Cancer (June 22-July 22)
Ruling Planet: The Moon
For one year beginning in June, bountiful Jupiter - the monarch of the heavens - will bestow his grace and magic on lovely Cancer. This wonderful journey of transformation will change your attitudes about success and happiness. New ideas and outlets for your talents are presented this year, and in the next few years will take you further than you dreamed possible. But there is one cosmic warning attached to this expansive planetary energy: you could fall victim to idealism and lose touch with reality, particularly in friendships, partnerships and affairs of the heart.
The antidote is to keep both your heart and mind equally engaged in the conversation. Between September and October, Venus will endow you with amazing powers of attraction. Singles should get out and join new clubs, socialize with old friends and travel. Although you may see the first signs around the April eclipse, between October and November a stable relationship could unravel or, with time and patience, you will discover new threads of love and respect, and begin weaving a much more resilient, affectionate and loving relationship.
"We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person," - W. Somerset Maugham.
Dating a Cancer Woman? The sensitive, moody, sentimental Cancer woman is no pushover. Her cosmic intuition is serious when it comes to enjoying the carnal delights of a relationship and she has a healthy sexual appetite. But she too often hides in her shell because of fear of being hurt, anxiety or simple shyness. Comfort and security in her surroundings and with those she loves always brings out her delightful, lusty nature. Showering her with flowers, attention and lots of cuddling will pry her out of her shell and you will be rewarded with quiet, private evenings at home or at a quaint B&B, making love with one of the most sensitive signs of the zodiac whose greatest joy is pleasing you!
Dating a Cancer Man? The elusive Cancer guy may show you his hard shell, but in reality he is a supersensitive sentimental fool. No games for this man. He craves security and will be a devoted family man and lover. Every Crab is probably in need of a good ego-boost. But since he is a little suspicious and moody, he will retreat if he thinks you are being insincere or losing interest. Cancer men are not known for their sense of humor so even if you think you're being gentle, he will take your joke seriously and become angry or moody. His home is his castle and refuge. Lead him to your comfortable, beautiful bedroom and he will snuggle down, and you will enjoy long luxurious nights of lovemaking… forever.
Cosmic Matchups: Comfort is vital for the romantic Cancer. And the nurturing signs, Leo and Taurus are wonderful and give you the security you need. But with fellow water signs Pisces or Scorpio you find a kindred spirit.
Cosmic Mismatches: Fire signs Sagittarius and Aries are too overwhelming, and Virgos and Capricorns can be too critical for your fragile ego. And if you allow an Air sign into the inner sanctions of your heart remember that you will need a sense of humor to survive this relationship.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
Ruling Planet: Sun
In 2013 you are in an auspicious planetary cycle to reset your life path. Yet no astrologer will tell you that this year is going to be easy. And because of complex and confusing planetary transits the first of the year you may feel indecisive and even unmotivated. But in June when the three power-planets Jupiter, Neptune and Saturn form an amazing grand trine, you will hear the music of the universe and see that certain goals are within reach.
In June, Jupiter moves in with intuitive and sentimental Cancer for a year-long transit, helping you understand the past and untangle misunderstandings so that you can move forward with a relationship or close the door. Because Uranus - the planet that rules your emotions and relationships - is now under the influence of irrepressible Aries, you are in a remarkable relationship cycle. But Uranus is the planet of chaos and confusion and after July this planet loses control. Confusion rules and you may want to wait until after October before you ring the wedding bells or say adieu. Venus graces your sign between June and July, and with a little help from you (romantic dates, second honeymoon) you could rediscover old passions, forgotten love and remember why you fell in love.
"Some say that true love is a mirage; seek it anyway, for all else is surely desert," - Robert Brault.
