For Friday, May 26, 2017: ARIES (March 21-April 19)
Ask yourself whether your expectations are set too high for the other party in a certain situation. Does this person know what you expect? You seem to be indulgent in general. Make calls to confirm plans tonight and for the weekend. Tonight: Stay out as late as you want to.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
Be aware of what is expected of you financially. How you feel about this implicit demand could form how you feel about the situation. Remember, it is your money, and you have the final say. If you’re feeling generous, embrace it. Tonight: Meet a friend for dinner and TGIF.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
You naturally feel good. Your need to complete a certain task could require some time. You might be enthusiastic about the coming weekend. You take a proactive and positive approach with nearly everything you do right now. Tonight: Touch base with a friend first.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
Don’t hide or withdraw from a situation that ranks high on your list of priorities. Just the same, you might not like what you are seeing, and could have difficulty stating what ails you in a way that is likely to effect change. Tonight: Take the night off from TGIF festivities.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
Focus on groups and meetings. Express your authentic self, and know what you want to accomplish. Others respond to your inquiries, no matter what setting you are in. You might not have as much control as you would like, but you don’t seem to care. Tonight: Paint the town red!
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
You often express a keen sense of responsibility when others become flaky or distracted. You could be ready for some time off, but nevertheless are stepping up to the plate. You might express some impatience toward the end of the day. Tonight: Out till the wee hours.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Read between the lines. Look at what is motivating others. You might find someone around you to be a bit deceptive. Know that this person is not being realistic. Reach out to a friend at a distance, and you’ll see that he or she is feistier than usual. Tonight: Think “travel.”
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
One-on-one relating takes you down a new path regarding those you deal with both professionally and personally. When you allow interactions to become more social, you learn more about the person. This knowledge can only help you. Tonight: Being alone is a no-no.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
You could be deep in the moment and find that what you are doing is more important than you think. Your sense of humor takes over with an associate who is thrilled to have time with you. This person might push to get what he or she wants. Tonight: Accept an offer.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
You might not have the full story behind someone else’s decision. As a result, you are likely to hit a snafu. Step back, and approach the situation with a little more care. Others are well-intentioned and do not mean to be a source of upset. Tonight: Choose a stress-buster.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Your random expressions of cheerfulness elicit many positive reactions. Use caution around a financial matter. You might have missed a key detail that could throw your plans into chaos. Maintain a sense of humor as you decide to move forward. Tonight: Friday-night rituals.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
You could feel tense, and will need some time off from others. Do what you must, but know that you might be misreading those around you. Try to open up to your innate listening skills. You will gain an understanding and be much more content. Tonight: Be careful with any sarcasm.
Astronaut Sally Ride (1951), singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks (1948), actor Matt Stone (1971)