The Worst Week May Hit These Signs Are you going through some immensely difficult transitions in your life? If so, the cosmos are not surprised. The past year has been packed to the brim with unsettling retrogrades, lifting your comforts away and showing you everything that remains. Now that Mercury — planet of communication and thought process — and Venus — planet of flirtation, luxury, and romance — are re-entering serious and inflexible Scorpio, you have no choice but to face the music. And, let’s be real: The Gemini full moon that we experienced last week was not screwing around.