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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.
VIRGO (Aug. 22 - Sept. 21)
You're a tad late getting started with the spring cleaning this year, but Mercury in Aries (April 7 to 23) ensures that you will soon make up for lost time. But this isn't limited to your home and yard. There's reason to believe that your money could be doing a lot more for you. Whether it's streamlining costs, consolidating credit cards or selling off stock, you'll be glad you took a peek into this hidden corner of your life. Proof of this will emerge after April 16, when you will wind up with more money in your pocket.