Venus and Mars Argue
We'll need to bring great emotional intelligence to bear on this Venus and Mars argument. Even if you know what you want, don't ask for it all at once. Relationships need a ramp-up time. Dependable bonds are created gradually, with one strand of trust at a time. Start with small asks. Test the waters. Work your way up to the big ideas.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Self-awareness is one of the more advanced and difficult of human feats. Since you are always inside yourself, trustworthy feedback from the outside world is necessary to your perspective. You'll get it today.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Don't worry about what's going to happen if you choose what promises to be the harder route. The activities that will be difficult and stressful will also be exciting and exhilarating.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Challenge yourself physically. Not only are you up for it, but also you'll grow quickly in all the ways that matter to you -- speed, strength, grace and even cognitive function.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You're afraid to commit, and that's because you don't know when the commitment is over. Put a button on it. When you give it a timeframe, especially a short one, fear is allayed and talent rises up.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It won't be that hard to do three times the work that the others around you are doing. This brings up the question: Are you in the right crowd for your skills?
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). People come to depend on you, not by accident, but because you've essentially trained them to. Every time you show up and solve the problem, the training is reinforced.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Remember when you fantasized and then it more or less came true? As you gain experience, your new fantasies are even closer to what is likely to unfold. Enjoy.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). People use problems as ways to connect with others. Even so, be mindful of what you want to get involved in, as things will not be as simple to solve as they first appear.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). There's a ticker tape running through your head. Sometimes, you stop reading it. Possibly, thoughts get so repetitive you tune them out. More likely, they run too fast and better cognition requires slowing down.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). When you are sensitive to what drains you and what gives you energy, decisions become easy. You'll do only what fills you up or what is so important that it's worth being drained over.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You want the best for yourself and your loved ones. Bigger is not always better though. Today, it will be the smaller investments that have the best ratio of value to effort.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Suffering is usually linked to a distortion of thought. Eliminate the distortion and what's left will be a manageable problem that is far less painful with which to cope.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 4). A lively new influence enters your world then it's one lucky turn after another over the next ten weeks. An entirely new set of goals, interests and priorities becomes relevant in 2021. Remain open-minded because the unfolding is different from what you'd imagined and will make you happier beyond measure. Aquarius and Sagittarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 12, 4, 44, 38 and 10.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Improving your relationship with yourself is a way to improve your relationship with just about anyone else. TAURUS: There is almost nothing you can do that will be more alluring than taking responsibility for the situation. GEMINI: Your time is too valuable not to take an efficient approach to dating. Learn the honest truth about people quickly. CANCER: You've impressive powers of focus. When you lavish them on someone you love, magic happens. LEO: Ever the entertainer, you never have to worry about coming across as boring; it's simply not an option. VIRGO: You're not the best judge of how you're doing, so stop comparing yourself and enjoy yourself instead. LIBRA: A kiss can be an expression of affection, a promise, an agreement. And sometimes a kiss is just a kiss. SCORPIO: To a large degree, your motives are more transparent to someone else than they are to you. What do you think about this? SAGITTARIUS: Your independent spirit should not be a threat to that of another. If it is, go elsewhere. CAPRICORN: Emotions aren't hard evidence of the truth; rather, they are suggestions. AQUARIUS: The best kind of fun will be the kind you make yourself. PISCES: In short: Goals achieved, accolades collected, fans amassed.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: You can tell where Aries and Virgo have been together this weekend because of the scorched earth they leave behind. The couple's incendiary potential will be released in the form of physical chemistry, verbal fireworks and lightning bolts of intellectual excitement. True, this intensity level can't be sustained, which is all the more reason they should enjoy it while it's happening.
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