You’ll be paying attention to every little detail of your conversations with current or potential partners when your smart leader mercury partners with your meticulous sign starting on august 3. Your critical mind is listening to and silently judging every little word they say. You really value your independence during the full moon in rebellious aquarius on the eleventh, so even if you’re in a relationship, you’ll want some alone time during this solitary lunation. This is a good time to reflect on your current relationship status. Maybe it’s time to make some changes? On august 21, a mercury-neptune opposition drains you of your positive outlook and has you wondering if all your romantic dreams will come true. Although you’re a practical earth sign, it doesn’t mean you don’t believe in the magic of romance. But this disappointing aspect bums you out and has you wondering if maybe you should just stick to a more realistic perspective. You won’t be the center of attention as the sun exits flashy leo and enters your modest sign on the twenty-second, but that’s totally okay with you. As you gear up for major seasonal changes, your love life has a more sensible vibe. This is a good time to get serious, virgo. For the next four weeks, back your good intentions with solid actions.