Lose that chip on
Grudges lose their shapes and feuds their fury when peace-loving Venus forms trines to Neptune and Saturn on Friday. This allows you to lose the chip on your shoulder and to embrace the healing process. Friends will think you've lost your mind and they'll do everything they can to resurrect those feelings of outrage. They'll remind you of all the slights and fights. That's why it would be a good idea to ask why they're so invested in you being angry and bitter. Perhaps it's more a reflection of their state of affairs than it is of yours.
ARIES (March 20-April 18)
You don't do round twos. If someone breaks your heart, then you toss him over the side — no ifs, ands or buts. There are plenty of fish in the sea and you're not going to waste your time pining away over some a**hole. And that's putting it politely. Nevertheless, the stars will be asking you to take another look-see on the 7th when you cross paths with your ex. You'll be skeptical at first, but remember that sometimes people really do change their ways. It's worth a chat at least.
TAURUS (April 19-May 19)
It's not every day when you get a chance to let bygones be bygones, so you should make a point of accepting the olive branch that's on the table this Friday. You don't have to like the person making this gesture to agree to a truce. That's kind of what truces are all about. What you get in return is an end to hostilities followed by a sincere effort on his part to reach a mutually beneficial agreement regarding monies owed, joint custody and/or jointly held property. So say yes!
GEMINI (May 20-June 19)
You have always believed in the laws of karma, and this week you will see that they are not to be trifled with. If you have done good by others, then you will see that good repaid tenfold on Monday and then again on Friday. And if you haven't — well then, you will definitely get the message when something you did long ago comes full circle and bites you in the derriere. Knowing you, you've probably done good. You're not one to tempt fate needlessly or recklessly.
CANCER (June 20-July 21)
Cancers are often portrayed as the soccer moms of the zodiac — managing their kids' play dates, driving them hither and thither and all while redecorating the house according to the latest Pottery Barn catalog. But as any fan of Desperate Housewives (or All My Children) can tell you, there's more going on in the suburbs than there is in any nightclub in New York City. This week, you'll get a chance to take a walk on the wild side. Just remember that what happens at Starbucks stays at Starbucks.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 21)
You may have been Daddy's girl growing up, but when it comes to dating men, you're definitely your mother's daughter. This point will be brought home on the 7th and it's an eye-opener. Maybe it's the falling in love with unavailable men thing. Or it could be suffering from a silent martyr/victim complex. Then again you could find yourself transferring planes from one long-distance relationship to another. Whatever the story, it's not too late to rewrite the life script. All you have to do is make different choices.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 21)
You can stop pretending you're not that into him because he already knows that you are. And what's wrong with that? You're getting to the point in life where you can let your feelings go. If things work out — great! If they don't? Well, you don't wound so easily anymore. And that's not a cynical thing — it's an emotional health thing. You know that you're a good catch and you're not afraid to say it. The good news is he knows that you're a good catch, too.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 21)
Now that you've fought the good fight and won his heart back, you may find yourself wondering if it was worth it. It's not unthinkable considering everything he put you through. It makes perfect sense to ask if you can do better. The truth? You can. But do you want to? Probably not. Yes, he's a pain the ass, but he's your special pain in the ass. Meanwhile there's no harm in keeping him guessing. It will teach him to never take you for granted again.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 20)
You don't forgive easily. It's your way of keeping your deeply compassionate heart in check. If not for this stubbornness, then you would have turned into a doormat long ago. Right now, Neptune is working its special magic in that part of your solar chart that pertains to love. Neptune coaxes us to loosen our grip on those gripes that can define our retaliatory existence. You don't feel like staying angry. And that's a step in the right direction. Take the next step on Friday and let bygones be bygones.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21-Dec. 20)
Short tempers are de rigueur when Mars is traveling through Gemini. Not only will you feel like you're getting on your lover's nerves, but he'll feel like everything he says sends you into a tizzy. Mars is an irascible energy in astrology. It thrives on friction and the heat of conflict. Sometimes this creates a battle of the wits if you're in the mood, and sometimes it fuels a lot of bickering and badgering. What's the best solution? Sex. Mars is the planet of passion after all.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 18)
You'll be doing things you said you'd never do this week. You'll be saying yes when in the past you said no. You'll be dolling up instead of dressing down. And — even more incredibly — you may even pick up the bill for that romantic dinner out. What's gotten into you? Love. Maybe. But it's complicated. In any case, the pull that he has over you runs contrary to your need to keep your distance and somehow these conflicting impulses will push you into uncharted territory. Have fun!
AQUARIUS (Jan. 19-Feb. 17)
This is the perfect week to make that big commitment. You can continue doing the “friends” thing if you want, but it's pretty clear that you've made up your mind about him and that he's made up his mind about you, too. It's not every day that a grand trine in water coincides with a new moon occulting in your solar house of romance. That's a rarity. And Saturn at the top of the chart shows that your love will surely stand the test of time.
PISCES (Feb. 18-March 19)
You were born under a sign that has a lot of love to give — and this isn't because you're especially self-sacrificing. It's just that most people on the planet are walking around with emotional reserves that are close to empty while your cup is filled to the brim. If anything, you need people to come take frequent sips so that you don't spill over. It's why you attract needy types. Their soaking in of your excess love energy helps you to maintain your emotional equilibrium.
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