Horoscopes for Sept. 21

If today is your birthday: This year you open up to many changes, some of which are related to events that happened 11 or 12 years ago. It would be best not to initiate new projects this year, if possible. If you are single, you will want to check out anyone you meet carefully. However, many of you will feel as if you have met your soul mate. If you are attached, you could become much more me-oriented. Be sure to include your sweetie in your plans more often. It is important to remember that a relationship is a 50-50 kind of deal. Keep your ego under control! Virgo sees eye to eye with you.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take action in the morning, and reach out to a loved one at a distance. You will make this person’s day if you do. In the evening, you could become so busy that you might not have time to hang out with friends who drop by to visit. Tonight: Could go till the wee hours.

This Week: Emphasize the importance of friendship.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Listen to what a loved one shares in the morning. The importance of relating authentically with this person cannot be underestimated. Try to root out the cause of someone's irritation. A discussion with a trusted friend could be helpful. Tonight: Why not watch a movie?

This Week: Count on being a key player.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You might want to understand what is ailing a dear loved one. Treat this person with compassion, even if he or she is being outrageous. Given some time, his or her attitude will ease up, and a conversation might become possible. Tonight: Chat over dinner and wine.

This Week: Reach out to those at a distance.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Know what you want, and consider your options. How you deal with a loved one could change once he or she starts sharing more. An irritating situation might trigger anger, but it also could start an important conversation. Tonight: Go with what a loved one desires.

This Week: You and a key person need to come to an agreement about money.

Aries (March 21-April 19): Your efforts to reach out to someone at a distance easily could backfire. Recognize that you might need to deal with some insecurity if you overthink the issue at hand. Someone's temper suddenly could flare up. Step back, and give this person some room. Tonight: Have fun.

This Week: Do not take others’ comments personally.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): You could be in the mood to relax at home and read the Sunday paper. A friendship means a lot to you, but be careful not to put this person on a pedestal. Otherwise, he or she will fall off and disappoint you. A partner could be quite irate about a personal matter. Tonight: Make nice.

This Week: A new beginning is possible.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): No one needs to tell you to speak your mind. However, you'll want to make sure others really understand the gist of what you are saying, as you easily could be misunderstood. Pressure seems to build from various areas of your life. Tonight: Listen to a loved one’s complaints.

This Week: You take your playful attitude into nearly whatever you do.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Your more possessive side could emerge when dealing with a loved one. You’ll discover the importance of excellent communication and confirming what you believe you heard. An element of vagueness seems to drift around you right now. Tonight: Make it your treat.

This Week: Don’t get bogged down by a domestic issue.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Use the morning for any matter you feel is very important. By the afternoon, a self-indulgent streak marks your plans. A friend might be enticing you to head down this path. Be careful, as a loved one could become very jealous. Tonight: Make the most of the moment.

This Week: Be aware of the costs of your actions.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll perk up by midday after being somewhat lazy in the morning. You might discover that a loved one or dear friend has made plans that you don’t want to say no to. Be diplomatic when canceling other plans. Tonight: As you like it.

This Week: New beginnings become possible, especially with your finances.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You know what you want. Touch base with others in the morning. By the afternoon, you might discover that you would prefer some downtime to read the paper and relax. Do not pressure yourself into going out. Sunday is your day of rest. Tonight: Not to be found.

This Week: No one will say no to you right now.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Investigate the different possibilities for future plans. A group of friends might entice you to join them for a fun happening they are involved with. Use caution with spending, as you could be having such a good time that you lose track of your money. Tonight: A force to be dealt with.

This Week: Understand what is happening around you.

Jacqueline Bigar,

King Features Syndicate