Dating a Leo Woman? The Leo woman is one of the sexiest signs of the zodiac. Romance is her middle name but this security-minded gal loves her home and needs to know that you share her concern for financial security. This zodiac flirt will tease you with more than sexy lingerie. Every move she makes is contrived to court your attention and if you fall for this seductress, you will enjoy every touchy-feely moment. She loves being adored and will work very hard for your (and everyone else’s) attention. Outrageous flattery, applause and adoration will send her ego soaring… and her into your arms. This romance maven will be carried away by candlelight dinners, long-stem roses and luxurious treats. Love-making is a well choreographed slow-dance that you will never want to end. Be a loyal, attentive and an appreciative lover and she will pack her bags (probably a LV trunk) and follow you to the ends of the Earth.
Dating a Leo Man? Lions may seem a like the zodiac’s most fickle flirts but with the right woman, they can become a totally domesticated cat. You can turn the Lion to a marshmallow with blatant flattery and tons of attention. This Fire sign loves sex but the setting is part of the appeal and the seduction. Rolling around in the sand or under the kitchen table is not his style. A luxurious hotel room, you in a beautiful negligee and great room service is his idea of romance. This man is a slow, vocal, demonstrative and appreciative lover who defined the term "erogenous zones." The Leo man is loyal but not a loner so never leave him alone too long or he will go on the prowl.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Fire signs, Aries and Sagittarius. But Air sign Libra's romantic nature really matches well with your dramatic manner.
Cosmic Mismatches: Capricorn and Pisces; these two are both very preoccupied with their own worlds. Cap's world is all about succeeding while Pisces is a dreamy fantasy world. You need more attention that they can provide.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Although this year’s abundance of Water energy will confuse your well-organized life and challenge you to adjust to circumstances beyond your control, by May you'll find the bounce returning to your step and optimism seeping into your psyche. And in June when Jupiter joins forces with Cancer, this creative duo could jump-start a new job or career path. During this year-long Jupiter-Cancer transit, don't be afraid to trust your intuition and take the road less traveled. The year holds some romantic high points, but more importantly, you are ready for change.
Certain friendships or personal relationships will either evolve into a deeper commitment or you will move on. Single or committed: May’s eclipse marks an important turning point in a serious (personal or professional) relationship, and you will know if love is true or an illusion. But when the planet of love sojourns in Virgo from late July to August, your compassion and understanding could become the magic ingredient that mends broken friendships, rekindles an old love or attracts a fascinating new love interest.
There is one small cosmic warning for the year: your relationship planet, illusive and dreamy Neptune is under the influence of unrealistic Pisces. And even the most level-headed Virgo could become mesmerized by someone totally unsuitable or tempted by a secret affair. So before you make any rash moves, make sure that you have nothing to lose and your feelings are real and returned.
“You know you're in love when you don't want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams,” - Dr. Seuss.
Dating a Virgo Woman? The flawless exterior of the Virgo woman hides a highly sexed, complicated Earth sign. The shy Virgo is surprisingly independent, adventurous and brave. This practical woman will not fall for obvious flattery or the usual romantic gimmicks. You are going to have to be creative to sweep her off her feet. But this is one of the many contradictions of this complex woman! Because when Cupid's arrow strikes, she will pull on a pair of galoshes and cross the Atlantic Ocean for true love. And if she has fallen in love with you, light the candles, bring on the romantic music and show her most contrived romantic dinner. You will talk into the wee hours of the night and be seduced by her melodic voice and the curiosity she has about every detail of your life. Her mental imagery and vivid imagination make her lovemaking an erotic adventure and sensual delight.
Dating a Virgo Man? If you have fallen for a Virgo man, remember that he has the heart of a poet and the mind of a businessman. Although Virgos are known for their critical ways; watch out for this lovely man’s fragile ego. All Virgo men have a little self-confidence problem and yours may take your criticism too seriously and feel that he is not up to your standards. But the Virgo man is full of contradictions. This mercurial man is able to categorize sex and love, and he is one of the most sexual and promiscuous signs of the zodiac! But when he is in love, he is loyal, possessive, even a jealous lover. Begin your relationship slowly. Take him out for a little slow-dancing, nuzzle his ear and gaze into his eyes… and watch his cool demeanor melt! His lovemaking will amaze you and the more you praise him, the more he will work to please you.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Earth signs, Taurus and Capricorn, but mysterious Scorpio really respects your need for self-control.
