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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.
CANCER (June 20 – July 21)
Be ready to go back the way you came when retrograde Jupiter forms a square to Uranus on Feb. 25. Maybe you overplayed your hand in love or you bet everything on a white knight who turned out to be a no-show. In any case, you can still salvage your situation — and you should. Your heart may be bruised, but it's not broken. In fact, these eye-opening developments may have finally shaken you free of an infatuation and gotten you to truly appreciate that special someone who has always been at your side.