ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH Choosing not to respond to someone’s power play will take a lot of self-discipline. You will see a solution .

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH You’ll want to distance yourself from a very controlling individual who creates a lot of pressure and tension wherever he or she goes.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHHH You know what you want, and when obstacles appear one right after the other, you easily will find a way to bypass them.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH Stay focused on what you want. You might be told that you seem to be oriented in one and only one direction. Make that OK.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHHH You can be impulsive, especially when you are detached. When you feel so free, trouble easily will find you. Stay focused.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHH Deal with a partner or key persons in your life directly. Someone might cop an attitude, but it won’t be for long.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH You’ll want to head in a different direction, but someone could exhibit a provocative and controlling attitude that might restrict you.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH You see no other course but the one you currently are on. Your instincts are to throw yourself 100 percent into this chosen direction.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHHH You’ll come up with novel approaches to difficult situations. You are likely to surprise those in your immediate circle.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHH You might not have intended to be a roadblock for a lot of people, but it appears as though your stubborn ways contribute to that perception.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH Stop and think before you engage a difficult person in conversation. Are you really ready to end the workweek on a sour note?

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH Keep conversations moving. You might want to avoid a controlling person. Don’t worry — you’ll be so busy that you won’t cross paths unless you choose to.

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