Just before entering fiery Leo and preparing for retrograde motion, love, money, and relationship planet Venus triggered the Uranus-Pluto square from Cancer in late May 2015. This foretold the movement of certain relationships into new and stronger position while turbulence was created in others that were weakening and preparing to come to completion (or to change forms).
From "Venus in Cancer Triggers the Uranus-Pluto Square" May 20, 2015:
"As Venus in Cancer moves through the Uranus-Pluto square gauntlet, we
will see status and position being cemented in strong relationships,
both personal and professional. Other relationships will
break down under the stress of this configuration - maybe temporarily,
In times such as these, our relationships have to be downright heroic in order to go the distance...
[A] new direction
becomes necessary in the way we relate to others, and this is
potentially a radical new direction. Again, certain habitual comfort
zones are no longer available to us. Certain habitual ways of relating
will no longer work. There's an Aquarian era breeze blowing through all
the nooks and crannies of our relationships, and the old constructs will
not do. Venus-Uranus contacts require the advancement of human
relations beyond old forms. They require relational progress and
possibly even quantum leaps socially and in the way we relate to others.
Take the new path, the path that feels fresher and freer, to move out
of reach of old emotional behaviours and relating patterns that go
Now, love planet Venus has moved on from that trigger-happy position in Cancer into yet another trigger-happy position in Leo as it prepares for an intense retrograde period conjunct Jupiter and square Saturn Rx in Scorpio. There is some unfinished business to resolve in matters of the heart and matters of money as we close out one eight-year cycle and simultaneously enter a new one this summer.
This is an excerpt from the article "A Volatile Few Weeks As Venus Squares Saturn and Multiple Bodies in Cancer Trigger the Uranus-Pluto Square." It is available in its entirety to Willow's Web Astrology patrons.