By: Mira Barrett McBride (grade 11)
ARIES (March 21st-April 19th)
Dear Aries, sometimes the love department can be a tricky area for you, despite your efforts. Which is why this Valentine’s day, you should take time to yourself and instead of trying to find someone to love you, try loving yourself. Spend time with family and friends and appreciate all the forms of love your life has to offer. Put all your focus into school and your passion and hard work will pay off!
Good matches for love: Leo & Scorpio
Good matches for friendship: Sagittarius & Aquarius
TAURUS (April 20th-May 20th)
Taurus, you aren’t typically excited by big holidays, especially ones that involve lots of socializing and spending money. Yet, Valentine’s day is one of the exceptions; you love making people feel loved and appreciated. Maybe splurge a little and buy some of your friends a candy gram or surprise them with some homemade treats. Whether or not you have someone special in your life, you’ll be sure to enjoy the day!
Good matches for love: Virgo & Cancer
Good matches for friendship: Capricorn & Scorpio
GEMINI (May 21st-June 20th)
Valentine’s day can be tacky, which is something Geminis usually steer away from. Give it a chance and maybe you’ll see how this day can bring people together. You love your friends and family so Valentine’s day can be a good way to show your appreciation. Knowing you and your charismatic energy you may have a special someone, but if not, use your great social skills and make a new friend instead!
Good matches for love: Libra & Aries
Good matches for friendship: Aquarius & Capricorn
CANCER (June 21st-July 22nd)
Cancer, Valentine’s day will be amazing for you if you keep a positive mindset. Love is always in the air, you just have to be patient for the right kind to come your way. You have an amazing gift of understanding emotions, so your friends are always grateful always lean on you for support. If you’re ever feeling down remember that they are there for you too, grab some ice cream and have a girls (or guys) night!
Good matches for love: Pisces & Virgo
Good matches for friendship: Aries & Cancer
LEO (July 23rd-August 22nd)
Oh dramatic Leo, it’s another time of year for you and your infectious personality to shine! You of all people know how to show your appreciation towards the people you love, but you also deserve some appreciation. Not only from others, but also yourself! I know it sounds cheesy, but self love is also important. Save some of the love you give for yourself!
Good matches for love: Libra & Sagittarius
Good matches for friendship: Aries & Leo
VIRGO (August 23rd-September 22nd)
Valentine’s day can be challenging for you Virgo, you find it unpredictable and often over the top. Yes, these things all may be true, but there are also good things that come along with it. Allow yourself to relax and enjoy this time of year. If you are patient, the right thing will come; whether it’s a partner, a friend, or maybe a convenient piece of candy handed out. No matter what, it’s time to relax a bit!
Good matches for love: Taurus & Pisces
Good matches for friendship: Capricorn & Cancer
LIBRA (September 23rd-October 22nd)
Your ruling planet is Venus, the planet of love and romance, so it’s no wonder you love Valentine’s day. Your sense of balance allows you to navigate tricky romantic situations with ease. You may be seen as the flirt in many situations, but when it comes to true love you hold a deep connection to your family and friends. Take your knowledge and use it to help and advise friends during the season of love!
Good matches for love: Gemini & Libra
Good matches for friendship: Sagittarius & Aquarius
SCORPIO (October 23rd-November 21st)
Jealousy and love are often intertwined, and Scorpio, you are known to be highly jealous. But what most don’t realize is that this jealousy comes from a place of deep love. You may find it hard to see all your friends “cuffed”, especially if you aren’t. Yet your adoration of your friends and peers will shine through and they’ll be feeling all the love if you let it come out. Don’t hide your feelings – you’ve got too much love to spread!
Good matches for love: Taurus & Aries
Good matches for friendship: Sagittarius & Virgo
SAGITTARIUS (November 22nd-December 21st)
Sagittarius, you are adventurous in every aspect of life, including romance. You tend to crave excitement and change, but once you find that connection you are fiercely loyal. This is especially true when it comes to friendships. When your friends need you, you are there and your optimism always lifts everyone else up. Stay confident in yourself no matter what happens this month, because people always depend on you!
Good matches for love: Aquarius & Leo
Good matches for friendship: Libra & Aries
CAPRICORN (December 22nd-January 19th)
You’ve been working, working, and working some more (as capricorns do). But now it’s time for you to take a step back. You find it hard to express your gratitude for the people in your life, but now is the time. Putting yourself out there can be hard, but it will pay off. Whether it’s making a new friend or just doing something outside your comfort zone, it’s time for new beginnings and celebrating those you love!
Good matches for love: Pisces & Aquarius
Good matches for friendship: Cancer & Virgo
AQUARIUS (January 20th-February 18th)
Get excited for new things on the horizon! Valentine’s Day brings the end of aquarius season, but this doesn’t mean your time to shine is over! February is your power month, and it’s time to work hard and enjoy new experiences! Whether this is a new love interest, new friends, or maybe just a new adventure with old friends and family! No matter what it is you’re bound to have a good time and feel inspired!
Good matches for love: Gemini & Sagittarius
Good matches for friendship: Cancer & Aries
PISCES (February 19th-March 20th)
Pisces are the most intuitive sign in the zodiac. You truly feel everything and everyone, which allows you to instantly relate to people. This is why people always come to you for advice on love and life. Yet you yourself are shy and slow when it comes to love. You need trust, loyalty, and kindness that matches your own. It may feel like you can never find the right match in friends or love, but just wait, they’re right around the corner!
Good matches for love: Scorpio & Cancer
Good matches for friendship: Virgo & Taurus