Aries (March 21-April 19)

Romance is now prepared to move rapidly forward: Before mid-week expect both lovers and long-term friends to openly declare their intentions. Passionate expression is positive, Aries: Over the next few weeks expect key relationships to deepen or become highly demanding. Unattached Aries natives can expect several new attractions: Watch for a previously shy lover to soon present ultimatums. Late this week authority figures will challenge your ideas or daily habits: Don’t overreact to small criticisms.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Home relationships now begin a phase of cozy appreciation, Taurus. Over the next few days watch for close friends or relatives to release past stresses and financial worries. A relaxed social atmosphere will now arrive in family matters: Enjoy quiet, meaningful moments with loved ones. After Thursday expect to resolve a recently bothersome ownership disagreement. Areas of concern are property matters, leases or short-term written agreements. Stay alert, Taurus.

Gemini (May 21-June 21)

Written documents and long-term contracts are now a prime focus. Before mid-week watch for authority figures to recognize your full potential: Use this time to solidify agreements and put group proposals into action. Some Geminis may also develop a secondary income source: Residual payments or new contracts are accented. Later this week romantic discussions will be delicate: Expect loved ones to be moody and unresponsive. Remain patient, Gem: Much is changing.

Cancer (June 22-July 22)

Late Wednesday watch for a key official or reliable colleague to alter their daily strategy or research methods. Many Cancerians will now encounter new work priorities or a last-minute shift of assignments: Watch for group politics or an unusual power play between officials. Remain balanced, Cancer: Ego battles will fade by early next week. After mid-week also watch for a quick disagreement between friends. Complex romantic issues and willful personalities are involved: Don’t confront.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Early this week, key officials may question your time schedule or professional habits: Expect unusual communications or messages from authority figures. Thoroughly explain your intentions, Leo: Even though tensions may be high, this is the right time to publicly restate your needs, ideals and plans. After Thursday social relations and new friendships will be particularly rewarding: Expect new acquaintances to be quickly drawn to your charm, wit and humor.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Over the next few days expect loved ones to request more of your time and emotional dedication: Key issues involve minor jealousies over new friendships or long withheld feelings of isolation. Old and new relationships may require delicate attention this week, Virgo: Let others know that you are socially or emotionally available. After Friday an absent relative or forgotten friend may reappear. Remain alert to unusual business proposals or vague property agreements: Avoid financial risk, if at all possible.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)

Long-awaited friendships or business contacts will be the theme over the next few days, Libra. Late Tuesday morning watch for both friends and key officials to propose new schedules or increased activities. Some Librans will leave behind past social regrets and outdated career ideals this week: Expect a compelling wave of confidence and life direction to arrive soon. After Thursday watch for a sharp increase in romantic attraction and social flirtation. An exciting few days, Libra: Enjoy!

Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21)

Past resentments will be difficult to avoid this week: Watch for both relatives and authority figures to be moody, self absorbed or overly critical. Some Scorpios will now witness the underlying jealousies of a manager or key official. Areas of concern may involve favored colleagues, career disappointments or highly demanding schedules. Avoid serious discussions, if at all possible: Over the next 16 days private tensions will be deeply felt. An oddly emotional week, Scorp: Stay focused.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Over the next few days, Sage, a close friend or relative may be particularly nostalgic or sentimental. Key issues are past romantic regrets or family disappointments: Expect loved ones to now be highly focused on past mistakes in important relationships. Be supportive, Sage, but refuse to be emotionally drained. At present, your philosophic outlook or compassion may derail your judgment: Let others work through their own problems.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Powerful romantic feelings may arrive early this week, Cap: Before Thursday watch for both long-term friends and potential lovers to be strongly focused on bringing greater intimacy into present relationships. For many Capricorns, this period of romantic attraction represents a key turning point in stalled relationships: Expect loved ones and new attractions to demand a more permanent place in your life. Expect a highly charged few days, Cap: Remain open to passionate changes.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Romantic promises and home agreements will now be clarified: Before mid-week expect loved ones to express a powerful need for solid agreements, daily commitments and shared career ambition. Confidence and strong feelings of ownership are now on the rise, Aquarius: Expect romantic partners to make obvious their values, intentions and motivations soon. Remain cautious and take extra time for key decisions: Loved ones are now closely studying your actions and reactions.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Financial agreements or new contracts may soon require quick revisions: Late Wednesday watch for authority figures to introduce new procedures or unexpected time restraints. Working relationships may be unclear or confused over the next few days, Pisces: Expect messages, ideas or instructions to be misleading. After mid-week, new friends or social events may compete for your undivided attention. Choose relaxation over hype, Pisces: Energy may be low.

If Your Birthday is this Week

Opt for romantic security over exciting, seductive affairs. For the next four to five months many Pisceans will experience a test of emotional values or unique social challenge to key relationships. Don’t be derailed, Pisces: Astrologically, this is actually an indication that powerful romantic intimacy and positive life choices will arrive by mid to late July. Later next month watch for a surprising business alliance or career opportunity: Communications, new technologies or unusual forms of marketing, advertising or publicity will soon be an ongoing theme. This year will bring many new challenges, Pisces: Don’t rely on the past for direction.