I recently read an article from the Atlantic titled The New Age of Astrology which asked the question “why are Millennials so into astrology?” I am a Millennial, but I never thought that I was “so into” astrology. After thinking about it though, I realized I TOTALLY AM.
I won’t openly tell someone that I’m into astrology (except in a blog post, I guess), but in a more secretive conversation I might let it slip that after every relationship I get into, I check to see how compatible we are based on our astrological signs or if a day is particularly hectic or strange, I might blame it on Mercury being in retrograde.
FYI, Mercury will be in retrograde from March 5-28 so watch out.
In the past there was a stigma attached to astrology and while there still is, astrology is making a comeback due to online culture.
If you’re like me, Millennial or not, you might be interested in checking out some of these titles.
A childhood friend of mine owned this book when we were younger and we used to spend hours reading all about ourselves or our friends based on our birthdays. This hefty book, a total of 832 pages, goes into immense detail over the characteristics and quirks of personality associated with being born on a particular day of the year. The personality traits in this book are based on a combination of astrology, numerology, tarot, and Gary Goldschneider's many years of observation of more than 14,000 people, including contemporary and historical figures.
Six of my closest friends are Scorpios who were all born within the same week, two of them born on the same day. I know it's just a coincidence... but is it really?