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If it's your birthday

Your nature is such that when you care about somebody or something those feelings are intense. However either your way of showing it is discreet or in some cases you’re as discreet about what you reveal, how and when. Your birthday chart accents the need to review this.


Few things are more exasperating to you as a quick-thinking Aries than dealing with those who take ages to make a decision. Still, you need their support so must wait. Instead of getting irritated, ask what their concerns are and why. Not only will this be distracting you’ll also learn a lot.


While you may be more familiar with Mercury’s retrograde cycle in early October your ruler Venus began moving backwards in the heavens. This particular period isn’t about errors as much as it prompts questions about both habits and longstanding beliefs some of which you’ve changed. A few remain. It’s worth reviewing them.


As much as you enjoy a lively exchange of ideas an out and out fight is something else entirely, especially if it upsets others. Yet increasingly you feel the need to stand your ground with one particular individual. Do exactly that. Tell them what’s acceptable and what isn’t and stop there.


Nobody would blame you for being sensitive about certain situations you thought were going well but which suddenly are being criticised. For now wait and watch. Judging by the current unsettled planetary setup someone is using this as an excuse to create a drama, one that has nothing to do with you.


For ages you’ve been thinking that certain elements of your domestic or working life would benefit from being rethought, but haven’t achieved much. However the recent New Moon accented these matters and shifted your perspective on these. To an extent that at last you know exactly what you want to do.


Informative as recent discussions about certain tricky issues were you’re sure that potential solutions were ignored. Be patient. By the time of the powerful Full Moon late next week the mood will have become much more inquisitive. Ask those same questions then and you’ll get far more constructive answers.


The misunderstandings you’re dealing with, and there are several, all involve situations where you were tactful rather than truthful. At the time of course this seemed the best option. Since then however certain facts have surfaced. As a result it’s vital you update those involved on what’s what and in detail.


As you begin this week the odds are good you’ll still be reflecting on the insights triggered by the recent powerful Scorpio New Moon. While on one hand this clarified several existing issues it also raised questions about new appealing but also somewhat unsettling arrangements. Wait and watch. You’ve lots left to learn.


Last week your ruler Jupiter which moves into a new position only once a year entered Sagittarius. This begins a new cycle, one that will be as fortunate as often events will be unexpected. That being the case ensure you explore absolutely every idea or offer. What seems least likely could turn out best.


Planning ahead may enable you to get a lot done, often more than others. But with so many planets moving into new positions and the resulting change if not chaos the more flexible arrangements and equally your thinking are the better. Also explore every option. What seems least promising could be brilliant.


Neither change nor the most unexpected of developments bother you. In fact from your perspective they keep life interesting. Still, the return by your ruling planet Uranus to its previous position and to accent your views could seem unsettling. Soon however you’ll realise you’ve lots to say and it’s time to speak out.


Often the events triggered by powerful and positive planetary alliances such as the recent link between the Sun and your ruler Neptune are immediately apparent. While some of what’s arisen may be due to that, other even better developments are on their way. Be on the lookout for them and respond swiftly.