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For The Week Of March 21-27, 2011

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Beware of giving into passive aggressive behavior now. If that certain someone wants to stew like a baby in a dirty diaper, let them. You have no reason to feel guilty for any of your behavior or want to give into this ridiculous power play. After all, you’re a lady and there is no need for you to ever have to grovel, especially with someone so immature.

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

Ah, relationships. They’re supposedly your strong point, but not even you can have all the answers all the time — but that doesn’t mean someone else that’s louder and more assertive is right either. This week, take your time drawing your conclusions, despite the pressure, as you have every right to take your time, as you do always get half the vote.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Fast attractions are prevalent now, so enjoy and have fun without trying to sort out the consequences. Otherwise, analyzing every step will blur you from seeing opportunities that can appear. Yes, this is not when you will be able to judge a book by its cover so easily, so open it up and dive in for that decent read.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

As the sign of spontaneity, not even you know what will float your boat. Types elude you, as it’s another’s mind that really makes you melt. However, this week, that person stimulating you will be pressing all your buttons instead and while this might anger you to no end, you also won’t be able to stop salivating either. Whatever; if only love (or lust) were that easy.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Forget coddling, because tough love is only way to go. So save yourself from doing that Mother Teresa act that you resent, as watching them flop around on their own is what you need to get a clue. Plus, it’ll give them space to sort it out and eventually get a boost of confidence that will ultimately come back to appease you — see, an effortless win-win solution!

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

If it seems like your boo is picking fights with you for no reason, you’re not going insane — they are. Whatever the case, it has nothing to do with you and they most likely think they can take their crap out on you. Knowing this, put them back in their place, but be coy with how you deal, as in playing along and going for the make-up sex.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Go ahead, get wined and dined — who cares if you’re not so into the person doing it? It’s not your fault that you were born so devastating that others can’t stop spoiling you. However, be cautious. Don’t let guilt take over, as all is fair in love and war and if that means enjoying the worship, then so be it. Everyone is entitled to break a few hearts now and again.

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

A burst of energy will have you wanting to hit every happy hour in sight, and why not? This is your time to jump back into the spotlight and put yourself out there in a major way. Even if you are in a relationship, this isn’t a time to hide out at home, as there’ll be so many people and places to see, and so many fascinating experiences to explore, that it’d be a shame if you missed it.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

If you’re feeling it, then don’t deny it. You are as good as your own psychic hotline now, so pay attention to all those weird signals you get and focus harder on them. As it goes, communications you receive this week won’t be so linear, even downright paranormal, so keep an open mind and let the force be with you.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Be careful whom you hang with now, as not all are as angelic as they want to appear and may disrupt your love life — as in competing with you or causing some sort of weird sabotage. As they say, keep your friends close, your enemies closer and top it all off with killing them with kindness. After all, bitches like these are never that unpredictable and will expose themselves in due time.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Work and love may have been difficult to balance in the past, but this week, career will take the lead, as you refocus on what your real priorities are. As it goes, putting yourself first is necessary now and embracing it will only propel you further to the top. Sure, it can get lonely up there, but at least you won’t have to deal with any whiney losers.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Spring is in the air and it’s time to quit it with the old married couple routine. Even if you are single, whatever schedule you have yourself running on, time to end it and throw some interesting monkey wrenches into your life. Adventure is calling and it’s time to step out of your usual routine! Dare yourself to take that next step to realizing your dream.

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