ARIES (March 21-April 19) *** Be aware of the costs of proceeding as you have been. The unexpected will occur with a partner, who could be described as combative.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** You’ll beam in more of what you want because of your ability to brainstorm well with one person.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** Make it OK to be a little less positive at the moment, especially if you want to air out a concern. You have a strong sense of direction, but you might want to evaluate the pros and cons of a problem.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** Zero in on what you want. You can’t underestimate someone else’s role in a particular situation. You might not want to face the music, but if you do the outcome could be positive and upbeat.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) *** Verbalize more of what you want. Be direct in how you handle a problem. Discussions will be animated, and you’ll get a better sense of where others are coming from as a result.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** Keep reaching out to a friend or loved one. Your imagination and creativity might not be putting the correct slant on a matter.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** A partner will offer you a myriad of solutions. The issue is deciding whether you would like to act on any of them.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Listen to others. You could be frustrated when dealing with a personal matter. Communication will remain active, but you might notice a change of tone.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ***Know that you have a lot to do. You could be amazed by what you can accomplish.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** Encourage a brainstorming session. You could be delighted by the solution that emerges, as well as by the good will that evolves.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** A stop in the boss’s office will tell you that you have a lot of ground to cover. Demands on the home front also could keep you busy.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ***** You must relax. You could be overwhelmed by everything that is happening.

Jacqueline Bigar is on the Internet at jacquelinebigar.com