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Your expectations that things will come to a head and that you'll finally have it out with that person who's been making your life miserable may be sorely disappointed when the Sun opposes Mars on April 8. Usually, this presages dramatic face-offs, chest thumping and cacophonous saber rattling because Mars is named after the Roman god of war. Mars loves a good fight. However, Mars — already weakened in Libra — is rendered even more civil and obedient when retrograde. In fact, you may be surprised to discover a peace-loving side, and conversation will replace confrontation in the days ahead. You've still got a ways to go before bridges are mended, but developments on April 11 and 12 are steps in the right direction.
CANCER (June 20 - July 21)
The Sun/Mars opposition on April 8 shows the end of a chapter. This is a cutting energy in Astrology, so this is when you will be severing ties, concluding matters or pulling up stakes and moving on. Hopefully you will be ending things on a positive note. If not, then be gracious in your parting of the ways. Reputation means a lot in a world dominated by texts, tweets and news feeds. You never know who talks to whom these days, and you don't want a messy scene to come back to haunt you.