ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** Defer to others. You'll come up with unusual answers. Others initially might react strangely, but don't worry ... they will adjust.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) *** You might have more to complete than you realize. An associate or a meeting could be more challenging than you anticipated.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** A partner might be more possessive than you realize, and it could result in an unpleasant situation. Use your imagination in order to find an interesting path out of this problem.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You might want to go past a boundary, but someone could put his or her foot down just as you are about to break free. Detach rather than react.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** Make an effort to touch base with others in your immediate circle. You could be taken aback by what someone has been up to behind your back.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) *** Curb a need to keep up with the Joneses. You are better off just being you. A family member pushes you beyond reason.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ***** You are in your element, so feel free to pursue a new path. A family member could give you flak, but don't let that get to you.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) *** Be aware of the cost of continuing in your chosen direction. You might be stubborn, but don't be stubborn to the point of self-destruction.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** You know what you want and where you are heading. A family member might have a different opinion. You could find yourself in a willpower struggle.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) *** Others will follow your lead if you are just willing to take the first step toward fixing a problem. Someone who admires you might test your patience.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** Keep reaching out for more information. You won't be satisfied until you have clarified a problem. Be as clear as possible about a money matter.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** A partner or an associate wants to continue a conversation. This person hopes to convince you of the rightness of his or her ways.

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