For Thursday, Dec. 20:
This year you will you be much more assertive than you have been. As a result, you will break past patterns that have held you back in the past. If you are single, you will meet quite a few potential suitors. Be true to yourself. If you are attached, be gentle with your sweetie.
The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
Aries (March 21-April 19)
•••• The unexpected runs rampant right now. If you stop and think about it, you are the trigger. Tonight: A call could affect your plans.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
••• You could be taken aback by everything that is happening around you. It might be difficult to define what you want to do. Tonight: Keep a secret.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
••••• Make plans to bring friends together before you exit the scene for a family holiday gathering. You will be, or probably already are, in the mood to start enjoying the eggnog and presents and cornering your sweetie under the mistletoe. Tonight: Wrap those presents.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
•••• Others follow your lead, but they could be wondering what is up. You might want to vanish and not be found. Tonight: In the limelight.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
•••• Keep reaching out to others, especially the people you rarely call but often think of. A friend’s confession could stun you. Tonight: Go along with someone’s plans.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
•••• You might want to eliminate a problem and move forward. The other party can be unreasonable and often does the unexpected. Tonight: A chat over coffee and dessert.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
•••• Others want what they want, so try not to stand in the way of their long-desired dreams. Avoid protesting any opposition you might have, as their energy is far higher than yours. Tonight: Love the one you are with.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
••• Everyone seems to be pursuing their interests, or they’re already slacking off. You have a lot that you would like to accomplish before relaxing and getting into the holiday mood. Tonight: At home.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
••••• You can’t be restrained or held back. Your creativity surges in this mindset. Tonight: You can have the best of both worlds.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
••• You might be uptight about a domestic or personal matter. Accept what is, and choose not to push to have your way. Tonight: Head home.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
••••• You could have a lot to say. Maybe the smart move is to hold back and be more observant. Tonight: Have some eggnog with friends.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
••• Run out the door if you must for some last-minute holiday items or gifts. You might feel as if you want to indulge a loved one more. Tonight: Out late.