Cosmic Mismatches: Aquarius and Aries: these two impulsive signs would drive you crazy! They'd always be running late or changing the plan and you just don't have time for that kind of stuff.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Ruling Planet: Venus
Symbol: The Scales
Dr. Wayne Dyer teaches us that "Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place we must find." And this year - as the difficult, demanding planet Saturn moves away from Libra - you will begin to feel as if a major barrier has been removed from your path of happiness and success, and be given new choices and opportunities. Saturn is often called the cosmic dictator but he is also the planet of motivation and achievement and by the April eclipse you will be mentally and emotionally motivated to move into the future.
Lucky Jupiter is moving into your career and work sector in June, opening the door for exciting and very real opportunities. But do remember when doors open, it’s up to you to step over the threshold. Your relationship sector is full of surprises, interesting encounters and choices. Shedding emotional baggage will lift your love life out of a longtime rut. Whatever occurs in March or May underscores how crucial it is that you stop clinging to a worn-out ambition or relationship that has run its course.
Venus's summertime transit of Libra will turn your love life into a wonderful reality show full of romance and new admirers. Surprise your mate with a few flirtatious moves, shake up your relationship with romantic dinners or a night in a luxury hotel and remember why you fell in love. As the year unfolds, luck will be increasingly on your side, and your ability to project an aura of confidence will draw interesting and helpful people into your world. You might just discover a bit of Heaven on this Earth.
Dating a Libra Woman? Never forget that your Libra woman is ruled by the luxurious, sensual and beautiful planet Venus. Romance is a whole aesthetic experience and the setting is as important as the act of making love. The seduction of this woman is a slow process; caresses, tender words and beautiful surroundings will add to your allure and enhance her pleasure. Indulge your sensitive Libra with little extravagances, compliments, and in a crowded room, a subtle touch, glance or whispered endearment will keep her mesmerized. Libra is symbolized by the Scales; keep this in mind because when everything is in perfect harmony this woman becomes a sensual, passionate and giving lover and a devoted partner. Soft music, romantic lighting and a scented bubble bath will take her breath away.
Dating a Libra Man? The quiet, shy sexy Libra man seems to intuitively understand how to please a woman. Because he is ruled by the love goddess, pleasure-loving Venus, every sense needs to be satisfied. For this man you want to turn on the soft music, light the candles and make sure that the bedroom is beautiful. This sensitive man often hides behind a tough exterior but once you are past his bad-boy act, his gentle heart, tender feelings and fragile ego will make you want to take him home and keep him shielded from the difficulties of life. If you want a "take charge" man the indecisive Libra is not for you. And although he will be flattered when you ask his opinion, he prefers that you make the decisions. In fact, you may have to be a bit aggressive and ask him for a date. But he will thrive on your undivided attention. An enticing negligee will do wonders for his libido and once his erotic mind is awakened he is one of the most adept and pleasing lovers of the zodiac.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Air signs, Gemini and Aquarius, but bold, fun-loving Sagittarius really gets your attention.
Cosmic Mismatches: Pisces and Taurus: these two are romantics like you, but they're too cautious with affection. You want a sweetheart who's assured of their feelings especially since you aren't always so sure yourself. Two Libras will have a difficult time making life run.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Ruling Planet: Pluto
Symbol: Scorpion and Phoenix
As Saturn’s transformational energy surges in 2013 - turning your life upside-down - embrace change like a welcome friend who will empower you to break free of old habits, restrictions, outdated career/job choices or relationships that have run their course. Work-wise, unpredictable Uranus has a few surprises in store, and in May and November you could receive intriguing hints of things to come. Don't despair; powerful Saturn may not be into instant gratification, but he will bestow the ultimate reward on the Scorpion who keeps the faith and keeps working.
