(March 20 – April 19):
Cop to a mistake even if you know you didn’t make one. It doesn’t matter who’s right. What matters is getting past the current impasse.
(April 20 – May 20):
How can you be expected to make things work when the other party keeps changing his mind? Sit still long enough and he’ll change it back.
(May 21 – June 20):
It feels like your message isn’t getting through, but give it a couple of days and it will.
(June 21 – July 21):
Remind people who keep finding fault with what you do that to err is human and wouldn’t it be divine if they could forgive?
(July 22 – Aug. 22):
You and a certain party don’t have to see eye-to-eye as long as your hearts are in the right place.
(Aug. 23 – Sept. 22):
You have to follow your conscience on a tough judgment call. It also helps to remember that others will be following their conscience as well.
(Sept. 23 – Oct. 22):
Revisiting an argument is starting to become counter-productive. You’ll establish a cease-fire of sorts as long as you agree to disagree.
(Oct. 23 – Nov. 21):
There’s nothing wrong with softening your stance. If anything it will bring the result that you want. Who knows? You could even walk away with more than you expected.
(Nov. 22 – Dec. 20):
Be sensitive when buoying a loved one’s sunken spirits. This person doesn’t need to be told to pull himself up by the bootstraps. An encouraging word will do.
(Dec. 21 – Jan. 19):
You don’t have to get tough – not when you can quote chapter and verse from the rulebook. This is all that you need to bring a recalcitrant type back into line.
(Jan. 20 – Feb. 17):
What you’re doing is right, so why is support unforthcoming? People have been making do with what’s wrong for so long that it’s hard for them to tell the difference. Give them time to clue in.
(Feb. 18 – March 19):
A debt collector owes you rather than vice-versa. You’ll enjoy being on the receiving end for a change.