ARIES (March 21-April 19). You're on a mission to find a good fit. Mutual benefits are the only benefits that interest you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You'll never know exactly what the other person thinks and feels. It is likely that what is displayed is only the tip of the iceberg.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your playfulness knows no bounds today. You'll see most of your interactions as opportunities to spread warmth and silliness.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You'll get some odd questions today, and you'll feel perfectly comfortable expressing who you are.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your life will be touched by an element of mystery and glamour. You're smart, and you'll figure out the illusion involved.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your emotional life gets a boost with today's close encounter. This could be about making new friends, allowing yourself to be influenced or experiencing the rush that comes with new love.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Seek partners who use work as a means to learn, improve and share.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Well-meaning friends will give crummy advice. It's better to ask the real experts about the issues that affect you.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Even though you're in the midst of a competition, it will benefit you to tone down the level of aggression. It's easy to be generous when you know you're going to win.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You do your most brilliant work when you lose your awareness of how you're coming off. Lose yourself, and you gain everything.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A female figure will be important to the action. She will encourage you in just the right way and/or hold you accountable for what you wanted to accomplish.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Unusual circumstances could inspire you to behave in a way that is not typical of you. There's something concrete to gain from what you learn.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 7). This month you will meet someone new, immediately like that person and spark an epic relationship. Success in June depends on your ability to observe well and correctly analyze what you see. Actively seek mentorship. July is your chance to do a different kind of work. Home or transportation upgrades happen in August. Aquarius and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 2, 44, 48 and 19.

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