IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: This year you could find the crusader within you wanting to be more cohesive with your family life. You feel a sense of responsibility and a desire to be home more often.
If you are single, you might jump the gun when you meet a desirable person. Do not move into a live-in situation too quickly. If you are attached, your sensitivity to your sweetie remains critical. This person needs to know how important he or she is to you. Next fall, you enter a very romantic period. CANCER usually invites you over for dinner.
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
When you are energized, you are likely to take off. Process your feelings, and try to remain in control. You could be accident-prone and/or volatile. A sense of indifference or frustration takes over later in the day, unless you have been able to express yourself. Tonight: Out late.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
You don’t often verbalize your feelings immediately, but you will today. Your discomfort comes out when dealing with a neighbor or relative. Try to work out this issue before it gets worse. You might wonder why a situation keeps holding you back. Tonight: At a favorite spot.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
You sense another person’s change of mood. As a result, you might want to back away. Wouldn’t it be better to socialize and get the scoop? Make a point of getting some exercise. Just walking could make a difference in how you feel. Tonight: Don’t let anyone ruin your night.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
You feel as if so much is whirling around you right now that getting grounded is challenging. Be aware of hurt or angry feelings. The sooner you clear out these emotions, the better off you’ll be. A sense of defeat could come from frustration. Tonight: Consider new plans.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
Recognize that it is normal to slow down when people around you are lacking enthusiasm. Emphasize what must be done, and then be spontaneous. Understand what someone else is sharing, and be appreciative. You could be too tired for your own good. Tonight: Make it early.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Join friends for breakfast and good conversation. You actually might be more upbeat than you realize. Anger could be coming from a partner or loved one who is trying to pretend that he or she is OK. Play along, for this person’s sake. Tonight: Choose a favorite stress-buster.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
A family member could be dragging you down. You might not want to answer the phone without first finding out who is on the line. You have very little to say and want to relax with someone who has common interests. A parent could drag you down. Tonight: Entertain at home.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Communication sizzles, and not always in a friendly manner. Give up trying to make sense of someone else’s sporadic mood. Consider withdrawing, especially if you don’t want to hear any sarcasm or sharp comments. Tonight: Out with a favorite person at a favorite place.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
You could be fed up with everything that has happened with your finances. You are a risk-taker, and you’re not always diligent. Take responsibility for your role in a sticky situation. Though you don’t see a solution yet, know that you will soon enough. Tonight: Pay bills first.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Go within yourself if you find a situation going south. Take responsibility for pushing so hard. The smart move is to slow down and indulge in a nap. Talk to someone whose financial savviness is better than yours. Tonight: Let someone try to impress you with a grand gesture.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Resist getting into an argument with a family member over a domestic issue. The situation will work out better if you resist taking a stand now. Time is your ally. Allow your imagination to open up to a different approach. Express hurt before it escalates. Tonight: Get some R and R.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
Your feelings about a friend could change quickly. At this point in time, you have explored what could be. However, you might find your situation to be more flexible than you think. Fatigue surrounds a constant struggle to achieve a goal. Tonight: Accept a fun invitation.
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