Asteroid Cupido changes signs in a few days, leaving intense Scorpio or adventurous Sagittarius on February 1st 2023. Cupido stays in Sagittarius until June 10th 2023, which is long because it'll retrograde starting April 7th. Cupido returns to Sagittarius after the retrograde ends August 19th to November 7th 2023.
What is Cupido in astrology?
Cupido is an asteroid in astrology, and rules crushes and infatuation. The Zodiac sign and house location in your natal chart of your natal Cupido can show how you are when crushing or infatuated, and what you can be infatuated with (not just people!). It's the early part of relationships.
You can find your natal asteroid Cupido location for free using astro.com (in Extended Chart Selection, click on 'Additional objects', and add number '763' to the 'Manual entry' box, and generate your chart).
In transit, Cupido can show how you're experiencing crushes at the moment, and where you may be infatuated in life.
Cupido in Sagittarius 2023 Impact
Cupido in Sagittarius brings the asteroid of crushes to the sign of the eternal bachelor. This means we may have lotsa more crushes and infatuations, but we're not taking them too seriously. It's a big fling time!
We can still be passionate about our crushes, but in a less intense, lesserious way. After dealing with serious Scorpio, we likely need a break, and want to have fun with our crushes.
While retrograde, Cupido in Sagittarius might bring out the challenges with this attitude, and we end up taking advantage of someone, or we get taken advantage of. We need to be on the same page, even if it's just a fling, otherwise someone gets hurt.
The retrograde begins in Sagittarius on April 7th 2023 at 11 degrees 40 minutes Sagittarius, but this makes no aspect to the other transit (moving) planets. The retrograde actually continues out of Sagittarius as Cupido goes back to Scorpio, and ends on July 14th 2023.
When Cupido returns to Sagittarius, we can smooth out the difficulties that arose during the retrograde, and can work on making sure everyone is on the same page. We can also become infatuated with adventure, travel, and higher learning.
Asteroid Cupido in Sagittarius for the Zodiac Signs:
Aries: You may be more passionate about your beliefs with Cupido in Sagittarius, and you can get really wrapped up in them. You may be more passionate with your crushes, but also want more space from them. This may be a challenge during the retrograde, and you need to work on being clear.
Taurus: You can be passionate with your crushes with Cupido in Sagttarius, and you may have a hard time with anything too light and superficial. You may want to dig deeper, and can be passionate about research. You may go too far during the retrograde, and need to make sure you're seeing the whole picture.
Gemini: You may feel more infatuated with your relationships and the people in your life with Cupido in Sagittarius, and you can be more interested in commitment, compromise, and partnership. You may prioritize this too much during the retrograde, which can leave you taken advantage of, so maintain healthy boundaries.
Cancer: You can be more passionate about your work and productivity with Cupido in Sagittarius, and you can make big progress quickly. You can organize, stick to schedule, and focus on the work you enjoy most. You may go too far during the retrograde though, and need to make time for breaks to avoid burning out.
Leo: You may be in love with love with Cupido in Sagittarius, and you can be passionate about anyone and anything you love. It can be easy for you to develop a crush, though you may not let it on. You may leave yourself in a vulnerable position during the retrograde though, if you don't make sure you have good boundaries.
Virgo: You can experience stronger emotions with Cupido in Sagittarius, and your emotions may impact your crushes, so your crushes are ones where you feel an emotional attraction. You may become more invested in anything you feel an emotional connection with, but may need to work on maintaining objectivity as a result during the retrograde.
Libra: You may have a passionate mind with Cupido in Sagittarius, and you can throw yourself into anything of interest. You can expand your knowledge, and share with others. Mental energy may run rampant during the retrograde, so try to focus your mind on something productive.
Scorpio: You can take time with developing crushes with Cupido in Sagittarius, but you can really have strong ones once you do develop them. You can be more loyal to anything you're infatuated with, and this can be a good thing, but during the retrograde, you may go too far and need to get some space.
Sagittarius: Cupido moves to your sign and you may find that others develop crushes on you and become infatuated with you easily, or vice versa. This is a big time for passion and infatuation, and you can see this in all areas of your life. During the retrograde, you may get wrapped up in someone or something, and need to unwrap yourself.
Capricorn: You can keep quiet about what you're passionate about with Cupido in Sagittarius, not wanting anyone to know. You can keep your crushes to yourself as well. During the retrograde, you may find that others are draining you, or that what you're passionate about it taking too much from you. Try to get breaks and maintain boundaries.
Aquarius: You may feel passionate about someone or something that is more unconventional and different with Cupido in Sagittarius. You can embrace individuality and nonconformity, and you may push yourself outside of your comfort zone in some way. Watch for rebellious energy during the retrograde.
Pisces: You can be more passionate about your goals with Cupido in Sagittarius, and want to make more progress quickly. You can throw yourself into goals of interest, and as you make progress, you're more driven. YYou may crush on someone older, wiser, or more successful than you. During the retrograde, you may need to get space from the external.
Suggested Reading: Asteroid Cupido in the Zodiac Signs