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|ARIES: What seems really important to you now is that you stand by certain people. They may not be the most exciting or passionate but they are good at living up to their obligations. Together you can achieve a great deal, because everyone is willing to fit in. You are feeling friendly, and rather mischievous. You want space, freedom and independence in your social and emotional life, and a strong individual for a mate who is willing to let you go your own way.|
|TAURUS: There’s no point in feeling gloomy or separated. Whatever is there at the moment is doing you the world of good. It is a question partly of attitude. Not missing what you haven’t got, but putting value on what actually does exist. With Venus at your mid heaven you may be coming across as rather cool and reserved, but your sophisticated approach will be just what is needed to bring respect from people in authority. Business-like charm will get you further than frivolous jokes.|
|GEMINI: No one is going to be pulling the wool over your eyes. Your eagle eye will spot any chancers or dodgy schemes. You’re saving money, you’re double-checking one or two things, so you won’t get yourself in a muddle. You are certainly not in the mood to be tied down. Domesticity seems less attractive even than usual, and you want to be wandering around entertaining yourself anywhere but where you ought to be. Keep loved ones in a friendly frame of mind.|
|CANCER: Sometimes we misinterpret people. If they’re not all smiles and charm, we think they’re not there for us. That way we sometimes don’t notice the positive influence on our life of those who are quiet, a little understated until they’re not there. These are the kind of people who are around now, and it’s important that you appreciate what they’re doing for you. Venus may be throwing up odd emotional tensions at the moment, but it should also be improving certain joint financial matters.|
|LEO: You will be able to do whatever your conscience tells you without feeling too deprived. There are days when ought takes precedence over want and this is one of them. Your love life may be a bit more restrained but it will bounce back to warmer climes very quickly. Though you will certainly not be short of admirers, social invitations or compliments. So make the most of the good times, and have fun. It will boost your morale, your self esteem and your status.|
|VIRGO: You may be sitting down with loved ones to work out the rules and regulations of the relationship. There needs to be a way of sorting things out so that misunderstandings don’t occur in future. With tact and good intentions, you should be able to come to a decent conclusion. Maybe you do have too much work on your plate, but if you demand too much in the way of responsibility from companions you run the risk of dampening what could be fun times.|
Relationships with those close at home and at work may not be very demonstrative. But you’ll find that the right people will be there for you. When the frivolous, fair weather friends disappear in a puff of smoke, you know you will still have steadfast support. You definitely want more attention now, aiming for the spotlight at parties, and given to grand gestures even at work. You are certainly not in the mood for dreary chores or fitting in with instructions.
|SCORPIO: You’ll tackle work projects in a fashion that brings positive results. Creative tasks turn out well because you can turn your dreams into reality and make your artistic talents and your imagination work for you. Maybe you don’t want to put yourself out and about as much at the moment socially or romantically. But watch that it isn’t a slight fear of rejection that is making you disappear into your shell. Just cuddle up close to those who make you feel warm and wonderful.|
|SAGITTARIUS: There’s a lovely balance around which means whichever direction you usually lean evens up a little. If you’re often a little bit frivolous, indulgent and can’t settle down to the chores, this is the time you get real. Or if you normally push aside fun and just do what you have to do, then now you positively blossom with good humour. You cannot relate romantically though without a good mental connection as well. Lovers need to be pals and on the same wavelength.|
|CAPRICORN: It will be important to step back occasionally to make up your mind what is that is going to be good for you in the long term. Planning is the name of the game. So you’ll be avoiding any kind of distraction or temptation. It’s good for diets, good for saving schemes – all the things you usually find slightly dreary. More passive than energetic at the moment, you want partners to make the first move, and then fit in with what suits you.|
You want good, solid, stable relationships both at work and at home. You are not making unrealistic demands of other people and neither are they of you. So it will be a very good time to discuss almost any problems that come up. In good humour, you are positive and enthusiastic. Just watch a tendency to put too much stress on surface appearance, or to fit in with whoever is taking the strong position around you for the sake of peace and quiet.
|PISCES: IF ITS YOUR BIRTHDAY TODAY your year ahead will be hard working, conscientious and a time to stick to the straight and narrow. If you are disciplined and practical then you’ll be rewarded with recognition and respect. You’ll have strong opinions which you’ll spread around. Just remember that others won’t always agree and need to be heard. Close partners will be on your side with support. But you’ll want to be independent for a few months since you are at a turning point.||“>|