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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.
VIRGO (Aug. 22 – Sept. 21)
Hopefully you've built enough trust and history with him to sustain you through the upcoming craziness. As a Virgo you're used to helping people through their problems. It's a point of pride and you wear it like a badge of honor. However, you will be tempted to bury that badge in the back of your socks drawer when you learn about the challenges he will have to face on Feb. 25 and 28. If you're feeling so-so about him, then cut out now. If not, then suck it up and stand by your man.