Read on for your February 2021 monthly horoscopes to find out what the stars are saying about your love life, social life and career this month from Astrology Detective.
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#TheValueOfNetworksYou've been working extremely hard for the past several years, and through no fault of your own, it may still have been extremely hard to pin down a stable, steady income. Instead of running to stay in place, use this month's excellent energies to get out there and increase your business network. While opportunities to mingle in person may be limited due to the current health situation, you can still join in on zoom calls and seminars, connect via social media, or even send an old-fashioned email to introduce yourself and say hello. This is not the time for a hard pitch. Instead use your natural charm to organically widen your circles through pure friendliness.
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#TheStressofSuccessGet ready for a non-stop barrage of work duties. Even though the situation may seem overwhelming at times, if you keep your nose to the grindstone, opportunities for professional advancement will bloom around you over the course of the next year. Your ambitions are at a two-year high, so be careful what you wish for, because the universe may answer your desires with an overabundance of possibilities. Mercury is retrograde in your career house until the 20th, causing mix-ups, delays and misunderstandings. Make sure to double-check your work and get things in writing, so you don't get stuck with the blame if things go wrong. The pace will settle down during the last week of the month, and by the 24th you will be bursting with enthusiasm and pride for everything you have accomplished.
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#FearOfFlyingYou are normally a rather brash, extroverted sign bolstered by a healthy dose of cynical humor, who is willing to rush in where the angelic meek are afraid to tread. This month, however, sees you paralyzed by uncharacteristic anxiety. New horizons and exciting possibilities are blossoming around you, but you are hesitant to grab these opportunities and take flight. Perhaps you are worried about what people will think about you, but you never let that stop you before. Why waste your time caring about those who don't care about you? Part of the problem is that you may be overwhelmed by choice. It may be best to consider what is your best path, but resist taking action until Mercury goes direct on the 20th. By the 24th, you will be bursting with confidence and courage once more.
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#InvestWiselyWhether it comes to friends, acquaintances or finances, you should invest your resources with forethought and consideration this month. Vultures will be swooping from the skies ready to feed off your monetary good fortune. With Mercury retrograde in your financial house until the 20th, it will be very difficult for you to know who to trust and how to plot out a long-term financial strategy. You will be surrounded by lots of amazing opportunities, but you should wait until the last week of the month before making any major decisions or investments. When it comes to friends, avoid making loans or backing a project of anyone in your social circle. You could also be exploited emotionally by fair-weather friends who expect you to be there for them without ever offering anything in return. It is time to set firm boundaries and create a balance of giving and receiving.
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#WorkOnLoveYou have been hyper-focused on your career for several years now. While you have slowly and steadily built a solid base, massive success may remain elusive. Perhaps part of the problem is burnout and burden. Make the effort to devote a part of your day to finding love and you could find a partner who will support you emotionally and financially through thick and thin. Having someone to share the bills with also means you could escape the grind of low-quality jobs and focus on building a career worthy of your talents. Use this month to dip your toe in the dating scene; you don't need to go it alone.
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#DutyFirstThere is nothing you want more than to escape into the realm of travel and experimentation, living out a life of spontaneity and daring-do, but at least for now, the call of duty is taking precedence over the call for adventure. Let's face it, with the current world health situation, it is not the best time for jet-setting to faraway places, anyway, so you are not missing out on much by making business your priority. In fact, you can do much to cement your professional reputation by putting your nose to the grindstone and blasting through an accumulation of tasks. This is also a great time to get involved in charitable endeavors, as you could make an extremely positive impact on your community at this time.
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#LoveJittersThat feeling of butterflies in your stomach isn't the ill effects of a wonky diet, but the flutterings of new love. You are surrounded by a cornucopia of potential, worthy suitors who are offering romance and excitement, as well as reliability and stability. It may seem too good to be true, so your initial instinct may be to rush into things and grab on for dear life, but such rash behavior could scare good prospects away. Instead pull back a little and enjoy the mystery of the chase. Love this amazing could very well last a lifetime, so live in the moment and stretch out the initial feelings of falling in love as long as you can.
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#HeadOfTheHouseholdYour significant other may be shirking a significant portion of their domestic responsibilities, leaving you to deal with the bulk of the work around the house. Just because your partner is acting irresponsible, however, doesn't mean they are willing to be controlled. The more you try to take things into your own hands, the more they will kick up a fuss, leading to fights and arguments. Things have to get done, so you have no choice except to just get on with it. Luckily, passion and romance return around the 24th. You will finally be able to talk things through and rekindle the flame of true love.
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#LooseLipsSinkShipsYour good-natured, extroverted, chit-chatty bubbliness could get you into some very hot water at work. People may be extremely stressed out and overburdened with duties and don't have time for idle talk. Instead of telling you they are busy, they may hold it in, grow resentful of your intrusions and just explode. There could also be competitive, backstabbing colleagues who could twist your words in order to plant the seeds of gossip with fellow coworkers behind your back. It is best to reign in unneeded conversations, especially of a personal nature to avoid stoking jealousy. The last week of the month is an excellent time to negotiate contracts and wages. Your can-do attitude could lead to new sources of income.
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#MoreMoneyThanSenseCapricorns are normally extremely shrewd with money, but love could prove to be a blind spot this month. Whether you feel like doting on offspring or spoiling a romantic interest, you could end up vastly overspending in over-the-top attempts to impress your little darlings. The next few years could see a restriction in your earnings potential, so it is best to implement an austerity plan straight away by cutting out any frivolous spending — and this includes spending on the frivolous whims of demanding lovers and petulant children. Instead of trying to woo them with material goods and money, they are just as likely to be won over by your confidence, charisma, leadership and wisdom. Offering advice and mentorship is not only free, it will also prove more useful to those you love in the long-term than mere shiny baubles.
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#HouseMajorityLeaderHolding a position of power rarely leads to winning over the hearts and minds of those you lead. Instead, you become the scapegoat for everything that is wrong in any given situation. You might feel you are bearing the weight of the world on your shoulders, and are overwhelmed from a non-stop onslaught of stress and responsibility. Unfortunately, people at home aren't making your life any easier. Misunderstandings and insurrections against your authority will be swirling around you for the first two-thirds of the month, making your home life anything but a relaxed, safe haven. Luckily by the 24th, your governance will finally be respected, leading to order, action and some much-needed peace.
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#SuspiciousMindsRashCommunicationsYour inner-psyche is a swirling cauldron of paranoia. You guard is up, leading to trust issues. While there is nothing wrong with setting boundaries and being cautious, you could jump to conclusions and project misguided judgments onto others who do not deserve it. If you insist on spreading rumors, gossip or incorrect perceptions to those around you, things could blow out of control, leaving everyone angry, bruised and burned. This is not a time for emotional venting. It is better to observe before speaking, so you can arrive at fair, rational conclusions, especially until the 20th, when Mercury moves direct. Other people's reputations are at stake, and, ultimately, yours as well. The last week of the month is a great time to hang out with friends and make powerful new connections — so get out there and move and shake!