5 Things That Happen Before Your Saturn Return That Astrologers Want You To Know About

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I so wasn't prepared when my Saturn Return came around. Truth be told, it happened before I knew what Saturn Return even was, and that meant I was wholly unprepared for its effects; as a result, I pretty much blew up my life. If you're not familiar with this term either, "Saturn Return" refers to the time when Saturn "returns" to the same position in the sky as it was in when you were born. It usually happens for people when they hit between the ages of 27 and 30 — coincidentally, the time when many people feel like they're having a quarter-life crisis. Being aware of what to know about the period before your Saturn Return can help make it easier.

If you're not sure when to expect your Saturn Return, you can find out by using a Saturn Return calculator. Several astrological factors can affect your Saturn Return, and some people could begin feeling the effects a year before it even begins. The more you know ahead of time, the easier it will be to wade through the emotional upheaval that's pretty much unavoidable during Saturn Return.

"The Saturn Return is often experienced differently for different people, depending on the way that Saturn is situated in the natal chart. For some it is an important period of accomplishment, while for others it is a more difficult period that is associated with obstacles and setbacks," The Astrology Dictionary explained on its website. If your Saturn Return is coming up, here's what astrologers recommend you know before it starts.