If you find yourself in a situation where it’s you against your partner, you’re going to go out of your way to win. If you’re just being stubborn for the sake of it, expect more annoyance.

However, if it’s a healthy rebellion based on some inequity in your relationship, then have at it! Take a stand and don’t give in.

You need to follow your heart and make a statement, especially if the power dynamics within your partnership are askew at this moment.

Your unexpected determination could rile up your mate at first, but they will soon take notice, and you’ll earn their respect. Fighting for your rights will lead to good things right now.

Feelings can be managed at this time, regardless of how strong emotions underpin them. Your innate sense of cautiousness could serve you well with matters of the heart now, especially if any impatience is curtailed.

It could also be you who deals with impatience on a lover’s part. Nothing needs to be rushed into, and keeping things copasetic is essential to make romantic or relationship progress.

The New Moon is in Taurus and in your 1st house of self today, this is emphasizing the importance of self-love within your romantic partnerships. Is it easy for you to remember that you are just as important and worthy of taking care of your own needs and wants as those of your partner?

If not, today would be a great time to set the intention of practicing more of that. Relationships are a lot healthier and more successful when the people involved are able to experience depth and intimacy on their own.

This indicates that you and your lover are coming together as two independent and fulfilled beings of your own and are much less likely to fall into patterns of codependency.

When you are full of love towards yourself, you are able to share it with others without feeling resentful or desperately wanting anything in return.