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ARIES (March 21-April 19) ***** You are strong-willed. Many people respond to that energy and enjoy mobilizing it, even for socializing. You can be the life of the party.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** Happiness surrounds your home and family. Get together with friends and choose to be the host. In this convivial atmosphere, you flourish.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ***** Keep communication active. You could be more pushy than you realize. Understand what is going on with a child or friend.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** How you handle spending could make or break your budget for a while. You are in the mood to indulge others as well as yourself.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** You beam, and others respond. A get-together could be fun. Also consider your anger level with an acquaintance before you lose your temper.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) *** Take in information and listen to others. You might want to ask a question or two to get greater clarity. You could be overwhelmed by everything.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ***** Join friends to relax and let go of a heavy or negative feeling. News from a distance might make you smile. You wonder how to stay more upbeat.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) *** Take a strong stand. Be there for someone in need. A partner could act up if feeling jealous. Make it a point to pull this person aside in the next few days.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** Recognize when you need to let go and allow a partner to be more dominant. You cannot control others, even if you think you can.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** Do your best to empathize with a close friend or loved one. It isn't always easy for you to let go and walk in another person's shoes.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** Accomplish and get a project completed. Do make time for a loved one. It also might be smart to share more of your hobby with this person.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ***** Your imagination infuses your interactions with humor and perspective. However, you cannot always share everything you think, even today.

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