Category Archives: Relationships

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Should picky eating be a deal breaker?

A friend of mine just came back from a Tinder date that she was really excited about before she met him. Post date, her only feedback was, “He doesn’t eat sushi. Deal breaker!” Um, really? He doesn’t eat one type of cuisine and you’re out? For her, the answer was yes. For you, I’m hoping the answer is it depends. And here’s what it should depend on. Read more

Daily horoscopes: March 28, 2019

ARIES.

(March 20 - April 19):

The trick to getting a handle on things is to start out small.  Progress may be slow at first but your pace will eventually pick up.

TAURUS.

(April 20 - May 20):

Someone you had pegged as the button-down type shows a surprisingly racy side.  You should know better than to judge a book by its cover.  Now take a peek inside.

GEMINI.

(May 21 - June 20):

Don't undo the good you've done by reaching for another solution before test-driving the one already in place.  You need to give things time to play out.

CANCER.

(June 21 - July 21):

Abrupt changes rarely take while those introduced over time become enduring.  Have faith in the slow pace of developments.  It's steadfast.

LEO.

(July 22 - Aug. 22):

Sometimes the answer can be standing right next to you.  Ask a close friend who faced a dilemma similar to yours how s/he dealt with it.  The advice will prove precious.

VIRGO.

(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22):

An acquaintance asks leading questions.  Fishing expedition maybe?  Do yourself a favor and change the subject.

LIBRA.

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22):

You need to make changes that are more than cosmetic.  Put yourself first and your life will follow.

SCORPIO.

(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21):

You won't get everything you want at work, but it's not a wash either. As far as compromises go, it's a good one.  Consider it a foothold.

SAGITTARIUS.

(Nov. 22 - Dec. 20):

Something that was on the backburner comes to a full boil.  You may find yourself racing to play catch up over the next few days.

CAPRICORN.

(Dec. 21 - Jan. 19):

A contingency plan is taking on a life of its own.  Perhaps it's time to upgrade it from alternative route to the way to go.

AQUARIUS.

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 17):

Today's your chance to catch up on areas of your life you've been neglecting.  Sometimes putting out other people's fires leads you to overlook your own.

PISCES.

(Feb. 18 - March 19):

Saying you don't have an opinion (when everyone knows you do) is silly. Talk about what you'd like to see happen. You might be taken seriously.

Daily horoscopes: March 27, 2019

ARIES.

(March 20 - April 19):

Helping people develop their potential isn't easy because they can't see what you see.  But that's what makes you a good coach.  You won't give up until they do.

TAURUS.

(April 20 - May 20):

Don't let disappointment spoil what's on offer.  It's a far cry from what you asked for, but it's still pretty good. Most people would say you're lucky.

GEMINI.

(May 21 - June 20):

What begins as a misadventure - like finding a lost object or having to change seats - puts you in contact with someone you'll want to know better.

CANCER.

(June 21 - July 21):

Sudden changes rarely work while changes introduced over time have staying power.  Trust in how developments unfold.  They're steadfast.

LEO.

(July 22 - Aug. 22):

What you know to be true doesn't jibe with what you're hearing today so take it with a grain of salt.

VIRGO.

(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22):

An amazing opportunity isn't so amazing when you learn that you'll have to return to a vocation or location that you just left.  Mull it over.

LIBRA.

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22):

Are you so caught up in the back-and-forth that you've lost sight of your goals?  Today's last quarter Moon reminds you of your bottom-line.

SCORPIO.

(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21):

It takes a lot to ask a favor.  You're famously self-sufficient and proud of the fact you don't owe anyone anything.  But everyone needs help from time to time . . .

SAGITTARIUS.

(Nov. 22 - Dec. 20):

This isn't the day to force an issue.  The other party holds all the cards.  Adopt a low-key approach and you slip in under the radar

CAPRICORN.

(Dec. 21 - Jan. 19):

Pay close attention to people you meet now because two of them will have an enormous impact on your life.

AQUARIUS.

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 17):

Switch mental tracks from "putting up with" to "working with". People are less of a burden if you incorporate what they have to say.

PISCES.

(Feb. 18 - March 19):

Like the sea, your subtle persistence wears down an opponent's guard. You've softened this person up. It's time to make your pitch.

