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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.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22 – Nov. 20)
Values play an important role in being together. Many people rate sex and romance as being the deal-makers/breakers, but if you're involved in a long-term relationship, then that shared vision of the way that you approach life is paramount. The Jupiter/Uranus square on Feb. 25 shows that you can no longer muzzle your opinions any more than you can hide your light under a bushel. But you can't blame him either if you've been editing out parts of yourself that you think are undesirable. His acceptance of you begins with your acceptance of yourself.