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Neptune Seductions

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A woman seducing a man with the astrological symbol of Neptune in the background

A rare astrological alignment of planets will be occurring on August 17. Its effects last for a few days, but the results of what you do during these few days could last a lifetime.

Every year, the Sun opposes Neptune. The Sun rules the human ego and all of the foibles we stumble through as well as the occasional victories we earn. Neptune is the planet of illusion. This distant body influences our critical reasoning skills. Neptune can inspire masterpieces in artists and symphonies in musicians. It can be the glimmer of hope in a scientist testing a new theorem. And Neptune can be the influence that makes you think that someone is the perfect lover for you, whether he is or is not!

When the Sun opposes Neptune, our ego energy is quite susceptible to flattery and manipulation. Oppositions create tension and make the energies of one planet submit to that of the opposing cosmic body. The human ego often melts under this aspect, but just as likely this is an opportunity. The Sun's opposition to Neptune offers people the chance to become the seducer rather than the seduced!

If this were just the annual opposition of these heavenly bodies, it would be ho hum, maybe you will say the right thing to a cute guy and he will start buying you jewelry. But the 2nd half of August will not be an average Sun-Neptune opposition. Simultaneous with the Sun's opposition is harmony to Neptune from Mars. This is the planet of action in a fortunate relationship to the planet of illusion.

What this all means is that at the exact time of the year that good looking and successful men are at the easiest to be seduced into a long-term relationship – taking a detailed course of action to seduce and land the man you want is favored by the stars.

Read for your sign of the zodiac below to know what kind of man you will be most able to successfully seduce and keep in the days surrounding August 17.

Aries March 21 – April 19

Man to Aim For: Mister Popularity
Successful Seduction Style: Talk a good game and repeat his favorite phrases with a giggle.
Big No-No: Non-verbal cues, wanting to get away from a big crowd, asking to leave the party early.

Taurus April 20 – May 20

Man to Aim For: The Mystic Bohemian
Successful Seduction Style: Ask him to interpret a dream you had – make sure he was a central character in rescuing you in that dream.
Big No-No: Asking him if his parents pay the rent on his beautiful downtown artist loft.

Gemini May 21 – June 21

Man to Aim For: The guy whose name everyone in town knows.
Successful Seduction Style: He needs to know you, can't he see that?
Big No-No: Speeding past being arm candy into being his nanny. Ease into this one, he desperately needs a long-term squeeze.

Cancer June 22 – July 22

Man to Aim For: The wallet is ripe and his heart is so tender.
Successful Seduction Style: Insist on paying your share for the first few dates and act oblivious about money until he starts buying things to impress you.
Big No-No: Any financial talk – the wealthier he is, the more sensitive he is to gold-diggers.

Leo July 23 – August 22

Man to Aim For: The Big Talker
Successful Seduction Style: Perhaps he needs an intern, especially one who can stay late and maybe even add a neck rub to the itinerary.
Big No-No: Ever implying that you know more than him.

Virgo August 23 – September 22

Man to Aim For: The Big Man on Campus
Successful Seduction Style: You might be more connected than you think and the implication that you are indispensable will put you at his side.
Big No-No: Keeping any secret about mutual friends or acquaintances. He will demand loyalty.

Libra September 23 – October 22

Man to Aim For: The self-employed risk taker
Successful Seduction Style: Offer to run an errand and then run your fingers through his hair. Anything goes when you are at the "Home Office."
Big No-No: Offering business advice – Let him have his vision and he will keep his eyes on you.

Scorpio October 23 – November 21

Man to Aim For: A hunk of working man
Successful Seduction Style: Being ready to watch the game with him after he has finished a long day of work.
Big No-No: Dressing in the gear of a team that recently beat his favorites.

Sagittarius November 22 – December 21

Man to Aim For: Your mirror image or a complete opposite
Successful Seduction Style: Emphasize your similarities or differences, implying that this must mean you two were meant to merge.
Big No-No: Following up a smooth seduction of flattering him by critiquing his wardrobe.

Capricorn December 22 – January 19

Man to Aim For: The Local Rock Star
Successful Seduction Style: Remind him that for all the girls he has bedded, there was never one that was as hot and hip as you.
Big No-No: Expecting him to open the door to the restaurant for you on a date.

Aquarius January 20 – February 18

Man to Aim For: Professor Silverfox
Successful Seduction Style: You might have to do a little homework, but he will appreciate the effort. He might even grade you higher.
Big No-No: Expecting him to drop by your dorm room or display affection around campus or at social events with other students present.

Pisces February 19 – March 20

Man to Aim For: Career Trajectory Clear
Successful Seduction Style: Let him know that you see how successful he is going to be and that you want to be there when he gets to the top of the career ladder.
Big No-No: Being in the same field as him or knowing more about his subject of expertise.

Remember that Mars is the planet of action and works best when you have a simple, direct plan that relies on bold action and a seduction style that is simple and complete. Neptune and the Sun are already making his ego vulnerable to the idea of a supportive partner. A simple confident approach will land the man best suited for your next few years.

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