ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** You might seem to be surprisingly different somehow, according to a friend. Lately, you have become more willing to talk about personal matters.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) *** You could be more secure if you relaxed a bit and worked through a situation that is going on within your immediate environment.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** You have a way about you that attracts many people. You might be surprised by a dear friend's spontaneity. Lighten up a conversation.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You could be surprised by what someone says or does. Be aware of how much you have to offer. Make a point of listening to your inner voice.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ***** You unexpectedly could beam in what you desire and surprise yourself. Express your caring; it is obvious and you can't deny the strength of your feelings.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) *** A partner could surprise you with his or her reaction to what you are doing. You might need to pull back to see why a certain situation is developing.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** You'll wonder about someone's surprising appearance or availability. Do not assume that this person's action is a because of a change of perspective.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) *** You might be far too involved with a situation. Be more aware of your image and chosen direction. You know exactly what you want and why.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** You can't go wrong with spontaneity. You might wonder which way to go, and might overthink the issue as a result. Impulsiveness is favored.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** Deal with a partner directly. You might need to revise your thinking as a result of this conversation. Working closely with one person promises better results.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ***** You experience events and see people differently from how the majority of others do. That is one of your strengths. You do not have to prove yourself.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ** You still might be better off if you say "no" to a risk, especially if it involves your finances. The unexpected runs riot through your finances.

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