Disruptive transits between February and March may set off a series of misunderstanding in your relationship sector. But you have choices: your relationship planet Mars is in an exceptionally loving and romantic mood and instead of declaring war, why not view this as an opportunity to work out the problem? With your Scorpio powers of manipulation (the good ones) fully engaged, work on a peace and love plan that will change the battle cry to "make love not war!" Single? A long-lasting Saturn-Neptune aspect in June and July has the power to attract a promising new relationship or seal a serious love into the new life-pattern you are now weaving.
"Love from the heart builds bridges where there are none," - R. H. Delaney
Dating a Scorpio Woman? Scorpio's reputation as the zodiac's sexiest sign is misleading. Some Scorpios cultivate this mysterious/sexual image, but the reality is that this is the most prudish sign of the zodiac. Because of her intuitive and psychic powers, the Scorpio woman needs to be emotionally involved with her partner before the act of sex comes into play. In many ways the seduction is part of an elaborate romantic movie that she can replay in her vivid imagination. Even if you are single, a secret rendezvous, stolen kisses and sexual word games will add fire to her lustful desires. She may find public displays of affection embarrassing but in private, with a man she trusts, she is an exotic, even wanton lover. The seduction of this woman needs to be subtle, tender and mysterious. But more than anything she wants to believe that destiny brought you together.
Dating a Scorpio Man? This man is known for his penetrating stare and sexual magnetism. He loves to play the seducer but often his insecurities will not allow him to abandon his inhibitions enough to really enjoy love-making. But when he is in a secure relationship and you persuade him to share his sexual fantasies, he is pure eroticism. And since he is a visual voyeur, you can become his private dancer with a (tasteful) striptease show of your own. Although he too will shun PDAs, the way you slip out of your coat or run your fingers across his hand can all become part of your seduction ritual. An evening of trading sexual innuendoes, slow-dancing and sensuous food could lead to a night you will never forget.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Water signs, Cancer and Pisces, but meticulous Virgo really brings you back down to Earth when you get carried away with one of your obsessions and can keep you grounded!
Cosmic Mismatches: Aquarius and Aries: these two are aloof when it comes to romance, and you desire nothing less than totally profound connections. Leos are too self-involved and need too much attention.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Ruling Planet: Jupiter
Symbol: The Centaur/Archer
Your ruler, confident Jupiter, has joined forces with versatile Gemini until June, thereby arranging opportunities for you to meet new people and explore interesting options for your work and career. A remarkable grand trine of three power planets in July could help you meld your dreams with reality and send your ambitions and aspirations in a new direction. But until December you may be caught in transformation limbo, and instead of making concrete moves (don’t quit your day job) do your research, organize for the coming changes and most of all, continue to network, brainstorm and include your closest associates or partners in on your reality-based dreams.
Jupiter’s transits will rock your personal life, and until July laughter should be your choice of aphrodisiacs. However, if you are in a committed relationship, before you allow a silly flirtation to turn serious, bear in mind that the gossip-monger Uranus will Tweet your every secret kiss or meeting. After July your heart will long for stability; eclipses in October and November will reveal which loves are mirages and which are real.
"We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh," - Agnes Repplier.
Dating a Sagittarius Woman? The Sag woman is the wild child of the zodiac. And if you can keep up with her, she is an entertaining and vivacious lover. But first you have to catch her attention and to do this you will have to be interested in the world around you. This woman is looking for a companion, a playmate and best friend. A romantic date with this adventurous spirit could include sky-diving, a baseball game or an exotic restaurant in the wrong part of town. Small romantic gestures will make her heart skip a beat but contrived romantic settings will turn her off. A hike through the mountains or trip to an exotic locale will awaken her passions and making love under the stars will convince her that you are the one. The restless, outgoing Centaur woman approaches sex like a competitive sport where everybody wins.
