ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** Open yourself up and allow greater give-and-take. What once seemed like a problem because of a change in perspective will dissolve.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** Clarification might be hard to get right now, as everyone has a different perspective. Listen to the different opinions.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** You are anchored in reality. You might not be sure which way to turn. A partner seems quite certain that he or she knows the only right way.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) *** Communication could be stifled, if not difficult. Listen to all of the information that comes in. Someone might be the source of a power play.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** It takes courage to speak up and tell it as you see it. Be direct when sharing your beliefs, and remain open to a discussion.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** By midafternoon, you could be ready to ask for help. Tension will ease, and you'll still be captain of your ship. A discussion leads to brainstorming about responsibilities.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** If you choose to ignore hassles in the morning, know that you will be able to revisit them in the afternoon. An unexpected insight could come from left field.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** You seem to encounter complications left and right. Your sense of humor will emerge, and it will carry you through these issues with ease.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) *** Listen to forthcoming news. The problem lies in the complications. By late afternoon, you'll be able to get past any hassle that heads your way.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) *** Take in others' various ideas and suggestions, as it will force you to look at a situation differently. You could be overwhelmed by what comes up.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** You might want to figure out why a partner is creating an uproar. Your instincts range from running in and helping to taking a step back. Create some space.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** Deferring to others has its pros and cons. You know what you want. A friend might come up with requirements or demands that you do not feel are reasonable.

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