ARIES (March 21-April 19). You are the only one who really knows what you need in a relationship. Your wants are specific and could only be fulfilled by certain qualified candidates.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). What do you have in common with the people you'll meet today? Values, interests and communication style, for starters.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You are unpredictable and confident, which is what your admirers find so attractive. Deft handling will be required. You don't want to hurt anyone's feelings.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). When you back off of a relationship, you change your perspective on a person and because you move to a different place, so will the other person.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You might be received differently than you intended to be. It will be necessary to approach others with extreme sensitivity.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your mind is sharp and your senses are hyper-aware. At this juncture, you could feel a pea hidden beneath nine mattresses.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You don't realize what you're thinking until the decision is made. Time passes and then later you see why you had to do what you had to do.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). If you want to be understood, you must first give understanding. The more you understand, the more you will be understood.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). It may be difficult to keep your eyes to yourself today. You could be looking for a little romance.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Whether you are tickling a baby or typing instructions for a baby sitter, your fingers are busy care giving. The care you extend today will be of great benefit to your future.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). This is a very good time for having a very good time. Your pleasure is well deserved, so partake in life!

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Pay attention to a fleeting glance. Someone is sending you a silent message. If you are already spoken for, introduce this catch to a single acquaintance; if not, let the sparks fly!

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 30). This year, you will become more conscious of your purpose and evolve on many levels. Relationships develop your spirit. You will be communicating your love and respect daily, as well as promoting the highest interests of your family at home and of your work family. July brings adventure. September brings money. Sagittarius and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 15, 32, 8 and 31.

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