Dating a Sagittarius Man? If you are a woman that needs long romance-filled evenings or declarations of eternal love, the unsentimental Sag man is not for you. But if you love the active life and are interesting in living life to its fullest then this independent, outgoing Fire sign will keep you and your sex life exciting. Lovemaking is a joyful, playful experience. Catch his attention with the unexpected. A long lunch in a hotel where you have booked a room for the afternoon, making love on the dock after a long swim or going to a strip joint together. He will be a vocal and expressive lover and will expect the same from you. This uncomplicated man wants a companion, best friend and sexual playmate, someone with which to enjoy this adventure called life.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Fire signs, Aries and Leo, will share your zest for life but cautious, romantic Libra gives you a chance to call the shots.
Cosmic Mismatches: Taurus and Cancer crave deep, binding commitments whereas you spend your life looking for freedom. The Scorpio is too complex and takes too much time.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Ruling Planet: Saturn
Capricorn is a cautious, grounded Earth sign and change makes you slightly uneasy. But with your ruler Saturn under the influence of transformational Scorpio until 2014, you should embrace this energy-force and make "go with the flow" your new mantra. With this passionate, romantic and security-driven energy, in the next two years you are building a solid launching pad for your hopes, dreams and ambitions.
Because the Goat appears so rational and unflappable, others may not realize how deeply emotional and sensitive you really are. Lovely Venus glides through your love and romance sector between April and May, opening your heart to those you love or to someone new. However she will be challenged by Saturn in April, prompting you to question a personal commitment. But because you could have a major change of heart in June, why not wait to make any sudden moves or financial decisions? After Jupiter joins forces with Cancer in June, that uneasy feeling of being on the verge of something, will be replaced by a strong, sure sense of direction that will guide you down a new path.
"Every day of our lives we are on the verge of making those slight changes that would make all the difference," - Mignon McLaughlin
Dating a Capricorn Woman? The old-fashioned Capricorn woman will need to be courted, the relationship will have to be nurtured and you will have to prove that you are serious before she will make a declaration of love. This pragmatic woman lives her life by the rules and although privately very sensual, any outrageous sexual demands will not appeal to her straight-laced sensibilities. The Capricorn woman comes to life in a relationship with a man who is sensitive and has the patience to draw her out of her inhibitions. Although not extravagant, she loves the good things in life. Long conversations into the night about taking over the world will excite her libido and when you awaken her passion, you can expect to come home with her demurely waiting for you, in her cashmere housecoat… with nothing on underneath.
Dating a Capricorn Man? The most important thing to remember about the Goat is that what the rest of the world thinks does matter. You don't have to be beautiful but you do have to be well-groomed and interesting. If you have your own career or business, even better! He is excited by ambitious women who make him look good. This lovely man has a tough exterior but never forget that he possesses the most intensely sensitive and loyal hearts of the zodiac. Seducing him will take patience and fortitude but will be worth your time. Read up on Tantric sex. It’ll turn your man into a fabulous lover. Long baths together, massages with exotic oils and sexy underwear under your tweed suit are aphrodisiacs that will shock and awaken his earthy senses.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Earth signs, Taurus and Virgo, but the dreamy idealistic outlook of Pisces balances out your button-down attitude perfectly.
Cosmic Mismatches: Gemini and Leo: these two just don't take life as seriously as you do. Their laidback ways will just work your nerves.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Ruling Planet: Uranus
Symbol: Water Carrier
In 2013 you step on the cosmic tilt-a-whirl. And with so many planets in sensitive Water signs, you may feel uncertain as to where you are going. However, after June with lucky Jupiter empowering your house of professional growth until mid-2014, opportunities will abound. By taking advantage of this transit, and reassessing your skills and ambitions, you will begin a new journey toward launching a new career, financial security or landing the perfect job.
Because you appear so rational, few realize how emotional, romantic and sensitive you really are, and with the element of Water ruling the cosmos this year, you could take down your defenses and fall into the arms of love. Mars will be under the influence of your opposite sign Leo between August and October indicating that someone close will likely be in a stressful situation or that personal conflicts will bring intense emotions to the surface. However, this could become a wonderful turning point and the beginning of something new: the renewal of an old love, turning point in a dating relationship or a new, long-lasting love affair.
"Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness,” - Bertrand Russell.
Dating an Aquarius Woman? The Aquarian woman may seen uninterested in sex, but if you can first become intimate with her mind, you can quickly move to the next step with this captivating and intriguing woman. Overly emotional demonstrations will be a total turn-off to this gal but she loves surprises and the more original, the better. A night at the planetarium, walk through the rain forest or foreign language classes are an aphrodisiac. After you've engaged her curious mind, describe your sexual fantasy - or the ritual sexual practices of an ancient culture - she will become a willing actress in your X-rated romance novel.
Dating an Aquarius Man? The Aquarian man is not warm and cuddly but he is an attentive lover and fabulous partner in life. He needs his space so don't become impatient when he becomes so distracted that he did not notice that you dyed your hair purple. But he loves attention! Listen to his long discourses on his latest project or world-changing cause and he will think you are brilliant. Sex is often a physical release for this cerebral man and he can sometimes seem clinical or detached. And although it may sound unromantic, tell him that you are planning an evening of passion and he will organize an enticing/romantic date that you will never forget. Pry open his secret unconventional fantasies with stimulating massages, readings from hedonist and erotic text and you will discover an amazingly passionate man that will make sex a wild adventure.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Air signs, Gemini and Libra, but Leo will really capture your attention and share your need to roam.
Cosmic Mismatches: Cancer and Virgo can be too demanding of your time. And Capricorn will find your lifestyle too flighty and insecure.
Pisces (Feb. 19-Mar. 20)
Ruling Planet: Neptune
Symbol: Two fishes
“Illusive” and “dreamy” are two words commonly used to describe you, but to truly understand the multi-faceted Pisces, “creative” and “ambitious” have to be added to this list. This year the negativity of others and circumstances beyond your control have conspired to hold you back and to complicate personal relationships. But this energy will give way in June as mighty Jupiter begins a year-long transit in your house of self-expression, enhancing your creativity, romantic nature and renewing your optimist spirit.
May’s eclipse may feel disruptive, but this is part of the cosmic plan to help you reevaluate and redirect your ambitions and goals. After June, with your element of Water dominating the universe, your intuition will prove to be an unerring guide in both professional and personal relationships. And because this cosmic energy will empower your romance and relationship sector, falling in love with your mate or someone new is part of the cosmic plan. The planets indicate that your world is on the brink of a new phase of discovery and change, so this year don't be afraid to take the road less traveled.
"Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river” - Malagasy proverb.
Dating a Pisces Woman? Because of her vivid and colorful dream life, the Pisces woman is one of the most sensual signs of the zodiac. But this ultra-romantic woman lives her romantic fantasies and if you can’t keep up she will move on to her next lover. She will love tragic movies, dramatic pieces of music and heart-wrenching novels. Let her see your sensitive side and kissing your tears away will move her tender heart and stir her passions. This emotional Water sign will love being seduced. But work on symbolic ways to communicate your expressions of love. Intense gazing, a subtle lip movement or touch and without saying a word this sorceress will read your mind and see deeply into your soul. Keeping her interested will be your challenge, but as long as you are willing to play Knight in Shining Armor (preferably the X-rated version) this independent woman will dwell in your kingdom.
Dating a Pisces Man? If you are trying to catch the sensitive Pisces man you may need to be a little aggressive. Send him flowers, bake heart-shaped brownies or invite him for a weekend retreat. Try a home-cooked meal of comfort food and good wine. He won’t come unless he is interested and if he accepts your offer you will discover one of the most attentive and loving signs of the zodiac. Simple things will turn on his higher-than-average libido. Plus sexy underwear, sex toys and sexy movies are ideal presents for this sweet lover. But be careful not to confuse his sometimes unrefined, basic sexual taste with a careless lover. This man is not flighty about sex or love and for him sex is an expression of love and true affection.
