Leo  (July 22nd to August 21st)
A Mercury retrograde worms its way deep into you, Leo, starting on Monday. It may surface longings and memories with folks that you would have preferred left buried. You may attempt to suppress what you can in order to keep appearances or just keep pressin’ on, but don’t do too much of that.  The more you try to press a lid on things, more may come bustin’ loose. You’re in a truth-facing phase of the year, and there may be some ugly and unflattering aspects of yourself that you just may not want to deal with. And these unsightly moments may surface in Freudian slips or you con-fessing your heart out when you only meant to talk about what happened on Scandal last week. Of course, not everyone is meant to be your confessor. So be sure, at some point, you talk to the person who needs to hear the truth most.

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