You're rolling into the New Year with increasing opportunities for love. January starts with the Sun in ambitious Capricorn and your 5th House of Romance where it adds charm, personality, and persistence to your social repertoire. Don't wait for others to take the lead in pleasurable matters because it's your time to run the show. Kindness is always cool, of course, but coming on stronger to put more sass in your current partnership or to have fun on the way to a new one makes sense.
There may be some intense moments when your brainy ruling planet Mercury joins powerful Pluto on January 6. Casual comments can spur intense emotional reactions, yet these might also lead to more truthful communications that clear the air. Two days later alluring Venus enters your amorous 5th house to enhance your desirability and the ways that you show your desires.
The Capricorn New Moon on January 11 puts additional wind in your social sails, encouraging you to be more playful and expressive and, perhaps, giving a fresh start to a stalled love affair. Expect surprises, though, when sweet Venus clashes with rebellious Uranus on January 12. This shakes plans but can open you up to new sources of pleasure. There' major accounting in relationships when Venus joins Pluto on January 16 -- going to extremes is possible, but that's probably healthier than suppressing your feelings.