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In many ways, you are driven this year. You are compulsive about expressing what is on your mind. Learn how to air a problem in a less confrontational manner. Partners can be difficult. If you are single, romance is important to you, though you might come on too strong. Your ability to discuss issues will develop. You energize others. If attached, you feel tested within the relationship. Learn to understand your mate and appreciate his inner sweetness. CANCER is in the limelight.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19)

Dealing with personal matters is a priority. News from a distance knocks at your door. You possess high energy; use it constructively for a key cause. You feel a bit undone by what happens. Try not to react; this, too will pass. Trust a family member. Tonight: Be happy at home.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

Express yourself directly to a partner. Understand what is ailing you on a deep level, and express it if you can. A partner is receptive to your fears and desires. You might feel pushed by another, or he exaggerates a problem. Return calls. Tonight: Chat up a storm.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

Your more possessive side comes out with a friend. You might become emotional or depressed by his reaction. Be smart; make a financial matter come to fruition. A partner decides to team up with you. The feedback and energy help you. Tonight: Dine out.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

Handle business in a candid manner. You have great ideas, and need to apply them to your career. Push comes to shove; use your creativity, charm and ingenuity. A boss is motivated but needs your feedback. You might feel weighed down. Tonight: Stay in the limelight.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

Taking a back seat is right up your alley. A loved one who is at a distance wants your opinion. Experiment, feel good and think creatively. How you view a change is significant. You feel limited, but it might be you causing that feeling. Tonight: Curl up with a good book.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You can have what you want, though you will go through several hoops to get there. Empower a partner, and get him on your team. Be ready to revamp and build together. In the long run, however, you will carry the responsibility. Tonight: Make it an early night!

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

There’s no doubt about it: Much is pointing to a change. A partner could be so unstable that you feel as if you have had your personal encounter with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Make a decision that will affect your image and personal life. Tonight: It’s another late night.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Reach out for another, and make a long-overdue request. How you see a personal matter might be a lot different from another’s take on it. The key is detachment; view the big picture. Willingness to share your skills makes you a winner. Tonight: Relax to music.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Getting close to another permits a different point of view. You are stalled on a project; perhaps you need feedback from a partner. Two heads work better than one. You face a decision concerning the quality of your relationship. Tonight: The heat is on.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Defer to others, and consider what makes them happy. You reach a better understanding because of your inquiries. Follow through on what might be an intuitive hit. Examine choices affecting partnerships, domestic life and desires. Tonight: It’s a no-decision night.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Charge into work, get the job done and be more in touch with feelings. Things aren’t necessarily out of control; they just don’t work out as you envisioned. Emotions run high, and frustration seems like the only choice. There are other options! Tonight: It’s a late night.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

You are pressured by a boss’s expectations. Someone demands that you produce on a high level. Stay in touch with what you want, but be diplomatic. Finances are limited or feel restricted. Creativity surges. Tonight: Go for inexpensive fun.

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