Cosmic Matchups: The other Water signs, Cancer and Scorpio, but affectionate Taurus is as much into whispering sweet nothings as you are.
Cosmic Mismatches: Leo and Libra: these two demand more undivided attention than a dreamer like you really likes to give. Capricorns will not match your passions or need of intimacy.
Aries (Mar. 21-Apr. 19)
Ruling Planet: Mars
In 2013 if you combine your fiery Aries energy with your pioneering spirit and ability to dream big, you can finally set your life on a new and more rewarding path. Between March and April, your ruler, ambitious Mars and the love goddess Venus are lending you their most alluring and dynamic powers. This is an auspicious combination for the Aries personal life and you could make a wonderful love connection, begin a life-long friendship or awaken the embers of an old relationship.
But your greatest emotional challenge comes in May and November. Put aside your aggressive nature and wait for others to come to you; you'll find that being more receptive and trusting will have a surprising effect on your love life. Jupiter will move in with sensitive and sensual Cancer in June and for the next year, romantic magic will be in the air. This receptive, intuitive and loving Water element will gently inspire you to open your heart to love.
"Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so," - David Grayson.
Dating an Aries Woman? Take a deep breath and be bold because the determined Aries woman wants someone to sweep her off her feet and make her feel like the only woman in the world. But the trick to winning her heart is keeping her off-balance. For this strong, feminine woman, love and romance are often games of power and control. She will love spontaneous burst of passion and exotic settings (the kitchen, Tahiti?) will add to the excitement. This wild fire sign has a deliciously wicked sense of humor and is a little sexually experimental. Shower her with attention, but then gently pull back! But do remember that she has a sensitive ego so you don't want to go too far away or she may move on to her next conquest.
Dating an Aries Man? First you have to get this impulsive man’s attention. Find a balance between aggressive and passive attention and you will have him in the palm of your hand. As a lover he is uncomplicated, passionate and delightfully attentive to the object of his affections. But since this straightforward man hates dating-games - but is quickly bored - you need to keep him guessing. Sexy lingerie and long walks on moonlit beaches will raise his temperature, as will a race down a ski trail or a little competitive golf. This man enjoys life to its fullest and if you find his passion join his team and no matter what he will fall under your spell.
Cosmic Matchups: The Fire signs Leo and Sagittarius match your romantic nature and love of life, but the interesting and inventive Aquarius could really get your inquisitive mind worked up. The sweet Libra can never make a decision which and could be perfect for the take-charge Ram.
Cosmic Mismatches: You are direct and on the move, and like your lover to be emotionally honest, so stay away from Virgo and Scorpio; they like to play mind games and their secretive nature will drive you crazy.
Taurus (Apr. 20-May 20)
Ruling Planet: Venus
Symbol: The Bull
Bulls are usually depicted as plodding, earthbound souls that cling to well-worn habits with stubborn tenacity. But in 2013, with so many planets in the vacillating, intuitive and transformational Water signs, your challenge will be to stay flexible, embrace change and above all, adopt a receptive attitude to new ideas and information. Your personal magnetism is awesome between April and May and no matter whether you are single or committed, take advantage of this social energy, gets out of your rut and network.
Because of the intensity of these cosmic aspects, juggling work and domestic responsibilities could become stressful. Married Bulls run into communication issues with their mate, which could lead to serious disagreements. So why not set aside one night each week for a regular date with your sweetie? Even if you only go the movie and share a pizza, your special date night could reduce the stress and keep you connected. In November all personal relationships will go through a cosmic test of loyalty. But if the weakest link in a friendship or partnership is strong, this relationship will last a lifetime.
"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit," - Peter Ustinov.
