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‘He’s an Aquarius and I’m a Virgo. It was never going to work’


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by Finn McRedmond
28th Jan 2021

Read time: 5 mins

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As Finn McRedmond was living alone mid-lockdown, with little to do, and navigating an increasingly complicated relationship, astrology became a nice way to fill up some hours.

This morning I woke to a troubling notification on my phone. Co-Star – one of my three astrology apps – tells me I am experiencing pressure in my social life, and trouble when it comes to sex and love. That can’t be good: being a Virgo is quite the affliction it seems. Co-Star is not unique. Thanks to astrology’s booming popularity similar apps have been springing up in their hundreds; Instagram meme pages dedicated to...

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