more confidently and genuinely. There is likely to be a fair amount of ambivalence in your life, as well as procrastination, but it’s important to recognize what part of your life needs revamping, or the cosmos will decide for you!
With the Sun trine the South Node, your popularity might step up a notch this year, and you might be taking on a role as a leader. You are likely to form new relationships or connections that further your spiritual growth, or to enhance existing relationships with a spirit of camaraderie. People in authority regard you favorably. Events take place in which you feel like you are moving forward into a new phase of your life.
The Sun also forms creative aspects to Mars and Jupiter, and this helps you to find creative outlets for self-expression, as well as energy and drive to make a better life for yourself. You are likely to enjoy good humor, optimism, and a larger perspective on matters that keeps you from getting lost in details or overly frustrated by everyday stresses and strains. The energies of this influence favor negotiations, deals, legal matters, reasonable speculation, and travel. Positive outcomes in competitive activities, including sports and business, are more likely.
Mercury is square Pluto in your Solar Return chart, which introduces some intensity in your thought patterns and interactions with others. Try to avoid coming on too strong with your opinions. You are hungry for deeper meaning, but a suspicious attitude, or making mountains out of molehills, wont serve you well. Some secretiveness is possible. At times, you may have a troubled mind and some mental anxiety. On the other hand, it can suggest the ability to engage in deep, penetrating communication this year. Mercury governs speech, and you will need to watch what and how you communicate. Something you write or say could lead to opposition from others. Your need to investigate and read between the lines is strong this year. Its best used for research and increased awareness of psychological motivations, both of others and yourself. Mercury trine the Moon’s North Node suggests making contact through learning, communicating, and mental pursuits. It suggests an intellectually stimulating year in which the exchange of ideas with others figures prominently.
Venus opposite Chiron and Neptune around the time of your birthday this year puts the focus on love and romance in your life, but you could encounter problems due to overblown expectations. You might fall for fantasies of people rather than for who they really are. Find a way to strike a balance between self-gratification and the obligations of daily life. Try to avoid taking risks with love and finances that stem from restlessness or unrealistic expectations. There’s no reason not to have some fun with this sociable energy, but you would be wise to keep things in moderation. Venus inconjunct Uranus can throw a few curve balls your way, bringing excitement, yet also some instability, to romance and/or finances this year. However, Venus trine Pluto suggests that romantic relationships and attractions have a fated quality to them this year. This could be a year when you fall in love, and this could be with a person, an activity, or a cause! Meeting someone who transforms your life, and more specifically your values and attitude towards love, is possible under this influence. Strong existing relationships are likely to grow and transform in rewarding ways, as you are more open than usual to intensity and passion. Your finances could also improve dramatically this year.
Mars is in creative aspect to both Jupiter and Saturn, which gives a very nice feeling of purposefulness and conviction. You are able to hold yourself together well, and deal with others both straightforwardly and responsibly.
Jupiter conjunct Chiron and Neptune in your Solar Return chart suggests that idealistic and humanitarian goals or impulses have more significance in your life this year. You may experience an increased need for greater understanding, wisdom, and awareness, as well as increased interest in the healing arts and holistic health this year. It may be a time during which you reconsider or revamp your personal belief system. Everyday, ordinary life may not always satisfy, as you hunger for a more idealistic life.
Saturn in opposition to Uranus around the time of your birthday suggests some restlessness. Attempts to assert your individuality, freedom, and originality undermine your feelings of groundedness and security. Yet, you are not satisfied when you conform. There may be sudden and unexpected twists that force you to do something different or that help free yourself from old habits. Adjusting your plans is in order, and striking a balance between convention and innovation is the challenge. Setbacks tend to be temporary and often lead to new, more creative paths or solutions. Ambivalence is likely and could color many of your interactions.
A whole new chapter of your life story unfolds this year as you take a new direction, leaving outdated attitudes behind. You’re likely to make new friendships and enjoy good times with an especially cooperative and accepting disposition this year. However, a tendency to put your faith in the wrong people or projects is quite strong. New contacts are mostly helpful, however, and your popularity is likely to increase.
2009 is a Number Two year for you. Ruled by the Moon. This is a year of potential companionship. It is a quiet, gentle, and mostly harmonious year that is less active than other years. Instead, you are more responsive to the needs of others. If you are patient and open yourself up in a gentle manner, you will attract both things and people. This is an excellent year in which to build and develop for the future. Advice – be patient, be receptive, enjoy the peace, collect.
2010 will be a Number Three year for you. Ruled by Jupiter. This is a year of sociability. It is a friendly time, when it is easy to enjoy life and other people. Focus is on personal freedom, reaching out to others, making new friends, and exploration. You are more enthusiastic and ready for adventure. It is likely to be a rather lighthearted year, when opportunities for “play” time are greater than usual. It’s also a good year for expressing your creativity. Advice – reach out, but avoid scattering your energies.
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These interpretations are partially based on the Solar Return chart in astrology. Of course, the Solar Return chart is most accurate, personalized, and descriptive, when the birth time and place (in addition to the birth date) are known.
The individual birthday forecast above is written by Annie Heese and is copyright CafeAstrology.com.