So why do you change the subject when he tries to ask you out? You can tell he’s interested but there’s a part of you that continually pulls away. Are you afraid of getting hurt or are you afraid of hurting him? Chances are it’s the latter given your track record of episodic romances. But if there’s anything that Mercury retrogrades are good for (Mercury will be retrograde from Jan. 21 – Feb. 11) it’s that they will lead you down a road that you wouldn’t normally take. Following that path right now could make all the difference.