Love horoscopes: March 4 - March 10

Mar 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Mercury is still retrograde leaving you prey to suspicions fueled by malicious gossip. This could lead you to test when you should trust, to exit when you should stay and to interpret just about everything he says and does in a dark and questionable light. Doubt the doubt because you aren’t thinking things through clearly. This will all change for the better when Mercury comes out of retrograde on March 17.


ARIES (March 20-April 18)

Can you trust your boyfriend? Actually, the question is: Can he trust you?

A flirtation with someone who is not the guy you’re seeing heats up on Wednesday. Careful about playing with fire. What’s fun and games for you is serious business for the other party.

You could find yourself in an incendiary situation before you know it.


TAURUS (April 19-May 19)

All of the pole dancing in the world won’t get a rise out of your lover or spouse, so stop trying. And it’s not his fault. Saturn in Scorpio would turn even a hot guy like Ryan Gosling into a wet blanket. Come to think of it, Ryan Gosling is a Scorpio, so there you have it. Switch to “friends” mode. Your man could use the moral support and you need a break from all of those upside down positions.


GEMINI (May 20-June 19)

You’ve been distracted before but this is ridiculous. You’ve often wondered if you suffered from ADHD when it comes to romance and this week could make a compelling case. Actually the simple truth is that you have your mind on work and that will be the primary focus until the 19th. Meanwhile, make sure that you’re texting with the right guy on Tuesday or it could get awkward.


CANCER (June 20-July 21)

The last quarter moon in Sagittarius on Monday puts you in a reckless mood. You want to break out of old patterns and surprise people’s expectations. Great! You will succeed in grabbing the attention of a negligent spouse and showing him that you are not to be trifled with. However, you will also get the attention of loved ones and friends who may be wondering if you’ve been self-medicating again.


LEO (July 22-Aug. 21)

An upsetting bit of news on Monday could throw you into a major emotional tailspin. It’s important to remember that Mercury is still retrograde which means that your information source is questionable (maybe your beau’s ex is poisoning the well?) or that there is more to the story than is being divulged.

In any case, you will get to the bottom of things and learn what’s what on Friday.


VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 21)

Monday is your TMI day. This is when friends and acquaintances will start sharing unsolicited information and Instagrams that you could happily live without seeing. Be proactive and delete — don’t peek. However, you will be intrigued by a tweet or email that you get on Wednesday from someone you never thought you’d hear from again. He’s putting out feelers. There’s no harm in putting out feelers back.


LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 21)

Do you like him for who he is or do you like him for how much he’s worth?

It’s a question that women have been asking of boyfriends and husbands for centuries. Getting clear with your own motives and expectations will do a lot to lighten the tense atmosphere surrounding love and money.


SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 20)

He needs some help. Things have fallen into a rut lately and you just can’t go through the motions anymore. Male egos are touchy things, so you’ll want to approach matters sensitively. You need to be less conversational (discussing intimacy issues is such a buzz-kill) and more hands on. Let your fingers do the walking and he’ll pick up the clue phone by Friday.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21-Dec. 20)

You get a little crazy when you feel trapped. This is when you will gallop off with the first love interest in sight in hopes that this person will carry you away from the tedium of your life. You need to be more discriminating between March 4 and March 11 about who you’re hopping into the saddle with. He’s a lovely distraction but hardly the great escape that you’re looking for.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 18)

Let’s face it. You love the cool, button-down, three-piece suit types. And they love you.

But sometimes you can get a little too much work before pleasure with your approach and wind up sending the signal that you’re looking but not buying. Throw the dude a bone on Friday and offer to help him to fix his tie. This will be your chance to untangle a knotty situation.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 19-Feb. 17)

You can learn a lot about a potential paramour by the way he handles a check. If he picks it up, great. He’s a keeper and next time you can say thanks by paying. If he hands it to you? Then it’s time to delete the deadbeat. And it doesn’t matter how hot he is unless you want to be Lauren Hutton in American Gigolo. You’re not helping guys to be guys by paying their way financially or emotionally.


PISCES (Feb. 18-March 19)

Friends will say that you’re making a mistake by taking back an ex or dating someone who’s the carbon copy of that bad boy you went out with before. But whose love life is it anyway? You need to follow the dictates of your heart — the heart which clearly has a thing for men who make your girlfriends uncomfortable. Some of it may be justified, but then again, some of it may be jealousy.

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