Venus in Leo 2018. Venus, the planet of love, doesn’t just impact how we express ourselves in our personal and romantic relationships. Venus transits affect our values and priorities depending on the Zodiac Sign it is in. The Roman Goddess of beauty, Venus, rules Taurus and Libra but is in its’ detriment in Aries and Scorpio. Venus in Pisces is exalted and in Virgo is in its’ fall. The planet of Love is Feminine in nature. Venus enters a new Zodiac sign every 3 weeks and takes about 225 days to travel through the Zodiac Signs. Venus Retrograde cycles occur every 18 months and last about 40 days.