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Mercury Retrograde: The Dates To Anticipate In 2020

You’ve no doubt already heard about Mercury retrograde and the effects this planetary phenomenon has on us. Whenever anyone has a problem or when bad things happen, our first reaction is to blame this planetary movement and guess what? This destructive planetary sensation is real! If problems accumulate in your life it could be because the planet has triggered bad luck. Mercury retrograde 2020 is going to be tough for the zodiac signs, discover the dates the misfortune starts here.

Anticipate Mercury retrograde phases in 2020 with our help. Here are Mercury retrograde 2020 dates and our Astrologist Susan Taylor's advice to get through.

Mercury retrograde contents:

What is Mercury retrograde?

Mercury turning retrograde is a change in the movement of the planet and is said to set off bad luck. The retrograde movement is said to cause complete chaos for lots of people. 

Running late, car problems as well as relationship problems are all thought to be effects of Mercury entering retrograde. Do any of these problems sound familiar? The answers as to why could be Mercury retrograde cycle. The retrograde motion is often hard to deal with and sets in several times a year.

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Mercury retrograde meaning and effects

This phenomenon takes place around three times a year. During these periods, Mercury appears to slow down and is said to move backwards through the zodiac. Organizing important events such as a wedding or even interviewing for a new job aren’t advised when Mercury enters retrograde. Said planet is said to have an influence on travel, communication and contracts. Has this period got your head spinning? 

What's in store for you today? Check out your daily horoscope for the answers.

Is Mercury in retrograde right now?

No, Mercury went direct on March 11, 2020.

Here are the 5 signs that reveal whether or not Mercury is in a retrograde cycle. Reflect on your state of mind and you'll soon have the answer regarding Mercury planet. These 5 signs below are the effects of Mercury.

  1. You become less proactive
  2. Unexpected setbacks
  3. You isolate yourself
  4. You start doubting everything
  5. You feel lost

During this period, people should avoid making important decisions and purchases. Throughout the Mercury retrograde dates cycle people should concentrate on working on themselves instead of rolling the dice.  

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When is Mercury in retrograde?

In 2020, Mercury enters retrograde during the following date ranges:

  • February 17 to March 10
  • June 18 to July 12
  • October 14 to November 3

Our retrograde dates indicates the phases that Mercury is said to move backwards through the zodiac as an optical illusion.


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People born during retrograde phases often find communication more challenging than others, as well as lack confidence in themselves. If you were born in this period, you may frequently feel misunderstood.

Mercury retrograde dates for 2020

17th February - 10th March in Mercury retrograde in Pisces

Bad luck is set to kick in!

You can expect misunderstandings and setbacks during this period, especially when it comes to your finances. Be sure to check your agenda, your accounts and bills several times over.

Fortunately, Mercury will pick up its normal direct trajectory on March 10th in Aquarius. As of this date, everything will become much simpler and faster. You can then wave goodbye to last minute changes and tardiness will become a thing of the past.

18th June - 12th July in Cancer

Hello absentmindedness!

Nothing will seem to go right over these few weeks and disasters will see you wanting to pull your hair out! We advise you to take your time and to avoid making any radical decisions.

From the 12th July, you'll feel a huge sense of relief and will suddenly be able to focus once again. Your forgetfulness will also disappear as by magic.

14th October - 3rd November - Mercury retrograde in Scorpio

Car problems!

Unfortunately for you, your life will spin out of control between these dates and bad luck will haunt you. Your car is likely to breakdown and transport issues will be plentiful. Try to stay patient and avoid panicking.

November 3rd will feel like heaven for you and will help you forget about all the stress of the past few weeks. Everything will turn out for the best and life will get a whole lot simpler when Mercury goes direct in Libra.

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Zodiac signs affected by Mercury retrograde in 2020

How will your horoscope sign be impacted?

Mercury retrograde 2020 will have a huge impact on the following zodiac signs; Scorpio, Aries, Gemini and Sagittarius. Below is how each of the zodiac signs will be impacted by the retrograde phase.

How Mercury in retrograde impacts each zodiac sign in 2020:


Expect trouble at work.


Communication issues in your love life.


Investments in danger.


You'll become very emotional.

Sign Leo

Money issues.


Trouble putting your points across.


Short temper.


Disputes with friends.


Chaos at home.


You'll lose your cool.


Financial problems.


You'll feel lost and confused.

Mercury retrograde periods: 2020 - 2022

Retrograde dates between 2020 and 2022:

Are you wondering when is Mercury entering retrograde? We have all the dates you need from 2020 to 2022. You have all the information you need about the planet Mercury and the retrograde motion.

Mercury retrograde cycles 2020
February 17 – March 10, 2020
Starts in Pisces, ends in Aquarius
June 17 – July 12, 2020 in Cancer and Gemini
October 13 – November 3, 2020
Starts in Scorpio, ends in Libra

Mercury retrograde period 2021
January 30 – February 20 in Aquarius
May 29 – June 22 in Gemini
September 27 – October 18 in Libra

Mercury dates 2022
January 14 – February 3 in Aquarius and ends in Pisces
May 10 – June 2 in Gemini
September 9 – October 2 in Libra
December 29 - January 18 in Capricorn

Mercury retrograde cycle: Survival guide

Our list of do's and don'ts:

Discover what you should and shouldn't do when planet Mercury turns retrograde. Follow our list of do's and don'ts and let the good times roll! The best way to get through Mercury retrograde is to plan everything you do meticulously. 

Why not make sure your tardiness doesn’t wreck your day and leave even earlier to avoid being late. When it comes to messaging people, make sure your messages go through because nothing is out of reach for Mercury retrograde. As for appointments and meetings it’s best you double check you have the times right when Mercury is retrograde.

Mercury Retrograde Do's:
Mercury Retrograde Don'ts:
Plan ahead
Be negative
Be flexible
Bottle things up
Double check
Be attentive
Jump into things head first
Have unrealistic demands

Fed upBe patient until the phenomenon comes to an end and hang on in there! Everything will be okay in the end!

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By Susan Taylor

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world Astrology, Tarot and Numerology and I also love sharing my insights into every aspect of these domains. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are two of my main passions.

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world Astrology, Tarot and Numerology and I also love sharing my insights into every aspect of these domains. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are two of my main passions.

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