Questions to ask yourself when your friends say you’re too picky

Finding the right balance in romance is tough. We all know no one is perfect, but we’re been sold this idea that there’s someone out there who’s perfect for us. Honestly, that’s not true. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all about true love, but I know that love is never perfect. Even the best relationships involve some compromise Read more

Daily horoscopes: March 26, 2019

ARIES.

(March 20 - April 19):

Be open to a change in plans.  You could discover something much more worthwhile than what you originally set out to achieve.

TAURUS.

(April 20 - May 20):

Not every handshake will seal the deal.  Sometimes you have to pick up the tab for lunch or send flowers.  It pays to make the extra effort.

GEMINI.

(May 21 - June 20):

Just when you thought you had faded into the woodwork, you're singled out for praise.  This revives flagging spirits.

CANCER.

(June 21 - July 21):

Venus enters romantic Pisces for the next 3 ½ weeks.  Not only does this reinvigorate your love life, it feeds the soul as well.

LEO.

(July 22 - Aug. 22):

News of you being moved to another department makes you nervous, but don't worry.  It's all being done to pave the way for better things ahead.

VIRGO.

(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22):

Just because you hold the trump card doesn't mean you have to play it. Sit on that piece of news a bit longer. Its value increases over the next few days.

LIBRA.

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22):

If you really want a boss's attention then skip the email and have a sit-down talk.  It shows you're serious and besides your charms work best in person.

SCORPIO.

(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21):

Does a love interest really love you back?  The impossible's possible with Venus in Pisces!

SAGITTARIUS.

(Nov. 22 - Dec. 20):

You listened to all the stories and laughed at all the jokes, but you know what?  You don't really enjoy this person all that much.  It's time to part company.

CAPRICORN.

(Dec. 21 - Jan. 19):

You've lived with worse case scenarios for so long that it won't be easy making the switch.  Nevertheless life's on an upswing.  Be more confident about where you're going.

AQUARIUS.

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 17):

Your argument is hanging by a thread but the other party doesn't know it. Continue to press for what you want and you'll get it.

PISCES.

(Feb. 18 - March 19):

Venus is exalted in Pisces.  If alone - you won't be for long.  If dissatisfied, a lover or spouse better get it together or you're out of there.

Daily horoscopes: March 25, 2019

ARIES.

(March 20 - April 19):

You find yourself in the odd position of needing to heed your own advice. But then again if it works for others, then why not for you?

TAURUS.

(April 20 - May 20):

You're starting to view a friendship differently - as is the other person.  Find a subtle way to compare notes to ensure that you're on the same page.

GEMINI.

(May 21 - June 20):

Expect more craziness at work over the next two weeks.  These developments are pushing you forward, so keep an open mind.

CANCER.

(June 21 - July 21):

You've avoided a touchy subject for as long as you could and now it's time to face the music.  Your willingness to listen turns critics into fans.

LEO.

(July 22 - Aug. 22):

People are the most precious resource in your life now which is why you don't want to alienate anyone - even if it's justified.  Turn the other cheek.

VIRGO.

(Aug. 23 - Sept. 22):

A trivial matter could turn into a travail if it isn't handled properly. Give it the healthy respect that it deserves.

LIBRA.

(Sept. 23 - Oct. 22):

Every time you try to bring matters to a close, the other side shows renewed interest.  Don't worry. The interest is legit.

SCORPIO.

(Oct. 23 - Nov. 21):

You can no longer ignore a new face because it's starting to make you look bad.  Go out of your way to be inviting and gracious.  The best defense is a charm offensive.

SAGITTARIUS.

(Nov. 22 - Dec. 20):

No one's buying that explanation of yours.  And it's just as well.  It's time to stop creeping around the backstairs and to come clean about your true feelings.

CAPRICORN.

(Dec. 21 - Jan. 19):

Collaboration always brings a certain amount of friction.  It's what gives you your creative edge.  Just remember to take it easy with those sharp elbows.

AQUARIUS.

(Jan. 20 - Feb. 17):

That person who challenged you recently is looking for a way to dial it down. Be a sport and give him/her an out.

PISCES.

(Feb. 18 - March 19):

Something that seemed hopelessly out of reach is suddenly a stone's throw away thanks to today's Moon/Sun trine.