ARIES (March 21-April 19) *** You can push only so much and expect positive results. You could experience negativity when trying to reach a financial agreement.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** Your optimism might exhaust a partner and force you to rethink your direction. This person could become very difficult.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** Someone’s insecurities might get the best of you. You could feel down and somewhat tired. Venus enters your sign, which adds to your buoyancy and charisma.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You’ll be more grounded than usual. Everyone hits a brick wall occasionally, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t test a different approach or idea.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) *** Take a stand, and know you might need to accept more responsibility. How you deal with someone could change as you gain a sense of control.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** You have the ability to see the big picture; those around you might not. You could have difficulty expressing your priorities.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** Deal directly with a friend who often gives you feedback. What this person suggests might seem superficial. Be polite, but seek answers.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Others won’t hesitate to challenge you. You might wonder about their strong approach, but first recognize how you come off.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) *** You’ll want to be more direct, but you might not be as sure of yourself as you would like. Remain level-headed with someone to whom you need to respond.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ***** Don’t consider doing anything except detaching from a hot issue. Your judgment might be off, and you could make a huge mistake.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** Stay close to home. Giving yourself greater freedom will be spectacular, and it will give whatever you do a touch of excellence.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) *** You might want to establish a stronger bond with someone in your life. A family member suddenly might change his or her tune.

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