Your horoscope for Aug 5-11

Your spot-on horoscope for work, money, couples & singles from the Bangkok Post's famously accurate fortune teller. Let's see how will you fare this week & beyond!

- (⛹) is for work, (฿) is for money, (♥) is for coupled life and (⚤) is for single life
- Horoscope by Chaiyospol Hemwijit & translated by Pornchai Sereemongkonpol
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♈ Aries

Mar 21 – Apr 19

(⛹) You manage to keep calm and collected under pressure. You deliver in terms of productivity and quality and you may be rewarded for your effort. However, you want something more than what your current job can give you.

(฿) If someone promises to pay you, s/he keeps their word. If you missed out on a money-making opportunity before, it'll return to you once more. A lucky draw win is on the cards.

(♥) Spouses may enjoy a second honeymoon. If you're unmarried, your partner may ask if you want to get hitched.

(⚤) You may experience love at first sight or swipe for the first time. Or you finally recover from the latest breakup and believe in love again.

♉ Taurus

Apr 20 – May 20

(⛹) You become more creative, proactive and productive next week. You may have to resort to plan B after someone else made a mistake. If you work for the govt, you may be assigned to a new location. It'll be a good move.

(฿) You may exceed your income goal and dodge a scammer. If you're trying to sell something, you're likely to succeed.

(♥) Couples may have to postpone their wedding or important plan and it'll take them a while to finalise the new date. Those in LDR may sense that their partner has changed.

(⚤) If you're getting to know someone, you may discover their ugly side. If you're seeing no one, someone may slide into your DMs but you're not interested.

♉ Gemini

May 21 – Jun 20

(⛹) You may have to revise your work according to feedback from your supervisor. You may have to split the workload of a colleague who suddenly become ill with other colleagues. First jobbers may experience a bad side of office life.

(฿) Someone may try to fool you into working for them for free. Don't ever work for exposure unless you're a newbie. Don't sign on to be a guarantor for anyone.

(♥) Your partner suddenly becomes critical of your behaviour. They tend to be upset by everything you do or say. However, you'll also be reminded why you fell for them.

(⚤) If you're planning to confess your attraction, brace yourself for a possible rejection. If you're seeing two people at the same time, you may get caught and left with none.

♋ Cancer

Jun 21 – Jul 22

(⛹) You're getting better at solving problems and thinking on your feet. You communicate well with your colleagues and outsiders. Those in between jobs may be offered a position that interests and excites them.

(฿) You may gain a new way to make extra income and it'll be something you've never considered. If you have several debts, you'll be able to pay off at least one.

(♥) Someone flirts with you even though they know full well that you're off the market. Couples get to spend simple yet quality time together this weekend.

(⚤) You may be more attractive than you realised. You may agree to go on a date with someone who isn't your type.

♌ Leo

Jul 23 – Aug 22

(⛹) If you're launching a campaign or advertisement, it'll be a success and your team may get to celebrate. You maintain a more healthy work-life balance. If you've sent out your CVs, you'll hear back from a company that's your first choice.

(฿) A financial negotiation is likely to end in a win-win situation. A money-making opportunity awaits you next week. A friend who lives abroad brings you good news.

(♥) If you're flying abroad to reunite with your partner, beware of theft. Couples who live together give each other more personal space and time as they start to feel suffocated. 

(⚤) If you want to rekindle an old flame, your ex may agree to take you back. You may experience love at first swipe.

♍ Virgo

Aug 23 – Sept 22

(⛹) If you're stuck in a difficult situation, you'll start to see a way to free yourself from it. You meet all deadlines whether it's for solo or group tasks. There's a good chance that you may be given more power but it also comes with more responsibilities.

(฿) You may win a lucky draw or receive a really nice gift that you already planned to buy for yourself. Make sure that an investment that you're interested in isn't a Ponzi scheme.

(♥) If you're with the love of your life, you will continue to cherish them. If not, you may wonder if you're settling for less. Your heart says it's never too late to find true love.

(⚤) If you're seeing no one, someone already taken may flirt with you. Just ignore them if you don't want to be called a homewrecker.

♎ Libra

Sept 23 – Oct 22

(⛹) You know how to read between the lines when someone's being indirect. You know what is the talk of the town and use it to your advantage. Business owners enjoy more profits and gain new customers.

(฿) You have no financial stress but you have to spend a lot of money to attend social events. Don't be a guarantor for someone no matter how close s/he is to you.

(♥) Your partner may give you the third degree because you're being too friendly with someone. You don't even aware of this.

(⚤) Someone you're seeing may throw a tantrum during a date. Everyone has bad moments but only you know whether you should give them a second chance.

♏ Scorpio

Oct 23 – Nov 21

(⛹) You manage to stay calm and collected under huge pressure and heavy workload. Important paperwork will arrive in time and you overcome red tape and difficult situations. If you work for the govt, you may be assigned to a new location.

(฿) Financial negotiation is likely to end in a win-win situation. You rake in a lot of income from several sources. An opportunity you missed out on may return to you.

(♥) Couples may try a new activity or visit a new place ­together. If you're in an LDR, you may pack your bag to visit your partner.

(⚤) If you're competing for someone's heart, you're likely to defeat your competition. You're the clear winner in this love race and your opponent throws in the towel.

♐ Sagittarius

Nov 22 – Dec 21

(⛹) You may have to use your plan B. You sense that something in your plan may go wrong and it does. You earn trust and respect from your client and supervisor with your problem-solving skill. You may discover your team's weakest link.

(฿) If someone promised to pay your next week, they'll keep their word. You divide your spending on necessities, entertainment and spirituality and keep them within budget.

(♥) A misunderstanding may cause a big fight between you two. However, you two will reconcile before the next week ends. Couples put more effort into their sexy time.

(⚤) You may have a first date with someone you matched with online. It's likely to go well and s/he looks like her/his profile picture, too.

♑ Capricorn

Dec 22 – Jan 19

(⛹) If you're stuck in a difficult situation, you start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Any overdue tasks will be done and you feel weights being lifted off your shoulders. You may have to pass a task on to a junior to do something more important.

(฿) You spend within budget and are on track with your savings goal. You may inherit something your sibling or relative thinks you don't deserve.

(♥) Couples fight more and it could get ugly. No one wants to say sorry first. Perhaps it's best to live separately until things calm down.

(⚤) An opportunity to get to know someone you fancy one-on-one is on the cards. You two may grab lunch together but it ends up an impromptu date.

♒ Aquarius

Jan 20 – Feb 18

(⛹) An unexpected obstacle or challenge may be your opportunity to shine. You may have to travel for work on short notice. Although you're happy with your job, a headhunter may give you a tempting offer.

(฿) You'll receive a buying offer almost immediately for ­whatever you put up for sale. Besides your main job, you may get to do some freelance work next week.

(♥) Couples have less time to be romantic and sweet with each other. They know when to stop arguing so they won't end up fighting.

(⚤) Someone you like tries to distance themselves from you while you distance yourself from someone who likes you. Karma?

♓ Pisces

Feb 19 – Mar 20

(⛹) Brace yourself for a heavier workload. You manage your many priorities well and communicate with colleagues and stakeholders well. If you've never led a team, you'll be asked to. Deep down you want to prove yourself.

(฿) You become more sociable next week and that means spending more money to hang out with friends or attend parties. You may buy an "it" item.

(♥) Couples share happy and sad moments with each other. They certainly are each other's source of support and strength. If your wedding is coming up, it'll transpire smoothly.

(⚤) If you're planning to ask someone out on a date, s/he is likely to say yes. If you're seeing no one, a complete stranger may slide into your DMs.

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