An early February Lunar Eclipse in your sign hints that no major changes should be made around then, yet it's also a fortunate time due to both the Sun (your ruler) and Moon having compatible Jupiter influences. This energy is all about the major relationships in your life, and how well you've been maintaining them. If there's something wrong, you'll hear about it now, but don't be too quick to take action. Your ego is on the line, and any major mistakes you make now could be far-reaching and long-lasting.
The powerful Sun travels into your sign in late July, and your classic Leo traits will be emphasized for the coming month. You have ambition to boot and you love the limelight, but your ego could get in the way of making any real progress in certain areas of your life. Take on the role of leader or organizer to make sure you stay content in situations where you struggle for control.
The end of November brings a Sun-Moon Fire Trine, which propels you into the holiday spirit in style. There is a real emphasis on enthusiasm and courage right now, and anything you do, you do with 100 percent of your being. Your fiery nature takes over, and you often act impulsively yet with the best of intentions. As far as you see it, where there's a will, there's a definite way!
Your romantic year starts out with the Sun in fiery Aries meeting up for a once-a-year soiree with Pluto at the start of January. This is a powerful, sensual combination, but lest people get the wrong idea, as a single Lion you want to put it out there that you aren't looking to date around. You want the intensity that committed couples have, and you're willing to strut your stuff to make sure you get it. It isn't exactly a bait and switch routine, but let's just say you're willing to use your sexuality as a preview of things to come -- if the other person is willing to commit. Attached Lions have a booming sex life right now, as long as your partner indulges your wants/desires and is compliant with your requests.
The Sun and Uranus also have a yearly meetup in the middle of April, throwing your past into question and making you wonder whether or not you've made the right decisions along your path to love. Whether or not you're in a current relationship, it's never fun to wonder "what if". Did The One get away? Are you afraid to really find out the real and true answer to that question?
Confronting your past isn't easy, but this aspect calls for confrontation of truths, and not sugar-coating reality. Did you mess up somewhere along the line? Was a past breakup your fault? Are you the one preventing a current relationship from moving to the next level? Take responsibility. Apologize if necessary. And don't worry so much about how to say it, just say what needs to be said!
A Solar Eclipse in your sign has an interesting effect on your love life at the end of August, because it may try to block out your best qualities. Or at the very least hit the mute button on them. Just as the Moon attempts to block out the Sun, can you feel yourself being blocked from someone else's life? Do you feel like you have less energy, or less of an effect on your sweetie or someone you thought you were making good romantic progress with? When everything is thrust into unfamiliar territory, as it may be here, you're forced to scramble as you re-evaluate where you're going. What do you truly want from love? Once you adjust to this new lighting it should be easier to figure out what you desire.
The end of March sees the Sun, the Moon and four planets all in Fire signs, which is a green light to be adventurous and maybe even a bit risky when it comes to your career. This is the time to explore new opportunities with abandon. When you follow the path that leads to innovation, you rarely fail. You're quick to act, but the early bird gets the worm, right Leo?
The danger here is that Fire signs burn bright and fast, but can also fizzle with the first sign of trouble. You shy away from strict routines, but you also have high energy and are very leadership-oriented, and with all these positive qualities on your side, you should be able to take full advantage of any and all opportunities that come your way.
The end of July brings driven Mars into your sign for the next six weeks, filling your career with more masculine Fire energy. Because the Sun is also in your sign, this is a double threat when it comes to making power moves. You have all the confidence in the world, and you go after what you want. Of course, when you play this hard you run the risk of falling on your face -- and doing it right in front of the whole audience you've gathered -- but you can handle it. Brush off your ego and get ready to start again, Leo, because the rest of the professional world is poised to celebrate your amazing accomplishments!
Venus moves into fellow Fire sign Sagittarius in the beginning of December, which puts you smack dab in the middle of a popularity contest. And you've never complained about competing in one of those, have you, Leo? When all eyes are on you you're less likely to fail, so get ready to put forth your best and brightest effort.
Travel could also be a part of your job during this time, possibly to a new city or country, or at the very least you should receive new tasks and assignments that will keep you learning and growing. You might not have a lot of free time for the next month or so, but the payoff (maybe literally in the form of a raise or promotion) will be well worth the sacrifice.