Your horoscope for Aug 12-18

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 coordinate and communicate with different parties well. You'll spot a possible misunderstanding and clarify it before it could cause an issue. You deliver what you promised and meet all deadlines. Good job!

(฿) You may earn extra income from an "opium job" offered by a former colleague or a friend. Don't say yes if they ask for a huge discount. 

(♥) Couples find a way to compromise on issues they don't see eye to eye on. Mothers, your children are on their best behaviours and make you beam with pride.   

(⚤) If you plan to ask someone out on a date, s/he is likely to say yes. You'll impress her/him so much that s/he will be the one to ask you out on the next.   

♉ Taurus

Apr 20 – May 20

(⛹) Brace yourself for difficult people. Someone familiar may go out of their way to help you out and you never expect them to do so. Your mistake/failure may be an opportunity for you to learn something about yourself.  

(฿) You're so busy with money-making that you don't have much free time to rest and relax. However, the amount of income that you rake in will make it worth your while.

(♥) Spouses enjoy a blissful and peaceful married life. Mothers, you may realise you've been putting your children's needs before yours. Pregnancy may hasten wedding plans for unmarried couples. 

(⚤) If you plan to ask someone out on a date or rekindle an old flame, you're likely to succeed. If you're seeing no one, you may experience love at first sight or swipe.  

♉ Gemini

May 21 – Jun 20

(⛹) If you're working on a long-term project, it'll become a great success and you may even shed tears of joy because of this. You know how to get the maximum use out of resources given to you.

(฿) A pay will arrive as expected. Exporters may come upon a good opportunity. If you're trying to find a renter or a buyer for your property, you'll hear from her/him soon. 

(♥) Couples will get to spend quality time and compromise on things they disagree with each other. Spouses may find a way to strengthen their financial status. 

(⚤) If you're seeing someone on the DL, you two may go Facebook official. Meeting the parents may soon happen over a nice dinner.    

♋ Cancer

Jun 21 – Jul 22

(⛹) You may have to deal with difficult people but you manage to achieve all that you set out to do. You may have to travel for work on short notice. A job offer may come to you even though you're quite happy with your current position. 

(฿) You spend within budget and may achieve your August savings goal sooner than planned. Investors diversify assets they hold to reduce risk.

(♥) Couples may fall in love with each other again. They care deeply for one another and may agree to disagree to avoid an argument. 

(⚤) Whether you're planning to ask someone out on a first date or rekindle an old flame, you're likely to succeed. Dating app users may experience love at first swipe.   

♌ Leo

Jul 23 – Aug 22

(⛹) A similar issue returns and you can overcome it quickly because you're older and wiser. Those who work for the govt may be assigned to an exciting project. First-jobbers, you may realise that office life isn't as rosy as you hoped it would be.

(฿) Your income shrinks a little and you may have to pay for something costly that you don't see coming too. Investors may have to decide to cut their losses. 

(♥) If you're a mum, your spouse or child(ren) may give you a headache but also have a Mother's Day surprise prepared for you. However, you don't want to be defined only by motherhood.  

(⚤) If you're getting to know someone, don't be too eager or too flirtatious with them. You may feel like you can touch their hand now but they may think you two aren't there yet.  

♍ Virgo

Aug 23 – Sept 22

(⛹) You may have to perform some tasks that are outside your job description. You may need to keep up with the latest trends in your industry. Business owners may access a new platform to reach new markets and customers.

(฿) Your expense may be higher than expected. You spend more on entertainment and leisure activities. You may go over budget with Mother's Day celebrations.

(♥) You may discover your partner's ugly side. Mince your words when you want to bring up matters that are sensitive to them. Or else, a big fight may happen.   

(⚤) If you're seeing someone, you may meet someone new who makes your heart flutter harder. You may decide to see them both for now even though it's uncharacteristic of you.    

♎ Libra

Sept 23 – Oct 22

(⛹) You know how to remove yourself from things that distract you from work. You deal with the unexpected in a calm and collected manner. You exceed the expectation of your supervisor. You may discover that you're a natural leader.

(฿) You exceed your income goal, thanks to a freelance job. If you're a rice-winner, don't celebrate too hard as you may have to provide for your dependant more than usual. 

(♥) Your plan to wed or move in together may hit a snag and need to be postponed. Couples communicate with each other better. 

(⚤) If you want to convince your FWB to be your BF/GF, s/he may give you a stern no. You see, s/he may also be FWB with other people.   

♏ Scorpio

Oct 23 – Nov 21

(⛹) You become more creative, proactive and productive next week. You may complete several tasks before their deadlines. If negotiation or presentation is coming up, it'll go the way you want it to. You may receive a job offer right after the interview.

(฿) You make more than enough to pay for necessities and spend on things to reward yourself a little. You ask yourself twice before you buy anything. 

(♥) Trying couples become expecting couples. Your plan to wed or reunite with your partner who lives far away will go smoothly. 

(⚤) If you're seeing someone on the DL, you two are infatuated with each other and agree to go Facebook official to much delight of friends and acquaintances. 

♐ Sagittarius

Nov 22 – Dec 21

(⛹) You may have to perform tasks that aren't in your job description. Keep yourself up to date with trends within your industry. You meet all important deadlines. Entrepreneurs may forge a new partnership or gain a new market. 

(฿) You may incur a big debt but it can also generate income for you in the long run. Your financial standing remains strong and your income stream is stable. 

(♥) If you're a mum, you may have a big argument with your partner over parenting style. If you're unmarried, your effort to win approval for your relationship from your parents pays off. Your mum can especially be quite overprotective. 

(⚤) If you're competing for someone's heart, you may end up the winner as your competition throws in the towel. 

♑ Capricorn

Dec 22 – Jan 19

(⛹) You communicate with clients and colleagues really well. Toxic and difficult people are unable to ruin your day and you know how to tune them out. You complete all that you set out to do. 

(฿) If you're looking for a buyer or renter for your property, you may receive a serious offer next week. You realise you pay for something you rarely use and cut it out from your expense. 

(♥) Couples argue less and communicate with each other better. Spouses enjoy a blissful marriage. Unmarried couples may feel that they're ready to wed.

(⚤) If you become jaded about finding love, you may meet someone who makes your heart flutter again at the moment when you least expect it. 

♒ Aquarius

Jan 20 – Feb 18

(⛹) If you're stuck in a difficult situation, you'll finally be able to free yourself from it, not necessarily resolve it. You put the finishing touches on your new project. Important paperwork arrives in time. 

(฿) If someone promises to pay you next week, s/he will keep her/his word. You may gain new customers or an opportunity you missed out on may return.    

(♥) Couples face a difficult situation together. They brainstorm and find a way to resolve it and grow closer to each other as a by-product.

(⚤) If you're trying to win someone's heart, your competition may show up. If you're seeing no one, someone may slide into your DMs, looking for a hook-up.   

♓ Pisces

Feb 19 – Mar 20

(⛹) You become more creative, proactive and productive next week. You have a gift of simplifying complicated matters through layman's terms. You meet all deadlines and deliver what you promised, earning trust and respect at work. 

(฿) If negotiation is coming up, you're likely to get what you want. Your crowdfunding campaign is likely to succeed. You spend within budget and keep up with your savings goal.   

(♥) Spouses may argue over wealth management and parenting style. Unmarried couples try to decide whether they should live together first or get married right away.

(⚤) The moment you start to lose interest in someone who has been playing hard to get, they suddenly become interested in you.

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