Aquarius (January 21st to February 18th)

You’re not afraid of intimacy. You have a psychic allergy to clinginess that passes off as intimacy; drama that’s supposed to be somebody’s expression of how they really feel; and people pawning off their pop psychology as really understanding you. With Jupiter sailing into Cancer this week, to join few other planets already there, you’re all for creating genuine intimacy and connection—from the job to the bedroom—but not the stuff that mimics it. That’s cool, but with Mercury retrograding, starting on Wednesday, be sure that you’re identifying things correctly. You might not be, and it’s a very easy thing to do. You have an almost inbred sense for knowing the truth, especially with emotion. Be sure you’re listening as someone may genuinely need you and it won’t be from wanting to cling to you needlessly.

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