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Guys tend to disappear down their rabbit holes when Mars turns retrograde in the sky. That's because Mars is the planet of men and its backwards motion can bring a sudden loss of nerve, a shivering case of cold feet or a wave of commitment-phobia. You'll want to dive down the rabbit hole after him, but don't. Leave him alone and give him his space. It's hard to believe, but his sudden withdrawal doesn't have anything to do with you personally. It's more wrapped up in his self-worth issues like income, job status and does he even like what he does for a living. This is a time when you need to be more friend than lover. Mars comes out of retrograde on May 19.
TAURUS (April 19 – May 19)
Taureans are famous for their thick skin. Like the proverbial bull, you can endure a lot of hardship. Perseverance is one of your great strengths. But this can give people the impression that you're a lot tougher than you really are. In fact some people may think that you don't care as deeply as you do and this is when you can unintentionally create difficulty for yourself in the romance department. Despite what the popular press says, men do need to feel needed. Show yours that you need him before he drifts away all together.