Dating a Taurus Woman? The Taurus woman is sensual, sexy and romantic. But she is also practical and pragmatic. You will have to take your time and plot your moves carefully to win the methodical Bull's heart. She likes a man who is a little possessive, free with compliments and totally devoted to her. You need patience; be ready to invest quality time before this discriminating woman follows you into the bedroom. An evening of good conversation, comfortable food, holding hands and a romantic setting -which ends with nothing more than a kiss - will leave her thinking of nothing but you and dreaming up plots for being the seducer herself.
Dating a Taurus Man? Is the Taurus guy playing hard to get or is he just sweet and shy? Perhaps a little of both. A soft approach, a determined heart and lots of sensual flirting will get the gentle Bull’s attention. This is a carnal Earth sign and the basics will appeal to him. Taurus men love food and a home-cooked dinner will warm his heart. As you look up recipes think sensual and nothing too exotic (finger foods, creamy mashed potatoes and sensuous chocolate mousse). He is a romantic so don't forget the candles and flowers. Taurus man can be shy about sex, but if you gently lead him on, you will be rewarded by a fabulous and considerate lover.
Cosmic Matchups: The Earth signs Virgo and Capricorn make you feel comfortable, secure and loved. And the kind-hearted and affectionate Cancer tugs at your heart. But a fiery Aries could jolt you out of your quiet world, and set your heart on fire.
Cosmic Mismatches: You are stubborn and decisive: Libras can’t make up their minds and Sagittarius and Taurus are too bossy. Once in a while a fiery romantic Leo is too hard to resist but proceed with caution.
Gemini (May 21-Jun. 21)
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Symbol: The Twins
For the Twins, the past few years have been full of stress and outside pressures with many of your plans or ideas running into seemingly insurmountable walls. But you are about to emerge from this cycle and in 2013 completely redesign your life. Although your spontaneous nature frequently makes it difficult for you to bide your time, your stars indicate that you'll gain more by giving yourself time to explore and experiment than you will by rushing into new situations or commitments.
Mighty Jupiter moves in with nurturing Cancer in June and old ideas, plans and relationships will begin to show serious signs of new life. May’s important eclipse signals a shake-up in all relationships. If you are in an unhealthy partnership you will, by the end of the year, need to make a crucial decision. But if you are deeply committed, your relationship will make a dramatic change. No matter if you have known each other for one month or 20 years, if your love is real, you could light a fire and forge an unbreakable bond of respect, devotion and love. Single? The Jupiter-Cancer transit is full of wonderful possibilities but only if you take down the wall surrounding your heart.
"To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness," - Robert Brault.
Dating a Gemini Woman? First you have to get the attention of the constantly searching, curious Gemini woman. And remember that sensuality for the intellectual of the zodiac begins in the mind. So be prepared with (and to listen to) hours of fascinating and entertaining conversation. Take her out for a gloriously romantic but interesting dinner (Chinese, Russian or something even more exotic) and describe in great detail how the food tastes, feels and smells. Touch her cheek and convey a verbal image of its softness. But remember that she loves games - particularly mind games - so you may want to be a little elusive, mysterious and slightly out of reach. Sweep her away to a foreign land and she will be yours.
Dating a Gemini Man? The clever Gemini man can be found in the middle of the party, a jazz club or in a lab oblivious to the world around him. He is one big contradiction, and until he declares his love for you to his friends, stay cool and play the field. It’s not that he's dishonest, he just likes games. But when he falls for a special woman he falls hard and you will know his feelings are real. He loves spontaneity, so do remember that he could lose interest if you become too predictable. Don't be surprised if he wants to play Scrabble in bed (erotic Scrabble of course). This man is an interesting and experimental lover who aims to please you and will be delighted if you give him verbal feedback (positive of course) on his technique!
Cosmic Matchups: The other Air signs, Libra and Aquarius, inspire you and your imagination, but Fire signs Leo and Aries stir your romantic heart, making you smile when life becomes overwhelming.
Cosmic Mismatches: Water signs Scorpio, Pisces and Cancer are fascinating, but you become bored with their emotional demands. Capricorn and Taurus make great friends, but you may have to teach them to laugh at themselves and enjoy the little things in life.
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