ARIES (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ You might have to deal with someone who has been distancing him- or herself as of late. This person simply refuses to be as open as you would like him or her to be. To many people, your frustration could seem unwarranted. Tonight: Do some much-needed shopping.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ★★★★ As the day progresses, you’ll feel more and more competent as you attempt to deal with a problem involving a partner. This person might be unwilling to take a risk and accept a change. Find out where his or her insecurity stems from, then discuss the issue. Tonight: All smiles.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ★★★ You sense that a lot is happening behind the scenes. Of course, you will want to know more about what is going on. Chatter you hear might be gossip, but you’ll still want to be involved. Just ask fewer questions and listen more. Tame your imagination. Tonight: Get some extra zzz’s.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) ★★★★ You have a morning responsibility to handle. Once completed, you might decide to hold a meeting. Discussions could lead to some new ideas. Be sure to let others know where you stand on everything; you don’t want to cause yourself a problem later. Tonight: Where the action is.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ Others respond to your take-charge attitude. You might hear whispers about what others think or want. You could be overly focused and demanding in your own way. Be more easygoing in order to draw people to your way of thinking. Tonight: Out late.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ You have the ability to distance yourself and see the big picture. You also might want to distance yourself from a domestic matter or an investment involving real estate. Try not to be too serious about this matter. Give this issue some space for now. Tonight: Be near good music.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ You might want to have a long-overdue talk. A close associate could be dodging this conversation, which will leave you feeling closed off. Ask questions in the nicest way possible, as this person might be fearful of your judgment. Tonight: Visit with a pal at a favorite spot.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ You’ll want to defer to a loved one. At the same time, your creativity soars with great ideas, and not applying them to the situation at hand might be hard. Make time for a child or loved one; you need to let go and enjoy this person. Tonight: Add more spice to your life.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ★★★★ Focus on a quirky roommate or family member. This person might be offbeat, but consider how much excitement he or she adds to your life. Investigate new possibilities that pop up from out of nowhere. Focus more on your daily life. Tonight: Soak away your stress in a hot bath.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★★★ Though many crosswinds might interfere with your plans, your sense of romance emerges. Regardless of what your status is, you should remain open to new possibilities. Try not to don your defensive gear. You’ll want to get a full idea of what is going on. Tonight: Very playful.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Stay secure about a personal issue. Be willing to stand behind your offers and/or thoughts. Communication remains active, and as a result, you’ll get a lot of feedback. Understand that a difficult friend is the only one who can change his or her mood. Tonight: Head home early.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ You’ll want to take the lead in a meeting. What is stopping you? Others remain highly responsive to your ideas, inquiries and brainstorming sessions. Do not lose control of this discussion, but do allow everyone to share his or her thoughts. Tonight: At a favorite haunt.


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